Content promotion isn’t rocket science, it does however, when done right, take almost as much time as the content creation process itself.
Listbait is an art. People who like making lists (obsessive compulsives etc), are generally brilliant at it. You see these on Digg, and Delicious all the time. 20 ways to get rich quick, 100 Top CSS directories. You know the drill. But do they achieve results? In the past I’ve created traffic booms by using […]
If you are running a web based business, then it is absolutely crucial that you reply quickly to emails. Your customers expect a reply from an online store, or business quicker than they would if they left a voice message. The reason being – an online shop – if open, carries the same expectation that […]
Apple (yesterday) announced that they have released a Windows version of Safari. From first impressions, it looks really nice, and it will enable web developers country wide to get a decent level of testing for Mac’s browsers, without splashing out on an Actual Mac. It uses the exact same rendering engine as for the Mac […]
Google makes use of its stake in AOL, integrating AIM into GMail. Feeling festive, Microsoft Kills Santa The big G launches a new IPhone interface and lines up to buy a Wireless Spectrum in January Facebook Apologise for Beacon privacy issues. Nielson has a peek at Video copywrite solution.
It appears the blogosphere has noticed a bit of tension between these two chaps. If you don’t have a baldy notion who Im on about, Matt Cutts is a Google Engineer, and has become a public speaking Google guy over the past couple of years. Aaron Wall is a well known author of Search engine […]
I have been doing some background reading today – just to see what celebs we know and love are embracing the blog platform. Some come out and do it themselves, others hide in the closet behind a content editor (with probably more PR knowledge, and to prevent drunken posting ;o) ). Stephen Fry – Interestingly, […]
Monetizing a blog too quickly can spell disaster. If you manage to keep your site ad and revenue free for as long as possible, chances are your personal brand (you) will have much more credibility in the future. Take a look at any of the major large startups (particularly Web2.0 startups) and you’ll see a […]
Microsoft has today finally released Webmaster tools to the public. On first analysis there really isn’t anything to write home here, but it can only be good for sites to start to adopt MSN’s tools as well as Google and Yahoo. Google highlight problems with their crawler on your site, and Im sure MSN will […]
Does frequent posting mean frequent visitors? Not necessarily. I think that one of the best way to build readership is to blog with good interesting content, but not to the point where people are scared away. If you maintain the frequency that people expect, without burning out, you are well on your way to achieving […]
Outlaw reports this morning that recent legislation has now meant that Bluetooth Marketing is now being re-examined by the government, and the law could be changed to make the process illegal. With entire business models based on the technology, this could spell disaster for a number of firms who have invested heavily in Bluetooth Push technology. […]