Business owners struggle over misuse of the Internet

Author: Nola Young Last month, I discussed some of the on-line promotion techniques used by virtual businesses to help increase sales. I addressed the common, above-board practices that are used to draw positive attention to a business Web site. Unfortunately,Read More

404 Errors – they could be costly mistakes

Author: Nola Young The Scenario:  You want to do some online shopping so you bring up your favourites and click on the entry you want to go to. But, when you get to where the site is supposed to beRead More

Find out if you are being tracked on the Web

Author: Nola Young Have you ever researched information on a travel Web site only to discover that for the next few months you start to receive several unsolicited e-mails related to travel? You may have thought it was just aRead More

Online business applications make sense

Author: Nola Young It’s no secret that the Internet is changing the way in which we interact with business, people and the world. The vast market opportunities of the Internet are enticing companies to extend their business processes to theRead More

Find out if you are being tracked on the Web

Author: Nola Young Have you ever researched information on a travel Web site only to discover that for the next few months you start to receive several unsolicited e-mails related to travel? You may have thought it was just aRead More

Privacy Laws could help e-commerce grow

Author: Nola Young If the feedback I received after my last column is an indication, it’s clear consumers are very concerned about Internet privacy issues and about the apparent lack of government legislation to protect them. Estimates of business-to-consumer e-commerceRead More

New Canadian Internet Agency now handles .ca registrations

Author: Nola Young The Scenario:  Internet addresses have become the subject of great controversy. Known as domain names, they are highly-valued commodities. The Internet has become a dog-eat-dog world of companies registering and buying domains, at any cost, to eliminateRead More

Internet solutions that automate business processes

Author: Nola Young The evolution of the Internet has shown us that static Web sites are really just brochure- ware.    Though many still feel it is important to showcase your products and services via an electronic brochure, others areRead More

Online Promotion Options

Author: Nola Young If you think your company is taking into account the vast opportunities that the World Wide Web can give your business, just by having a Web site, you may be sorely mistaken. A static Web site isRead More

Understanding Visitor Activity

Author: Nola Young Scenario: You’ve made an investment in a Web presence and you are wondering what kind of activity it is getting. Question: How do I measure Web site activity and what is the difference between hits, page views,Read More