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On Saturday (just gone), I spent considerable time ensuring TheAppWhisperer.com is fully operational and optimised for all of our readers to view our content, with greater efficiency.

When you log into TheAppWhisperer.com now, you will notice that the site is totally secure (I purchased an SSL certificate and installed it). If you sell from a website, it’s imperative that you have one of these, we do not sell directly from our website (and our online gallery already has an SSL certificate). This certificate offers additional levels of security, so if a customer is supplying confidential sales information, it’s protected. The reason I purchased this for TheAppWhisperer.com is because many readers were disappointed to see the ‘not secure’ that Google levies to sites without one. Having now made the purchase, Google will also rank us even higher, so there’s plenty of good reason to justify this purchase.

In addition, I have redirected all our DNS servers back to our host site in California, US. They were previously directed to an advertising site and I wasn’t happy with their service. They were monopolising the content and placing ads over our well written and photographed content. More importantly, our readers were dissatisfied with this too. So, I’ve removed any trace of them, you’ll not see them again. Visit your favourite pages, posts and all future content, now without any sign of an ad.

The site loads at lightening speed (dependent obviously on your connection), there’s a lot of important new functionality added and this will continue to roll out as we strive on with our very encouraging plans.

Thank you for your patience.

While You’re Here

We could not be more excited about that. We bring you ad-free journalism every day, so you don’t have to close windows and be distracted with advertisements. We specialise in mobile photography and mobile art and we value all of our readers, writers, contributors and viewers but we do have costs and we do need to ask for your help. We at TheAppWhisperer spend many hours each day, each week and each month to bring you this high quality level of journalism. We do it because we are passionate about it and because we want others to be as passionate too.

If everyone who reads our website, who likes it, helps to support it, our future would be so much more secure. Please help us by offering a contribution or supporting us with a monthly donation of your choosing.

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By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com