Setting up Google Workspace for a small business – part 9

Migrating Google Sites to the new domain

We use Google Sites for our intranet. It’s a place we keep policies and procedures for quick reference and easy updating. Access is restricted to anyone with a “roots.uk” email address. I struggled to work out how to migrate this service to our new domain until I found this guide, and then it was obvious!

Our intranet won’t win any graphic design awards, but it does make it easier to do our best work.

Step 1: In the old domain, add an editors email address from your new domain (“share with others” near the top right).

In the new domain, go the site that was shared with you, choose the menu item “Make a copy”

Now you have a copy of the site in your new domain. For us, I use the ‘share with others’, link and change the link options to suit, so Anyone in “roots.uk” can access our intranet” but it’s not a public site.

IBM need help with statistics

Look at this infographic

The way I read this, before and after were the same.
The way I read this, before and after were the same.

So,”Stockholm convinced the skeptics to pay for a faster commute.”?

I’m assuming that means pay for an IBM traffic management system as I’m not exactly sure what was being paid for.  I’m don’t I agree the skeptics were convinced though from reading their infographic. The two key bits of data to prove their point are: “Before: Over 50% say no.  After: Over 50% say yes”

Now, I’m not a statistical genius, but I don’t imagine they’re doing too much rounding on these numbers.  If 60% said no, I’m sure they’d have told us. If 55% said no, I’m sure they’d have told us.  We don’t know how accurate their data is either, did they ask everyone or try for a representative survey?  They may be out by 10% anyway (let’s hope not).  To keep it clearly written,  let’s replace the word “Over” with “About”. Does that sound reasonable? Well it does to me so let’s do it.

Now let’s put the ‘after’ into the same context as the ‘before’. As “Over 50% said yes”, that’s the equivalent of “Under 50% said no”, or replacing Over/Under with About, that’s the equivalent of “About 50% said no”  Let’s rewrite their phrase:

Before: About 50% say no.  After: About 50% say no.

At least, that’s how I read it, but maybe it’s me that needs the help with statistics.

Caught in my spam trap – buildingmergers.co.uk

I’ve decided to start naming and shaming the people who spam me. I have an email address hidden in the code of one of my web sites. It doesn’t display to visitors but robots will read it.  To give the spammers a sporting chance, the email address is nospam@….mydomain… I then email them to ask where they got the address from.

Their response to asking where they got the email address from?

No reply from ibenson@buildingmergers.co.uk  (also the address on the web site)

Email headers

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From: "Ian Benson - Building Mergers" <ibenson@mergermail.co.uk>
Subject: Design, Construction, Fitting Out & Maintenance Businesses For Sale
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