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Inboxes Becoming Even More Cluttered

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday November 7, 2012 )

If your email open rates are down, perhaps it’s not so much you – it’s them – that is, all those other marketers vying for a reader’s attention. (more…)


Sneaky Forum Spammers

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Tuesday November 6, 2012 )

I’m starting to wonder if the death penalty should apply to persistent spammers. (more…)


Government Departments Need Email Lessons

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Thursday October 11, 2012 )

I deleted 3 very important emails from a government department recently due to the sender not understanding basic email good practices. (more…)


The Alan Jones Experience

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Tuesday October 9, 2012 )

There are plenty of lessons to be learned by small business from Australian broadcaster Alan Jones’ current crisis – even if he doesn’t appear to be learning himself. (more…)


Don’t Let Pedo Spam Become The Norm

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Monday October 8, 2012 )

I’ve become desensitized to a lot of crap on the web, but stuff involving children is a different matter. (more…)


Are DDOS Attacks “Free Speech”?

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Friday October 5, 2012 )

I shudder any time I see the term “freedom of speech” these days as the person calling for it usually doesn’t want the responsibility that comes with it. (more…)


Twitter Karma

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday September 12, 2012 )

An Australian footballer incensed by distasteful remarks directed towards him on Twitter has had to eat a sizeable chunk of humble pie. (more…)


SEO Tactic Leads To Jail

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Monday September 10, 2012 )

I’ve seen all sorts of SEO tricks over the last decade or so, but none quite like what this man engaged in – which has resulted in a lengthy jail sentence. (more…)


Fines For Journos Getting Stories Wrong?

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Friday August 24, 2012 )

This is perhaps something to strike fear into the hearts of Aussie bloggers who consider themselves journalists. (more…)


Facebook’s ‘Hide As Spam’ Feature

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Thursday August 23, 2012 )

This appears to be a reasonably new (it is on my pages anyway) and very handy feature for Facebook page admins. (more…)