Rob M. Jones (Street Articles Author)
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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

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The New Alicante Airport, A Great Improvement
Alicante’s El Altet airport IATA code ALC, 9km outside of Alicante in the Valencia region of Spain has undergone a few changes over the last few years. First the old terminal in use since the 1970’s was extended and a new terminal added in 2007. This was to cope with…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Airline Travel   Dec 22, 2012  
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Vacation Rental Rates Management, Do It Right
It never ceases to amaze me how lazy Property owners are with regards to one of the main things that controls their income. The Rates they set! There is a mentality which for many is use no more than three rates, low, mid and high season, and those rates are…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Vacation Rentals   Dec 20, 2012  
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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 be not much more than a “cut and paste” exercise. The code involved is a small amount of html and javascript, although you do not need to know anything more technical than that.…
By:  in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Internet Marketing   Dec 18, 2012  
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Mar Menor Lagoon, Costa Calida, Spain, A Water Sports Paradise
The Mar Menor is a salt water lagoon 24 km long in the Murcia region of Spain. Its Eastern shore is a sandbar known as the La Manga Strip, which varies from 100m to 1.5 km in width. On the far side of the sandbar is the Mediterranean. Running the…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Vacation Rentals   Dec 17, 2012  
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How to Add the Facebook “like This” Button to Your Website
Adding a “Like This” button to a page or pages on your website is not a complicated process. There are two different methods for adding one. The older “iframe” and the newer “javascript”. The javascript method is better although more complicated, so unless you have a specific need for the…
By:  in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Internet Marketing   Dec 17, 2012  
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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 by their political leaders and the banks that run their economies, we are starting to get a good look at how they have been behaving. But first a little personal experience.…
By:  in  Business  >  Ethics   Dec 17, 2012  
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La Manga Club, Where Luxury Accommodation, Golf, Spa, Tennis And Sports Combine
One of the worlds great resorts, La Manga Club Resort is located a few kilometres outside of Los Belones in the Murcia region of Spain. This famous resort conceived in the 60’s became a leader in Golf and Spa resort property development. Over 3000 homes are located on the resort.…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Vacation Rentals   Dec 15, 2012  
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Dogs Owners Wake Up You Are Responsible
Before I start I should point out that I have been a dog owner, I like dogs but do not currently have one. The same applies to my girlfriend. My daughter likes them too, but being only three means she has a slightly different perspective on things than Mum and…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Dec 13, 2012  
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No Recession at Redyser, the Spanish Courier
Early in my business career I had a business partner in a small software distribution company. I had the bright idea and related contacts. He had business experience. So we setup our business. We bought stocks of Microsoft Windows and Office on CD from suppliers all over the world, usually…
By:  in  Business  >  Sales   Dec 12, 2012  
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Politicians And Bankers Of Spain, You Have Abandoned the Elche Children’s Shelter
We are accustomed to seeing terrible pictures of children starving, ill, dying or portrayed one way or another as victims, in the less wealthy or stable parts of the world. That is obviously a tragedy. Charities, governments and many people all work together to come to the aid of those…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Dec 11, 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”.…