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How many sites do you visit?

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Thursday March 13, 2008 )

In this increasingly online world, we’re consuming an incredible amount of media. I had quite a shock after checking some stats on how many sites I visit each day. (more…)


IE 8 Beta 1 ready for download

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday March 12, 2008 )

zzzzzz… zzzzz… huh? What’s that? Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 has been released? Last week? How the heck I missed that I have no idea. (more…)


Fake anonymous news tips

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday March 11, 2008 )

A method of promotion that works well is to send authorative resource sites in your industry sector news about your business; but there’s a right and not-so-right way to do it. (more…)


Online shopping survey

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Sunday March 9, 2008 )

While most Internet user agrees that shopping online is convenient and saves time, three quarters still don’t like giving out their credit card number or personal information online – and it does stop many from purchasing according to a recent survey. (more…)


Traditional journalism out of touch

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday March 8, 2008 )

According to a recent survey, just over two thirds of Americans believe traditional journalism is out of touch with what consumers want from a news service. (more…)


Online billionaire – by age 24

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Thursday March 6, 2008 )

Mark Zuckerman of Facebook has been reported as being world’s youngest self-made billionaire in history – grabbing the title from Billy Gates. (more…)


Stuffing up keywords

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday March 5, 2008 )

Keyword stuffing – I’m still see a lot of this around, so I thought I’d make mention of it as a “don’t” in terms of search engine optimization; in all its forms. (more…)


Dialup statistics

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Tuesday March 4, 2008 )

It’s been a while since I took a look at statistics relating to dialup users in the USA… and yes, they definitely still exist. Here’s where things were nearly a year ago and how they are now. (more…)


Paypal scam detection tip

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Sunday March 2, 2008 )

Paypal is an important payment processing partner for many online businesses – so when PayPal sends an email about your account, it’s important to take note. Unfortunately, scammers also know this. (more…)


Internet usage in the workplace

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday March 1, 2008 )

Still working a day job for a boss while you’re working on building up your online business? The temptation can be to do a bit of work for your own business on your boss’s dime – but be careful, you may be caught out. (more…)