I’m having an ‘Angry Day’ today. Tamping mad I am. Having spent a month or more researching an extremely funny, if a bit daft, story about Silly Names, we duly sent it out to various national and regional newspapers alongside a shed-load of radio and telly people too.
We were over-the-moon this morning to see the ‘story’ had made The Daily Mail, The Sun, The Record, The Sport along with the Telegraph, Sun, Daily Mail and BBC websites. Great news , we think. Lots of new people looking at TheBabyWebsite! Loads more people joining….. Full of sunny optimism we were.
Just as the first phone calls started coming in from journalists wanting a bit more information, the unthinkable happens. TheBabyWebsite goes ‘down’! Crashes or whatever you want to call it? Server problems? Noone knows.
The techie bods start investigating as do the hosting company and the server management people. The words pillar and post come to mind along with several unprintable words which I’m sure you can add in your heads but possibly not with quite as much feeling as me right now.
It’s been 6 hours now and it’s still not ‘sorted’. The various server-involved parties are apparently passing the buck left, right and centre.
ARGHHHH…. this ‘running a website’ malarkey is fraught with all sorts of stress-inducing episodes.
If you’re reading this and TheBabyWebsite is still not up and running then spare a thought for us ……………..