Is crime going up or down? Are more people leaving or entering the country? Are we putting fewer or more people into prison?
With election slogans coming hard and fast from all sides of the political spectrum, it's a good time to sit back and figure out yourself what is really going on. Factfile UK, a unique seven-part series free with the Guardian and Observer, gives you all the facts and figures without the spin.
Find out how the country has changed under Labour: is manufacturing in the UK really dead? Where in the country are house prices the lowest? Where are the busiest roads in the country? Which train company is the least punctual? How many people in the UK still get married? How long do those who tie the knot tend to stay together? And exactly how much did your MP claim on expenses? It's all here, displayed in accessible infographics in this statistical portrait of the nation.
After looking at an article on InsightScope about contest giveaways, I just read the FAQs for one of the tools, which is KingSumo Giveaway and I see that as at the time the FAQs were prepared, the tool doesn't integrate with Mailchimp. Instead you have to download a CSV and upload.Also, there is a warning that the tool may not be compatible with Facebook's terms in the future.Finally, there is a long, convoluted way you have to deal with duplicate content, which is described in the FAQs as follows: I’m concerned about duplicate pages for SEO We don’t create new pages, just add a parameter to your URLS. Google just sees the original page and URL structure. What we recommend if Google results are important is to run the tool, then once it looks like a winner I’d change the Title to the winner and the original URL. Remove the other titles. We are working on a fix to make this easier.Advanced users:Utilize the parameter tools in Google’s Webmaster Tools and set the Headline plugi…