Pinterest Introduces New Analytics Features

Good news for all you avid pinners out there. One of the fastest growing social networks, Pinterest, has finally come out with basic analytics for its business profiles.  Companies now have the ability to keep track of statistical data relating to their Pinterest profiles as well as the company websites themselves.  With this new analytics […]

… Let Me Google That for You

Sometimes, people ask stupid questions.  We’re human; it happens.  However, what tends to get especially annoying is when people ask for things that they could easily find on their own, without putting you through the trouble of figuring it out for them. Enter Let Me Google That for You, a service that allows you to […]

Boundless

So the coolest thing about writing a blog about the Internet (other than the incredibly wide range of relevant subject matter on such a broad topic) is the ability to shamelessly promote some of the coolest sites I come across.  This week’s specimen: boundless.com, one of the ambitious startups tackling online education. Boundless is the answer to […]

Design Trends for 2013

The following is a guest blog by Anthony Davis of iDesign Inc., one of our awesome partners. (www.meetidesign.com) Wow, what a change the last couple of years have been in web design. Did anyone have an iPad two-three years ago? Hardly. Smart phone? Nope, Blackberry was king. That is not smart these days. In fact, […]

See the World Through Google’s Eyes

For those of you out there that don’t watch Google’s every move like a hawk, the company has been developing an ambitious new product.  It’s called Google Glass, and the concept involves attaching a camera and small display to eyeglasses to augment a person’s experience on the go. A new video is out on the […]

Google Pizza

If pizza delivery companies utilized their fax machines more often, we might never have had the Google that we know and love today.  According to the search behemoth’s co-founder, Sergey Brin, when he started on his original web service project some two decades ago, the initial idea was to “streamline” the pizza ordering process. In […]

Google to Pay Apple $1 Billion for Search Rights

According to a recent report from Morgan Stanley, it might cost Google a small fortune (though what’s a small fortune when you’re a tech giant?) to remain the default search engine on iOS devices past the year 2014. This figure is up significantly since 2009, when Google only forked over a pittance of $82 million […]

Bill Gates on Bing

A few days ago, Bill Gates held one of the best AMAs (Ask Me Anything) that I’ve ever read.  He made jokes, offered what seemed like honest, in-depth answers, and even wowed his audience by actually responding to follow up questions and comments, a relative rarity for most big name AMAs. For all his gusto, […]

Tips for Writing Great Content

For years, Matt Cutts of Google has been stressing that one of the keys to being successful in the search engine’s algorithm is producing “great content.”  But what is great content? That’s the million-dollar question.  Usually, Google’s perception of great content is based on the concept of providing “real value” to people browsing your site. […]

Hit the Slopes with Google

Now that Google has started mapping North Korea, the last nation to be depicted in the search giant’s Google Maps service, the company seems a little bored.  What do you do when you’ve basically mapped the whole world?  What new frontiers are there to be catalogued? The moon? Mars? Nope, not space- yet anyway.  For […]