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New Ecto for Windows Released

Following beta testing over the past few months, version 2.1 of blog manager and editor ecto for Windows was released earlier this week.

Give Dell and one2one a Chance

So Dell’s getting a bit of a thrashing in the blogosphere following the launch last week of one2one, their first public blog.

Google Suggest Has News For You

In the spirit of the one-touch automatic car window, Google software engineer Jon McAlister has brought the Google Suggest function to Google News so news seekers can save the carpel tunnel and put their impatience to better practice.

Suggestions and Stones May Break My Bones

As integrated search marketers, we rely on the Internet for much of our daily communication and research.

Software Suggestions For Startups

Silicon Valley venture capitalists vie with Google and Yahoo to shower money on the latest, greatest idea; this is a brief summary of two approaches to building one’s presence.

Yet Another Google UI Test?

Whenever Google alters the appearance of their search engine results (among other things), the news outlets covering the search industry responds (case in point, right here).

42U Server Management: 5 Easy Steps to Beef up your KVM Architecture

Discover how to clean up your server room or desk top by examining 5 easy steps to beef up your current KVM solution.

The Final Frontier of Cellphone-Free Travel

Last week’s news that in-flight wi-fi is here and plans are in hand to let you make mobile phone calls while flying seems to have displeased lots of people in the US.

How To Build Traffic To Your Blog
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With the growing interest in blogging as a means of online promotion and branding, a lot of marketers are starting blogs to promote their opinions, products, books and services.

MSN Search Listening To Their Users

The Microsoft Search team, in their blog, thanked all of those who have given them feedback “via the website and around the blogosphere”.

Google Testing Keyphrase Suggestions
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Google has a spell check feature that most users are aware of. If the keyword you are searching is misspelled (carz instead of cars), Google with recommend what it thinks is the correct spelling.

Suggestions for a Flash Designer: Real World Example

Earlier this week I received a site submission I found very interesting. After reviewing the site I started typing out ideas that could help the designer. Some comments were about Flash, and were some about other design aspects. After reviewing my comments to the designer I realized that these were suggestions that many designers could take into consideration when developing sites.

3 Suggestions for Generating Reader Feedback

One question I am asked often is, “How much feedback does your electronic newsletter generate?” (Another question is, “How did you manage to lose so much hair in just 43 years of life?,” but that’s a topic for another day).

Top Ten Suggestions for Selecting a Real Estate Agent

In order to find a real estate broker or agent who meets your needs and makes your buying or selling experience a positive one, Century 21 Real Estate Corporation recommends you:

Sandi’s Ts Site Review – Some Basic Suggestions

I have the following suggestions for Sandi:

1. put text navigation bar somewhere on the upper section of the page, it can be to the left, right or center. Start with your products by categories, just like they are listed on the images.

Tap into Employees to Get Good Ideas

Today’s article discusses gathering and implementing suggestions from your employees. This can be a valuable tool, not only for the obvious benefit of having many heads at your disposal, but also because it lends to employees feeling valuable and appreciated. Read on and enjoy! Only 41 percent of surveyed employees believe the typical company listens to employees’ ideas.

The average American worker makes only one or two suggested per year; the average Japanese worker, however, submits hundreds of suggestions to his or her employer annually.

Six Suggestions for Improving the Readability of TheHomeSchoolMom.Com Newsletter

TheHomeSchoolMom.Com meets the first test of an ezine with flying colors: it provides plenty of useful content for Moms who are homeschooling their children, and updates and expands the Web site. The newsletter has a personal voice and an enthusiastic “can do” tone. The newsletter would be welcomed by any homeschooling Mom.

The newsletter has a nice, uncluttered design that contributes to readability. The newsletter’s tag line: “Bringing you the best free homeschool resources” clearly identifies the purpose and scope of the newsletter. The newsletter does a good job of separating content from advertising, and of letting the reader know what is advertising.

Marilynne Rudick and Leslie O’Flahavan Answer Online Writing Questions

We’re interested in all aspects of online writing-e-mail marketing, online newsletters, web-writing, customer service e-mail and Web self-service. And we’d like to hear from you about your concerns and experiences.

  • Are you interested in developing a new online newsletter but can’t decide on format or frequency?
  • Do you have print publications you’d like to “repurpose” for the Web?
  • Are you thinking about an e-mail sales campaign and need advice on killer copy?
  • Do you want to use your customer service e-mail as a marketing tool?
  • Do you want to write effective FAQs for your Web site to free your staff to answer IAQ’s (infrequently asked questions!)?