Category: Interview

Looking At The Weather: An Interview With Mark Neal

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As the clocks go forward and “Summer Time” begins, you cannot have failed to miss, or even been impacted by, the horrendous flooding that soaked the country this winter. With the Somerset Levels virtually destroyed, parts of the UK still submerged under the flood waters, stubbornly refusing to draining after after wettest winter on record, and the UN announcing that unless we as a species do something to physically change our impact on the planet’s climate we will face catastrophic consequences it seemed an apt time to introduce a new section to the site.

Mark Neal is a young, enthusiastic hot air balloonist who have a keen interest and passion in all things meteorological. He has agreed to write a column for the website to try and give you all an insight into our weather, the patterns that affect and govern when you get to have a BBQ and you never know, maybe even the odd forecast!

So, it seemed to make sense to sit down, have a chat and let him introduce himself in his own words…
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Interview: Tom Edwards [Digital Edwards]

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In what I hope will become the first of many interviews with people connected to me whether through work, rest or play, I chat to good friend, business owner and social media guru Tom Edwards about the future of the internet, the role of social media in our lives and randomly, bobble hats!


  • How did you get into the web industry?

I started life as a IT assistant for High & Mighty in Newbury in 2004 and quickly progressed into eCommerce Manager taking full control of the businesses web presence. We had limited digital marketing budget back then and as a result I had to learn all about search engine optimisation and online marketing in my spare time between. I quickly learnt to love what I did and began to embrace it by attending every digital marketing seminar and conference I could.

Following several years at High & Mighty I moved on to pastures new and took a job as an SEO Specialist working for an agency looking after 25+ clients on a monthly basis. January 2012 saw me break away from mainstream and launch my very own content marketing and design business, Digital Edwards and the rest is well, history.

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