:: ABCs of Web 2.0
Web 2.0 is a perceived transition of
the Web to web-based applications. Web 2.0 is
the next generation of technology solutions
where interactive content is the norm.
There is no agreement on exactly what Web 2.0
means. Depending on who you are speaking with,
you may receive different explanations. At its
heart, Web 2.0 is about the maturity of the
Web. While many refer to Web 2.0 as companies
that employ powerful web technologies, the key
components of Web 2.0 are said to include: the
Web as a platform, collaboration, and syndication.
of Web 2.0
:: What Can Be
Published Using RSS Feeds
With all the vast amounts of information
available on the web, it is becoming more and
more difficult to sort through and find what
you are looking for. RSS significantly lowers
the signal-to-noise ratio. RSS has the unique
ability to compile information and filter it,
so you only see unique and relevant content.
Can be Published Using RSS Feeds?
How many friends are you really following?
finds your friends that have nott tweeted in
a long time so you can give them the boot!
:: The Future
of Traditional Newspapers Uncertain
The Christian Science Monitor prints
its final edition on Friday, bringing a 100-year
run as a daily newspaper to an end but beginning
a new era as an online publication.
The Boston-based Monitor announced plans in
October to eliminate its daily print edition
and become the first national US newspaper to
adopt a Web-based strategy.
Like other US dailies, the Monitor had been
losing readership and print advertising revenue
to online media for years and circulation was
hovering around 50,000 by the time the decision
was made to shut down the presses.
:: Corporate Twitter
Internet start-up Twitter is taking
a much-anticipated first-step in its quest to
parlay its popularity into revenue by offering
certain customers an expanded range of services.
The company is preparing to offer commercial
accounts in which corporations and other types
of businesses pay a fee to receive an enhanced
version of Twitter, a free service that allows
people to send short, 140-character text messages
to their network of friends.
We think there will be opportunities to provide
services to commercial entities that help them
get even more value out of Twitter. If these
services are valuable to companies, we think
they may want to pay for them, Biz Stone,
co-founder of Twitter, said in an e-mail sent
:: Only a Few
Days Left to Get Discounted Pricing for Software
Until April 1st early conference registration
is only $229, after that conference registration
is only $249! The Software
Industry Conference is scheduled July 16-18,
2009 and will be held in Boston, MA.
:: Survival of the Fittest
Capitalism is all about survival of
:: Getting Around
Capping executive compensation is unlikely
to become a reality, but if it does Independent
Contractors are going to pop up every where.
Management will simply be sub-contracted out
to privately held companies.
:: Tips To Choosing a Company
Great articles for naming your business:
to Select a Company or Product Name -
The article has some good advice on how to research
names, and what to becareful of.
Here are some tips on Selecting
a Domain Name
Here is a collection of what we consider
must have tools for webmasters. These
tools will benefit any webmaster, both novices
and experts alike. Arm yourself with these tools
in order to achieve a more professional online
:: Social Bookmarking Primer
Social media is the Internets version
of viral messaging and marketing. Social media
can be used to disseminate news or information,
as well as to attract attention. There are a
wide variety of social media channels and networks
:: What Exactly
The meaning of podcasting has since
expanded, and now refers to RSS feeds that contain
all types of media, including audio and video,
in the items enclosure field. For the non-technical
folks, podcasting is simply a means of syndicating
and distributing rich-media files via the Internet.
The content contained in a podcast can vary
significantly, from a song, to a educational
lecture, to a political debate, to just about
anything else. One great thing about podcasting
is the wide variety of content formats it can
contain. And unlike radio or television broadcasts,
the recipient can listen or view at their leisure,
choosing for themselves when and where they
wish to listen or view a podcast.
Exactly is Podcasting?
:: Reputation Management
Shareware Promotions posted on his
Marketing blog about reputation management
and provided a link to 180 resources to help