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  • Leaving the Intellectual Frontier
    The Honest to God Truth Two words: Delicious and Diigo. Now that I'm in my four year of college, I realize that I don't need Facebook, I don't need Twitte ...
  • Twitter Abuse
    2 Things I have two different people in mind, each with their own unique methods of tweeting. When I first joined Twitter, I did so for a class, and n ...
  • Keep Your Close Friends, Even Closer!
    Too Much? While admiring how cool my profile picture was, a fellow co-worker called my attention to the change of Facebook's interface. Being on Facebook for much of my onli ...
  • T-Mobile's New 4G Network!?!?!
    I have T-Mobile. I dislike T-Mobile In many situations, I can't get good service worth a darn. Wine cellars, mountain lodges, and even certain areas of my house have be ...
  • Civic Life, or Civic Responsibility?
    Today in my rhetoric class, we talked about civic life and individual refinement. I am trying to make a connection to technology and new media with civic life. Let ...
  • Draw me in with a good story, then I'll buy your game.
    Speaking to the generation of videogamers The game "Fallout" is like reading an interactive novel where you are the protagonist, and there is an unlimited amount of content you c ...
  • Your Life: Run by Computer Programs
    I saw "The Matrix," and I loved it. I see a friend request, and now I'm afraid a mysterious computer program has doomed me to an eternal existence of eithe ...
  • How a Little Can Go a Long Way
    Nowadays, it's incredibly easy to do things online. When I say "things," I mean personal business like paying bills, finding the address to your doctor's office, looking up phone numbe ...
  • Doing What You Love
    Earlier today I had a fellow co-worker ask me, "What do you want to do after graduation?" I thought for a second and remembered a lesson my dad had taug ...
  • Facebook Rants on Reality
    Perhaps an introduction would have been appropriate for my first post on "Notes From the Digital Frontier," as I am not a very tech-savvy person. To specify, I like outdo ...
  • A Brief Lament for Expression
    Sometimes I feel like sheer boredom can be measured by how many times one visits their Facebook page in one day. For me, that's about twice on average: once duri ...
  • The Paid Search Blockade Strategy
    What is a blockade? It's exactly what it sounds like -- a barrier to prevent your competition from appearing in the top search results. This technique typically is used on ...
  • Google Query Operators Assist Optimization
    If you've recently optimized your Web site for search engine crawlers and expected to see your Web site jump in the rankings but it hasn't yet, don't despair. Maybe you' ...
  • Search Engine Ranking and Keyword Density
    Google has just updated their toolbar page rank. And, it appears the way they calculate backlinks has changed also. These updates typically get SEO professionals scrambling. The engines are continual ...
  • SEO Success
    I see a lot of companies (including some large brands) that are doing a great job in paid search, but are doing a lousy job in natural search. Natural sear ...
  • What Does an SEO Company Really Do?
    What does an SEO company really do? I can't begin to tell you how much spam I get from companies promising to get me on the first page of Goog ...
  • Google's Beta RSS Aggregator
    RSS is still in an early-adoption stage. And, if RSS is a game of follow the leader, then MSN and Yahoo! are the leaders and Google is the follower. Bu ...
  • RSS Effects on Search
    RSS feeds have search engine optimization benefits for both the publisher of the feed and the syndication Web site/subscriber base. The RSS publisher receives two forms of Web traffic. Firs ...
  • Driving Search Traffic Without an Engine
    We, as online marketers, have become very dependent on search engines - almost obsessed. Click prices are going up. Return on investment is getting tougher to improve. Search has beco ...