Late on Friday afternoon is a brilliant time for Google to announce a major change with their news service if they do not want people to talk about much. With their AP, Agence France-Presse, The Press Association in the United Kingdom and The Canadian Press syndication deals, Google claims they are improving duplicate detection, increasing listing variety, and as a net result they are sending MORE traffic to the people they signed syndication deals with.
All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Vertical’
First off, a definition: a vertical Web design company works exclusively in one industry, be it travel, hospitals, or cookie cutting. A horizontal Web design company works with a wide range of companies in different industries or sectors.
Recently, a few prospects had been weighing our services against the services of a vertical vendor and asked me to explain why they shouldn’t go with a Web design and Internet marketing company that focuses specifically–in these cases–plastic surgeons or law firms.
Scotts Valley, California-based Seagate Technology shipped their latest tiny, high-powered offering in the form of the Momentus. The new drive touts Seagate’s perpendicular recording system. This takes the notebook drive capacity to 160 gigabytes, up from the 120 gigs.
LookSmart unveiled 161 new vertical search sites in a variety of categories aimed at delivering consumers relevant search results and advertisers a more qualified customer. The company has added 13 vertical categories to its total 181 sites, which the company says makes it the largest vertical search destination.
Yahoo has filed several patent applications, including one for user-specific vertical search, but Yahoo may or may not be so lucky as to have that patent granted.
Lycos U.S. recently launched a Discussion Search product that should be a hit and a People Search product that might charitably be called a sacrifice bunt.
A very cool defect I notice on older movies and films is the film grain effect caused by the aging of the actual film reels. While most would consider that to be a flaw, I take the converse of that view and think it is a really nifty effect. After all, one person’s perception of a flaw is another person’s idea for a Flash MX 2004 tutorial.
Quite a few of you have written in asking how to send out your own html formatted emails, it can be quite simple depending on the volume you’re sending. If you’re just talking under 100 addresses, Outlook or any other up-to-date email client can handle it. All you would need to do is create your html file, save it and import it into the mail client as stationary (or what ever term your client uses for importing html). Some clients will even allow you to edit the html from the new message window. And if you’re talking mass mailing, there are various programs out there that do the job faster than a standard mail client.