|Forum: Professional Webmaster Business Issues|
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|1:|| 29 States to Vote On Consolidated Ecommerce Taxes|
29 states vote next month on consolidated taxes for online ecommerce. If passed, sites would have to collect taxes even without a presence in the state. Many are calling it a classic case of taxation without representation.
|Oct 29, 2002|
|2:|| 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|
|3:|| 7 More Years No Internet Tax, Says US Senate|
"The Senate on Thursday night approved a seven-year extension of a moratorium on state and local taxes on Internet access."
|Oct 26, 2007|
|4:|| A Guide to Basic Variables That Add To Site Value|
Nice checklist of items to cover before buying or selling a site.
|Mar 17, 2005|
|5:|| Alexa Site Review Issues|
The Alexa site open review system has led to more than one webmaster waking up to a negative review left by their competition.
|Feb 20, 2003|
|6:|| Amazon Pays $40 Million for Ecommerce Patent Settlement|
"We entered the settlement for the purposes of ending the litigation and avoiding the expenses of continuing the litigation," said Patricia Smith, a spokeswoman for Amazon.com. "We continue to deny any wrongdoing."
|Aug 12, 2005|
|7:|| 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|
|8:|| Avoiding Duplicate Content Issues With Country Codes||Oct 16, 2009|
|9:|| Billable Hous vs Hours Worked|
"...how many billable hours do you get out of your staff?"
|Feb 28, 2005|
|10:|| Brain Suckers 101 : When Co-workers Ask an Absurd Amount of Questions|
"I've been having an increasingly difficult time getting my work done because I am constantly bombarded with technical questions all day long.
|Mar 18, 2007|
|11:|| Brick and Mortar Stores vs Online Discounters: Survival Of The Fittest?||Nov 10, 2006|
|12:|| Business Plan Ideas|
Never done a business plan? 90% of the small business that fail in the first five years never bother to write a simple business plan. There is no better time spent in those critical early years than writing a strategic business plan.
|Jan 13, 2003|
|13:|| 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|
|14:|| CSS Hot Linking|
"Another site is linking directly to our CSS file from their site..."
|Mar 1, 2002|
|15:|| Calculation of Alexa Rankings|
"..how these rankings are calculated, which visitors they include, how often they are updated..."
|May 8, 2002|
|16:|| Can anyone share me with a web development contract template?|
no, and rocknbil explains why.
|Aug 31, 2011|
|17:|| 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|
|18:|| Cookie Cutter Sites: Is There Money To Be Had?||Feb 3, 2009|
|19:|| Corporate Email Address Formats|
"While there is no standard for the formatting of email addresses, there are suggested e-mail name formats that are more professional in presentation. I'm going to list a few of those here along with the pros and cons of each one."
|June 13, 2004|
|20:|| 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|
|21:|| Do I Need a Business License?|
Sole proprietor, an LLC, Limited Partnership, or just a DBA. What's the right choice for a successful independent?
|Dec 23, 2002|
|22:|| Doing the Deed - Dealing with Web Hosting Companies|
There is a never ending river of horror stories that flow from webmasters based upon their dealings with incompetent or over zealous web hosting support staff.
|Dec 25, 2002|
|23:|| E.U. Debates Net Neutrality|
"The U.S. companies see the outcome of the fight in Europe as key,"
|Mar 9, 2009|
|24:|| Email Response Times|
"What is your current policy on email response times?"
|Feb 26, 2007|
|25:|| Example Web Development Contract Template|
Nice template/contract posted.
|Sept 1, 2011|
|26:|| FCC Approves Net-Wiretapping Taxes|
"Broadband providers and Internet phone companies will have to pick up the tab for the cost of building in mandatory wiretap access for police surveillance..."
|May 8, 2006|
|27:|| First Client Jitters|
The content-is-king pitch: "How do I convince the client that successful sites are built out of content and not eye candy"?
|Oct 23, 2002|
|28:|| Forecast: Tech Spending Won't Collapse; Cuts, But No Bubble Burst|
"That would be in sharp contrast to the experience of the 2001 recession, when technology spending fell 11 percent over two years in the aftermath of the dot-com collapse."
|Jan 26, 2008|
|29:|| 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|
|30:|| Hanging Up A Shingle|
How did you get started?
|Jan 15, 2003|
|31:|| Hiring Help And Retaining Your Secrets||Oct 31, 2006|
|32:|| 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|
|33:|| How much is my website worth?|
"Apparently a website's value ranges from 0 to 5 times yearly earnings (...) What's the latest on this?"
|Sept 10, 2007|
|34:|| How to Cold Call Effectively||June 8, 2008|
|35:|| 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|
|36:|| How to go About Charging by the Hour|
"I usually charge my customers a one time fee and they can purchase an additional management package for website updates, but I am curious as to how you go about charging a customer by the hour for web site creation and management..."
|Jan 14, 2003|
|37:|| IMF: The World Is "starting to pull out of recession"||Aug 18, 2009|
|38:|| Improving Lead Conversions|
"WebmasterWorld members consider ways to improve website lead conversions."
|Feb 11, 2009|
|39:|| 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|
|40:|| Independent Real Estate Agents: Greenspan... Endorsement of Subprime?|
"So, for those of you who are in the Real Estate SEO sectors (Independents), what are your plans for the future? If I'm not mistaken, this is the biggest news to hit the Real Estate industry in quite some time."
|Aug 13, 2007|