Bad Financial Times And Entrepreneurship

According to the University of Maryland, small businesses are beginning feel that they are healthy enough to the point where they’re considering hiring more people.  Some of the more chirpy spins on this article say that it could mean up to 3.8 million new jobs this year and reduce unemployment by over 2%.  That would…

Google Analytics — Is It Worth It?

I’ve seen a lot of posts both pro and con about Google Analytics — the tool from google that is aimed at marketers and shows detailed statistics of a site.  Some people swear by it, some swear at it, and most don’t seem to know it exists.  After reading a number of posts and blogs…

What the Tweet? Google drops Twitter

  So… fellow bloggers and artists and business people, Google has made a decision that might affect how you’re contacting friends and customers — Google has let their subscription to the Twitter firehose expire.  So it’s not going to continue the real-time search on Twitter.  In a way, I’m not surprised because the amount of…

Pretty Websites are More Trustworthy?

Here’s the latest brain-bending alert:  Content may not exactly be king on the Internet   Yep. All those hard written words probably aren’t as effective as you thought because the new Evil Usurper sneaking in to topple Content off its throne is “Pretty Pictures.” Images are strongly attractive to people. As a species we are…

And the winner is…? Really???

Well, how about them apples? My husband convinced me to switch to Firefox after YEARS of being a diehard Internet Explorer user.  It wasn’t laziness– I like the layout better and liked some of the functions.  But Firefox was loading faster than IE and I switched. So it surprised me when an independent test lab…

I swear on my pet’s grave…

A Note to the Gentle Reader — Sysadmins weren’t born yesterday. A Blog Commenter wrote: Hey, I couldn’t find a contact form so I hope you don’t mind me posting here. Wow, I had a great idea for your interesting little blog . I’m an internet marketer and I spend a lot of time making…