|Forum: Webmaster General|
|Displaying Topics 1 - 40 (517 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: forward|
|1:|| Psychological Triggers In WebSites|
Or maybe I'm just a victim of the psychological triggers..
|Mar 25, 2001|
|2:|| Free Promotion. Top 5 ways to promote without a budget.|
"...What are your top five ways to promote a site for free and without using search engines or directories?"
|Oct 25, 2001|
|3:|| Misused homonyms, etc|
"I'm compiling a list of pitfall words in the English language -- and for some reason, copy on the web is rife with examples (not RIPE with examples). In most cases, a spell check won't catch a misuse. Even Word's grammar check can miss them, depending on the sentence."
|Nov 6, 2001|
|4:|| Building a Student Related Web Site|
"My question, if you were going to a web site about students, what would you want on it?"
|Dec 20, 2001|
|5:|| Hits vs. visits?|
Pick a card, any card. Ye old Hits vs Visits vs Page Views all over again.
|Dec 29, 2001|
|6:|| Web Entropy or We Are Devo|
"..to giants like Time Warner and the publishing oligarchy investing in the Web can also be strategically a loss leader - gum up the Web so much that it becomes unusable..."
|Jan 4, 2002|
|7:|| Prelaunch Website Testing|
"Before making the site live we are going to run tests on it, speed, navigation and general bug testing. What I would like to know is does anyone here have any tips on how best to test a site before making it live?"
|Jan 4, 2002|
|8:|| Search Engines are Doomed.|
"It seems to come as a shock to many reporters when they realize that the search engines have transformed from encyclopedic listings of sites (white pages), to paid advertising (yellow pages)."
|Jan 28, 2002|
|9:|| Mostly Viral Top Traffic Alternatives to Search Engines|
"As the search engine referrals continue to fall for most on the web, we are in a scramble to find alternatives."
|Apr 1, 2002|
|10:|| Mastercard Changes Rules|
"A new rule by MasterCard blocking merchants from accepting credit card payments through third parties..."
|Apr 23, 2002|
|11:|| Search Engine Industry - what do we call ourselves?|
The SEO name debate rages on.
|Apr 25, 2002|
|12:|| SEO 2002 - The BIG Chill|
"So we are now dangerously into the realm of all Google all the time, which is better than the alternative of a pure money extraction landscape. However, in another couple of blinks, one more IPO and the SEO game of old is basically over."
|Apr 30, 2002|
|13:|| The Most Important Aspect of Marketing a Website|
"I am going to be teaching a workshop at a university later this month and I want to get some opinions of what you all think is the most important facet of marketing a website on the internet. "
|May 8, 2002|
|14:|| URLs in Printed Literature|
"Is there an excepted norm in displaying a URL in print documents?"
|May 15, 2002|
|15:|| Word-of-mouth better than SE referrals|
Interesting new research from Taylor Nelson Sofres claims that word of mouth is far more important than search engines or links for attracting regular users.
|May 15, 2002|
|16:|| Misused Homonyms Revisited|
"You know, the kind of spelling error that no spell checker will ever catch because it´s still a good word, but just wrong. These errors make a web page look illiterate."
|June 6, 2002|
|17:|| Building Small Business Websites 101|
"Here are some ideas on how to go about building websites for the average small business. Many of us do this all day every day and some of the stuff here is very obvious but, I thought it might be useful to get some basic concepts outlined and perhaps you guys could add to it?"
|June 11, 2002|
|18:|| Staring at a Monitor All Day|
"After working on a computer all day, my eyes and head ache. I have tried different monitors, different settings, and even checked my eyes, and nothing seems to help."
|June 15, 2002|
|19:|| Status Check - What Helps and What Hurts Ranking?|
Quarterly SEO status check on what is working and not working.
|June 26, 2002|
|20:|| Why be a Webmaster?|
Is it the money or the chicks?
|June 26, 2002|
|21:|| Designing For An Accessible Site|
"Going through a few simple checks you can quickly get an idea how your page will look to a person with a disability."
|Aug 20, 2002|
|22:|| What Kind of Webmaster are You|
"...what impact the approach a webmaster brings to this craft might have on the success of their sites"
|Aug 20, 2002|
|23:|| What Should We Do With Excessive Site Traffic?|
When a site exceeds it's monthly bandwidth allotment, hosting can become a very expensive proposition.
|Oct 19, 2002|
|24:|| Alexa Toolbar Ratings Graphs|
In late September Alexa introduced a new set of traffic reporting displays for the sites it lists. It just might be the most accurate traffic measuring system on the net.
|Dec 8, 2002|
|25:|| MSN Search Exec Accused of Fraud|
"Feussner, 32, of Sammamish, was arrested at Microsoft's Redmond campus yesterday ... director of retrieval technology, was in charge of the search engines at Microsoft.com"
|Dec 14, 2002|
|26:|| Internet Cold War Heats Up|
"The ruling from Australia's highest court on Tuesday, that content created in one country can be subject to the laws of another country..."
|Dec 14, 2002|
|27:|| The Webmasters Top Stories of 2002|
"2002 is almost over and we can look back on it noting many important events which have changed our jobs as webmasters and SEO professionals."
|Dec 31, 2002|
|28:|| Can You Trust Your Web Host?|
It is the nagging question that confronts all webmasters from time-to-time, "can I trust my host with my private data"? Here's one webmasters shocking story.
|Jan 14, 2003|
|29:|| What Goes into Forum Up Keep?|
Forums can be management intensive. What goes into the day-to-day operations of a forum?
|Feb 4, 2003|
|30:|| Using Website for Collateral|
Does your banker know the value of your .com?
|Feb 8, 2003|
|31:|| Statmarket Survey: Random Surfing A Dying Sport|
"...over 64 percent of Internet users arrived at sites by direct navigation."
|Feb 10, 2003|
|32:|| Young Adults To Traditional Media: Access Denied|
While the nightly national news has transformed itself into People Magazine, young adults have been turning it off in record numbers.
|Feb 15, 2003|
|33:|| Judges rule that COPA restricts free speech.|
"It's clear that the law would make it a crime to communicate a whole range of information to adults,"
|Mar 8, 2003|
|34:|| DealTime buying Epinions|
DealTime, which quietly purchased Shopping.com from CMGI last year, has acquired Epinions for stock.
|Mar 12, 2003|
|35:|| Internet Usage Up 3 Fold Today|
"Internet usage spiked two to three times higher than normal...[today]"
|Mar 20, 2003|
|36:|| To go Dual Processor or Not to go Dual Processor|
Building a new server from the ground up.
|Mar 24, 2003|
|37:|| Whew! Court Rules in Favor of Bloggers, Forums, and Email Lists|
Bloggers, Email Lists, and Forums Less Likely to be Sued
|June 30, 2003|
|38:|| Where do you go for inspiration?|
So where do you start, when you're ready to design a new site? How do you keep things fresh and exciting, without reinventing the wheel? How do you design a new site to make it both (a) familiar and usable to your audience, and (b) more than just a rehash of something that was inadequate to begin with?
|July 2, 2003|
|39:|| What's your Traffic like this Summer?||July 10, 2003|
|40:|| msblast.exe - New Virus in the Wild and Propogating.||Aug 11, 2003|