Posts by Alex Christie

Blog image

There is no use cutting corners when it comes to SEO.

10 January 2008 | Alex Christie

Almost everyone with a website has probably received an e-mail from a black hat SEO company that  guarantees a #1 ranking in Google without telling you exactly how they intend to do it. It’s interesting [...]

Blog image

Ask.com appoints new CEO

10 January 2008 | Alex Christie

This week has seen some management changes over at IAC Search & Media, owner of popular search engine Ask.com. Jim Lanzone will be stepping down as CEO of Ask.com and is moving to Venture Capital [...]

Blog image

Dataportability, Facebookology an End to War and Suffering.

9 January 2008 | Alex Christie

What you’re about to read is probably the most important blog post I’ve ever written or ever will write. Just before Christmas, I predicted that Facebook would open up in response to Open Social. It [...]

Blog image

Yahoo Life

9 January 2008 | Alex Christie

With a number of stories floating around at the moment it is hard to ignore that something new and vibrant is happening within the Yahoo camp in California  This new direction appears to affect all [...]

Blog image

Project Management Tips

8 January 2008 | Alex Christie

Some useful tips when managing a project: Keep it simple. Stick with what works. Put the real before the ideal. Have a process but be flexible. When all else fails, just work. Make sure everyone [...]

Blog image

Yahoo! open up their mobile software and Intel make some bold predictions

8 January 2008 | Alex Christie

On Monday Yahoo! announced to the world that it will be opening up its mobile platform, so that external programmers will be able to develop new applications for Yahoo pages accessed on mobile handsets.  With [...]

Blog image

The Olympic Year and SEO in China

7 January 2008 | Alex Christie

The 2008 Olympics is absolutely a great festival for all the Chinese, as it is the first time that China would host the game.  Almost everyone in China would pay attention to anything that related [...]

Blog image

Wiki Search Launched

7 January 2008 | Alex Christie

After declaring that Internet Search is currently broken, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales spend several months of development and acquisitions to assemble the infrastructure needed to build a search engine to fix the problem. Wiki’s new [...]

Blog image

What is the prospect of Facebook in China?

7 January 2008 | Alex Christie

Facebook has obtained great success from 2004 in America and quickly spread across Europe. Now Facebook put its expansion plan on China, what would happen in this so special market? 1. The conflict between gross [...]

Blog image

IE8 in the hunt for web standards

3 January 2008 | Alex Christie

IE has long come under fire for its dodgy standards support. So much so that Opera filed an antitrust complaint with the EU last month. The developers at Microsoft have somewhat hit back by announcing [...]