Monthly Archives: April 2007

The Most Successful Real Estate Sites

Real estate is one of the most competitive industries in the search engines.  Maybe it’s time for a different approach?  When people are shopping for real estate, they’re not just looking for a house, they are looking for a lifestyle … Continue reading

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How eCommerce Sites are Attracting Search Engines and Growing a Dedicated Fan Base

In my previous post, I talked about how sociability was likely to be one of the reasons that the online ecommerce shoe store Zappos was a success. This got me thinking about ecommerce sites that have been popular among search … Continue reading

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Is Your Website Anti-Social?

Social media is the big buzzword on the internet today.  Not just because it’s the latest “fad,” but because it taps into the one of the core purpose of the internet itself, connecting with other people.  Social networking sites have … Continue reading

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Why Businesses Aren’t Buying Prepackaged Software Anymore

An interesting post on the Tectonic blog tells supports something that we’ve known for quite some time. Prepackaged software is not in high demand in the marketplace. The post quotes Rishab Ayer Ghosh, a free software researcher at the University … Continue reading

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Will Google Beat Microsoft in the Application War?

Word broke on Tuesday that Google had purchased Tonic Systems, a software company with an online web app similar in functionality to PowerPoint. Google execs say that the new spreadsheet application will join the Google Docs & Spreadsheets suite this … Continue reading

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