Author: Maryn McDonnell

I'm a creative writer and digital marketer. I love sharing my perspective, tips and how-tos related to productivity, business and technology through writing. Connect with me on Twitter via @MarynMcdonnell.

Struggling to find dog-friendly holiday destinations? It’s always sad to leave your beloved pet behind, even if you’re facing the excitement of going on holiday. It not only means saying goodbye for a week or two but also finding someone to look after them or kennels for while you’re away. It’s much nicer to be able to take your doggie on holiday. Of course, it takes a lot more planning, but pet travel is as rewarding for you as it is your pooch. As well as ensuring your pet is fit and well enough to travel, you need to find…

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The bathroom is a very practical place, but there are many technical wonders that make it more comfortable, more efficient and even more enjoyable. These smart bathroom technology concepts combine the best in functionality and luxury for a truly unique space. 1. High-Tech Toilets Upgrade the toilet to a low water level per litre to reduce the negative impact on the environment through water wastage. Look for the Water Sense label when purchasing a toilet. These toilets are not only efficient but also comfortable. Low-flow toilets, especially those with dual flush technology, reduce water use and utility costs. Some high-tech…

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Many dog owners make the decision to get their pet in the first place because they want company. However, what many owners do not realise is that the new social possibilities offered are not limited to interactions with your pet alone. In fact, pet ownership can be extremely social, allowing you to meet new friends and arrange playdates. It is this social aspect of pet ownership that has inspired the creation of PatchPets, a free dog social media app. The app itself is available for iOS and Android, and is similar to many other social networking platforms out there. Of…

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Which design principles make the perfect dashboard? It’s a fact that creating a business dashboard allows you to have a central point where all your data is held. A creative dashboard design keeps you relevant in the industry you are working. In the past, these were not editable screenshots and sometimes, excel columns that were blurred by mind-numbing statistics. Today, these are categorised as analytical and operational. The truth is that when it comes to online marketing, your unique dashboard designs star the show. When used wisely, they are revenue building machines. Here are some design principles that will tell…

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