'Net Features

The Magazine For Website Success

Hitting the R.O.I. Bullseye

In the game known as target marketing, the winners aim for the R.O.I Bullseye! When advertising, do the networks you market with cater to your business and your industry? Google Adwords and Bing Adcenter are great “catch-all”...

Filed under:

Live Search Cashback From Microsoft

Microsoft announced a new search service and advertising model yesterday which is receiving an immense amount of attention in both the Web user and Internet advertising space. Live Search Cashback is based at least in part on technology...

Local Thursday: Local SEO Keyword Density

Effective local Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is comprised of many different factors but the keywords and phrases you choose are the biggest considerations of all. Once your keyword research has helped you determine which keywords...

Brits Open to Mobile Shopping

According to a survey of 998 Brits conducted by Lightspeed Research , 17% are willing to buy products on their mobile devices. Men more than women (22% and 12%, respectively) and - no surprise here - the most open to the idea are those...

Filed under: ,

Social Media: It's a Small World After All

New browser-based 3d virtual world SmallWorlds has launched, aiming at the +13 year old demographic. Mark Szulc of Adobe called SmallWorlds "the best online interactive experience currently on the web." That's a bold...

Open Office 3.0 Beta Ready

The public beta release of OpenOffice 3.0 is now available. The most visible change is the inclusion of a new "Start Centre", features new fresh-looking icons, and boasts a new zoom control in the status bar. Notable Calc...

Filed under: ,

Social Networks and the Mobile Web

Traffic to social networks comprise almost 40% of the mobile Web according to Opera Software's " State of the Mobile Web " report. Some interesting finding from the report include: Social networking consumes almost 41...

Filed under: ,

Determining Keyword Complexity in SEO - Part 2

Yesterday we discussed how the number of results in the search results and the number of queries conducted were good ways to determine how complex it will be to garner high rankings at popular search engines. Today let's look at...

Save Yourself - Spell Check On Your Own

Spellr.us is a website tool that is getting some attention in the blogosphere, even though it's only in "beta-invite" mode. The solution spell checks websites and provides a monitoring service that regularly checks your...

E-commerce Sales Increase Slightly

The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced that the estimate of U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the first quarter of 2008 ( adjusted for seasonal variation, but not for price changes ) was $33.8 billion, an increase...

Filed under: ,

SimpleScripts Releases Automated PHP Script Installer

SimpleScripts , a one-click script installer for web hosts, has announced over 30,000 installs in its first month. Pretty impressive, considering the stranglehold solutions like Fantastico has on the open-source market. The system...

BuzzDash Launches Publisher Partner Program

Live social polling forum BuzzDash has launched a publisher partner program. The solution offers website owners a way to drive "incremental traffic" and brand exposure while providing BuzzDash users with related, additional...

Determining Keyword Complexity in SEO - Part 1

What are the factors that influence the difficulty of achieving high rankings on certain search terms and phrases? As you can imagine, "difficulty" is a moving target with many factors but over time professional SEO's...

Productivity Scripts for Web Pro's - Greasemonkey

Greasemonkey is a Mozilla Firefox extension that allows users to install a script that makes modifications to the way Web pages look and act. The advantage for Web users of all levels is that an additional layer of functionality can...

Does Analytics Code Placement Matter?

Those involved directly with analytics always have the same conversation - "Where should the analytics code be placed?" Eric Enge of Stone Temple Consulting are in pursuit of a formal answer and have tested the placement...

Google Opens Content Network to Third Parties

Google announced it will begin accepting third-party advertising tags on the Google content network (Adsense) in North America. This will enable advertisers to work with approved third parties (see below) to server and track display...

advertisement

999 E Touhy Ave
Des Plaines, IL 60018

Toll Free: 1.800.817.1518
International: 1.773.628.2779
Fax: 1.773.272.0920
Email: info@websitemagazine.com

Facebook


Twitter