Update: It seems that Amazon is going out of its way to make me look foolish 🙂 Just kidding. Actually, just got an email update, partially excerpted below, from the Amazon Associates folks about a new way that the affiliate program will integrate directly with
In my never ending quest to eliminate the vast number of resource wasting utilities, files, services, startup programs, and boot-up loaders that software companies insist on foisting onto my PC, I take out Revo Uninstaller from time to time and start removing bloatware wherever I
Update: Since the beginning of 2013, WestHost has proven less reliable than necessary. I can no longer recommend them. Check here for the latest on WestHost reliability or lack thereof. Shared Web Host Companies and Fantasy Limitations Or No Limit Fantasies Once upon a time,
Readers of my professional freelance writing blog know that I have had some trouble with Dreamhost in the past few months. No, this isn’t one of those Dreamhost sucks rants, but rather a comprehensive, fact-based, review of the incidents and responses that occurred while I
MediaFire, a file sharing website loaded with copyrighted files, has sent a hypocritical takedown notice to Mozilla over Firefox plug-in SkipScreen. Since Mozilla has no control over SkipScreen, and since Mozilla itself is not violating MediaFire’s terms of service, there is only one reason they sent the takedown notice to Mozilla, legal extortion. MediaFire hopes that Mozilla will be too afraid of the cost of litigation and simply comply with the request even though it has no merit.
Most companies not founded in the last five years, and those with a long-term eye on the future focus their branding efforts on differentiating themselves from the key words that describe their business, not the other way around like SEO demands. But, these companies managed to create search optimized brands without any SEO at all.