The future of location based services is changing everyday with new technologies of new mobile applications and services. For example, the location based check in app Foursquare began in the spring of 2009 at the popular music and technology festival South by Southwest. Since then, Foursquare has seen amazing growth, reaching over 7 million people … [Read more...] about Geolocation services are more than fun and games
Continued from Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Beginners: Part 1 In part one we were introduced to Eclectic Martial Arts and their challenges to being found on the first page of Google's search results. There are over 71 million web pages flagged as "Martial Arts." It doesn't do any good if someone searches for "martial arts" on the other side … [Read more...] about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Beginners: Part 2
Everyone wants to be listed first on Google, and why not? Google serves up billions of search results daily. Being on the first pages puts a lot of eyeballs on you, and can drive massive traffic to your website. The billion dollar question is: "How do do I get my website on the first page of Google's search results?" The answer to this … [Read more...] about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Beginners: Part 1
Facebook now has a new way to poll your friends or fans and ask them questions. Facebook rolled out a new version of Questions March 24 allowing pages to ask questions to people that "Like" their page. Business' and brands are looking for ways to use the new Questions feature on Facebook. With it now becoming compared to Q&A sites such as … [Read more...] about Facebook Questions
In late March, Google released information on their new product Google +1. This new idea from Google gives you the ability to vote up or share information, similar to Facebook's use of the "like" button. With +1, you can Google anything as usual but you can "+1" anything that is of interest to you such as an article, website or a video. "+1" was … [Read more...] about Google +1
As of late, many social media sites have started to update their security platforms to higher standards. Facebook and Twitter have most recently started the big push towards more security for your profiles. Facebook made the move to offer HTTPS security at the end of January, and now Twitter has joined the club. Twitter made a statement Tuesday, … [Read more...] about Are you worried about online security?
WordPress 3.1, code named "Reinhardt" (in honor of guitarist, Django Reinhardt), was rolled out Wednesday and includes some handy improvements for users. Easier linking, a new site-wide admin bar for logged in admins and editors, and custom post formats are now available. BizzyWeb will be updating qualifying sites as soon as we've verified plugin … [Read more...] about WordPress 3.1 Goes Live
Facebook announced some big changes to Pages this week, which will allow more flexibility, better admin options and easier interactions with fans. The new design has the same look and navigation as your personal page (to match recent updates to Profile pages), with a few added bonuses. One of the biggest changes to Pages is the ability for the … [Read more...] about The NEW Facebook Pages
1-11-11 at 11 a.m. Verizon's COO, Lowell MacAdam made the official announcement that the iPhone will be in Verizon stores early February. Many Verizon customers (including myself) have been waiting for this day for a while. The big question is will all of you Verizon Android users switch to the iPhone 4? What about the AT&T customers? Will … [Read more...] about Verizon iPhone — will you make the switch?
Happy Holidays to everyone from BizzyWeb! As we look back at 2010 and the year that was, we are reminded what an exciting year it was. We had our best year ever and are going into 2011 with a full head of steam. This was made possible by you, our customers. We want to say thank you for choosing BizzyWeb. We would like to give each of our … [Read more...] about Happy Holidays from BizzyWeb
Twitter is the new high school popularity contest, and even more so since Twitter announced their new analytics tool. Mashable explained how Twitter analytics works: "With Twitter Analytics, users will be able to see a plethora of data about their account; for example, information about which tweets are most successful, which tweets caused people … [Read more...] about Twitter Analytics: A Popularity Contest?
“The Internet is completely over,” according to Prince, the pop music icon who made this bold statement in July. I have heard it said time and time again, “Social media is just a fad. It’s not going to stick around.” What if it isn’t a fad? Social media is proving it’s ongoing presence and personality with the new twitter.com announced recently. … [Read more...] about The NEW Twitter
There is a new Facebook profile once again. Unveiled last month and now mandatory as of Monday, has Facebook become more user friendly or creepier? With the new rollout of Facebook profiles you can easily see info users have provided (current city, relationship status, and work info). It's more business-minded and LinkedIn-esque. Small features … [Read more...] about New Facebook Profiles: A New Level of Creepiness or a great way to connect?