Tucows contest coming up

Posted by Dave CollinsDigital Marketing

Keep an eye on Tucows on Monday. They're about to announce a contest, and I happen to know that the prizes are fairly cool! What's it all about? Well, I can't reveal too much, but it's to do with creating videos. So if there's a little documentary filmmaker hiding inside you, it's time to bring him out and dust him … Read More

Very cool Firefox tool

Posted by Dave CollinsDigital Marketing

Aaron Wall has just announced the release of a new Firefox extension, and it looks set to become one of my absolute favourites. SEO For Firefox is not something you'll want to use every day (unless you're me, of course) – in fact, you'll probably have it turned off most of the time. But when you're researching a market or … Read More

Don’t lose your laptop

Posted by Dave CollinsDigital Marketing

It's summer, and like me, many of you are likely to be going off on conferences and/or holidays. Like me, you probably won't go anywhere without your laptop. Even when I'm not working, I use it to store the thousands of photos I tend to take whenever I'm away, and it's fun to be able to have a look at … Read More

More Microsoft delays

Posted by Dave CollinsDigital Marketing

Nowadays, it seems easier to just not keep track of Microsoft's planned release dates, and just greet each product that actually makes it into the world with genuine surprise. I mean, it's not as if they're actually sticking to any of their deadlines‚Ķ whether it's the first, second or third one. Anyway, for those of you who are keeping an … Read More

More about ads and banners

Posted by Dave CollinsDigital Marketing

Following on from last week's discussion, I thought I'd link to a post on Aaron Wall's blog. He talks about what ad formats have the best conversion rates, and he's opened up the comments for a discussion on the subject. Strictly speaking, he's talking about affiliate ads, but it should apply to all online adverts. Could be interesting. Affiliate Conversion … Read More

Google finally launches payment service

Posted by Dave CollinsDigital Marketing

Last week witnessed the much anticipated launch of Checkout, Google's online payment service. There have been rumours about this for more than a year, so I'm looking forward to seeing how it works out, and whether it really will be “the death of PayPal”. From SearchEngineWatch: “Google Checkout is a payment system that can be used either alone or as … Read More