Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sub domains and sub directories: Which one to go for?

The domain name and also the platform that you opt for are just two of the critical aspects, which go into making a blog work. Of course, they are important so that you get everything right in the beginning itself. I just wish to offer some more insight in order to explain a bit about the whole issue of subdomains and subdirectories. Continue reading

Tips to select a blogging platform

There is no shortcut or overnight success formula to build a respected and widely followed blog. If you are not prepared to put in the hard and consistent efforts into building a target audience or loyal reader base over a period of time, the best bet might well be to consider guest writing opportunities. There is good scope on existing blogging platforms, business site blogs, periodic e-mail based newsletters as well as print publications. Continue reading

A perfect platform to build your brand presence through multiple pages

The Movable type is considered a professional publishing platform that requires local downloads. The flexibility to manage several blogs from one single interface makes it more acceptable. It projects itself as one stop solution to enable users build a site with blogs plus a social community with help of an integrated suite of blogging, content management and social networking features. Continue reading

What’s new in WordPress 3.2 development?

Due to its convenience of usage WordPress.com has been quite popular with bloggers. It is quite a user friendly platform that offers requisite support of the developers round-the-clock. While using it you first need to sign up. WordPress is a collective byproduct of several developers’ efforts and innovation. It was initially launched as merely a blogging system. Continue reading

Search Engine News Updates: May 23-31-2011

Welcome to another weekly edition of Search and Social updates — packed with announcement, alliance, disputes and axing down services or products, from Silicon Valley’s tech leaders like Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL, Bing and others, as well as many more interesting Search Engine Optimization news from across the web…
Google Preps Offline Access Support For Google Docs: This Summer

A bonus to the internet content providing crowd, which is slightly later than had been planned last year, but soon you will be able to access your Google Docs files as the global search engine giant Google over the weekend announced that is all set to revamp Google Docs and… Read More

Google Talk Improves Gmail Chat And AIM Interoperability

In an attempt to lure users from other chat service, Google and AOL have advanced their instant messaging partnership to a new level with absolute interoperability among AIM, Gmail and Google Talk… Read More

Foursquare To Support Power Location Service For INQ’s “Facebook Phone”

Closing in on 10 million users, Foursquare on Monday announced at the TechCrunch’s Disrupt 2011, that London-based mobile phone manufacturer INQ has selected Foursquare’s location service to complement social media networking-focused phoneRead More

Google Acquires “Sparkbuy” A Search Engine For Consumer Electronics

Well, that sure was an intelligent move. Global search engine titan, Google Inc., has acquired a Seattle-based Sparkbuy, a search engine for consumer electronics devices, less than six months after its debut, according to a note on the Sparkbuy website… Read More

Yahoo Peels Off Beta Stamp From Revamped Web Mail Service

Prominent Internet pioneer Yahoo, which introduced the beta offering of its online e-mail service in October, on Tuesday announced that it is fully geared up with a final version of its revamped Yahoo Mail service that it will begin to roll out to its 284 million users worldwide in the coming weeks… Read More

Google To Unfurl Mobile Payments Platform Thursday: Report

After countless rumors, reporters in New York are dusting off their outdoor clothes for a Google “partner event” which will take the wraps off a mobile payment system on Thursday that will let shoppers wave their smartphones in front of a small reader at the checkout counter to pay instead… Read More

Twitter Users Get New Email Notification For Retweets And Favorites

Globally popular microblogging outfit Twitter on its official Twitter account earlier this week tweeted the news that the company will henceforth send an email notification when a users’ tweet is either favorited or retweeted by someone the user follows… Read More

Google Maps 5.5 For Android Updated With More Social Options

In it relentless quest to capture the mobile sphere, search engine titan Google has just officially released Google Maps 5.5 for Android, propelling in many more options to play with for people who like “checking in” when they get to places. It is especially for people who go places… Read More

Twitter (Officially) Acquires TweetDeck For US$40 Million

After months of rumors and speculation, and what many had already concluded: Twitter has finally announced that it has finalized a US$40 million deal to buy popular third-party client TweetDeck, according to… Read More

Facebook Dances To Spotify’s Tune To Launch Streaming Music Service

Users of popular social media service could soon be able to listen Spotify inside Facebook, as the two companies have reportedly endorsed a music-streaming pact that could see the cloud-based music service… Read More

Google’s Street View Comes To Silicon Valley Of India “Bangalore”

If you spot a car with a camera on top in front of your house, do not be suspicious, because Google’s infamous ‘Street View’ cars are now intruding the streets of Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India. Search engine behemoth Google Inc. on Thursday sent a fleet of cars to capture street… Read More

3D Game “Margaritaville” Heads To Facebook, iPad

When FarmVille can captivate more than 45 million virtual online farmers, so does Jimmy Buffett fans can hop directly to “Margaritaville Online” now thanks to the musician who is cooperating with game developer THQ on a free-to-play online social game, on Facebook and iOS devices… Read More

Google Launches Mobile Wallet — Faces Legal Action By PayPal

It has been months since news started swirling about Google’s NFC payments project, and just last week within hours of the unveiling of Google Wallet, an application utilizing your cell phone like a credit or debit card on the Mastercard’s PayPass system, only available on the Android Smartphones using technology PayPal’s lawsuit says belongs to them… Read More

Google Adds “People Widget” To Gmail — Plays Catch-Up With Outlook

Your Gmail inbox will soon become more tidy. Over the next few weeks, Google is rolling out a new feature for the world using one of its strong application: Gmail — Amidst the flurry of activity over the weekend, the search engine giant announced on their Gmail blog that they would be rolling out a new “People Widget” that would neatly display… Read More

Google’s New Quick Flight Search Simplifies Your Travel Planning

Going on a vacation or business trip soon? You have five minutes to compare flights from Toronto to Beijing. Which has the quickest route? What airlines will get you there? Well oops… The task of having to crawl through a huge list of different flight times has just been simplified by Google. But, the company has recently unleashed a novel feature called… Read More

Twitter To Launch In-House Photo-Sharing App — A Twitpic Competitor

It seems that Twitter’s recent app expansion effort might have just emboldened. In yet another move that stands to put it in direct competition with hordes of third party developers that have become integral to its existence, The rumor mill has been swirling Monday afternoon with reports that microbloging site Twitter is on the verge of unveiling its… Read More

What are the ingredients of an efficient PPC campaign management?

It can be assumed that the resources judiciously utilized on PPC advertising can generate impressive ROI as the campaigns are invariably focused on potential clients. Of course, initial analysis is extremely vital to implement it efficiently. A well-laid, meticulous strategy acts as the backbone of the overall strategy and its implementation. Continue reading

A perfect platform to build your brand presence through multiple pages

The Movable type is considered a professional publishing platform that requires local downloads. The flexibility to manage several blogs from one single interface makes it more acceptable. It projects itself as one stop solution to enable users build a site with blogs plus a social community with help of an integrated suite of blogging, content management and social networking features. You can manage all your sites from one single dashboard to upload images, audio and video. Continue reading