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Bigger Bang for Your Travel Buck: Expedia.com’s 2012 Insiders’ Hotel List

Bigger Bang for Your Travel Buck: Expedia.com’s 2012 Insiders’ Hotel List

Expedia.com®, the world’s leading online travel agency, today announced the Expedia® 2012 Insiders’ Select® rankings, an annual crowd-sourced list of the world’s best-reviewed hotels.

Celebrating its 6th year, Insiders’ Select rankings are largely determined by crowdsourcing more than 500,000 Expedia customer reviews received during the course of 2011. Hotels that consistently deliver value, in […]

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How to Optimize Your Avvo Profile

How to Optimize Your Avvo Profile

When Avvo burst onto the Internet scene as the first online professional directory to algorithmically score and rate attorneys, (and later, doctors and dentists), according to an empirical set of ranking criteria, the white-collar world world was spun off of its traditional axis.

In the new world order of the computer-mediated Internet, Google had already demonstrated how its […]

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by Larry Sivitz

This week, Google CEO, Larry Page, (Why couldn’t he have named the “PageRank” algorithm “LarryRank?”) celebrated his one-year anniversary since stepping into the Chief Executive Officer’s post at Building 43 in the Googleplex. After his first year on the job, what kind of grade, or, (ahem), “PageRank,” should we give to Mr. […]

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The Right Time to Sell

The Right Time to Sell

by Tom Metz, Author, Investment Banker, Founder, T.V. Metz & Co., LLC.

Selling a company at the right time can make a big difference in the price. The reason for selling can also affect the timing.

One of the primary reasons that a technology company sells is that it has reached an inflection point. […]

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Measuring Link Building “ETA” (Estimated Time to Algorithm) & Impact!

Measuring Link Building “ETA” (Estimated Time to Algorithm) & Impact!

by Larry Sivitz, Seattle24x7, Editor in Chief

The process of link building for search engine optimization and traffic building is time-intensive, but just how long should it take for targeted link building actions to take hold?

Planning is essential and, based on your roadmap, your speed and mileage may vary.  Link building involves multiple […]

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How to Choose a Shopping Cart

How to Choose a Shopping Cart

by Amy Balliett, Co-founder, ZippyCart.com.

By 2014, ecommerce spending is projected to increase 98% in the United States and Canada, which equals nearly $203 billion of yearly ecommerce revenue in these two countries alone.  World-wide, ecommerce spending will reach nearly $525 billion.  In other words, now is the perfect time to start selling online, […]

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Do it Yourself Education Pays Big Dividends

Do it Yourself Education Pays Big Dividends

by Mike Davidson, BizBuilder Networking Groups.

The SpringTides ActionStorm Business Summit to be held June 4th, 2011 at the Hilton Convention Center in SeaTac is offering to have Corporate Trainers come and deliver very powerful training, at no charge and no obligation, to companies or groups of 10 or more.

“Some people get an education […]

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Data Camp Seattle – HearNear Born Here!

Data Camp Seattle – HearNear Born Here!

by Joe McCarthy.

Data Camp Seattle was a day-long unconference / hackathon organized by the Code for America Seattle fellows in collaboration with Socrata and the City of Seattle. The event brought together city leaders, neighborhood leaders, technologists and [other] civic-minded individuals and groups to share ideas, data and tools, and […]

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Seattle’s Tech Oscar Night Approaches. Where Will You Be on Feb 24? Where are Past IAA Winners Today?

Seattle’s Tech Oscar Night Approaches. Where Will You Be on Feb 24? Where are Past IAA Winners Today?

by Katie Douglas.

As the evening of February 24th approaches the WTIA staff is buzzing with excitement about the most grandiose event our association holds each year, the annual Industry Achievement Awards.  In its 16th year this celebration has evolved over time, but the heart of it remains the same – to recognize and […]

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