Thank you for all your enquiries. I’m working on a number of mobile and digital marketing projects until December. If you’d like to work with me next year, let’s catch up (coffee or skype) before 1 December 2012. I only take a small number of projects each month. You can contact me on: Mobile: +61 413 965 252 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org… Read more →
It’s been an exciting week of news and updates from the world’s biggest online players. Here’s a summary and what it may mean to you. Facebook Search Zuckerberg could soon be challenging the mighty Google with talks of launching Facebook Search. Yes, that’s right. Facebook will soon be entering the search engine market. But not as your typical search engine…. Read more →
Have you noticed the beautiful photos that keep popping up on Facebook and Twitter among your amateur photographer friends (with barely any photography skills)? If you haven’t yet caught up on the Instagram bug, where on earth have you been? See this heavenly photo above? I took this shot with Instagram on my iPhone 3. Impressive huh? Boasting over 30+… Read more →
While there are reputable operators around (if you look hard enough), there are ten times as many who deliver information products that often read like personal rants dominated by ambiguous and motivational style content lacking real practical information with depth and substance.
I have to be honest. Domain names bore the heck out of me. But the things is, though they may not be the sexiest things in the world if you’re lucky enough to find a good one, it will change your life. Literally. Just ask the guy who sold business.com in 1999. Oh that’s right, he’s out of range sailing… Read more →
Image by Getty Images via @daylife The race to the top of Google is an ever changing game. We kinda know what to do to stay in it – build a good linking strategy, provide relevant & fresh content, create a user-centred website, participate in the online community via social media. These are just some of the things that keep us in the game…. Read more →
Image by Lameen via Flickr A few weeks ago, I had coffee with my friend Michael who owns a construction company. He was telling me all about his new website and it sounded pretty exciting. It seemed the website was a big step for his business. And as a digital marketer I get super excited when a small business owner,… Read more →
I believe I have been a good, loyal and forgiving subscriber.
Yet, it didn’t bug them one bit that I’m leaving. They didn’t want to know why nor did they even try to keep me. I said goodbye, and they said “see ya later”. I was just another email subscriber who I’m sure they acquired at great cost. But no matter, I didn’t get the long, sad, sentimental goodbye I think I deserved.
I’m a little peeved that someone else owns robelen.com. My birth certificate clearly shows I’ve had the name since birth. Even my business certificate proves I’ve been trading under that name since 2001. This makes me the rightful owner, doesn’t it? Well, not exactly. According to Whois, a central database of domain owners, robelen.com was secured in 2002 by a guy in the US who, apparently, could be earning a tidy sum through what is known as domain parking – a form of internet advertising which, in this case, aims to monetise web traffic of bathrobe lovers that happen upon the domain via direct type-in.