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Interview with URL Shortener

In Fun Sites, Internet Marketing, Web 2.0 by Inside The Webb10 Comments

New URL Shortening services hit the web every week it seems. I can remember not too long ago when TinyURL was just starting up, and that hit with a huge bang. Ever since then, there have been countless creations of URL shorteners (where some even provided stats). However, only a select few have really succeeded to hit mainstream popularity and …

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Interview with ThisWebHost – An Impressive new Web Hosting Company

In Business, Web Development by Inside The Webb15 Comments

Finding a decent web hosting company today is difficult. So many companies overprice, can’t keep uptime promises, have horrible support, or offer you barely any space to store your site’s files and content. The few that have shown promise in the past are some of my favorites: Hostgator, Dreamhost, Bluehost, etc. However as I was browsing the web one night …

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Mobile Device Applications from a Development Perspective

In Interaction Design, Web Apps, Web Development by Ian CarnaghanLeave a Comment

Limitations and opportunities explored Mobile devices have many positive aspects including opening up networking channels and increasing the accessibility of information, but as with any new technology, potential pitfalls must be researched, remedied and cautiously provided for.  This literature review discusses several potential pitfalls of mobile technologies as well as potential opportunities faced by developers of software as well as …

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Founder of Answers Questions From Redditors

In Internet Marketing, Social Networking, Web 2.0 by Inside The Webb20 Comments has spread across many social networking hubs, forums, and internet chatrooms rapidly over the past few months. It’s a new site with a very simple concept: you log in anonymously and talk to someone else. Someone random, someone you’ve *probably* never even met before, just talking about whatever. It seems like a breeding ground for spam and pranks, but …

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The Inside Scoop on CoolROM’ with Founder Edward Chang

In Fun Sites, Personal by Inside The Webb2 Comments

Digging through the internet for your favorite ROM can be a frustrating process. Some sites can’t be trusted, others just throw you around in loops to find exactly what you’re looking for. I have recently gotten a short, sweet, and to the point interview with the founder of Edward Chang. In it, he discusses revenue streams from the site, …