Archive for November, 2010

Google is Not a Recommendation Engine (yet)

Sunday’s New York Times had a great article on how negative PR pushed an eyewear reseller up in Google’s ranking.  The article is long, but I highly recommend it (click here if you haven’t already read it). Look, Google is a research tool.  It is not a recommendation engine.  Will it be someday?  Perhaps, but […]

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Meatless Monday Recipe: Pasta with Grilled Eggplant & Zucchini

Today’s post is a bit of a diversion for me.  I’m not writing about websites, sales or small business.  Instead, I am sharing a recipe for a simple, quick and tasty dinner I whipped together Saturday. Meatless Monday: A few of my colleagues at have taken up the tradition of Meatless Monday (okay, one of […]

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Google Instant Previews

About a  month ago, I posted about a new feature Google was testing – Instant Previews.  Well, today Google announced it is rolling out, starting now.  You can read the full post on the Official Google Blog by clicking here. I still think this is good news for consumers and businesses alike.  What do you […]


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URL as a Litmus Test

I’m often asked, “how can I tell if a web developer is any good?” This is a loaded question. Define good. They can write the most elegant code in the world, but be a pain to work with. Or they could be super nice, but never fulfill on their promises. Unfortunately, short of working with […]

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