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19 Mar/12

6 Tips Towards Not Having Pointless Meetings

6 Tips Towards Not Having Pointless Meetings

Whether it was ad hoc or a scheduled one, most meetings don’t seem to help at all when it comes to getting work done. You would think that getting everyone who is involved in the project to sit down and talk through the problems that cropped up, then brainstorming for ways to solve them with, would be helpful one way or another. Well, these guys at WebEx say that meetings are pointless. And I’m quite sure most of you agree, because somebody went and made this: a calculator to...

17 Mar/12

Tablet Computers: Fad or Future?

Tablet Computers: Fad or Future?

Before 2010, we are not really clear about the concept of the computer tablet. Every computer manufacturer and software company in the world have their own definition of the ‘tablet’ which lead to the many different types of tablets engineered and produced by these companies. But none of them really sums up the general concept of the tablet, until the release of Apple’s iPad. (Image Source: Wired) The iPad was so successful that most IT companies were driven to create...

5 Mar/12

Networking Guide for Bloggers: Simple Roadmap to Networking (Part 7)

Networking Guide for Bloggers: Simple Roadmap to Networking (Part 7)

All right, since it is the final part of the “Networking Guide for Bloggers” series there’s no time to beat around the bush here – straight down to business. So far in the series we’ve talked about many different things: methods of communication, main channels of contact, crafting a subject line, selecting an email address, writing an email message, and many more. Now it’s finally time to discuss a roadmap of online communication and networking for bloggers. Here...




3 Mar/12

Optimizing Blog Readership: Reading off the Net

Optimizing Blog Readership: Reading off the Net

There’s no doubt that reading a book is distinct from reading an e-book. The same applies for reading text on paper and reading a blog online. Faced with different mediums altogether, readers form different expectations depending on what they are reading off. The written word may have been the first tool to promote the spread of knowledge, but it was the Internet that had revolutionized the spread of info with fast-paced and widespread access to knowledge all over the world. (Image...

2 Mar/12

5 Things That Shouldn’t Be On Your Facebook

5 Things That Shouldn’t Be On Your Facebook

I just read an interesting infographic about crimes that were committed and solved on Facebook. In one of the featured stories was a break-in in a victim’s house by a man, whom she later found out had just befriended her on Facebook a week before! (Image source: Cheth) This just goes to show that the things you put on Facebook: your private details, your photos, your thoughts and preferences; they can be used against you. So despite the therapeutic feeling Facebook offers you, you...

1 Mar/12

Online Shoppers: Why Online Reviews Can Save Your Day

Online Shoppers: Why Online Reviews Can Save Your Day

Do you shop online? If you do, online reviews are likely to be a source of reference that helps you make your decisions. In an online review, the writer shares their experiences with the product and/or service, notes the advantages, disadvantages and other unseen qualities that were not released by the manufacturer. (Image source: Fotolia) Technically, it’s the online version for ‘word-of-mouth’ and the fact that there are so many reviews out there speaks volumes of...

27 Feb/12

Networking Guide for Bloggers: Messages That Get Noticed (Part 6)

Networking Guide for Bloggers: Messages That Get Noticed (Part 6)

The previous part of the series was all about email and various aspects of it. How long an email should be. What a good subject line is. Finally, what the value of having a professionally looking email address is. These are all valid elements, but we haven’t touched upon the body of an email message yet. And this is exactly what we’re going to do today. Communicating via text is a rather difficult thing. Words, sentences, and punctuation are the only tools you can use. You...

23 Feb/12

Bloggers: 10 SEO Mistakes You Should Avoid

Bloggers: 10 SEO Mistakes You Should Avoid

Search engine optimization (SEO) is vital to any successful blogging campaign. Therefore it should be implemented in the right manner. SEO itself is quite intricate for numerous reasons, but mainly because Google uses an algorithm, which takes several factors into account when ranking a webpage, and they keep changing it. (Image source: Fotolia) There are virtually so many SEO myths that it has become very difficult to know what’s 100% true, but I can advise you on which SEO mistakes...

20 Feb/12

Networking Guide for Bloggers: Making a Good First Impression (Part 5)

Networking Guide for Bloggers: Making a Good First Impression (Part 5)

So far in the series (the previous episode, to be exact) we’ve talked about the fact that not every message gets opened and read. And a great deal of them don’t even get to a point where they can be forgotten, they simply never get noticed in the first place. How not to be on the losing team? Well, there’s no one magic solution here, but there is a set of precautions you can take, and a set of things you can do to improve your chances of success. And this is exactly what...

18 Feb/12

5 Simple Steps to Fight Spam

5 Simple Steps to Fight Spam

We all know how frustrating junk emails can get. They clog up our email inbox and make us waste precious time cleaning them up. To make matter worse, these spam sometimes come with viruses or worms that make your system gohaywire. But all these meant little for the conned victims who actually believed in the fraudulent content and lost their money paying for ‘ransoms’ or ‘charity causes’. (Image Source: umsonhochamadomatilde) Minimizing the amount of spam to your...