Archive for February, 2012

How the Bayes Theorem Influenced A modern Day Assassin

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

The formula above may well be saving the life of your computer every day, by quietly filtering and eliminating something we all loathe: SPAM. It’s an example of the famed Bayes Theorem or Rule, which underpins the programming logic of modern day anti-spam software such as SpamAssassin offered by Midphase. By the way, you can…

Do lighter web servers challenge the status quo of L.A.M.P?

Posted on February 28th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

In the world of web servers, Apache stands head and shoulders above the rest, with roughly 19 million new hostnames selecting the software to run their web assets in February 2012 alone. But, over the years this popular open-source web server has started donning a lot more clothes and accessories, that means it’s not as…

Hello, I?m from Adobe.com. Can I help you?

Posted on February 27th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Adobe needed a key question answered: How many abandoned shopping cart transactions could be averted by proactively using an online chat system to intervene in the process? According to CRM magazine, Adobe.com hired a decision-modeling tool from SalesNext in 2009 to find out, and see if conversions could be improved upon. The chat software was…

FightUnstructured Content? inside WordPress with these two tools

Posted on February 22nd, 2012 by Clint Reeves

If you?re a web designer or developer tasked with deploying custom WordPress solutions for your clients, you may often run into problems dealing with unstructured content entering the system by users brought up using high-level editors, such as Microsoft Word. They may attempt to copy the entire gambit of formatting that exists on the Word…

Coding for Tablets: Another Fork in the Road for Website Developers?

Posted on February 20th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

You can use affordable web hosting from midPhase to drive down costs and implement a robust server platform, but you still need to keep your eye on how clients interact with your products and the devices they use to ultimately make a purchase. For this reason, a recent digital marketing insight from Adobe reveals an…

How conversion tracking can turn you into an IndianAdwords? Scout!

Posted on February 19th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

In a recent blog post entitled Is Google SEO sleeping with Google SEM, we refuted the claim that Google Adwords strategies by small business owners somehow positively or negatively influence natural search rankings for your website. According to Vanessa Fox, author of Google in the Age of Marketing, her research indicates that when a brand…

Is Google SEO sleeping with Google SEM?

Posted on February 18th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

If you run a small business, there is a strong likelihood you may be running a Google Adwords campaign to stimulate lead conversion — in addition to your SEO strategy! And, if you are heavily reliant on paid Search Engine Marketing (SEM) leads from Google Adwords, the odds are high you?re reluctant to reduce your…

Django Behind the Scenes

Posted on February 17th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Django is bound to attract interest from propeller heads who value the contributions of this high-level Python Web Framework thatencourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design?. If you are? web developer you will undoubtedly recognize the data-model syntax below that is typical to Django: Source: Django Documentation Django, an open-source web app framework, written in…

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