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Archive for May 2011

Google to Charge for Directions Clicks in AdWords

May 31st, 2011 | By | Category: News

Today, Google notified that they would be charged for clicks to “Directions” as well as clicks on the AdWords headline which goes to the website. Will this affect your business the same way?

Is Boost a Bust?

May 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Advertising

Google’s Strategy with Boost Setting up Google AdWords advertising is wicked hard. Two months ago I taught a four hour class to 20 business owners at Santa Rosa Junior College on AdWords and even though every student left with an active Google AdWords account, the amount of material that needed to be covered in such […]

Spam To Die Soon

May 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Technology

Computer scientists at UC Berkeley and UC San Diego delivered great news at the IEEE Symposium in Oakland yesterday — they found a way to choke off about 95% of spam. According to the New York Times, nearly all orders for spamiceuticals are handled by just three financial companies; one each in Azerbaijan, Denmark and […]

Programming Language as Religion

May 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles

People who program can be biased and even intolerant about programming languages. Here’s a funny list if languages were religions.