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Google's 'Enhanced Campaigns' a challenge for advertisers?

You may have already read my 60-Seconds column about false advertising -- but the online advertising world faces a number of challenges -- quite possibly the biggest challenge is from Google. Here, Greenlight's Angela Knibb helps shed some light on the whole sordid mess! February 27, 2013

Fear of governments snooping deters companies from using the cloud

Almost half of IT experts are deterred from keeping sensitive data in the cloud because of fear of government intervention and possible legal action, according to a new survey from Lieberman Software which was released in February. February 14, 2013

Brick and Mortar Dying While Digital is Flying

With digital e-readers taking over the publishing world, the past several years have been all but detrimental to bookstores. Tech expert Karl Volkman weighs in on the future of brick and mortar bookstores February 7, 2013

Online Social Media Update: Tips and tricks to improve Facebook

Managing and growing your online, web design, social media plan, and making it go needs all the tricks you can muster. This media update includes:
* 7 goals of successful community management strategy
* 5 questions every social media policy must answer
* The 10 Keys to Optimizing Facebook Engagement
* 7 Secrets to Getting More from LinkedIn
* Tips for managing multi-author blogs
* 20 Tricks to Make Facebook Better
.... and more from the continuing world of social media and networking January 23, 2013

Web Critique : Thumbs DOWN for Zubera classifieds

I very seldom actually pan a web site. I'm always looking for the silver lining -- or at least something good about the site. But this one just defies anything good. 171 scripts executed in a single web page ??? 283 http calls on a single web page? You've got to see this... January 22, 2013

5 Tips for Turning Your Blog Into a Book

Over the last decade, blogging has been steadily increasing in popularity. In fact, Nielsen/McKinsey has gone from tracking 36 million blogs, just five years ago, to tracking over 181 million blogs by the end of 2011. Many of these bloggers may be looking for a way to compile or get more out of the posts they have written, which makes turning them into a book or eBook an ideal option. January 21, 2013

Online Social Media Update: Reaching your reader

This Social Media update explores tips and tricks for utilizing social media to market brands and content. For designers and online marketers, this media update includes:
* The best day of the week for brands to tweet and update Facebook
* US social media ad spend to reach $9.2 billion in 2016
* Optimizing Facebook engagement: The timing of posts
* Young People Not Quite Ready for Twitter Primetime
* The Art Of Getting More Retweets
* Humanize your social media
.... and more from the continuing world of social media and networking January 16, 2013

Web Update for a new year . . .

Okay, here comes 2013 and a whole new year for out regular updates on Web Trends, tips and tricks just for web designers and online marketers:
* Don't click here ... plus 3 more ways to avoid Web-writing woes
* Best Practices for Building Your 2013 Enterprise SEO Campaign
* Mobile SEO Is Not A Myth: 8 Popular Claims Refuted
* Build the best relationships, err... I mean links
* Why 2013 Is the Year of Responsive Web Design
* Avoid high bounce rates on landing pages
* Top SEO fallacies: A myth-busting rant
* SEO — content, confusion, clarity
.... and the continuing online world January 11, 2013

Online Social Media Update for January

This Social Media update moves through January and looks at some new considerations for designers and online marketers. This media update includes:
* Facebook targeted posts improve your Facebook engagement
* 11-point checklist for a healthy social media strategy
* 5 things more important than Facebook page engagement
* 7 Tips for Creating a Social Media Plan
* What's your social media strategy?
* Increase your Facebook engagement
.... and the continuing world of social media and networking January 9, 2013

2013 Online Social Media Update for a new year

This Social Media update breakes through to 2013, with predictions and lots of great tipe . . . here's the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 media update :
* 30 tweets worth reading, retweeting, and maybe even printing out
* How to spot a trend: 7 social media trends that matter in 2013
* The Future of Social Media in 2013: Six Points to Consider
* 26 Tips for Managing a Social Media Community
* Email tweets directly from Twitter's website
* Using Instagram for Social Media Marketing
* 4 Ways to Improve Your Google+ Engagement
.... and the continuing world of social media and networking December 26, 2012