This is the online version of the SMM Newsletter. It is a selection of the most popular posts written by Barry Welford (online name BWelford) during the past month.
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- Apple Safari v.4 Beta For Faster Gmail – 02/26/2009 OBB
- The Apple Safari browser version 4 beta handles Gmail really well and does a much faster job than Firefox with a better user experience than Google Chrome.
- Scams in Canada – 02/26/2009 SMm
- In the current recession there are even more scams being run and it is important for everyone to be vigilant. Lists of information resources are provided.
- Click Here For Better Usability And SEO – 02/25/2009 SSc
- Click Here works well for Usability but requires image buttons with ALT text to perform well in SEO.
- Deep Web, NOW Web – more headaches for Google – 02/22/2009 BPW
- The NOW Web includes all ‘online’ packets of information or Instants. The New York Times describes the Deep Web which is uncrawlable by Google.
- The NOW Web Is Not The Mobile Web – 02/18/2009 SGL
- The NOW Web includes the World Wide Web and all other online packets of information or Instants. The concept is suggested by what Twitter has done.
- Yes, Yes Minister, Please, Please – 02/13/2009 SMm
- The freebies received by top UK government civil services raise questions on what influence these were meant to have. Bonuses are also questioned.
- The NOW Web From An Even Higher Place – 02/18/2009 OBB
- Twitter has shown that there is much more online communication activity than is found by Google. The NOW Web is the descriptor of this enhanced cyber-space.
- Getting Results From Twitter – 02/11/2009 SGL
- Twitter is now a rich resource since so many people are now involved. Being effective requires careful time planning and contact with high profile users.
- Check Those Cleared Bank Cheques – A New Scam – 02/08/2009 SMm
- Even if your bank has ‘cleared’ a cheque, they may still come after you if the issuing bank eventually does not also clear the cheque.
- Too Many Seniors In British Columbia – 02/07/2009 SMm
- British Columbia has a high proportion of seniors and this will grow. However with good health, they can still contribute to economic performance.
- How To Write Engaging Blog Posts – 02/04/2009 – DIR
- Blog posts must be attractive to visitors and visible in the search engines. More challenging is to make them engaging so that visitors get involved.
- Global Recession Needs Global Solutions Without Protectionist Trade Barriers – 02/04/2009 SMm
- The Buy American clause in the US recover package would trigger retaliatory action by Europe and Canada among others against this protectionism.
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