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To capitalize or lowercase the word “internet/Internet” has long since been a debate. Some websites insist on the uppercase – as does Microsoft Word – while others prefer an improper noun to take its place. But which version is correct? And why is this word spending so much time on how to spell this pastime?
According to the AP Stylebook – a form of all-knowing text-related subjects to print and (many) online publications, the big I is correct. Not only do they bold the proper version of the word, AP dedicates an entire page and a half as to explaining why, as well as various alternative options. (For instance e-mail and World Wide Web.)
Getting to the Basics
In a nutshell, the fact that the Internet is THE internet, knights it with the title of a proper noun...Read More
A roundup of affordable social media marketing services for small businesses
It’s no surprise that online marketing – especially that of social media – in an important aspect of running a business these days. Anymore, telling a small business they “need to utilize social media” is like saying, “Cereal tastes better with milk,” or “Fonzie never should have jumped the shark.” With it’s incredible pull, outreach, and cost-effective methods, failing to host social media campaigns might just be the worst mistake a business can make. Small or otherwise.
To get the most out of this social endeavor without breaking the bank, look to these budget friendly options...Read More
Guest post by Katrin Deres
In every company, employees have more than one way to waste their time and be unproductive during working hours. From social networks, chat rooms, and online gaming sites, employees can always find some way to avoid their work duties. The problem with these distractions is not only that they affect productivity, but that your employees can use Internet access, knowingly or unknowingly, to leak confidential company information. This can bring some serious consequences to your business.
The best way to avoid this dangerous data loss is to monitor your employees’ online activity. This way you can protect and control confidential information, and act stop any leakage. With Internet activity monitoring software (such as www.de.mspy.com) you can see what websites emp...Read More
As a writer, online marketer, or full time freelancer of any kind, it can be hard to get others to understand your value. Even though a company hired you, even though you’re providing a quality service, even though results are being seen (even minuscule ones), importance may not be understood. For whatever reason, companies still don’t see just how valuable Internet marketing can be – and because results are built, not seen overnight, it seems like an easy expense to cut.
But from the freelancing side, it’s important to protect yourself.
Companies responding with payment upon acceptance or “you can pitch this elsewhere if we don’t like it,” likely don’t have plans to pay. Unless you can fit into their impossible terms of perfect, that is...Read More