Leveraging Open Source Content For Fun And Profit

We all want more content. Some of us even want more quality content. But of course, quality content can be expensive, and sometimes web economics just don’t work. Here’s a good post on the Yahoo! Publishers Network blog about the use of Creative Commons content. Here’s a list of resources to help find Creative Commons content for use on your …

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AdWords Too Complicated For Many Businesses?

The comments in this blog post hit on a truth. “The problem with AdWords is that it’s not a simple enough solution for most small businesses. John, you’ve experienced AdWords as a user. It’s constantly changing and the interface is geared more for technical people. Are most small business owners going to understand what to do when their keywords are …

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10 Ways To Make A Blog More Interesting

Stop making top ten lists Stop making top ten lists Stop making top ten lists Stop making top ten lists Stop making top ten lists Stop making top ten lists Stop making top ten lists Stop making top ten lists Stop making top ten lists Stop making top ten lists Have bloggy top ten lists jumped the shark? 🙂

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Google Earth Updated: Now Includes Overlays

Google will integrate overlays into Google Earth which will help users learn more information about landmarks and noteable geographic features. “Google Inc. said the pilot project is a “new showcase of multimedia overlays” to give Google Earth users information from key premium content providers. Users will initially be able to access information overlays from the U.S. National Park Service, Discovery …

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The Web Encourages Crap Content

The web is full of crap content because web content doesn’t pay. Now, before I get hung, drawn and sent to Iraq for suggesting such a thing, let me qualify that statement. 95% of anything is crap, so it isn’t like the alternatives get off lightly, either. Also, some web content, particularly that which converts to a transaction of some …

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