Mail merge software for Outlook
Mail Merge: Automatically generate and send personalized emails

Using a mail merge is a great way for you to send personalized messages to a large group of people at once. A mail merge tool is great because you can send a single email to multiple contacts without them

How Do You Even Begin When Starting Your Freelance Journey
Why You Need to Use Email Marketing for Your Freelance Business

How Do You Even Begin When Starting Your Freelance Journey You know you have the skills and services to help people and are ready to take on clients, but how do you actually go about getting those clients and keeping

Email Blasts Using Outlook
Email Blasts Using Outlook

Use Email Blasts To Keep Your Clients and Customers Up To Date If you have read a few other articles on this blog. You will know by now that I love email. However, email can is disruptive, time-consuming, and gets

Frustrated, Overworked, Underpaid: My Origin Story
Frustrated, Overworked, Underpaid: My Origin Story

I was a frustrated, overworked, underpaid software developer. I had worked for a company since graduating from University. Must have been for 4–5 years. The company wanted a new cloud based product range creating and I was the only developer

11 Tips to Add Personalization to Your Email Marketing Strategy
11 Tips to Add Personalization to Your Email Marketing Strategy

How to use personalization in your email marketing Personalization of emails that you send to customers is becoming a more common tactic that people are using to connect with potential customers. This goes beyond just making sure that your email

Yoga the perfect antidote to a desk bound existence
Yoga The Perfect Antidote to A Desk Bound Existence

All the years of sitting down at a desk has really taken it toll So, I’m writing this email on the computer at my newly constructed standing desk. Having been in the software development trade since starting University in 2003.

Gymnastic rings training, like weight training just a lot harder
Keeping Fit and Strong While Working From Home

Gymnastic rings training, like weight training just a lot harder So, I’ve not be not be able to do any form of weight training for a while now. For years I have enjoyed going to the gym and doing some

Spending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects
Spending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects

Making the most of my downtime working on side projects I may have mentioned in a previous blog post, I've been put on reduced hours. I'm down to a 3 day week. It's not all bad. Apart from all the

Pre-send Checklist Before You Send An Email
Pre-send Checklist Before You Send An Email

How to stop making mistakes. A 7 point pre-send checklist for sending emails. I don’t want to take up too much of your time today. So, I will keep my intro short… In a few of my blog posts and

DIY and gardening. Since when have I become so middle aged
DIY and Gardening. Since When Have I Become So Middle Aged

Making the most of the 'Lockdown' So, I've not been working as much. Recently gone down to a 3 day week for a month or two due to the Coronavirus. On the flip side it's given my wife and I