Category Archives: General

Tech Blog Pagerank is Back

I happened to notice that at some point over the past few days, our pagerank was restored to the tech blog. That is good news, I guess. My main concern w/ our “offending” blog was the potential risk of de-listing (de-indexing). That would be a big problem, of course. Anyway, yay for us, although before […]

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Cool Tech

File this in the “Wow, the World is a Small Place” category: I ran across this site the other day. It lists public Internet camera feeds from around the world and I thought it was pretty cool (these are only family-friendly camera feeds, so any pervs out there are going to have to get their […]

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Things I Learned About Myself This Year

I could successfully defend myself against a fearless swarm of not more than 25 five year old children. I feel cheap because my dead body is not even worth $4,000. But my wife holds my life insurance policy that says otherwise 😉 . The amount of electricity produced by my body could light up 3 […]

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Search Engines Best for Local Search

When you are looking for a local business, do you reach for the phone book or do you head to your favorite Search Engine? That is one of the topics researched by WebVisible and Neilson and blogged about by Search Engine Land. The roughly 2,000 respondents were chosen at random and asked several questions related […]

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Internet Advertising Expected to Double

According to a report released by Internet Marketing research firm eMarketer, Internet advertising spending by US advertisers is expected to double by the year 2011. This is bad news for traditional advertising methods such as newspapers, television and magazines. Internet advertising includes methods such as: Display ads (banner ads seen on web sites) Paid Search […]

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Blog Action Day – 2007

Blog Action Day – 2007 is about the environment and I decided to concentrate our post on the impact that discarded electronics have on landfills. Each year, millions of computers are dumped into landfills in the US alone. The Environmental Protection Agency tells us that the number is between 50 million and 75 million (link […]

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New Project Completed

We are proud to announce that we have put the finishing touches on the new web site for the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce. This was one of the larger projects that we have undertaken and we are pretty proud of it. When they approached us, their main goal was to have a site that […]

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Popular Blog Topics

Most of our blog traffic comes from Google and other Search Engines but, oddly enough, the “Search” function on our blog gets quite a workout. So, I decided to post some of the most popular searches and maybe you will see something that grabs your attention. For example, topics related to good passwords are always […]

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South Carolina License Plates Feature Web Site

After 10 years of the “Smiling Faces, Beautiful Places” slogan, South Carolina is changing up their license plate design. I know, I know. License plates are not exactly “technology news”. But I am mentioning North Carolina’s neighbor to the, er, south because their new license plate is going to feature South Carolina’s tourism website: TRAVEL2SC.COM. […]

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Nokia Cell Phone Battery Advisory

If your ears have been burning lately, it may not be because people are talking about you. It may be your cell phone battery overheating if you use a Nokia cell phone. Nokia has issued a product advisory about their Nokia-branded BL-5C battery manufactured between December ’05 and November ’06 by the Matsushita Battery Industrial […]

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