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Instant Gratification

The world of search engines seems to move faster than you can say, “Froogle on Google.” We’ve become accustomed to broadband-enabled search and I fear I may have become a little spoiled. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve……

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TV of the Future? ABC.com Streams Full Episode Flash Video

I never find myself around the television when the popular shows are on. As a result, I have continually been out of the loop on those proverbial morning water cooler conversations regarding last nights Office, Lost, or Desperate Housewives episode…….

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Straight Up Site of Interest – Net Neutrality

For the newcomers out there, our monthly Straight Up Site of Interest post is designed to spotlight websites/services that thrive upon forward-thinking internet technologies. We’re getting a little political in today’s post, and for good reason. Last night (6/8/06) the……

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Is the iPod Setting Apple Up for Reputation Sabotage?

Let’s play a quick game of word association. If someone is about to sneeze, what do you hand them? If you cut your finger, what do you put on it. Did you say Kleenex or facial tissue? Band-Aid or adhesive……

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A Peek Behind The Curtain Reveals Wizardry

I was again honored to be invited backstage, to attend a conclave of Leading Ladies as a journalist interviewed the group. Our CEO, Lisa Wehr, was the invitee. I found wisdom in what these high-powered CEOs didn’t say….

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Yahoo! Sponsored Search Mirroring Google AdWords?

Yahoo!’s Sponsored Search platform is getting a makeover, a makeover that should allow paid search advertisers to utilize features currently offered in Google AdWords. The makeover isn’t scheduled to launch until this fall, but it already seems to be slowing……

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The X-Men 3 Secret Ending & Searching Film Credits

With the Detroit Pistons out of the 2006 NBA Playoffs, my wife and I had an unexpected night with nothing planned. We called on a couple of film buff friends and decided to go see the new X-Men 3 movie…….

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Be Ugly. Make Millions!

Recently I’ve been hearing a lot of talk about ugly website design. Some members of the online marketing and design communities are claiming that ugly design outperforms attractive design. Let’s explore why good design is always better than ugly….

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Stay Visible to Customers with Friendly Favicons

Since most everyone needs a web browser to visit your website, wouldn’t it be fantastic if you could place a visual link to your site right in the browser’s toolbar? You can with a favicon….

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1 in 2? I Need Better Odds Than That!

According to a recent Nilesen/Netratings Inc. analysis, Google’s market share is now 50%. That’s huge! One out of every two searches is a Google search. If you’re in the paid search marketing game, my advice might be to keep your……

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A Fly to Dung

I’ll be honest. I judge books by their covers, and I have since I was little. The true reason why is because I am a designer. I have more books on my bookshelf than I would care to admit that……

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eBay Fever – A Newbie Goes Shopping

Okay, you’re right! I finally succumbed to peer pressure; I’m purchasing my unmentionables on the web! Breaking promises and a core belief that shopping on the internet would never enter the realms of my simple existence, I agreed to try……

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