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Core Crash Dump for FMS on Windows
A few weeks ago someone posted about problems with their FMS server on the Flash Media List.
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Date: 2007-09-28
 
Social Networking Spam and Privacy
If you are like the many people getting Quechup invitation spam, consider how it relates to the serious privacy problems with Social Networking.
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Date: 2007-09-28
 
A DNS Puzzler
Here's an interesting puzzle involving DNS.
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Date: 2007-09-28
 
China Leading RFID Utilization
A massive national identification card program will allow China to leap forward this year as the world's largest market for radio frequency identification devices, or RFID, by value, according to a new industry study.
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Date: 2007-09-28
 
Using MyBlogLog As A Branding Tool
A couple of days ago I asked if MyBlogLog was still relevant to the SEO community.
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Date: 2007-09-28
 
A CFThread Demo with Status Messages
The other day I wrote a blog entry where I answered various questions about threading.
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Date: 2007-09-28
 
Yahoo Moving On Up The Stock Charts
Yahoo's stock lay down like an overheated hound at the end of the dog days of August. Don't look now, but they are bouncing back.
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Date: 2007-09-28
 
IT Analyst Firms Help in Purchasing Decisions
The Motley Fool has a pretty interesting article on IT analyst firms such as Gartner & Forrester.
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Date: 2007-09-28
 
Titles Should be used in Web Design for SEO
As we have all heard, titles are a very important part of anything. Especially when it comes to designing web sites, the title says it all.
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Date: 2007-09-28
 
26 Free Must-Have Buzz Monitoring Tools
There are a lot of companies that will happily relieve you of your dollars, in exchange for buzz monitoring services.
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Date: 2007-09-27
 
Dealing With Office Losers, Suckups and Flakes
Negativity in the work place can be like a bad virus. When working with a small team, it's important that you nip negativity in the bud as early as possible.
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Date: 2007-09-27
 
Wait Marketing Book Review
Most of the books I've reviewed or discussed are those I've happened to read on my own accord (or in the case of the Age of Conversation, I've been a proud contributor).
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Date: 2007-09-27
 
Questions about CFThread
Nathan Smith sent me some good questions on CFThread.
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Date: 2007-09-27
 
Celebrating 9 Years of Google Technology
Google.stanford.edu in late 1997. Sergey Brin in 1999 says, "A perfect search engine will process and understand all the information in the world ... That is where Google is headed."
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Date: 2007-09-27
 
Converting Visitors Through Errors & Form Fields
Forms are one of your primary points of contacts with your visitors.
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Date: 2007-09-27
 
Network Solutions' Entry in Local Search
I noticed that Network Solutions has quietly added a play in the local search / IYP space - ThinkLocal.com.
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Date: 2007-09-27
 
Mixing Content with Advertising
Many of the old industry thinkers seem to have a hard time understanding that in the age of filtered information where you can instantly reference what you want and when, it's becoming less and less effective to force or push ads on visitors.
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Date: 2007-09-27
 
Won't We Ever Learn?
Microsoft and global PR agency Burson-Marsteller are in hot water over a tactic that flies in the face of what we know about the nature of business and transparency in the era of social computing.
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Date: 2007-09-26
 
Geeky CEOs Rule
If you ever doubted it, then you need to go over to the Business Week article that talks about the early integration of IT in business, and how CEO's who get it, who label themselves as computer geeks get their businesses growing faster than folks who do not.
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Date: 2007-09-26
 
URL Rewrites & the HtmlForm Action Attribute
A known bug in ASP.NET 1.x and 2.0 is that the action attribute of a form doesn't respect URL rewrites. Everyone that uses URL rewrites uses one of several mechanisms to take care of the action attribute bug.
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Date: 2007-09-26
 
Disabling File & Printer Sharing in Windows XP
I know this is an old issue and I hope I'm not violating any blogging "netiquette" rules, but on the security issue you brought up on your business blog, isn't it feasible to just go into your network connection properties and unselect "File and Printer Sharing on Microsoft Networks" when you are connected to a hotel or cafe network?
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Date: 2007-09-26
 
Is There Always a Better Way?
I happened upon a recent Linux-Watch article about Dell's Dynamic Kernel Module Support.
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Date: 2007-09-25
 
ASP.NET - Remove Default HTTP Modules
While hooking an HttpHandler up in web.config I thought about all the default HttpModules that are hooked up in machine.config.
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Date: 2007-09-25
 
Linux to Save Power
Via Stephen Shankland at CNet - Very cool news about an effort to run Linux more efficiently on servers, laptops & mobile devices.
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Date: 2007-09-25
 
A Real Market Of A Few Is Better Than A Mythical Market of Millions
I talk to entrepreneurs all the time that are very excited about their idea because "…the market opportunity consists of millions of potential customers!".
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Date: 2007-09-25
 
A Problem with Website Analytics
You may have heard the adage, "you cannot manage what you don't measure." When seeking to optimize your web business, it is also worth hearing, "you cannot improve what you don't know."
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Date: 2007-09-25
 
Persisting With XML, Or Else
There are a few ways of persisting XML to a file, each with their pros and cons, that programmers may want to consider.
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Date: 2007-09-25
 
90% Unhappy with Online Transactions
Consumers consistently find that web sites are broken and completing transactions is a major challenge.
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Date: 2007-09-25
 
AJAX - Too Much Choice
Last week I spoke with Todd Hay, VP of Marketing at ActiveGrid.
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Date: 2007-09-25
 
Dark Blogs: Bad Idea for Crisis Communication
More and more, I hear communicators counsel their organizations and clients to maintain a "dark blog" in the wings, ready to be activated in the event of a crisis.
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Date: 2007-09-25
 
88% are Millionaires & More Surprises From Entrepreneurial Survey
I've been a subscriber to Inc. Magazine for a long time and follow the Inc. 500 list (a ranking of the fastest growing 500 privately held companies in the U.S.).
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Date: 2007-09-25
 
What You Shouldn't be Doing in ColdFusion
A few weeks ago I saw an interesting post on Dzone about what you shouldn't do in Python. (See the article here.)
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Date: 2007-09-25
 
The Wordpress Dashboard - Another Potential Traffic Source
Here's a cool "secret source" of blog traffic I discovered some time back…
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
Killing the Goose That Laid the Interactive Eggs
It appears Scripps-the 100+ year old media company-isn't having the level of success with online media it had hoped.
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
Is IT Holding You Back from Web 2.0?
One of the ideas in web 2.0 is collaboration, unfortunately, people are finding out that the IT Department that has a long history of non-collaboration, and might be holding back a companies adoption of Web 2.0 technologies within a company.
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
The Developer Circuit Jobs Network
I've mentioned Developer Circuit a couple of times - the site behind the "jobs" widget on my blog (in the left hand column) - but I realized I've failed to mention that it pays commission for every job posted!
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
8 Unique Reasons Why People Love Twitter
On the surface, capturing what you are doing on daily, hourly or even minutely (double meaning intended) basis seems like a useless activity.
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
Customer Service: Put Clients First
Customer service is one of the most important aspects of any business. Without customers to purchase the business's products and services, the company cash flow dries up faster than a rain shower in the desert.
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
The Mobile Web in Canada
If you're concerned about the lack of a Mobile Web in Canada, two items in the Montréal Gazette may well deepen your gloom.
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
Enterprise Social Media Forecast & Analysis
Having been a consultant regarding online media for over a decade, I am constantly growing very weary of informational white-paper companies that are charging top dollar for "analysis" of an industry that is forever changing.
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
CSS: Getting Content Wrappers to Wrap
You ever had that frustrating div that would stop just short of wrapping your content like it is supposed to?
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
Avoid Massive Training Costs in Your Call Center
I saw a piece on Computerwire by Janine Milne recently - "Poor IT Training Costs UK Contact Centers Billions" (subscription required) .
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
International SEM & Arbitrage
Limited Competition in Secondary Markets
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
Finding a Value in an Array of Structures
David asked an interesting question about searching an array of structures:
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
It's Time for Content to Become More Scientific
Senior managers don't take content seriously because people who write content don't come across as being serious. If content professionals want more respect, they need to present content as a science, not an art.
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
Rumor: Microsoft Buying a Stake in Facebook?
Is Microsoft shopping for a social network?
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Date: 2007-09-24
 
ASP.NET - HTTP Compression of WebResource.axd & Pages
A month ago I challenged Simone to a friendly duel about who could get the best YSlow score.
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
MSN SideGuide For Free Wifi
Microsoft has released the first version of MSN SideGuide, the first version of a special sidebar users install in order to be able to use free ad-supported wifi networks it is testing in Portland and Oakland.
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
Brands - Packing Up The Big Top
These days brands are much better viewed as instruments of intelligence to draw information into a company, not as Big Tops to promote the business' latest acts and curiosities.
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
GPL Lawsuit Filed
The SFLC Software Freedom Law Center has decided to step in and deal with the spat between BusyBox and Monsoon Media.
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
Web Video Goes Wild
Adobe will not allow third party streaming servers to stream H.264 video or AAC Audio into the Flash Player?
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
A StructFind Use!
While in general I would not think any ColdFusion function is useless, I've never really thought much of structFind().
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
Tablet PCs Used by Cancer Patients to Help Doctors Evaluate Symptoms
The Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer published the results of a study conducted by Thomas Healthcare that found that cancer patients who used handheld computers to record symptoms such as pain, fatigue and depression before doctor visits led to doctors addressing these issues more significantly.
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
Considering the A+ Certification Exam
I know, I'm not an IT person.
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
SAP's Business ByDesign an "Improvement" but "Missing Pieces"
Simplicity and ease of use are two qualities missing from SAP's Business By Design on-demand ERP offering according to an analyst from Forrester Research.
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
Cisco Reaches Out To VARs
Cisco has introduced the Cisco Industry Solutions Partner Network, to help build a collaborative and adaptive channel to accelerate customer and partner success.
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
Oracle SQL Developer 1.2
Oracle released the latest version of its SQL Devleoper the other day, version 1.2.
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
Managing International Employee Relocation
If your company is interested in hiring the best people out there, you'll need to consider how you'll help with the process of employee relocation.
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Date: 2007-09-21
 
The Importance of Having a Plan
I'm someone who often moves on an ad hoc basis as to whether a project is a good idea or not.
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Date: 2007-09-20
 
Sales Commissions as an Expense or an Investment?
Paying out sales commissions is a situation that causes many internal company disputes.
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Date: 2007-09-20
 
Making Sense of Linking & Site Promotion
The OG's of link building like Eric Ward are full of reasons why acquiring inbound links without consideration of direct effect from search engines is a sustainable and worthwhile marketing tactic.
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Date: 2007-09-20
 
Items Everyone Needs In Their Shopping Cart
Customers who, by all means, appear to be ready to make a purchase are often found abandoning their shopping carts before they complete their online transaction.
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Date: 2007-09-20
 
Quick & Dirty JSON/Query Example
Yesterday in the ColdFusion chat room someone asked a question (a technical question at that - guess how rare that is?) about how they could use a JSON-encoded query.
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Date: 2007-09-20
 
Google's Checklist Of Helpful Webmaster Security Tips
The official Webmaster blog has a helpful post has a list of Quick security checklist for webmasters.
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Date: 2007-09-20
 
Improving Conversions: Difference Between Larger & Smaller Companies
Based on all of the buzz about "conversion" it seems that it has become the metric of the year for online marketing.
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Date: 2007-09-20
 
Will AdWords Quality Score Guidelines Trash Affiliate Earnings?
There's been quite a bit of debate about how pay-per-click market leader Google AdWords' Landing Page and Site Quality Guidelines is going to hit PPC affiliates.
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Date: 2007-09-20
 
Resolve & Shorten URLs in C#
Recently I've needed a method that would look at some text and automatically discover all URLs and turn them into hyperlinks.
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
Australian Google Local Business Results
A month ago I noticed local business results appearing in Google Australia.
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
OSS and IT Analyst Firms
The Motley Fool has a pretty interesting article on IT analyst firms such as Gartner & Forrester.
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
Apache Geronimo Should be Included in BEA's Future
I just read that Carl Icahn owns a 8.5% stake, worth $426.5M, in BEA. He wants to see BEA sold in order to maximize shareholder value.
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
Feature-Driven Development
At the IASA ITARC event in Atlanta I listened to Don Browning, Principal Architect at Turner Broadcasting, talk about Feature Driven Development.
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
Looking back at RedHat 6.2
Today I meandered down state to answer a distress call on a Linux box exhibiting a number of baffling symptoms (well, they baffled me on the phone at least). Suddenly, after "changing nothing" (of course), the system:
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
Lead management Far from an Easy Task
Companies that adopt effective lead management processes generate more revenue from their lead generation investment and have overall higher close rates on marketing generated leads than those that do not.
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
Community is King Now
I can hardly bring myself to say the old cliche about content being... well, you know.
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
What is Your Blogging KPI?
Looking at the success of a blog can be done in many ways and you should have a clear understanding of what you want out of the blog in order to get to those results.
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
Structure Versus Query
Over the weekend and Monday, there was an interesting thread on CF-Talk. You can read the complete thread here.
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
Using Pligg as an easy Corporate Web 2.0 Site
For those who do not know the Pligg system is a digg clone site that allows people to submit and vote on stories, we run one as a way to collect social book marks and things we think are important at work, and in our general perusal of the Internet looking for stories and things that influence business.
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
Oracle Accelerate for Small & Medium Businesses
In October 2006 Oracle launched their Oracle Accelerate Program, according to their Accelerate page...
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
ASP.NET - Load User Controls from an HttpHandler
Today I had what seemed to be an easy task of serving the rendered HTML of a user control through an Httphandler (.ashx). It's something I've done many times before but never from an HttpHandler.
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Date: 2007-09-19
 
Small Business Branding Getting Easier?
You spend months answering questions at LinkedIn or building friends at MySpace. Your reputation grows as you share your knowledge and you build your brand with each community.
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
Marketing is All About the Experience
Marketing, in whatever form, is all about the experience. This is the why behind how link bait and viral marketing work.
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
Using Sitemaps and Verity
Not many people know that ColdFusion ships with a HTTP spider that integrates with Verity. Unfortunately, this spider will only work with localhost as a server.
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
Does Your Business Have a Privacy Policy?
All the experts tell you to have a privacy policy, so I will tell you that, too. (Otherwise I have to turn in my expert union card.)
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
Sun Java Breaks Out GlassFish
The latest version of GlassFish, the open source Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE) 5 application server, arrived with clustering support and faster performance.
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
myCRMcareer - a New Online Service for CRM Professionals
Throughout the latter part of the summer, the Cerado team has been partnering with our friends at BPTPartners to build out a new online service for CRM (Customer Relationship Management) professionals.
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
Design and SEO Forums a Thing of the Past?
First there was "chat". I typed in a subject I was interested in and AOL took me to a virtual room where people were talking about it. I shyly disguised my name and joined in the discussion. Before long, my screeching modem was a regular household sound.
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
SCO Goes Bankrupt
No great surprise...
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
CRM = Huge Long Tail Profits?
You'll often hear that "the money is in the list", but a more important dimension to look at is the type of relationship you have with your list. It's not just a quantity (ie numbers) game, the quality (relationship) game is more important.
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
Supply Chain Granularity
Concept of Granularity.
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
eBay Races To Stop German Dropoff
The online marketplace is in danger of losing out on the lucrative German market, and eBay has entered full panic mode in an effort to staunch the bleeding.
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
Google Presentation Finally Launches
With all the hype surrounding Google's pending launch of a PowerPoint challenger, today's launch is a little anti-climatic.
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
Google's AdSense for Mobile
Google has released their AdSense for Mobile program for a couple of countries now after testing it for some while*.
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Date: 2007-09-18
 
UK Survey: Blogs Drive Business Opportunities
A new survey on business blogging conducted in August by research firm Loudhouse - the results of which were presented at an event in London yesterday in which I participated - shows that blogs are rapidly becoming a credible tool for UK companies in generating business opportunities.
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Date: 2007-09-17
 
Product Page Conversion Strategies That Shouldn't Be Ignored
Product pages maintain considerable strategic importance for ecommerce websites.
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Date: 2007-09-17
 
Backup & Restore Messages on Windows Mobile Devices
How many times have you had to hard reset you're Windows Mobile Smartphone, Pocket PC or PDA just to find that you couldn't backup/archive you're text messages?
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Date: 2007-09-17
 
Web Credibility Factors To Keep In Mind
Why does your website offering a far superior product or service than your competition under perform time and time again?
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Date: 2007-09-17
 
Microsoft Loses Anti-trust Appeal
It's been announced today that Microsoft has lost its appeal against a record 497 million euro (£343 million; $690 million) fine imposed by the European Commission in a long-running competition dispute.
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Date: 2007-09-17
 
Can a Marketing Message be Social?
I got into a very engaging conversation yesterday with a web developer at work on the topic of social aspects of the web.
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Date: 2007-09-17
 
Automating Blog & Newsletter Delivery
If you struggle with how to reach your customers with e-mail newsletters and RSS feeds, you're not alone.
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Date: 2007-09-17
 
Open Source Alternatives to Dreamweaver
I have used Dreamweaver for a long time now, before that just like most in the field it was notepad.
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Date: 2007-09-14
 
Lawrence on Embedded Virtualization
VMware and XenSource are moving to hardware near you: Virtualization: A feature of the hardware, not the OS?.
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Date: 2007-09-14
 
Virgin America Gets Broadband
Virgin America has partnered with wireless communications provider AirCell to offer broadband Internet services for passengers traveling in the continental U.S. The service will launch sometime in 2008.
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Date: 2007-09-14
 
Silverlight Vs. Flash
The goal of Silverlight is to get into the game, not to add anything new of value. If you look at the feature set on a pure technology basis, Silverlight has 80% less features and 98% less compatibility than Adobe Flash Player.
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Date: 2007-09-14
 
Amazon Announces Developer Contest
Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, has launched the Amazon Web Services Start-Up Challenge, a contest for entrepreneurs and software developers in which the winner will receive $50,000 in cash, $50,000 in Amazon Web Service (AWS) credits and an investment offer from Amazon.
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Date: 2007-09-14
 
Serving up CFIMages via Image Tags
Todd Sharp recently pinged me about an interesting problem.
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Date: 2007-09-14
 
From SOAP to REST Web Services
I received a question in my email from reader, Rob Rawlins:
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Date: 2007-09-13
 
Embedded Virtualization
VMware and XenSource are moving to hardware near you: Virtualization: A feature of the hardware, not the OS?
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Date: 2007-09-13
 
Customer 2.0, Operational BI & $20M
A series of articles and posts caught my eye tonight. First I read Mike Murphy's article on Meeting the Needs of Customer 2.0: Intelligence All Around (DM Review).
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Date: 2007-09-13
 
The Key To Viral Marketing is Niche Marketing
Bobby Hendersons post explaining his Fine Art Taco experiment should be required reading for all marketing, advertising, business people, and bloggers.
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Date: 2007-09-13
 
Marketing IT Services
This month's BrandingWire challenge comes from the business to business sector. A small, Canadian IT services company (ITCo) wants to brand itself more effectively.
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Date: 2007-09-13
 
Duplicate Content Due to URL Parameters
It is true that URL parameters, like session IDs or tracking Ids, can be the reason behind duplicate content.
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Date: 2007-09-13
 
Google Analytics Partly Showed Wrong Absolute Visitors
Google's web statistics service, Analytics, was partly showing the wrong value for "Absolute Unique Visitors," Google said in a statement.
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Date: 2007-09-13
 
The SEO Quiz from SEOmoz
On Monday SEOmoz released an seo quiz that's been taking a little heat ever since.
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Date: 2007-09-13
 
Is Linux Adoption Slowing?
Just read this on Barron's Online:
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Date: 2007-09-13
 
On Alignment Between Marketing & Finance
Many marketers are quickly approaching their favorite time of year. Okay, not really. I'm of course talking about budget time.
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Date: 2007-09-13
 
Funky XML in ColdFusion
Recently I blogged about writing an interface to the kuler API.
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Date: 2007-09-13
 
Qualities That Make an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur is one of those funny words that can be difficult to define.
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Date: 2007-09-12
 
First Time User on Website Baker
I built a website using Joomla last year.
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Date: 2007-09-12
 
Slow Page Reports with ColdFusion 8
Many moons ago, I reported on how you could write a template to parse your server.log file for slow page reports.
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Date: 2007-09-12
 
Review: The Tipping Point
The information presented in The Tipping Point is not necessarily business/marketing related.
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Date: 2007-09-12
 
Social Network Email = Spam?
Is anyone else starting to think of all the different social network friends invites - and the social networks' many other reminders & messages - as spam?
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Date: 2007-09-12
 
Practical White Paper Marketing Tips
So you put the hard work and sweat into producing a killer white paper.
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Date: 2007-09-12
 
Installing a Trusted Root Certificate on my Mac?
I keep getting errors about not being able to establish a secure connection with my mail server in Entourage because of a bad root certificate.
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Date: 2007-09-12
 
Making Your Cursor More Visible in Windows XP
I constantly lose track of where my cursor is on my new Windows laptop and it's driving me crazy. I know that there are apps I can download but I'm wondering if there's anything within Microsoft Windows XP that can help me with my vanishing cursor problem?
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Date: 2007-09-12
 
Have You Dug into Your Own Long Tail?
You know how it goes when you're a blogger… you love to check your stats every five minutes.
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Date: 2007-09-12
 
NPEs, onRequest, and Other Mysteries
A friend wrote to me this morning with an interesting problem.
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Date: 2007-09-12
 
New Google Webmaster Central Small Business Friendly Facelift
Google Webmaster Central, the great resource Google launched in August 2006 to assist webmasters better understand their crawling and indexing of websites, has received a facelift which makes it easier for the less techie website owners to navigate through the free service.
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Date: 2007-09-11
 
Java Problems with Coldfusion 8 on Mac
I just got a brand new Mac Pro and I spent most of the day installing stuff, but the next day I was trying to get a little work done... I ran into a problem when trying to invoke web services on CF8 - it threw the following error:
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Date: 2007-09-11
 
Microsoft Lists Google Apps Concerns
Microsoft has sent out an email from a corporate spokesman listing the top ten concerns companies should have before switching to Google Apps (top ten? They trying to make Digg? It didn't work).
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Date: 2007-09-11
 
Online Public Relations Roundtable Report
e-Consultancy in the UK holds regular roundtable briefings and the July briefing was about Online PR.
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Date: 2007-09-11
 
Have You Validated Your Feed Recently?
When is the last time you stopped to think about the health of your feed?
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Date: 2007-09-11
 
Business Ideas: Do Not Chase Mirages
It is the very nature of business people to seek new and exciting business ideas.
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Date: 2007-09-11
 
Does Intranet Personalization Work?
The theory of intranet personalization is wonderful.
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Date: 2007-09-11
 
Borrowing Innovation & Thinking Laterally
Which nation was the richest and most powerful in Europe in the early 17th century? About 20 years ago a college professor asked our class a similar question.
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Date: 2007-09-11
 
Email Marketers Must Know SPF
According to a study conducted by email marketing experts Lyris, there is "an increasing reliance on the Sender Policy Framework (SPF) authentication method" to determine the legitimacy of inbound mail.
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Date: 2007-09-11
 
Tacit Knowledge, Rules & Automation
Nice little post on What do we mean by tacit knowledge? over on the anecdote site.
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Date: 2007-09-11
 
Improve Your Customer’s Web Experience
I am a strong believer that by creating a more satisfying experience for your customers and helping them achieve their buying process goals; businesses in turn increase their website sales.
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Date: 2007-09-10
 
When You Lose Your Photos on Your Memory Card
So there I was on a Friday night shooting down at Mike Arrington's biggest Web 2.0 tech meet and greet of the year, TechCrunch 9.
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Date: 2007-09-10
 
Control your Internet Appearance
You are what you have posted on the internet; the question is how do you manage your internet personality? As well as the eventual humiliation, that will follow.
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Date: 2007-09-10
 
ColdFusion Mapping Names & Conflicts
This weekend a reader asked me an interesting question about ColdFusion mappings.
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Date: 2007-09-10
 
Cookies & Unicode characters
I've been having some issues with storing Unicode characters in cookies today.
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Date: 2007-09-10
 
Detailed Descriptions & Decision Making
I'm reading "The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making" by Scott Plous. It's a really interesting book.
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Date: 2007-09-10
 
Why Is Internet Marketing So Difficult To Master?
Posing a Monday Question, Sandy asks:
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Date: 2007-09-10
 
Is Linkbait Always a Safe Strategy?
Since linkbait is recommended by search engineers as a good strategy to market a site, it is probably pretty safe, right? Not always true.
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Date: 2007-09-10
 
Windows Live Translator Launched
Microsoft has launched a new service/feature for Windows Live Search, a Windows Live Translator Beta that lets you translate to and from English.
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Date: 2007-09-10
 
Flash Media Server 3 Announced
Adobe announced the upcoming release of Flash Media Server 3 at IBC in Amsterdam.
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Date: 2007-09-07
 
Using a Slideshow Script with Flair
A few days ago I blogged about a simple slide show built using CFIMAGE and CFLAYOUT. While this worked ok, it wasn't very sexy. It had no flair. And as everyone knows,
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Date: 2007-09-07
 
Startups Aren't Thinking About ASP.Net
Higher costs and fewer skilled .Net hackers may be limiting startups to going with the hordes of Linux and C/C++ or Java developers and tools available when setting up shop.
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Date: 2007-09-07
 
More Back-Of-the-Envelope “Productivity” Calculations
Upon returning to Apple in 1997 after years of exile (or so the story goes), Steve Jobs observed that employees were hunkering down in their offices. Wanting a more free-flowing exchange of knowledge, Jobs ordered urns of coffee and boxes of donuts delivered to Apple's buildings on Fridays. Employees emerged from their offices to enjoy the caffeine and sugar but, while there, they began talking to other employees with whom they normally wouldn't exchange a word.
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Date: 2007-09-07
 
ColdFusion 8: Reading the Top (or another slice) of a File
In the ColdFusion IRC channel today, someone asked about reading just the top portion of a file.
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Date: 2007-09-07
 
Surfing the Web is Your Job
Web 2.0 sites, technologies and communities crop up on a seemingly daily basis. It can get overwhelming to be a marketer in the trenches.
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Date: 2007-09-07
 
Content ideas for lead nurturing and tactics to use
When it comes to lead nurturing, I find that many marketers get stuck because they lack enough good content to do it consistently. My advice (if you plan to do it) is to start accumulating content and building your lead nurturing library ASAP.
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Date: 2007-09-06
 
5 Easy Ways to Make Your About Us Page More About Your Customers
For many sites, visitors that find their way to your About Us page tend to have a somewhat higher conversion rate than those that don't. Potential customers that do visit this page are showing a bit more than a casual interest in what your site has to offer and are looking for additional signals of trust.
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Date: 2007-09-06
 
How Viral Marketing Could Kill Your Google Presence
The Dangers of Social Media manipulation. Over the past year, SEO has increasingly turned its attention to social media, looking for ways to manipulate sites like Digg in order to bring in surges of traffic.
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Date: 2007-09-06
 
Making Customer Loyalty Programs work with EDM
Martin Fowler's bliki had an interesting post on Customer Loyalty Software that made me think about what a great fit business rules, and enterprise decision management, are for loyalty program management.
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Date: 2007-09-06
 
Will Solaris Go After Low Hanging Fruit?
There's more noise about Solaris competing with Linux over at slashdot.
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Date: 2007-09-06
 
Google Spreadsheets Adds Import Functions, Auto-Fill
Google Spreadsheets just got a bit more powerful. There are four new cell functions to automatically import external data: importXml, importData, importHtml and googleReader.
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Date: 2007-09-06
 
The Making of An Internet Entrepreneur
Intelligent, well-educated people typically have the biggest disadvantages when it comes to starting up online.
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Date: 2007-09-05
 
Exporting from CFGRID in Coldfusion 8
A user asked me today if it was possible to export data from the new HTML-based grid in ColdFusion 8.
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Date: 2007-09-05
 
FTC to Host Meeting On Behavioral Targeting and Online Privacy
Federal Trade Commission is conducting a Town Hall meeting to discuss several topics on Behavioral Targeting and Online Privacy. This is your chance to participate in the panel and have your voice heard.
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Date: 2007-09-05
 
Should SEO Be Regulated?
In a word no. Adam tagged me in the name of memekind with his post Who Should Regulate SEO? My answer is no one should regulate it, though in truth there already is regulation in place called the free market.
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Date: 2007-09-05
 
Usability Reviews Verify Good Work
While on a plane heading home from a conference I happened to meet the mother of a Human Factors employee for a well-known global Internet software company. As we chatted, she noted that when I spoke of my work, she could tell I wasn't the critical type.
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Date: 2007-09-05
 
Has Corporate Blogging Reached Its Tipping Point?
Despite the fact that, statistically, corporations aren't adopt blogs at a rapid pace, it's possible we've passed the point of exclaiming each time a big company does opt to start a conversation with its customers or other constitutents.
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Date: 2007-09-05
 
Home Server Update Announced; HP Delays Hardware Release
Microsoft announced that a significant update to the Windows Home Server operating system is currently being prepped for delivery via Windows Update before the end of the month.
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Date: 2007-09-05
 
Closed Loop Marketing Is Not Software
I recently spoke with a reader who was struggling with his closed loop marketing process.
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Date: 2007-09-04
 
The Marketing 4 Ps and SEO
Much of a discussion on marketing can be broken down into what is termed "The Marketing Mix, or the 4 Ps" namely; Product, Price, Place, Promotion.
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Date: 2007-09-04
 
Updating a Drop Down Based on an HTML Grid Selection
A user on cf-talk today asked if you could bind a drop down to an HTML grid. I tried it and got an error.
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Date: 2007-09-04
 
Long Distance Employees
Virtual companies are now part of the mainstream business landscape.
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Date: 2007-09-04
 
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