Recent Posts on Events Calendar Listings en-us 2/21/2018 4:37:48 PM Welcome We've made a change to this section to let YOU know what we are doing behind the scenes Russell's Thoughts - updated about Email...! Members System Updates The Members System is a very powerful tool to give WIIFM to YOUR membership... Terms and Conditions Modified We've made a small addition to our Terms and Conditions Guest Rant - Mark Hurst - Things that need to STOP Mark's site is - a must read and subscribe...! "I've spent my entire professional career online - over ten years at this point. That may not seem like a lot, but in "Internet dog years" it's at least 70, dag-nabbit! Or maybe I just feel extra-salty today... because I want to list several tech design errors that I've seen for years, that are showing no sign of retreat and are in some cases growing worse." New News Archive Feature Added Due to popular demand we have introduced an Auto-Archive feature in the News System Top Ten Web Design Mistakes of 2005 From Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox, October 3, 2005 At this time of year a few thoughts from Jakob Nielsen Some time in 2005, we quietly passed a dramatic milestone in Internet history: the one-billionth user went online. Because we have no central register of Internet users, we don't know who that user was, or when he or she first logged on. Statistically, we're likely talking about a 24-year-old woman in Shanghai. Google takes complete control of NZ search Google has 75 per cent of Kiwi mindshare when it comes to internet searches, a new survey says, making its nearest competitors into niche players. From National Business Review WHERE ARE YOU WHEN I NEED YOU??? (or... Ending the search for search) Guest Rant - The Pragmatic Ergonomist, HFI's CEO Dr. Eric Schaffer, gives practical advice. BBC:- Search users 'stop at page three' Most people using a search engine expect to find what they are looking for on the first page of results, says a US study. What unbundling means to you.. Yes you - the e-c user.... Click to read more... Guest Rant Bruce Simpson What price a (domain) name? 27 July 2006 How Google can make - or break - your company Smart entrepreneurs are learning the best ways to deal with the online Goliath. By Justin Martin, FSB Magazine Websites face four-second cut-off From BBC Online Shoppers are likely to abandon a website if it takes longer than four seconds to load, a survey suggests. Help with MSIE 7 Prior to Version 7.0 the default was to allow a pop-up ? now bydefault the settings are to not allow them. Check out the e-c help section to find a solution to your problem. Common Pitfalls of Building Social Web Applications and How to Avoid Them Guest Rant - By Joshua Porter Some great insight into the whole Web 2.0 thing and making money from it Guest Rant - Rich Ord from WebProNews Web comes full circle:- News Linking Chalenged in Court:- The Associated Press is suing news-aggregation site Moreover and its parent company VeriSign for copyright infringement for snippeting and linking to its news. This harkens back to the early days of the Internet when news aggregators were routinely legally hassled for linking. 6.8 Earthquake - update No problems to report for us Guest Rant - Seth Godin Dumbing down "Our readers won't understand this." "Our customers are too busy and won't get this." "The people who come to our restaurant want red meat." "No one is going to want something this good..." Guest Rant from Computerworld YahooXtra spam filters disrupt email delivery Missing emails dog business users after Xtra's shift to Yahoo Xtra Users read This (Updated) Xtra seem to be doing something with traffic through their network to other SMTP servers - even the secure ones that some of our customers are using. We're trying to find a fix.... 12 Years Old Today... WebFoot Publications Ltd was set up in 1996 according to the Companies Office WebFoot was the original company we traded under - and still survives today as keeper of IP and doing a few other things. Guest Rant - Paul Buchheit Everyone that thinks they have the killer idea - read this:- Ideas vs Judgment and Execution: Climbing the Mountain A couple of new web sites Guest Rant - Seth Godin The economy, the press and the paradox... Great Report on Ecommerce in NZ Should be required reading for all ecommerce and online infopeurs RSS Feeds are now available! We have recently updated our system to allow users to create an RSS feed for both "My News" and "Calendar Events". Google Analytics We have recently added Google Analytics as a feature within the toolset - For this feature to work you will need an additional piece of code within your website template.