Rob M. Jones (Street Articles Author)

More years than I can remember in the Software and Internet industry. Worked with many companies, in different market sectors worldwide. Strengths are delivering projects and products using my knowledge of Software Development including desktop, mobile and online environments especially when I can combine my technical skills with business development.

When not working you will find me cycling, snowboarding, cooking, hanging out in cafes and/or with my family.

Graduate of Leicester Polytechnic, United Kingdom (now Leicester University)

Historic Associations and Memberships Princes Trust mentor Member of China Britain Business Council Member of Business Network International Member of TWAIN, Global Imaging software standards organisation Member of PITCOM, British Government Parliament Information Technology Committee Member of E-Center Bar coding committee, Bar Coding standards organisation


Barcelona Airport Is This An Airport Or Shopping Center
Barcelona Airport otherwise known as El Prat (IATA code BCN) is Spain’s second largest airport. In 2011 is handled 34.4 million passengers, up 15% on 2010, over 300,000 aircraft arrived and departed carrying over 96.5 thousand tonnes of cargo according to the airport operator AENA. The airport has two terminals.…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Airline Travel   Dec 29, 2012  
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Vacation Rentals And the Value Of Currency
Consumers that book vacation rental property do so from all over the world. Whilst many will stay in properties in their own country, many will venture overseas. In 2011 according to European Commission’s Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry Over 250 million people living in the European Union made international holiday…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Vacation Rentals   Dec 28, 2012  
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Vacation Rentals, the Importance Of Language
This may seem obvious but the vacation rental travel/accommodation business is global, we all do it, all over the world. However, the majority of the worlds accommodation providers insist on “doing it” just for those in certain groups - usually their own language and maybe one other, typically English.According to…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Vacation Rentals   Dec 28, 2012  
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Great Customer Service And Lasagne In Blue Lagoon Spain
Customer Service is one of the main reasons why anyone returns to a shop or business more than once. Often good customer service is hard to find. I thought I would share this recent experience which combined the worst and the best and the difference it has made. Whilst preparing…
By:  in  Business  >  Customer Service   Dec 28, 2012  
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Playa Flamenca Beach, Stunning Views And Year Round Life
This beach is actually more than one. Playa Flamenca is a group of urbanisations on the Costa Blanca coast just south of Torrevieja Spain. These urbanisations run down to the sea. The sandy beach itself is small. No more than 50m wide. Next to the beach land juts out into…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Destination Tips   Dec 27, 2012  
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La Zenia Beach, One Of the Best on the Costa Blanca
Just south of Torrevieja and just beyond Playa Flamenca beach is La Zenia beach. One of the more exclusive areas south of Torrevieja, La Zenia has a split personality. The N332 coastal route splits La Zenia in two. The “La Zenia” roundabout is nothing more than a roundabout but it…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Destination Tips   Dec 27, 2012  
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How to Write Great Text for Your Vacation Rental Property
When describing your property for rental you have a choice. You can “knock out” your text or you can invest a little time in “doing it right”. There are benefits if you do it right – it will help you rent or sell your property! Many vacaonrental property sites require…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Vacation Rentals   Dec 23, 2012  
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How to Add A Skype “call Me” Button to Your Website
Adding a Skype “Call me” button requires inserting a small piece of text onto your page. This should be not much more than a “cut and paste” exercise. Modifying your website is usually the easiest issue with this process. You need to consider that you are effectively adding a “telephone…
By:  in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Web Design   Dec 23, 2012  
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Vacation Rentals And The Rrights And Wrongs Of Photographs
Photographs of your property are critical in today’s competitive world of vacation rentals. Anyone looking at your property online will most likely see it in a list next to others. Your photograph at this point can be critical as to whether someone looks further or not. You do not need…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Vacation Rentals   Dec 22, 2012  
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Murcia San Javier Airport Servant to the Mar Menor Region Of Spain
This small airport, IATA Code MJV, is 3km outside San Javier in the district of Santiago de la Ribera, Spain. Originally constructed as a military airport in 1929 as a joint project between the Spanish Navy and Army. A role which it still serves today as a base for training…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Airline Travel   Dec 22, 2012  
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My Websites

Are Photocopiers And Banks Responsible for Lost Gdp?
A trip to my local bank branch is never anything to get excited about. It should be uneventful. Today…
How Secure Should Your Login Be?
I need to ship a box from one country to another. There are many companies who can do this but it is…
How to Add A Twitter Follow Button to Your Website
Adding a “Follow” Twitter button requires inserting a small piece of text onto your page. This should…
The Cloud – so What, Nothing New From What I Can See
If I have to listen to another client or techie waffling on about “the cloud” I will scream. It…
Theeta Eme An Amazing Bar, Restaurant In Mar Menor, La Manga
This Bar, Cafe and Restaurant is more of a cafe than a restaurant. It sits on the edge of the Mar Menor…
Plan for Everything, “the Worst Can Still Happen”
Watching the news recently reminded me that whatever you do, life still bites you in the bottom when…
Article Theft, Google, Mitchel Stanvich And Becoming An Author
After years of software, web development and online marketing several months ago I started the journey…
Do Banks And Governments Have Any Right to Judge Our Use Of Money
As some of the major economies around the would start to show signs of recovering from the damage done…
Building A Chinese Website, Not As Easy As You Think!
I run a couple of successful discount car rental websites. Currently in English and Spanish. Recently…
Thank You Neil And Matti, 20 Years Since the First Text Message And Counting
On 3rd December 1992 Neil Papworth a British engineer sent the first text message - “Merry Christmas”.…