|Forum: Professional Webmaster Business Issues|
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|1:|| Site Link Partners Being Harassed To Remove Links|
"WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to handle the vexing issue of link partners being harassed to remove links.
|Sept 20, 2013|
|2:|| Businesses May Face Fines of 2pct of Sales For Breach of New E.U. Privacy Law|
The EU overhaul would also clamp down on data lapses such as Sony Corp.'s six-day delay in warning customers about a cyber attack that exposed more than 100 million customer accounts, the second-largest online data breach in U.S. history.[br][br]Industry groups with members including Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. have warned against overly strict data-privacy rules that may stifle innovation.
|Jan 25, 2012|
|3:|| Example Web Development Contract Template|
Nice template/contract posted.
|Sept 1, 2011|
|4:|| Can anyone share me with a web development contract template?|
no, and rocknbil explains why.
|Aug 31, 2011|
|5:|| 4 options in business|
As a business matures, you need to make choices; you'll likely need to choose one of these four options. Which one is appropriate for yours?
|Mar 23, 2011|
|6:|| Canada To Get Metered Internet|
Metered Internet usage (also called "Usage-Based Billing") is coming to Canada, and it's going to cost Internet users.
While an advance guard of Canadians are expressing creative outrage at the prospect of having to pay inflated prices for Internet use charged by the gigabyte, the consequences probably haven't set in for most consumers.
Now, however, independent Canadian ISPs are publishing their revised data plans, and they aren't pretty.
|Feb 1, 2011|
|7:|| On the importance of contracts|
Everyone who does work should have a legal contract with the company they are working for. It's a step you don't want to neglect.
|Jan 4, 2011|
|8:|| Sept. 27 Deadline For Voicing Objections To Software "Method" Patents|
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is considering rewriting the rules for the granting of "systems and methods" patents. You have until Monday September 27, 2010 to email the USPTO and express your views.
|Sept 26, 2010|
|9:|| Internet Brands Acquired In $640 Million Deal|
"Under the terms of the agreement, stockholders of NASDAQ-listed Internet Brands will receive $13.35 in cash for each outstanding share of common stock they own, a premium of approximately 46.5% over the closing price last Friday."
|Sept 20, 2010|
|10:|| Report: GoDaddy for Sale?|
"The Wall Street Journal reports GoDaddy.com is slated to be auctioned off and could bring in over $1 billion.
|Sept 11, 2010|
|11:|| Selling on the Web|
"Selling on the Web has brought challenges and more competition in ways not possible with the old-style, pre-Internet times. So, how do Manufacturers get their product to the consumer in an online world?"
|July 19, 2010|
|12:|| Saying Something "Sucks" In An Online Review: Slanderous?|
"My question is, do they really have me on something here, or is it my legal right to say their product sucks in this manner?"
|July 7, 2010|
|13:|| U.S. Supreme Court Does Not Kill Business Method Patents|
"The decision, however, closed off no options to patent seekers, though the justices unanimously declared that the process at issue in the case could not be patented."
|July 2, 2010|
|14:|| What A One Man Setup Needs To Do For Business Backup|
"What do you do when you're in your one-man-business and a client wants to know what business backup there is when you're away for any period of time."
|June 24, 2010|
|15:|| US Government to Classify Search Marketers|
The US Department of Labor (US DOL) asked SEMPO to help them find industry experts and professionals who can assist in the creation of a new O*NET classification for Search Marketers.
|June 14, 2010|
|16:|| When Clients Have Bad Ideas|
" Recently he had a "great idea" to implement a reverse phone lookup like service. I try to explain that it might turn out to be a waste of time and resources, but he didn't listen."
|June 13, 2010|
|17:|| Cramming: Unauthorized Telephone Bill Charges|
"Recently I've been performing research into some rather deceptive business practices being used in the Search Marketing Industry. One of those that seems to be on the rise is the practice of Cramming."
|May 20, 2010|
|18:|| Indian Central Bank Tells PayPal to Halt Some Services|
"The regulators recently let PayPal know about revised licensing rules that we are now actively engaged in securing. Personal payments to and from India will be suspended for at least a few months until we fully resolve the questions from the Indian regulators."
|Feb 11, 2010|
|19:|| Working For Clients Without a Contract|
"WebmasterWorld members talk over the ways to satisfactorily conclude projects started without a contract."
|Nov 8, 2009|
|20:|| Avoiding Duplicate Content Issues With Country Codes||Oct 16, 2009|
|21:|| New California tax requirement|
"The State of California feels that many businesses purchase supplies and equipment from out of state (computers, mostly) and they are missing out on the sales tax that would have been charged if the merchandise was purchased from a retail store in California."
|Sept 4, 2009|
|22:|| Landmark Court Decision Holds Webhost Liable for Acts of Hosted Site|
"...claims that the defendants knowingly allowed several Web sites they hosted to sell products that infringed Louis Vuitton's copyrights and trademarks."
|Sept 2, 2009|
|23:|| US Bill Proposes Wide Emergency Measures for Control of Internet|
"Even though your company/site isn't in the US, you will likely still be affected by this bill. There is a fair bit of core infrastructure that is located in the US (and would be subject to this law), and likely some of your major sources of traffic."
|Sept 1, 2009|
|24:|| Is Flipping Websites A Good Investment?|
"I have sold around 100K worth and I just sold another today. While it was not much, it still beat any interest I've gained in my Roth IRA and money market accounts. Plus, it's FUN..and the hunt to develop the next great idea is what keeps me motivated!"
|Sept 1, 2009|
|25:|| IMF: The World Is "starting to pull out of recession"||Aug 18, 2009|
|26:|| In A Tough Climate, What Are The Ways To Extend Credit To Win More Business|
"WebmasterWorld Members discuss the options of extending credit with the objective of winning new business."
|July 30, 2009|
|27:|| U.S. FTC Wants Regulations For Blogs and Social Networking|
"Under the new regulations being proposed, such bloggers would be legally liable if they make untrue statements about the products or services."
|Apr 6, 2009|
|28:|| Google Employee Calls For Reform of Outdated Patent Laws|
"Google and countless other American companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars each year defending and settling frivolous patent lawsuits - resources that would be much better spent developing revolutionary new technologies and creating jobs."
|Apr 2, 2009|
|29:|| E.U. Debates Net Neutrality|
"The U.S. companies see the outcome of the fight in Europe as key,"
|Mar 9, 2009|
|30:|| Improving Lead Conversions|
"WebmasterWorld members consider ways to improve website lead conversions."
|Feb 11, 2009|
|31:|| Twitter Considers Charging For Commercial Accounts|
"We can identify ways to make this experience even more valuable and charge for commercial accounts."
|Feb 10, 2009|
|32:|| Cookie Cutter Sites: Is There Money To Be Had?||Feb 3, 2009|
|33:|| Understanding U.S. Digital Marketing Trends|
"The comprehensive report highlights the key trends in several areas of digital marketing, including e-commerce, top-growing sites and site categories, search, online video, online advertising and mobile, and how digital marketers can capitalize on these trends in 2009."
|Feb 2, 2009|
|34:|| How To Sell The Idea Of A Website Redesign|
"How do you justify to clients why they should pay for a redesign of a site you built before?"
|Dec 21, 2008|
|35:|| Vast Ideas, Still In Need of Completion!|
"Lately I have talked to some independent webmasters who are serious underachievers. The business ambitions they talk about and the real-life actions they have taken are wayyyy out of synch. They have big dreams and great ideas, but not much that is actually up and running, ready to promote."
|Dec 19, 2008|
|36:|| Attorney General Sues Washington SEO Firm|
"The Washington Attorney General's Office is suing a Redmond-based seller of e-commerce services whose failed promises to rev up Web traffic for small businesses drove many customers to file complaints."
|Nov 17, 2008|
|37:|| The Beginning of the End for User Generated Content?|
"At some level, you can control the public discourse from Wikipedia," Byrne says. "No matter what journalists say about the reliability of Wikipedia, they still use it as a resource."
|Oct 6, 2008|
|38:|| How to Go About Funding a Business Idea|
WebmasterWorld members discuss ideas and ways to go about raising funds for a business idea.
|Sept 30, 2008|
|39:|| How to Cold Call Effectively||June 8, 2008|
|40:|| ordb.org Spam Blocker Rises from the Dead|
"Administrators of email systems should have stopped querying the database (relays.ordb.org) in December 2006 when it shut down, but some failed to do so. That was no problem until today, queries were simply rejected, but now the address of any email server presented is being returned as an open relay."
|Mar 27, 2008|