|Forum: Professional Webmaster Business Issues|
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|1:|| 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|
|2:|| Working for Your ISP|
Interesting conflict-of-interest questions when you get hired by the local ISP for web work.
|Jan 27, 2003|
|3:|| Working For Clients Without a Contract|
"WebmasterWorld members talk over the ways to satisfactorily conclude projects started without a contract."
|Nov 8, 2009|
|4:|| Who owns a web page design?|
"If someone hires you to design their site, and you bring to it your unique graphic/coding skills, do you own rights to the interface/layout design?"
|June 3, 2002|
|5:|| When it comes to quoting prices and billing|
Considerations for creating a billing model.
|Apr 8, 2004|
|6:|| 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|
|7:|| What to charge for services|
Like most of you, I have a niche practice and much of what I do is something I've done many times before.
|Feb 25, 2002|
|8:|| What is The Best Way to Leave My Day Job?||Jan 12, 2004|
|9:|| What if the 9 States Win the Antitrust Case?|
"What are the implications to the desktop if Microsoft must strip out the middleware or really stops selling Windows?"
|Apr 24, 2002|
|10:|| What do I Charge My Clients For?|
"I am now being approched by businesses who would like me to work on their websites as an independent worker. So where do I start to count how much I charge."
|Feb 8, 2003|
|11:|| What Do You Call Yourself?|
Here we go yet again - SEO vs SEM vs SEP vs WebMaster vs Designer vs etal.
|Jan 7, 2003|
|12:|| 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|
|13:|| 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|
|14:|| 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|
|15:|| 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|
|16:|| 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|
|17:|| 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|
|18:|| 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|
|19:|| 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|
|20:|| 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|
|21:|| 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|
|22:|| 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|
|23:|| 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|
|24:|| The search for a safe and functional email client|
My kingdom for a safe, full featured, usable email client.
|May 8, 2002|
|25:|| 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|
|26:|| The Euro, 8 Months After Introduction|
A recap and open call to discuss how the Euro is working out for you.
|Aug 28, 2002|
|27:|| 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|
|28:|| 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|
|29:|| The "Bold, Yet Ethereal" Client|
Clients from Hell - What makes a bad client? Can they be reformed?
|Feb 15, 2003|
|30:|| Text, PDF or Doc Files|
Which do you prefer to send for Quotes and other business related documents?
|Oct 22, 2002|
|31:|| Survey: "Webmaster" is hottest IT Job|
According to Business 2.0, webmasters are experiencing the fastest salary growth among IT positions.
|Apr 30, 2007|
|32:|| 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|
|33:|| 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|
|34:|| 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|
|35:|| 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|
|36:|| 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|
|37:|| 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|
|38:|| 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|
|39:|| 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|
|40:|| 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|