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Bestcookbook.co.uk update: authors and price comparison

I’ve been very bad and not done an update on the site’s progress in a long while. There’s been a lot going on.

New Features:
I have been pretty busy updating the site. First off, as a quick win I added a Google+ button. Next, I created Author pages, which as you can guess gives you a list of all the books the site has for a particular author. It all helps.

The next big addition is that I added our first alternative book seller. The Book Depository, is the second seller to go on Bestcookbook.co.uk, so you can now compare prices, on the price comparison site, pretty handy… I also started trying to add in Tescos through their Beta API, but it only covers groceries, which I found out though much faffing. Hopefully, they will soon expand it out to include books.

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posted 13/11/2011 - 1:10 am in Projects by

TwitterGalaxy – DIY Google Liquid Galaxy from Recycled Monitors with integrated Twitter Feed

I have been working in the R&D department for the last couple of weeks. One of the projects they were working on was a Google Liquid Galaxy setup. I asked if I could help out with my engineering skills. This is what I got up to… Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it

 

posted 11/09/2011 - 8:00 pm in Projects, Tech by

Bestcookbook.co.uk

Best Cook Book is my attempt at a niche site. Inspired by Pat Flynn’s blog at www.smartpassiveincome.com and more specifically his Niche Site Dual http://www.smartpassiveincome.com/nichesiteduel/

Based on the the first rule of niche site club “not talk about niche club”, ok so the second rule, create a site about some thing you like. I’m a keen cook and like most people I like saving money. So I came up with the idea of a price comparison site for cook books.

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posted 12/07/2011 - 6:57 pm in Projects by

Volvoracing.co.uk

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Volvoracing.co.uk is one of my own websites. Volvos are one of my favorite car manufactures and I wanted to create a website about there cars and there activities in motor sport. It also works as a handy test bed for monetization and tracking experiments.

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posted 05/04/2011 - 9:01 am in Projects by