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How to turn a Fan into a Foe

I’m developing a health & fitness/wellness website using Joomla and I wanted individual users to have a personal calendar where they could record their training appointments etc etc. While there’s a variety of “event calendars” available, they’re all focused on providing the website owner with the ability to promote “events” and have members register their […]

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ZipCodeShop – a word of warning

For the past year I’ve been involved in developing a social networking type website where we wanted the ability to do a “radius search”, ie you could for example ask for a list of all site members who live within 10km of you, or all health food stores etc etc. The site is being built on the Joomla […]

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Is PR more important than PR when it comes to PR on the internet?

Yesterday I came across a blog entry on the website of a Swedish TV company by one of their “personalities” in which he essentially stated that one of the world’s largest and most succesful direct selling companies was an illegal enterprise. (Headline translated to english: Quatro, Amway, and other pyramid scams). I don’t watch a […]

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Integrity matters

Several days ago I got into two separate online discussions about some controversial topics (at least in the US). One was on evolution vs creationism, the other about the historicity of Jesus and the historical accuracy of the Bible. On the former issue I’m firmly in the evolution camp. Evolution as a concept is incredibly […]

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It’s amazing that such a badly designed site as is so successful. Maybe it works better for users “local” to the site, but for me it’s a disaster. The site completely ignores my location, even when signed in, and peppers me with offers for which I’m not eligible. Save with this Amazon credit card!* […]

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