Archive for May 2012

 

Thursday 31 May, 2012

Is the PC Really Giving Way to Mobile Computing?

Every day, about a million mobile devices are sold. Ads for smartphones and other mobile gadgets have now replaced the ads for burgers and cars that you used to see on TV. Mobile is taking the world by storm and it’s starting to look like the PC might go the way of the dodo. Many […]

 
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Thursday 31 May, 2012

Mobile Social Networking – The New Word of Mouth

What do you do when you find a great little hole-in-the-wall pizza place that has juicy slices for just a dollar and a half? You whip out your smartphone and tell everybody you know. Chances are, you do this through a social networking site. With the click of a button, you might even pinpoint your […]

 
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Friday 25 May, 2012

What’s a Search Friendly URL and Why Does It Matter?

Your URL is your domain name. It’s your address on the Internet. It’s important to choose a domain name that’s easy for your customers and fans to remember, but it’s also important to consider the search engines. The URL is one of the many factors used to index websites. Why Your URL Matters Why is […]

 
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Friday 25 May, 2012

CPA Is Really Commission Based Sales

On the Internet, we use inbound marketing for the most part. The great thing about inbound marketing is that you create a site, work on the SEO, and then the traffic rolls in. You don’t have to get on the phone or use any aggressive sales tactics. This allows even people who feel uncomfortable with […]

 
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Friday 25 May, 2012

The DMOZ – A Human Made Directory

All of us worry ourselves sick about whether or not Google likes us. After all, it’s the undisputed king of search engines. But few people realize that there’s an even bigger site out there that Google uses to get its information from. This is the Open Directory, also known as DMOZ (Directory Mozilla). If Google […]

 
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Friday 25 May, 2012

You Scrape My Back, I Scrape Yours – Do Search Engines Steal Content?

Last year there was a huge story in the world of search engines. Google accused Bing of scraping its search data. It said that Bing was ‘cheating’ by using Google’s data stream and user data to deliver its own search results. Scraping basically means stealing content from other websites, usually using software programs. It’s a […]

 
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Thursday 24 May, 2012

Tips on Generating Traffic from People in Your Local Area

Want to get local folks to your website? If you’re a local business or an online business that supplies a geographically specific need, you need to target people in your area. There are lots of ways you can do this and here are just a few. Optimizing for Geographic Keywords When choosing keywords for your […]

 
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Tuesday 22 May, 2012

How to Sell Online – Make It Easy for Your Customers to Buy

Nearly a third of all online sales are lost because customers find ordering too difficult. Those of us who do ecommerce are tech-savvy and plugged in, but we have to keep in mind that our customers may not be. If you don’t make it easy for them to order from you, they’ll buy somewhere else. […]

 
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Monday 21 May, 2012

Protecting Kids from Ordering Things They Shouldn’t Online

In the old days, it was tough for kids to get their hands on things they shouldn’t have. The guy at the liquor store carded everybody for beer and the porn shop wouldn’t let anybody under 18 inside its doors. But with the Internet, all of that has changed. Kids have access to all kinds […]

 
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Monday 21 May, 2012

Where Does Software Come From?

Software is the basis of everything we do on computers. It’s all the extra stuff that’s installed on the computer’s hard drive and enables you to do all kinds of things. So, where does software come from? There are three sources. Pre-Installed on Your Computer Quite a bit of software comes pre-installed on your computer. […]

 
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