Monthly Archive: May 2012

Googler Helping Affiliates…. in 2012! 0

Googler Helping Affiliates…. in 2012!

Just when you think everyone working under advertising at Facebook and Google has been treated to a common sense bypass I get a lovely message like this. Hello James, Thank you for writing in. Hope you’re doing well! I’m Jaya, from the Google AdWords Support Team and I’ll be assisting you with your queries today. First of all, I am extremely sorry about the delay in getting back to you....

Bing URL Ripper for Dorks 0

Bing URL Ripper for Dorks

This is a URL ripper which uses bing to search for a dork i.e. “powered by wordpress” and output a list of thousands of wordpress sites. This example was actually setup to rip ning sites but you can adjust accordingly. Written in ruby for linux… #!/usr/bin/env ruby require ‘net/http’ require ‘uri’ class Search def search(search) search = search.gsub(‘ ‘, ‘+’) linksinc = Array.new paths =[‘/search?q=’ + search, ‘/search?q=’ + search...

Script.aculo.us –  Interactive Landing Pages 0

Script.aculo.us – Interactive Landing Pages

Interaction is key in modern web design and one of the tools I’ve found to be very helpful in making a more interactive environment is script.aculo.us It is basically a javascript inlcude which can provide you with a whole load of effects and functions to use on your landing pages. Check out a simple example I put together here. Download > Unzip > Open test.htm in a browser This simple...

Social Network Demographics 0

Social Network Demographics

Heres a little sketch I put together of the stereotypical users of each of the major social networks. I used Alexa to put this together based on their audience profiling and I’ve linked to each at the bottom if you want some further reading. Alexa profiles: Facebook Twitter Linkedin Pinterest MySpace

Internet World London 2012 0

Internet World London 2012

Earls Court, London was home to Internet World 2012 and on a wet Wednesday morning in April I jumped on a train to check it out. It was my first visit to this show and I came away with mixed feelings. I was hoping it was going to be like ad-tech but there was only one company exhibiting that was selling traffic, I think they deserve a mention for that...