The Difference Between Online and Print Promotion

You may have heard and read that writing for the web is very different from writing for print publications. That’s especially true if you’re trying to promote your website. Keep it short, use bullet points, summarize, make sure it grabs your readers’ attention; that’s just some of the advice given to web writers. Have you ever wondered why?
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E-mail as Social Network: the Pitfalls

E-mail is one of the oldest functions of the Internet. Originally used by scientists and scholars to collaborate on projects, its popularity grew – and with the advent of the World Wide Web, practically everybody online now has an email address, and many users have several. Now Google and Yahoo want to change e-mail to make it more like a social network.
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Spock: The Logic of People Search in a Web 2.0 World

In the first part of this two-part review of Spock, the people search engine, I showed you how to search on Spock, what kinds of results it returns, and walked you through a profile. I also pointed out some of its conveniences, like the ability to forward results via email in just one click. Now I’m going to delve more deeply into Spock’s web 2.0 features.
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