Return to Old Strategies to Solve New Problems

Online marketing is very inexpensive and has widespread reach. Due to the aforementioned reasons most companies and individuals have jumped on the Online Marketing platform to advertise and share their products and services. However it is fast becoming highly saturated....more

I'm Feewing Wucky: Fun With Google

Every morning Julie, Rita, and I get together to discuss important editorial decisions regarding And every morning, we share emails with interesting story ideas and potential blog posts. This morning, my email included this cryptic line: Go to and type 2204355 and click I'm feeling lucky. ...more

So I was at the Mental Plex and I clicked and I was like, "IT'S BROKEN."

Except that I have ...more

The Cylons Cometh: Human-Machine Hybrids and our Impending Immortality

Calculating the rise and fall of science fiction books, television shows, and movies, I've determined the obvious. Science fiction is no longer dismissed easily as distractions for geeky misfits or as fanciful tales for children, and that may be because the world's observed science fiction over the years become science fact. Yes, my dear Virginia, humans are near designing artificial life on laptops from the comfort of their homes. ...more

The ethics of all this are key. If creating a synthetic being is possible, how long do you ...more

Don't Depend on Google to Promote Your Business

Fact: Google is everywhere — in your business, in your home and your psyche and in your everyday conversations with friends. It is even a new verb, like “just Google it.” What did we do without the Internet and search engines to find our way in life. We are dependent upon Google for everything. It’s our new best friend.

I was loyal to the Parliament, 'Lights to Whites'

          Once upon a time smoking was glamorous, right? I'm not suggesting our granddad's smoking packs of malboro reds or creepy people or anything and this was waaaay before we knew about the black lung of course. I'm thinking Kate Moss or Greta Garbo. ...more

Three Reasons to Switch to Bing and One Big Reason to Stick with Google

I've been quietly complaining about my dependence on Google, and for the last year or so I've been trying to avoid using Google tools -- as often as possible. Turns out it's easier to complain about Google dependence than it is to give up Google. ...more

I have no problem with my Google reliance. I love Google docs. My calendar is just fine (with ...more

6 Keyword Strategies to Boost Your Social Media Effectiveness

All businesses are looking for that competitive edge. Companies are turning more and more to social media as another online marketing channel to target and reach customers. In their haste to develop profiles, make connections and build relationships, one significant ingredient is often overlooked — keyword use in social media.Read more here:

10 Guidelines to Redesigning Your Website

One of my favorite movies is Marathon Man, starring Laurence Olivier and Dustin Hoffman. In a classic scene, protagonist Olivier asks Hoffman, “Is it safe?” while holding a dental drill to his front tooth. This gruesome scene reminded me of another equally painful question, “Is it time?” — time to redesign and rebrand your website. ...more

Kindles aren’t Bricks: Amazon’s next Kindle update will include access to Facebook and Twitter, Google and Wikipedia.

Apple has sold 1,000,000 iPads, and it’s the Kindle’s biggest competition; both wirelessly download books.  Amazon has a leg up as a book reader, however, in that they’ve grown with Chris Anderson-style ‘Long Tail’ research , they have tens of millions of book customers, know which books are most likely ...more