5 January 2009

Social Stalking, yes thats right….

I came across this new social media site that will allow you to not only watch out for stories about your own website but you can also keep an eye out for what people are writing about you. This service is just amazing, it updates extremely quickly. It's called "who stalkin", well not really, it's actually whos talkin.

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5 January 2009

Using search engines on the hoof

How to get a better deal using search engines Even though I have moved from the iPhone back to my standard blackberry and it does not render websites as well as the iPhone, I still find I use search engines to get a better price off retailers by comparing prices when shopping. This is really useful as retailers are a …

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5 January 2009

Adopt a Blog #1 www.perezhilton.com

I like celebrity gossip. I LOVE a pop/rock biography, read the celebrity pages in the daily newspapers on the tube and regularly buy cheap celeb magazines for long train journeys (excuse). But, there is a line. I stopped buying heat after they wrote an appalling story about Jordan’s son Harvey weight gain (she took Heat to court over this and …

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2 January 2009

Five reasons to be cheerful in 2009

Gloomy or what? According to the media crunch has now turned to crash, recession to depression and we're now apparently facing the most difficult economic period in decades. Today has been officially designated 'throw a sickie day' with more UK staff forecast to ring in unwell than on any other day of the year. With the current misery of newspaper headlines …

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31 December 2008

The Queen loses out to Facebook on Christmas day

Using the Internet has become an integral part of how we chose to spend Christmas with people logging on to get in touch with with friends and loved ones. In a survey conducted by the Post Office Internet usage over the festive season increased by 25% from last year. With  84% of people logging on on Christmas day. Unsurprisingly the …

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31 December 2008

Google updates it’s PageRank values for the toolbar.

According to Matt Cutts's twitter, Google have updated their PageRank values for the Google toolbar. Good news for some, and bad news for others… As many of you know, Google keeps 2 sets of PageRanks: One that is numerically represented from 1 to 10 on your toolbar and then there is the internal PageRank, which Google uses in its metrics …

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24 December 2008

Holiday Fun – Track Santa’s Journey with Google Earth

Gone are the days when parents could tuck their little angels in bed with Christmas Evetheir children dizzy with excitement in the hope that Santa would be heading down their chimney before the morning comes. The clever team at Google have created a number of ways in which you can track Santa on his very busy evening, giving you up …

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24 December 2008

Google sitemaps – get your content indexed!

Site maps are one of the easiest and failsafe ways to get your content indexed in all the main search engines. Generating up to date site maps should be one of your regular tasks particularly if you have a catalogue site on which content changes often. Google, MSN, Ask and Yahoo! all respect the sitemap protocol but as usual it is Google that really …

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23 December 2008

Social Learning

It is widely considered that social networks and communities are not safe places for children. More so now that  it has been revealed how easy it is for sexual predators to infiltrate these social networks and stalk children… There are, however, benefits for children to be involved with social networks: Due to the visual nature of media, and being able …

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23 December 2008

Twitter Venn

I came across a cool little Twitter Application the other day, going by the name of Twitter Venn.  By typing a selection of three words into the Venn search box, users are provided with an illustration that demonstrates the amount of overlap between the number of searches that have occurred on Twitter for the term, this is then further enhanced …

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