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May 2nd, 2008

You Can Do This Also…

It has been suggested that I attempt a bit of a different focus at Workboxers by those who think I can do better… could they be right? Well, heck yeah!

I want to pass this on to you because it comes from a marketer that I respect. Yes, there is an affiliate link included. I’ll give […]

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April 29th, 2008

New Forum: Buying And Selling A Web Site

And I found our CEO hanging out there! :)
New Forum: How To Buy and Sell A Web Site at Sitepoint which Shayne Tilley calls “a dedicated place on the SitePoint forums for people to share their own experiences in buying and selling websites.”
The first thread is a sticky from catweasel, “Advice For Buyers” and offers […]

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April 28th, 2008

Free Markup Validation Service

Because I’ve seen folks concerned about code in your page affecting Google PR. From the W3C…
The Markup Validator is a free service by W3C that helps check the validity of Web documents.
Most Web documents are written using markup languages, such as HTML or XHTML. These languages are defined by technical specifications, which usually include a […]

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April 25th, 2008

Copywriters Are Not Content Writers

And I’m sure many of you know that already :)
A real copywriter - someone writing sales and marketing copy. Content writers - depends entirely on the subject matter. Sales letter writers are copywriters but called “direct response copywriters.”
[Quote compiled from two resources - Digital Point and “Writers vs. Copywriters”]
Here are some places you can find […]

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March 20th, 2008

Google Gadgets Ratchets Up Apps Competition With Microsoft

Google’s are free - MS’s aren’t, and that ought to say a lot :)
Thank you to Elinor Mills at the News Blog;
Gadgets comes to Google Docs
Google on Wednesday unveiled Gadgets for Spreadsheets in Google Docs, allowing people to create graphical representations of data in spreadsheets and publish them on Web sites.

[Google Docs lets you turn […]

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March 10th, 2008

Firebug 1.0

Whilst holding out hope for consideration of a name change - introducing Firebug. “Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of web development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.” Of course, if the web page isn’t yours it […]

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March 3rd, 2008

Who Holds Rights To Commissioned Designs?

On topic and timely…
If I pay for creative work, do I own it?
An entrepreneur wants to know who holds rights to commissioned designs: the buyer or the artist?
Arch, from Brooklyn, NY, recently asked Fortune Magazine’s Small Business folks this question;
“I recently purchased a design/drawing from an illustrator to use as a design for my T-shirt. […]

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February 29th, 2008

Split Testing Made Easy For WordPress Bloggers/Marketers

Andrew Hansen introduces his custom, split testing plugin for WordPress;
“TESTIT gives you the ability to split test different posts within wordpress. You can write two different variations for any post, and be able to see from within the WP Admin, which post generated more clicks.
And not just links from within the post either.
You can see […]

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February 23rd, 2008

Google’s Technology Playground

It’s no doubt old news to many but it’s the first time I’ve seen it…
Labs.google.com, Google’s technology playground.
“Google labs showcases a few of our favorite ideas that aren’t quite ready for prime time. Your feedback can help us improve them. Please play with these prototypes and send your comments directly to the Googlers who developed […]

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January 22nd, 2008

SEO Tools - Keyword Density

SEO Tools - Keyword Density

“This tool will analyze your chosen URL and return a table of keyword density values for one-, two-, or three-word key terms. In an attempt to mimic the function of search engine spiders, it will filter out common stop words (since these will probably be ignored by search engines). It will […]

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January 21st, 2008

OpenOffice.Org - A Reminder

I received Derek Gehl’s affiliate email asking for “The Top Five Things You Can’t Live Without,” went to the Marketing Tips Blog and saw 584 comments from folks responding to Derek’s plea. Since the topic at hand is really about the IMC’s new “turn-key” business creator, I began reading through the comments to see what […]

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December 19th, 2007

You’ll Just Have To Work Harder To Win The $10 Million!

You’ll Just Have To Work Harder To Win The $10 Million!
You’d think that intelligent folk would understand that Google’s Android would require a developmental period as opposed to being ready to go out of the box.

Come on…
According to Scott Morrison of The Wall Street Journal and Adam MacBeth, Android is buggy so far. I agree […]

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December 15th, 2007

How Does Yahoo! Shortcuts Work?

From the FAQ’s;
As you compose your blog post, the Shortcuts plugin looks for content related to what you are writing about.

A Shortcut may lead your reader to a finance quote for a public company, a map of a point of interest, a Flickr image, or information about specific companies, products, and people. When it […]

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December 14th, 2007

Only The Knol Knows?

Quotes and Comments
Google introduces “Googlepedia” and many think its to replace “Wikipedia” …
I’ll agree with those who say its business. Google is a business doing whatever it can to stay at the top of the heap. What is wrong with that? They offer us better tools and information and more opportunities to make money. What […]

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December 13th, 2007

Yahoo! Shortcuts For WordPress (Beta) I

The video;
To quote Jeremy Zawodny: “It operates as an assistant in the background, looking for relevant links, images, and other shortcuts. Then, when you’re done writing, you can simply look through what it found and select what you’d like to keep.”

Download the plug-in. More about the plug-in.
Tags: Yahoo!-Developer-Network, Yahoo!-Plug-in-Video, Yahoo!-Shortcuts, Yahoo!-WordPress-Shortcuts

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