Why 7-year old girls should code

Why 7-year old girls should code

As a female tech entrepreneur I’m constantly battling my own sense of ‘impostor syndrome’. I feel like a fraud 99% of the time as I fake it ‘til I make it. But the truth of it is that I’m not faking anything. I worked hard to get to where I am today and I taught myself to code along the way. That wasn’t easy, but I’m a bit geeky and a lot determined, so I got there in the end.

Why you should ask for design this Christmas

Why you should ask for design this Christmas

We discuss the most effective ways to ensure how your business can achieve a strong brand identity and a marketing strategy that is clear from the outset and aligned with business goals. We also take a look at the design packages and workshops we at Popdot have put together to assist you with growth hacking your business in 2016.

London Design Festival 2015

London Design Festival 2015

This September, London Design Week 2015 is hosting the 13th annual arts festival. A nine day festival that spans two weekends (19th–27th September 2015) there really is no excuse to not get immersed in something a bit creative and enjoy the overwhelming array of events and exhibitions on offer.

Changes to Google algorithm to favour mobile-friendly pages

Changes to Google algorithm to favour mobile-friendly pages

There is no way back: Google is boosting the ranking of mobile-friendly pages on mobile search results worldwide. Nowadays most people search for local information on their smartphones. Some people never had a desktop or they won’t replace their existing desktop. And funnily enough, a huge percentage of mobile searches happen at home or at work, places where desktop computers are likely to be around.

Small dot, big pop — how our small business operates on a global scale

Small dot, big pop — how our small business operates on a global scale

While in Melbourne for work recently, a client asked me how I manage a global team at popdot media. I’ve just hired new staff in London — a move that seemed intuitive to me, despite being based in Sydney, and that I hadn’t really thought much about until asked. It occurred to me that popdot is actually very different from your average small business in that we not only take advantage of the connectivity in the world around us, but, as a company, we live in that interconnected space.