|Forum: Professional Webmaster Business Issues|
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|41:|| 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|
|42:|| Internet Archive Named in Suit|
"Last week Healthcare Advocates sued both the Harding Earley firm and the Internet Archive, saying the access to its old Web pages, stored in the Internet Archive's database, was unauthorized and illegal"
|July 13, 2005|
|43:|| Internet Archive Suit Settled|
"The high profile suit involving two health care companies and the Internet Archive have been settled out of court. Terms were not disclosed."
|Aug 30, 2006|
|44:|| 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|
|45:|| 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|
|46:|| 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|
|47:|| 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|
|48:|| Offline : Creating a CD Based Site|
"I have a client that wants basic HTML pages presented on CD business cards. Did you build your site like normal and just transfer the pages onto CD..."
|May 15, 2002|
|49:|| 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|
|50:|| Optimizers Becoming Webmasters|
We have quietly watched the trend take place for over two years - Search Engine Promotion and Optimizers are dumping clients and setting up shop for themselves. This has mostly been a response to the decreased importance of SEO and the increased importance of checkbook promotion via PPCs and paid inclusion programs.
|Jan 13, 2003|
|51:|| Proposed US Patent Reform Favors Microsoft, Says Robert Cringely|
Robert Cringely of PBS tackles recently proposed patent reform in the US. His take is that the bill tilts toward Microsoft and other giant corporations, and puts the screws to the little guy.
|Aug 19, 2005|
|52:|| Pushing Along the Bogged Down Project|
The consultant is always at the mercy of someone elses time table. When a project is bogged down, how can we push water up hill and speed up the process to bring it in on time?
|Dec 24, 2002|
|53:|| 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|
|54:|| SEO Salaries|
It is either a great deal less than you would expect, or a great deal more than you would expect. Either way - nobody is talking.
|June 12, 2002|
|55:|| SEO and Web Design Sales|
"A good sales pitch is a foundation of a successful business. No matter how good your marketing is, if you can't seal the deal, you are in trouble. As with Ecom...conversion is king!"
|June 29, 2004|
|56:|| Sales Tax Pact Between Several States and Ecom Firms|
"Some of the nation's largest retailers this week started voluntarily collecting taxes on all of their online sales."
|Feb 7, 2003|
|57:|| 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|
|58:|| 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|
|59:|| 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|
|60:|| Sun Sounds Java Extinction Warning|
"..the impact of being excluded from Windows is so great that Java is facing extinction unless it gets immediate relief..."
|Feb 4, 2003|
|61:|| Survey: "Webmaster" is hottest IT Job|
According to Business 2.0, webmasters are experiencing the fastest salary growth among IT positions.
|Apr 30, 2007|
|62:|| Text, PDF or Doc Files|
Which do you prefer to send for Quotes and other business related documents?
|Oct 22, 2002|
|63:|| The "Bold, Yet Ethereal" Client|
Clients from Hell - What makes a bad client? Can they be reformed?
|Feb 15, 2003|
|64:|| 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|
|65:|| The Decreasing Real Estate of Content|
"But lately I'm finding that actual content is so crowded out it's a fraction of a site's real estate. Just today I was on a site, in frames, surrounded by affiliate ads, adSense, buy now's, and all sorts of other gizmos, with the actual content reduced to a meager 4" X 6" space scrolling in a frameset."
|Nov 15, 2007|
|66:|| The Euro, 8 Months After Introduction|
A recap and open call to discuss how the Euro is working out for you.
|Aug 28, 2002|
|67:|| The Mighty and Neglected Change Order|
" A Change Order - (CO) is a written document signed by authorised persons, directing a contractor to make a change under the Changes clause of a valid contract."
|Jan 20, 2005|
|68:|| The search for a safe and functional email client|
My kingdom for a safe, full featured, usable email client.
|May 8, 2002|
|69:|| Three Inseparable Friends Want to Start a Business|
Old schoolers know that money and friendship go together like oil and water. So how do you write it up when three good friends want to go into business?
|Jan 14, 2003|
|70:|| 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|
|71:|| 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|
|72:|| 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|
|73:|| 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|
|74:|| 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|
|75:|| 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|
|76:|| 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|
|77:|| WebmasterWorld Classic: The Mighty (Neglected) Change Order|
"My definition: A Change Order - (CO) is a written document signed by authorised persons, directing a contractor to make a change under the Changes clause of a valid contract."
|June 2, 2006|
|78:|| Website Complete - Client Does Not Want to Pay.|
"A friend asked me to develop a website for his sister who is a realtor. I developed a proposal and she signed it. I developed the site which works perfectly and includes everything in the proposal. She has been using the site for 4 months now."
|Mar 6, 2008|
|79:|| Welcome to the Era of the Euro|
"..for the independent European webmaster/ecom retailer the next few years could set the foundations for international success."
|Dec 31, 2001|
|80:|| 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|