admin on February 18th, 2011

There is a craze that started not long ago known as social networking. Social networking sites go by names like MySpace, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube and Linkedin. These sites allow Internet users to share what they have and what they know with others. They can share links, content, opinions and advice. Using social networking to expand […]

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admin on February 1st, 2011

For several years, search engine optimization (SEO) has been the focus of internet marketers but lately a new player has come on the scene. That new player is social media or what is referred to as social media optimization (SMO). While SEO and SMO are related in some ways, they are not the same thing. […]

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Google is creating its own version of social networking to play in the same field as Twitter and Facebook. It is called Google Buzz. It also introduced a new collaboration tool known as Google Wave. But is Google Buzz a solid substitute for Twitter and Facebook? Will Google be able to reach the number one […]

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admin on December 4th, 2010

If you are a webmaster, you have undoubtedly heard about HTML 5—the latest standard in markup for presenting web pages. This standard is still being developed but web developers can take advantage of it today. If your favorite web browser is an older version of Mozilla Firefox, you have probably seen the message that your […]

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admin on October 13th, 2010

Native Spanish speakers rank second in the world after native speakers of Mandarin Chinese. Spanish speakers live mostly in Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States. In fact, here is a huge population of Spanish speakers in the U.S. However, many internet marketers have yet to realize full effectiveness in reaching Spanish speakers. […]

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Portuguese ranks among the top 10 languages in the world. The two main Portuguese-speaking countries are Brazil and, of course, Portugal. While Portugal plays a major role Europe, Brazil does the same in the Western Hemisphere as it is also the largest and most populous country in South America. With such a large population, Brazil […]

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admin on July 26th, 2010

Japan is a major internet market and it has its share of regional search engines. Getting information on Japan search engines is little more of a challenge because most of them are written entirely in Japanese with no English option. They usually accept web pages written only in Japanese as well. Another factor that adds […]

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admin on June 13th, 2010

Many countries have search engines directed at servicing their native community of users. For example, in China, there is Baidu and in Russia you have Yandex. Regional search engines such as these provide advantages in that results are in the local language and competition for top spots in results pages is greatly reduced. Like China […]

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admin on May 17th, 2010

Google is the most famous of all the major search engines and has several advanced search commands that are useful tools for the search engine optimization (SEO) specialist. Google has been in the search engine business for a number of years so it is no surprise that it also has a robust set of these […]

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admin on April 26th, 2010

Bing is Microsoft’s successor to Live Search and many predict that it will eventually grab a major share of this market. Entering basic search keywords into the Bing interface is pretty much like any other major search engine but it is the knowledge of the advanced search commands that allows you to tap the full […]

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