Policies Articles

When AdSense Makes No Sense

Google’s AdSense program is a proven money-maker that has enriched the pockets of many website owners.

Internal Communication — The Real Challenge Of Employee Blogging

The more I think of it, the more obvious it becomes. The only long-term tool a company can use to “control” blogging employees is internal communication; the things we do to support a corporate culture where all employees understand what the company is doing, where it’s going and why.

Policies Compared: Today’s Corporate Blogging Rules

On four points, all of the eight most well-known corporate blogging policies agree — corporate bloggers are personally responsible and they should abide by existing rules, keep secrets and be nice. Those four principles are the core of today’s corporate blogging rules.

If rejected from Google Adsense … Don’t Give Up!

If at first you don’t succeed – try try again In my regular reading of Adsense discussion forums I often read stories of people being declined acceptance into the program.

Toughest Sheriff Appeals To Webcast From Jail

Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, called by some as “the toughest sheriff in America,” is appealing a circuit court ruling that webcasting inmates being booked was too humiliating.

Strict Policies May Be At Root of Japan Train Crash

Ryujiro Takami, the 23-year-old driver of the train that crashed into a building in Amagasaki, Japan, may have been speeding to overcome a 90 second time delay.

Blogging Policies: A Couple Made For Marriage

Last week, Michael Hyatt, President and COO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the largest Christian publishing company in the world …

Blogs, Law and Ethics

Wow, is it me, or is that headline a snoozer for a Friday … Well, law and ethics are becoming very relevant topics in the blogsphere.

Creative Communication Not For Everyone

Producing interesting or compelling content is creative work. So who is able to do that …

Immigration Policies Slow U.S. Productivity

Post September 11 immigration policies in the U.S. may slow down productivity in the country according to Federal Reserve Governor Ben Bernanke.

How to Start Writing Policies and Procedures

Any old policy and procedure format saves time by not having to start from scratch, right? Well, not necessarily.

Policies and Procedures Used as Management Key

Managers know the difficulty of getting people to do the right things the right way. And employees need their expertise and understanding of the way things should be done. But how do you get it across so it actually sticks?

Google Updates Gmail Policies

In what seems to be a response to Gmail invitation auctions, Google has updated their Gmail policy page to reflect these activities. The changes now make it a violation to “sell, trade, resell or otherwise exploit for any unauthorized commercial purpose or transfer any Gmail account.”

Senate Approves Bill Concerning Gmail Policies

A bill authored by Senator Liz Figueroa (D-Ca) that limits Gmail’s ad placement procedures has been approved by the Senate by a vote of 24-8. The bill questioned Google’s intention of placing contextual ads within incoming and outgoing emails.

Work-from-home Office Policies

Every office needs office policies, if for no other reason to keep employees from scratching each others’ eyes out or “borrowing” company equipment. The home office is no exception.

Virtual Private Networks (VPN) the Insecure Solution

Many organisations have deployed VPN’s as a quick win solution and have suffered as a result of not implementing a full solution. Trinity Security Services’ Consultants have worked with a wide array of customers to solve security issues as a result of hastily rolled out VPN solutions.

Google AdSense Rewards Content with Advertising Revenue

If you’ve been looking for an easy way to increase your website’s revenue, Google AdSense may be your answer.

Privacy Policies Promote Purchases

Today, one of the most important aspects of doing business online is the ability to build a certain trust among the people with whom you do business. What I call the infamous “3 S’s” (i.e., scams, snake oils and get-rich-quick schemes) have somewhat found a niche on the web, and people are understandably cautious and leery of making a purchase online.

Help! IE6 Is Blocking My Cookies

I regularly hear from Web site developers who have added a new cookie-enabled feature to their site only to discover that visitors using the Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) Web browser are unable to use it. After a little investigation, they discover the problem has something to do with cookies and a new W3C Recommendation called P3P. “What is P3P?” they ask. “What does it have to do with my cookies? And how can I stop IE6 from blocking them?” The answers to all of these questions and more can be found in my new book, Web Privacy with P3P. In this article, I will give you a quick introduction to P3P and an overview of what you need to do to prevent IE6 from blocking your cookies.