Archive for March, 2010


Are pageviews dead?

March 31st, 2010

An interesting editorial on suggests that the pageview counts are no longer even worth talking about when it comes to Web monitoring metrics. Pageviews are a measure of how many times a page is accessed and viewed, a sort of popularity measurement of a how often a given page is viewed. The editorial makes […]

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The World’s backstory

March 30th, 2010

A new mobile phone app for Android and iPhone, called stickybits, is poised to provide a back story to the things around us by connecting barcodes and the Internet. Stickybits launched at this year’s SXSW tech and culture expo in Austin, and it performs a function that no one has thought of before: it links […]

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Contacting FatCow Support

March 29th, 2010

At FatCow, we take customer support very seriously. In fact, if we don’t deliver a positive support experience, we will give you a free month of hosting! There are a few ways to reach us when you have a question or an issue. You can reach us 24X7X365 by phone, chat or our ticketing system. […]

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Tips for Finding a Hosting Company That Fits In All the Right Places

March 26th, 2010

…And That Gives You Room to Grow With so many web hosting companies out there offering all kinds of options in various combinations, it can seem almost impossible to identify the right one. Shopping for web hosting is like shopping for the perfect pair of jeans — if you just pick a pair up off […]

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Tips to score big with facebook advertising

March 25th, 2010

Facebook ads can be affordable and effective way to target an audience and boost a website’s profitability. They’re also easy to create, deploy, and track, so website owners can benefit from the information and traffic generated by these ads. Nonetheless, there are some tips to make them even more successful. Keep in Mind that “Less […]

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Internet Traffic Patterns Favor Facebook

March 24th, 2010

A little more than seven percent of the United States’ data traffic went to Facebook last week, marking the first time that Google’s search page wasn’t number one since 2007. The previous market share holder was, the previous winner of the social media wars. Google’s search page took in 7.03% of Internet traffic for […]

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Easy Steps to Simplify Your Ecommerce Services

March 23rd, 2010

Credit card processing, PayPal, shopping cart software, payment gateways, product pages…the number of ecommerce solutions needed when opening an online store can get overwhelming, particularly for those new to the industry. Not only does the front end need to work and look good, but there is also an entire batch of backend software needed to […]

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A Green Net

March 22nd, 2010

The Internet is rapidly becoming the default communications network, displacing or subsuming traditional communications technologies like television, print media and even telephone service. The incredible growth of the Internet has increased the power consumed by service providers and web hosting services by a tremendous amount. While the Net is very efficient compared to larger, more […]

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Fixing the problem

March 19th, 2010

Releasing CO2 into the atmosphere is a bad idea, no matter what you think about the causes of global climate change. Even if you don’t agree that the increase in average temperatures around the world is caused solely by man, the science suggests that adding more is a bad idea, if only for the impact […]

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Solar energy

March 18th, 2010

It may not seem like it at first glance, but fossil fuels are actually a form of solar energy. Fossil fuels were once organic material, plants, animals and bacteria, that lived millions of years ago. All of these organisms got their power from the sun, often through stages. Plants converted solar energy into chemical power, […]

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