Christopher Dawson

Chris Dawson is a freelance writer, consultant, and policy advocate with 20 years of experience in education, technology, and the intersection of the two.

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First signs of Google using Analytics data

I have been using Analytics since the day it was made free, just like over two hundred thousand other webmasters.  By using this service, I aknowledge that Google may use this information to improve their search engine.

November 25, 2005 by Garett Rogers

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Google using Time Warner Telecom for VoIP?

I stumbled across an interesting piece of information tonight while watching ARIN (American Registry for Internet Numbers).  ARIN controls the assigning of IP addresses in North America, so it can be a good way to keep an eye on companies you are interested in.

November 24, 2005 by Garett Rogers


Google enters Chicago

David Utter at Web Pro News mentioned yesterday that there were four job listings for the local, retail, tech communications and travel verticals on the Web site in early November.

November 22, 2005 by Garett Rogers


Google Analytics stops at 234,725 accounts

According to the Google Analytics "sign up" page, they have temporarily disallowed people from signing up.  They also removed the "Add new profile" link from inside analytics which previously allowed a single account to track up to 40 different Web sites.

November 20, 2005 by Garett Rogers


Google: Powered by Trakken

Browsing though the support area on Google can be slow at times, and occasionally shows a timeout screen telling you to try again in 30 seconds. I was trying to access the toolbar support area recently, and was shown an interesting screen that says "Search Knowledge Base".

November 17, 2005 by Garett Rogers

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Print advertising gets a name

Newspapers and magazines are still in Google's sights.  For a couple of months, they have been experimenting by purchasing pages in magazines on which to place ads.

November 13, 2005 by Garett Rogers