Archive for April, 2010

 

Data Center Efficiency

April 30th, 2010

Between the recent Greenpeace report on the state of cloud computing and recent adoption of data center efficiency metrics developed by The Green Grid, a data center regulation and efficiency organization, the world is beginning to take serious notice of the energy costs of computing. With the increase in web activity and the growing popularity […]

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Bit.ly and Twitter — The Popularity Of Link Sharing

April 27th, 2010

During Twitter’s first official conference, Chirp, the CEO of the social network revealed it was creating its own link shortener and dumping the bit.ly shortener it had made so popular. The CEO of bit.ly, John Borthwick, wasn’t too concerned. Bit.ly Not Official, But Still a Favorite Even prior to the network promoting the use of […]

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Promotions gone wrong

April 21st, 2010

Web hosting is a constantly expanding industry, with millions of new users requiring additional services, which in turn require new servers to handle the load of hosting web pages. Web hosting and cloud computing have driven an intense amount of competition between producers, which leads to a number of rather creative marketing approaches intended to […]

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Text 2.0

April 20th, 2010

In the thousands of years since humanity developed writing, we’ve come up with countless variations on its production, storage and transmission. People have written in pictures, words and ideograms, on paper, stone, clay and papyrus, and shared their words through books, telegraphs and now the Internet. But the act of reading has remained essentially the […]

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Password security

April 19th, 2010

When you consider the amount of information that’s now accessible online and how connected everything and everyone is, security is a huge concern. In many instances, if someone were to gain access to a useless Social Network you tried once, they can use that information to gain access to everything including your email and even […]

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Tips for Effective Email Marketing

April 16th, 2010

Email marketing can be an extremely effective tool, particularly if you already have a list of targeted recipients interested in the information and products you have to offer. Unfortunately, a lot of spammers use this same method, so it’s imperative to be smart and get this type of correspondence right from the start. Here are […]

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A brief guide to proper twitter etiquette

April 15th, 2010

Twitter is a great service for both individuals and businesses, but both need to learn to use proper Twitter etiquette. Like any community, Twitter has certain unspoken rules which members follow. Thanks to spammers, identity thieves, and other unsavory types, Twitter users are becoming more cautious and more willing to stop following Twitter users who […]

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Identifying Juicy links

April 14th, 2010

Links have become an important component of any website marketing plan. These links not only help improve your search engine rankings and generate more traffic, but they can also help establish your brand and bring in more qualified traffic. Unfortunately, not all links are created equal. Here’s how to find the good ones: Good Links […]

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3 things to know when choosing keywords

April 13th, 2010

It’s not always difficult to get ranked for a keyword. The trick is to get ranked in the search engines for keywords that convert and make profits and this involves doing more than just choosing the words with the most searches. Here are three things to know before choosing the keywords for your website: 1. […]

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Tips for choosing a great domain name

April 12th, 2010

A domain is arguably the most important decision to make when creating a new website. Not only will customers need this to find your site, but it also has some benefits for search engine optimization while helping to identify the purpose of the site. Here are three tips for finding a great domain name: Help […]

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