Obamacare Starting To Look Like A Failure

Obamacare Starting To Look Like A Failure

By Val Powell November 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

Obamacare is starting to look like a big failure thanks to his own administration glitches and overblown promises.  The latest embarrassment  to the Obama administration came on Friday when 39 house Democrats sided with the Republicans to vote for a …

MoveOn Blamed For Net Neutrality Failure

What had been a bipartisan look at the future of Internet access, and if broadband firms should be able to charge content providers a premium in exchange for guaranteed digital delivery, became a partisan issue after MoveOn entered the debate.

Google Bombing Will Continue?
Marissa Mayer, Google’s sharp-talking Director of Consumer Web Products posts an article called “Googlebombing ‘failure‘” in the Official Google Blog

Online Reputation Management Basics
As much time and effort that marketers put into improving visibility within search results, not all search engine ranking pages (SERPs) are good. Increasing numbers of companies are experiencing the sharp edge of the sword from disgruntled employees or customers taking advantage of the amazingly simplistic process of publishing content to the web.

Ask Documents Earthquake, Death Of Google Pen
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Ask.com is based in Oakland, California, and as many people know, the region experienced a minor earthquake late last week. For Ask, this was an opportunity to plug its Earthquake Search. The Ask.com team also took a moment to note one casualty: a Google pen.

Bush No Longer A Miserable Google Failure

The practice of people creating a multitude of links to President George Bush’s WhiteHouse.gov profile with the words ‘miserable failure’ as anchor text has been known as Google bombing. Now Google has made a change rendering that Google Bomb a dud.

Is Digg Just Misunderstood?

Maybe it’s just meant to be “Digg-bait” (as Nick Denton at Valleywag likes to call it), but Jason Clarke of Download Squad has a long post up about Digg and how it is destined for failure.

Zune Released, PS3 Failure, Vista and more

The Zune came out today, as well as news that Microsoft is paying Universal Music $1 per Zune sold, in order to get Universal’s music in its Zune music store. Looks like the music industry and the mafia aren’t so different after all

Dems To Set Off Election Google Bomb
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The search warfare crews we all remember from the 2004 elections (you know, the “miserable failure” ones) are not taking the upcoming midterm election lying down, or even taking for granted reconfiguring of a Congress with a 16% approval rating. The Google-bomb is already set, and is ticking menacingly.

Noise And Failure On The Internet

There is too much to see online for most people, and too many ways to receive information. Worse, when people go looking for data they need, their quests fail three times out of ten.

Debugging a Network Failure

As is happening in much of the U.S. right now, we are experiencing extreme heat in New England, and of course that means high electrical loads from air conditioning, and also means late afternoon thunderstorms with lightning.

Tablet PC – No Longer A Commercial Failure

A tablet PC is a light weight slate shaped hand-held computer or a slim note book PC. The idea is to replace the traditional pen and notebook with a tablet PC and stylus or digital pen.

Can Behavioral Style Impact Your Success Or Failure?

Are you a risk taker? Do you like to interact with customers? Are you the type of entrepreneur who likes to work on group projects in collaboration with others? Or do you prefer to work alone analyzing detailed work?

Microsoft’s Flashy Failure

In 2004, Microsoft lost an important lawsuit to Eolas Technologies.

Does Traditional SEO Still Work?
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I had the pleasure of dining with my good friend, Mike Grehan, just before Easter. We chatted about the topic of his upcoming article – Does Textbook SEO Really Work Anymore?

Avoiding CRM Failure

If you’re evaluating a CRM suite in particular, you may have heard a lot of horror stories about CRM investments going to waste.

Google Print Ads A Failure

Lots of articles recently about how Google’s print advertising program, where the Goog buys up ad space in magazines and parcels out portions of it to high bidders, didn’t attract the interest Google was hoping for.