Archive for November, 2009

Google AdWords Phishing Scam

Monday, November 30th, 2009

 Here is a great lesson on staying alert when answering emails. This one looks like it is from Google, and it asks you to verify your AdWords account. But it is actually a "phishing scam" that is trying to get your AdWords login information from you. Not only could they have a lot of fun with your AdWords […]

LinkedIn: Hopping on the Open Source Bandwagon

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Open source, the practice in production and development that promotes access to an end product’s source materials like their source code (per Wikipedia), has been a trending theme in social media. There are many that dislike open source and others who praise this movement. The OSI, or the Open Source Initiative, looks to educate and […]

Happy Linksgiving!

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Amazingly enough Thanksgiving is here, and what better time to give thanks….with links! We’ve compiled a list of Thanksgiving inspired SEO sites for your viewing pleasure. Have some to add to the list, drop a comment below and we’ll attempt to update the list.  Linksgiving.com: This high quality directory contains user-submitted links by category. Users […]

Hootsuite Gets a Facelift

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

If you haven’t discovered the wonderful social media tool Hootsuite it’s about time you did. Last night a few of us here at Vertical Measures, myself included, were going crazy because Hootsuite was down to perform updates to its system. And what we found this morning made us all jump for joy…..I literally did a […]

Top 10 Features of Chrome OS

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Due out in late 2010, Google’s new operating system Chrome OS is already drawing some rants, raves, and criticism. Ben Parr over at Mashable has been writing lately about Chrome OS and what he has dubbed "The Google Revenue Equation". His theory is that Google is constantly looking to improve the web because their revenue […]