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Rep. Couch Feeling Heat from Ban on Anonymous Web Postings
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WebProNews previously reported how Kentucky State Representative, Tim Couch, proposed a bill that would not allow Kentuckians to comment anonymously on the Internet.

Topic of Net Neutrality Gains Momentum
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Net neutrality is a hot issue among groups such as public interest groups, Internet startups, and even political groups; however, recent developments have added to the popularity.

Google Urchin Vs. Google Analytics

If you remember correctly, Google bought the Urchin Software Corporation in 2005, and reformed Urchin software to Google Analytics. The one major change in the software was that Google allowed Analytics to be free.

Answers To Your Blog Commenting Questions
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I guess that could be the case if you’re not very serious about your blog. However, if you truly possess the passion to even take the time to blog, you’re going to want to make the most of it.

Data Portability Workgroup: WPN Takes Inside Look

Since social networks are incredibly popular and since users are generally members of more than one social network, it would be convenient to transfer your data and pictures from one profile to another.

Update on Organic SEO and PPC
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In the search industry we’ve all heard and read each of those terms quite frequently. We’ve each ran across those who believe their way is the only way, and then there are others who don’t express their opinions as strongly, but still prefer one way over the other. And lastly, there are those who use both methods.

Need Answers? Text ChaCha!
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ChaCha recognized this trend and decided to make the most of the situation. The search engine is already unique with its community of human search guides, but today ChaCha announced it is launching a mobile service called textChaCha.



Google Quality Score: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

What kind of problems have people faced while using Quality Score? And is it effective?

I discussed with Andrew Goodman some of the problems people are experiencing with Quality Score. Goodman is the Founder and Principal of Page-Zero Media.

Facebook Not Welcome under the Tree?

As the holiday season approaches and all the hustle and bustle with it, it always seems as though someone or something tries to ruin all the fun and festivities. At least according to some people, Facebook is the culprit this year.

Facebook recently launched an advertising network called Facebook Beacon that is not sitting well with some people.

SEO Software Tips
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In this greedy world we live in, we always take advantage of anything that’s free. Everyone loves free stuff. It’s just the way we are. So, what better way to track your site than with the free SEO tracking software available?

BlueTie: Helping Hand To Small Businesses

Small businesses often times struggle to keep up with big conglomerates, but now they have an opportunity to function as a big company without the additional manpower.

Technology Advancing To Replace People
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The Internet is growing rapidly in many different formats. In an interview with WebProNews at the Web 2.0 Expo, Renat Khasanshyn of Apatar spoke with us about this growth and how it affects businesses.

Web 2.0: Technology To Improve Marketing

Technology has made life easier for all of us, but the best part is it will continue to improve our lives. In an interview with WebProNews at the Web 2.0 Expo, Nitobi CEO Andre Charland spoke with us about his company and their developments.

Bloggers Vs. Journalists

With the growing popularity of the blogosphere, many people believe it could be a threat for journalists. At the Web 2.0 Expo, WebPronews caught up with Tris Hussey of One by One Media to discuss the growth of this matter. The print media, newspapers primarily, may need to make adjustments to keep up with the current trends.

SEW Live – The Future Of SEW (+ video)
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Search Engine Watch has greatly influenced the industry with their SES conferences and now, it’s reaching out to new areas.

Web 2.0: Traditional Media vs. Blogosphere News
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Since receiving news from online sources is becoming increasingly popular, traditional media forms may have a challenge on their hands.

Jack Jia on The Long Tail Effect

Web companies, like all companies, desire to meet their customer’s needs. They do this by successfully targeting their consumers, but accomplishing this is another matter that involves the effect of The Long Tail.

Google to Open Public Records
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Google is rallying an effort that would make public records more readily available to Internet users by providing free consulting and software. The long-term goal of Google is to see federal agencies incorporate these same tools in this attempt to open public records.

Rock Em Sock Em: MSN Versus Google
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We know you’ve been waiting minutes, hours, and even days for the release of the Rock Em Sock Em Robot’s Fight from the SES conference. You can all rest better now because the much-anticipated rumble is up and ready for your enjoyment. Only WebProNews was there to bring you exclusive coverage of this event to find out which search engine is truly best.

Schmidt Defends DoubleClick Buy, Net Neutrality
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At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Google CEO Eric Schmidt spoke with Federated Media’s John Battelle to discuss Google’s purchase of DoubleClick, Network Neutrality, and the company’s seemingly aggressive movement into Microsoft territory with the release of a new PowerPoint-like web application.