A survey of Internet users done by the Ponemon Institute and reported on by USA Today found that online advertising is despised, yet people still respond to them. Here’s a synopsis of the Ponemon Institute’s findings: Close to 80% of those surveyed always find pop-up ads annoying. More than 60% always find e-mail spam always […]
MarketingProfs sent out their enewsletter yesterday announcing their annual “Best of” list. I was proud as can be to see my article “The Secrets of Building Links and Increasing PageRank” listed as one of the seven articles bestowed that honor. Hurray!
David Naylor from Bronco, who was one of the speakers at the Organic Listings Forum session at the Search Engine Strategies conference, advised site owners to have a robots.txt file, even if it’s just an empty file, because Ask Jeeves’ spider seems to favor web sites that have one. Anyone noticed an improvement with your […]
Having trouble finding your true purpose in life? Here’s a little exercise you may want to try out: First of all ask yourself: “What is (insert your name here) good at?” Come up with 40 answers to that question. Then pick 8-12 answers that overlap. Then choose 3 of those that you are most passionate […]
There’s a new search engine on the block… or should I say, in the ‘hood? 😉 It’s called Aks Jeeves. No, that’s not a typo; it’s a spoof of Ask Jeeves, and man, is it funny! (Note: Parental guidance suggested. Or if you’re easily offended, you might want to pass on this one.)