Yesterday Google launched its Instant Search functionality, and the Internet was all a-Twitter (and a-Facebook and a-Buzz) about how the new feature will affect Google itself. Some argue the change will kill Search Engine Optimization (SEO); others that it will kill Google’s paid placements. The reality is, Google Instant affects only the search method itself,
Hundreds of iPhone app developers are in “sit around and wait” mode over porting their apps and services to webOS. Will their hesitation backfire?
If you’re like me, you’ve already read scores of posts and articles telling you how to get more traffic to your web site or online store. Chances are, the things you’re already doing are a start in the right direction.
What we can do is limited only by our drive to succeed. Despite all the feel-good stories – most popularly told to us via YouTube videos – we, as humans, still tend to make excuses for not even taking a chance. When I’m met with naysaying about a blind guy’s own efforts to direct a feature film, I’m utterly confused. Nothing is impossible.
All famous folk aside, who in your personal life inspires you to get up each morning and aim for success?
Dedicated users of the story submission and rating site Digg.com are still revolting against the site’s new design and features. Adding insult to injury, they aren’t just voicing their disapproval with comments and direct posts, either. Users are “digging” stories that are auto-submitted from Reddit – Digg’s major competitor.
Are you losing sales because you aren’t soliciting and considering customer feedback?
Earlier this month Nielsen produced a report detailing what Americans do online with their computers, laptops and mobile devices. The data is key to online store owners – telling us people use their smartphones heavily for email, social media and video watching.
Shopping online isn’t always an easy task, especially when wanting to purchase a widely stocked product. Price comparison engines give us some guidance, but they only provide a limited number of resources. Store ratings give us ideas about the service we can expect. Which one, however, outweighs the other?
“We’re like private investigators trying to find out info about a company,” a reader said, referring to how many of us research providers and manufacturers online. “And their actions reflect on that company. I base my decision to do business with a company on what their employees say or do.”
Evernote Corporation says it’s note-taking and storing service works on every computer, every device. Now, after growing to more than 4 million users, it has forgotten its roots and has put fixing bugs and adding features to a webOS app on the “back burner”. Is this good business?