Browsing articles from "February, 2010"

Yahoo Wants Me On The 1st Page Of Google?

Feb 22, 2010   //   by Hackadelic   //   Blog  //  5 Comments

Recently Talk to the handI’ve been increasingly getting contact form messages with “SEO Service” offers that “guarantee to get me on the first page of Google”. Interestingly, most of them supply as their website URL. WTF?


Brand Your Free Web Software

Feb 11, 2010   //   by Hackadelic   //   Blog  //  5 Comments

Unbrand AmericaBrands. They are everywhere. Cars, electronics, sportswear… Even food. In every-day life, wherever a product is publicly visible, the manufacturers take care their brand is visible, too. When we drive our car, we showcase their brand. When we carry a newly bought computer home, we showcase their brand on the package. Heck, where I live, even the supermarket plastic bag is showcasing the supermarket’s brand. In our every-day “off-line” life, we don’t really expect a product – any product – to come unbranded.1 What about our on-line life? Read more >>

  1. There are exceptions, of course. The branding needs to be adequate. Nobody would buy an Armani smoking with a fat shiny Armani sign on the back, even if Armani may like the idea of a dinner banquet full of Armani logos. []
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