This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Monthly Archives: March 2007

Pasta, Meatballs and Credit Card Theft

By |March 28th, 2007|

People are always asking me if it is safe to use your credit card on the Internet. Finally a stat that shows where the REAL security threat resides:
The most common place for credit card information to be stolen is at a restaurant, according to Visa.

The credit card company, which constantly monitors cardholder transactions and data […]

Will Google’s Pay-Per-Action Ease Click Fraud?

By |March 27th, 2007|

A new pay-per-action model could help Google lead the way in addressing the industry’s problem with click fraud.
Google is beta testing a different business formula for its AdSense product that eases up on its lucrative pay-per-click model in favor of a pay-per-action model. The new program could help address the click fraud problem that dogs […]

GMail Delete Keyboard ShortCut — # Key

By |March 27th, 2007|

Apparently, Gmail has a hidden shortkey key to delete messages — the pound key.
Do you know that GMail has a simple keyboard shortcut to delete email messages ? The same key combination works across all web browsers but for some reason, Google decided not to share it with GMail users.

If you are reading a message […]

Cracking Google’s Algorithm

By |March 15th, 2007|

How many parameters does Google consider in their algorithm? Used to be about 100 in the old days. Now it appears to be 250 parameters that factor into your page ranking:
Gupta chisels away at the PageRank algorithm simply by looking at what the No. 1 ranked sites are doing. “We have identified 250 parameters that […]

Google’s Click Fraud represents only .02% of its total traffic

By |March 13th, 2007|

An email report from MediaPost states Google’s Click Fraud represents only .02% of its total traffic. Source

XML Aficionado

By |March 10th, 2007|

For those of you building widgets or doing data transforms using XML, check out the new XML Aficionado blog. Written by Alexander Falk (CEO of Altova – the makers of XMLSpy), the XML blog posts news on interesting new technologies, trends, gadgets, and software development tools. Falk’s passion about creating great developer tools exudes from […]

Productivity Through Cornell Notes

By |March 5th, 2007|

I have been a long-time fan of the Cornell Notes method for taking notes. It was originally conceived for students, but I find it to be an invaluable note taking system for business. I take notes in the lined area, then go back and summarize action items on the left. I put a square box […]

Fix Your Mom’s Computer with RemotePC

By |March 5th, 2007|

One of the big frustrations if you’re a PC guru who is called upon to help diagnose PC problems remotely is not being able to see the desktop of the computer you’re working on. I received two calls to help with MS Word issues just this weekend alone. RemotePC (www.remotepc.com) offers secure Remote Access to […]

Agility to Adapt

By |March 1st, 2007|

Technology evolves quickly. Within six or nine months of a project delivery, the market may produce entirely new platforms radically altering your build-vs.-buy decisions. Delivering solutions in 30 to 90 day cycles enables regular reassessment of business assumptions.

Projects spanning nine months or more tend to be inflexible. Most project managers are not interested in reworking […]

IBackup for Online Storage

By |March 1st, 2007|

IBackup is an application that can perform interactive and scheduled backups of your critical files to an online backup account. I particularly like it in […]