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MAC APPS! Use Them for a Much Better Mac Experience.

I know… I haven’t blogged anything for the last 3 weeks. I’ve thankfully been very busy with blogging related activities for clients. I’ve even been somewhat quiet on twitter but I have been collecting all sorts of great tips for MAC users. Today’s tip, or tips, revolved around the use of Apps as opposed to using a browser…

Facebook “Like” Button Has Killed Traditional SEO. No Need for Google Ad Campaigns?

Traditional SEO is Dead For all you bloggers out there I’m not really telling you anything new. Traditional SEO is dead and we now get most of our traffic from the facebook like button. The analytics for this blog alone shows that for every one person who found my blog through a Google search, 8 people find me through the Facebook like button. Some days it could actually be 35 to 1 in favor of facebook. What does this mean? It means I don’t even worry about SEO anymore and… Read More

Gmail’s Anti-Spam Features Prevent You From Downloading Malware

I originally planned on doing a video where I would deliberately download malware and show you how easily malware sneaks onto your system. I was even going to download a known malware program that had been linked to an email I received from UPS. To my surprise I was not able to download the malware. Gmail’s anti-spam features prevented me from any attempts at downloading malware. Another great tip to protect yourself from malware. Just use Gmail as your email client.   Links referenced in this video: Top 10 Reasons… Read More

Google’s Newest Algorithm Based on Reputation. Can It Still Be Gamed?

Based on an article in the NYTIMES, Google recently addressed an issue regarding businesses who were being ranked highly on the search engine because of negative feedback from their customers. A crucial factor in Google search results is the number of links from respected and substantial Web sites. The more links that a site has from big and well-regarded sites, the better its chances of turning up high in a search. I know this based on experience with this site. I check my rankings daily on Google to monitor for… Read More

I Was Born Too Late – NYS Now Using Google Apps

I’ve been using everything Google now for the past 5 years. Gmail, Chrome, Docs, Notebook, Reader, ect, ect… Now NYS is going to be using Google Apps in the classroom. Essentially I was born too late! :) But check out the video and check out all the cool stuff you can do with Google Apps. Everything is free! Note: Google notebooks is no longer updated by Google but is still one of my favorite online tools for taking notes. Essentially Google Docs can do the same thing.

Google Wave

I’m trying out google wave for a few projects I am working on with people who are scattered all over the country. It’s pretty interesting and the Official Google Blog explains how it works with some video tutorials. Thought I’d share for anyone else who has to work projects with people who are scattered all over. It’s pretty interesting. Related articles Google Wave Available for Everyone (Stephanie Hannon/Google Wave Blog) (techmeme.com) Google Wave, Available Without Invitation (mt-soft.com.ar) Google wave is opne now… (techlads.com)