|Forum: Professional Webmaster Business Issues|
|Displaying Topics 41 - 80 (92 total) Sorted by: Thread-Subject, Direction: reverse|
|41:|| 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|
|42:|| 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|
|43:|| 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|
|44:|| 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|
|45:|| 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|
|46:|| 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|
|47:|| 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|
|48:|| 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|
|49:|| 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|
|50:|| 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|
|51:|| 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|
|52:|| 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|
|53:|| 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|
|54:|| 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|
|55:|| Improving Lead Conversions|
"WebmasterWorld members consider ways to improve website lead conversions."
|Feb 11, 2009|
|56:|| IMF: The World Is "starting to pull out of recession"||Aug 18, 2009|
|57:|| 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|
|58:|| 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|
|59:|| How to Cold Call Effectively||June 8, 2008|
|60:|| 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|
|61:|| 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|
|62:|| Hiring Help And Retaining Your Secrets||Oct 31, 2006|
|63:|| Hanging Up A Shingle|
How did you get started?
|Jan 15, 2003|
|64:|| 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|
|65:|| 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|
|66:|| 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|
|67:|| 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|
|68:|| Example Web Development Contract Template|
Nice template/contract posted.
|Sept 1, 2011|
|69:|| Email Response Times|
"What is your current policy on email response times?"
|Feb 26, 2007|
|70:|| E.U. Debates Net Neutrality|
"The U.S. companies see the outcome of the fight in Europe as key,"
|Mar 9, 2009|
|71:|| 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|
|72:|| 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|
|73:|| 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|
|74:|| 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|
|75:|| Cookie Cutter Sites: Is There Money To Be Had?||Feb 3, 2009|
|76:|| 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|
|77:|| Can anyone share me with a web development contract template?|
no, and rocknbil explains why.
|Aug 31, 2011|
|78:|| Calculation of Alexa Rankings|
"..how these rankings are calculated, which visitors they include, how often they are updated..."
|May 8, 2002|
|79:|| CSS Hot Linking|
"Another site is linking directly to our CSS file from their site..."
|Mar 1, 2002|
|80:|| 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|