Posts Tagged ‘publishing’

Too Many Ads Above the Fold are Bad, Says Google

Friday, January 27th, 2012

This really isn’t anything new; Google is just following the same rules that newspaper publishers have followed for over a hundred years …

Advertisements are what keeps many of the sites going on the Internet, including the site you are currently reading. As a user, I do understand that too many ads, or ads in the wrong position, or ads that are highly distracting, reduce the user experience. While I rarely stumble upon sites anymore that have their pages plastered with ads so that it becomes difficulty to find the regular content, I have to say that I welcome the change that Google just announced.


The Internet Problem – When an Abundance of Choice Becomes an Issue

Friday, December 17th, 2010

This makes me miss the early days of the internet, when it was just for geeks …

Self publishing a book provides a wealth of opportunity, but decisions are harder when there are no constraints

The internet has created many problems in its young life – making various industries obsolete, enabling new forms of surveillance and control, exposing good, well-meaning people to crazy, vituperative trolls. But my internet problem is the surfeit of opportunity.