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41: new post   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
42: new post   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
43: new post   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
44: new post   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
45: new post   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
46: new post   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
47: new post   Nielsen: 2013 Stats Show Evidence Of Significant Growth In Mobile and Declines With Desktop
More evidence of the shift from desktop to mobile and smartphone data and content consumption.
Dec 18, 2013
48: new post   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
49: new post   Mobile Is Not Destroying Desktop Traffic
Mobile has grown considerably, but not to the detriment of desktop.
May 26, 2015
50: new post   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
51: new post   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
52: new post   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
53: new post   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
54: new post   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
55: new post   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
56: new post   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
57: new post   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
58: new post   Improving Lead Conversions
"WebmasterWorld members consider ways to improve website lead conversions."
Feb 11, 2009
59: new post   IMF: The World Is "starting to pull out of recession"
Aug 18, 2009
60: new post   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
61: new post   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
62: new post   How to Cold Call Effectively
June 8, 2008
63: new post   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
64: new post   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
65: new post   Hiring Help And Retaining Your Secrets
Oct 31, 2006
66: new post   Hanging Up A Shingle
How did you get started?
Jan 15, 2003
67: new post   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
68: new post   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
69: new post   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
70: new post   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
71: new post   Example Web Development Contract Template
Nice template/contract posted.
Sept 1, 2011
72: new post   Email Response Times
"What is your current policy on email response times?"
Feb 26, 2007
73: new post   E.U. Debates Net Neutrality
"The U.S. companies see the outcome of the fight in Europe as key,"
Mar 9, 2009
74: new post   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
75: new post   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
76: new post   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
77: new post   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
78: new post   Cookie Cutter Sites: Is There Money To Be Had?
Feb 3, 2009
79: new post   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
80: new post   Can anyone share me with a web development contract template?
no, and rocknbil explains why.
Aug 31, 2011
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