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Google +1

Google  has an interesting new tool in beta (see USAToday article, plus the Google Blog post), called +1 buttons, and here’s my video on that (click here). This is of  great interest if you have a lot of friends in … Continue reading

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The Daily

We know that… that is…. we UNDERSTAND that (how to say it?)… You might not have (not sure why), an iPad. No, it’s okay, really, it’s okay. Not everyone has to have one, it’s really okay, no need to apologize, … Continue reading

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Website Magazine

When USA Today came out people wondered if a national newspaper would even work. It hadn’t been done before. Answer: BIG yes. A similar question might have been asked about Website Magazine, i.e. – why start a magazine about websites … Continue reading

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Marshall McLuhan, still in the conversation

Anyone old enough to remember the intellectual exchanges of about the year 1970 has at least a mental word cloud that includes a fairly large representation of the name Marshall McLuhan.  Even now people are still trying to come to … Continue reading

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Google Places affects page position of your core site

The addition of Google Places listings above search results may affect the visibility of your core site first  of all by pushing it down below the fold or even off the first page (see Wordtracker.com article). The lesson? Make sure … Continue reading

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GoDaddy Marketplace

GoDaddy is adding a marketplace.  http://shops.godaddy.com/ Normally I wouldn’t think much of it, but GoDaddy is a big player, IMHO, so it may mean something for product driven websites. BTW if you have such an animal, you should also consider … Continue reading

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Also day one: Tracking you down

A recent article discusses a fairly sophisticated website activity tracking method whereby marketers may be able to track whether users are home or not: http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/26914/?mod=related They won’t know where you live, but they’ll know you are away from home, and … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Avatar Enhanced Virtual Improv

Today I like this article at USA Today about motion gaming, not so much because of the gaming function, and because the Wii just got upstaged in their own category, but because IMHO this is the tip of a very … Continue reading

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