Web Update 12/15/2010

Fred Showker's Web Update for December 15, 2010 ... news, views, reviews, and observations about the internet, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN, social networking, SEO, search engines, and all things connected. December 15, 2010

Web Update 12/06/2010

Tracking down illusive trends on the web can be a full-time task. Once in a while though, I run across interesting content articles that I think you would like to see. Views for the end of November December 6, 2010

Web Trends : Social Media, SEO, etc

In this edition of Web Trends Brennon Slattery writes about how social media changes old web habits and Laurie Sullivan asks what will vicarious facebook check-ins get advertisers? We also see how much of our time is spent in social media -- Are all results on search engines equal? Is the Web really dead? ... and several others. Don't forget to send in your discoveries! September 10, 2010

Publishing & Media Notes

In this edition, we've gathered some of the more interesting items in the publishing channels. Mark Dolliver writes 'What People Think of the Ad/PR Biz' ; Theodore F. di Stefano asks do e-readers spell the end of print media? Also, Six Reasons Print Belongs in Your Media Mix ; The FTC's Green Guidelines ; and do you think ads be coming to book publishing industry? Read along and remember to send in your discoveries! September 10, 2010

Publishing & Media Update

We're following the trends in publishing both on paper and the web! This issue looks at * Newspapers? Dying? Social media? Rising? * Adobe may transform content management industry * Dismiss the rate hike? * Why metadata matters for the future of e-books * Apple as middle-man troubles magazine publishers * New York Times free help for publishers? ... and more August 16, 2010

Publishing content and news

This 60-Second Window takes us past the State of the News Media 2010, wondering if the iPad will really change the publishing landscape, and seeing online providers trying outsourced journalism. Links and references that you should read ... June 26, 2010

New self-publishing platform

Will FastPencil's new publishing platform obsolete traditional book publishing? We doubt it -- however it could be a real boon to aspiring authors! This free service includes book templates, writing platform and ability to connect with the community February 26, 2010

Captions: if you post content

Nothing is more frustrating than to discover something really great on the web -- but no contact, name or information. Is it there to take? February 19, 2010

Push content with Glue

Glue is best known for its ability to push information to multiple social network profiles at once. For now, you can run the beta version, but early next year they plan a paid version which will push to over 15 social profiles October 12, 2009

Giving up on Google Ad Sense

In my own search for answers about Google's AdSense sharp decline, I ran across this Sramana Mitra, a bright, young author associated with MIT and internet marketing strategies. She has graciously provided this article for all our benefit. April 18, 2007