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Happy Birthday Macdonald Sporrans

Happy Birthday Macdonald Sporrans

10 years ago this week, Fergus sold his first sporran and Macdonald Sporrans was born. To celebrate we’ve created a short video to show you how things have changed over the last 10 years for Macdonald Sporrans. You can view this on our YouTube channel.

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Top tips for Christmas shopping

Top tips for Christmas shopping

Online shopping can be a lot easier, quicker and cheaper than visiting the high street. We try to make the process as easy as possible for you. You’ll find a range of great gift ideas across all of our sites and over the next few weeks we’ll publish gift guides to help with your selection. Make sure you’re signed up to our newsletters to receive these updates.

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How to Make a Good Job Application

How to Make a Good Job Application

We have a job vacancy advertised at the moment, and are receiving a large number of applications for the position. We’re a small company, with only 5 members of staff at the moment, so taking time away from the daily business to read CVs and assess candidates can be difficult. Therefore making a good first impression on the person reading your application is vitally important.

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Small Story from Hurricane Sandy

Small Story from Hurricane Sandy

As you probably know, Hurricane Sandy is causing devastation across the Eastern Coast of North America. As a techy person in the UK, the severity of the situation hit home for me when one of my favourite web apps Trello went offline.

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We’ve Got a New Home

We’ve Got a New Home

It’s been a busy few weeks, but I’m proud to say we’re now fully moved into our new home!

I started the business from my bedroom 8 and half years ago. After a couple of years, I started to get tired of having bins of sporrans under my bed, piled up at the window, all over my desk and covering nearly all the empty floor space. I needed more space so I took out a small unit at our local Safestore self storage company.

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Sometimes Size Does Count

Sometimes Size Does Count

Websites use a system called DNS to tell users how to access their website. It’s like a giant phonebook of all the websites in the world. When you create a new website, you put an entry in the phonebook, and then when someone wants to visit a website, they go to the phonebook for information on where that website is located and then can access it.

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