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German Data Protection Commissioner Bans Facebook Fan Pages And Like Buttons

Facebook like buttons and fan pages not allowed in Germany's state of Schleswig Holstein anymore.

You may think this is a joke, but it is not. German privacy protectors asked web sites owners to remove Facebook like buttons from their sites, and threaten to fine € 50,000. They claim Facebook Like buttons and Fan […]

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Discover What Google is Hiding from You

With Google+ continuously rising to popularity, people just have to wonder what kind of people are behind this ever-growing company. So, what kind of personalities, habits, and responsibilities do you think the men behind Google have?

Danny Sullivan, the editor-in-chief of Search Engine Land, helps us discover the answer by holding an interview session with […]

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22 Milestones – The World Wide Web Turns Age 20 Today!

Birthdays are important as they signify life and a great beginning. That is especially true when we are talking about the birth of the internet, of the World Wide Web.

Some think that the internet and the World Wide Web are the same thing; people use these two terms interchangeably, in fact. However, they are […]

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Finally (Sigh!) – Adobe Moving Away from Flash!

On August 1, Adobe Systems publicly added a new product to their line of web design and animation programs. It’s still in beta, and it’s named Adobe Edge.

Adobe Edge is a tool for creating website animations. It allows you to add rich motion designs to any of your HTML projects, regardless if it’s a […]

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Google Page Speed Service Launches Today

Google launches another part of the Page Speed family today—Page Speed Service—a  service that assists web masters and developers in optimizing and loading their sites faster.

As we already know, Internet users can be a very, very irritable and impatient bunch. That is exactly the reason why webmasters like us aim to optimize our site’s […]

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Google Places Cuts Third-Party Reviews

“Against our privacy.” “Unprofitable.” “Leaves us with little choice.”

These seem to be the issues that pushed Google administrators to change Google Places’s content and formatting and present a revamped Google Places last Thursday afternoon.

If you visited Google Places on July 22, you have probably already noticed the difference—third-party reviews are completely removed. This means that […]

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Hopes for Better User Experience: Rise of Google+

What are you going to do if something you invested time and effort on starts controlling you instead? Of course, you will surely start looking for alternatives that give you freedom and privacy! That is exactly the driving force of people who have left Facebook and started broadening their networks through Google+.

Facebook has, for […]

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5 Free B2B Social Media Reports For Immediate Download

Toprankblog.com has compiled a great list of 4 free and 1 partially free reports on using social media for B2B marketing.

Here are the direct download links for the 5 B2B social media PDFs, no sign-up required.

B2B Tech Marketing and Social Media

The Infinite Dial 2011: Navigating Digital Platforms

2011 Social Media […]

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Autoblogging Gone Wrong – Google Dissects Crappy Website

Okay, so we know people are spamming the web with crappy content. Content that is scraped from other sites, badly spun, or at worst even translated to a different language and then translated back to English.

Now one those web masters was “smart” enough to complain about his site not being indexed in the Google […]

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Help Dr. Mani Save Children’s lives!

It’s Free – For Everyone!

Dr.Mani, heart surgeon and infopreneur, is launching his second print book on February 14th, 2010 as part of an annual fundraising event, “The Heart Kids Blogathon”.

But he’s doing something unusual today… he’s letting you read his book for FREE!

http://www.47hearts.com

If you visit his website, you can download a […]

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Learn How To Succeed and Save a Life

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Words can bring joy, hope, and love to others. And in this case, words can bring you money too. Today I want to introduce to you… “THINK, WRITE & RETIRE : How To Turn Words Into Wealth – Easily!”, a marvelous book written […]

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A Happy Tune Composed By The Financial Crisis

Here’s a funny video – I knew something good had to come from the financial crises. My fellow German and composer Johannes Kreidler composed music following the up- and down movements of ‘popular’ banking crisis and stock market charts.

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5 Steps To Going Viral On Twitter

Here’s a great article on how to go viral with Twitter. It’s based on detailed research on shows you 5 precise elements your Tweet needs to go viral. It’s a must read if you’re using Twitter for marketing your business.

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Where Do New SEOs Go Wrong When They Set Learning Priorities?

If SEO makes you feel overwhelmed, check out this SEO article. What qualities are common in Aaron Wall and all the SEO experts that new SEOs can adopt, to come closer to people like these in expertise? Where do most new SEOs go wrong when they set learning priorities?

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