Category: Today’s Finds

Longtime member and retired moderator, “Send2Paul”, has left a hilarious post at Cre8asiteforums that I’m sure many of you can relate to. Your E-Mail Notification Settings Have Been Saved Click to Enlarge We have received your sign-off. Please confirm this by clicking the link in the email sent to you. Click to Enlarge

I’m excited to introduce you to a new web site launched by my long time friend, Ross Dunn. I love the design and the ENERGY it puts out. Strongly recommended! Visit Social Media Tips. Learn Social Media Efficiently:SocialMediaTips.com was launched on July 25th, 2012 with simplicity in mind; find the social network you are interested in, sort the tips to find exactly what you want, and then learn. Please try it out and provide feedback on the right (the smileyRead more…

Banner blindness? How about the practice of owning a web site’s real estate and holding it hostage in the name of marketing? CNN.com does this often and each time I wonder at the logic of placing 3, 4, 5 or more ads from the same company on a homepage. Click images for a better view. Isn’t this a bit overkill?

I’m an information junkie with a gigantic range of topics I follow – some of which might surprise you, so I don’t share THAT. Here are some of my recommended reads because they impressed me and taught me something new. By the way, did you know that if you press on a BlueJay’s blue wing, the color disappears? That’s because they have no pigment in their feathers and the blue is the play of light on their wings. In noRead more…

Cligs (URL shortener) inventor, programmer, marketer and web developer, with a PhD in bacterial genetics from Cambridge University, Pierre Far aka “eKstreme”, officially announced today he has been hired by Google.com. That’s the good news. The sad news is that this means Cre8asiteforums loses its Technical Administrator and long-time Moderator. However, we’re very proud and can boast that the forums has lost two of our finest from the Cre8tive Community – John Mueller aka “johnmu” and now Pierre (not toRead more…

Have you ever wondered if search results would change if you were behind the control of the wheel of a search engine? Would keywords matter to you? Would your index of sites look and perform differently? Believe it or not, this is the subject of  various research. I wrote about it for Search Engine Land, in today’s column, called How Human Factors May Affect Information Indexing And Retrieval. Here are some parts of the article: If you were to askRead more…

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