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August 2015

One very useful tool used by Internet marketers every day is analytics. Drilling down on analytics is how to find out what is working well and what is not returning the investment. Unfortunately, almost every website is hit with bad bots that can negatively affect your analytics. Marketers seem to have a vague awareness about server log files, but little know these log files can be used to clean up the analytical data you use when making...

"Search engine optimization — SEO — may seem like alchemy to the uninitiated. But there is a science to it. Search engines reward pages with the right combination of ranking factors or “signals.” SEO is about ensuring your content generates the right type of signals." If you haven't checked this out yet you should.  It's pretty awesome.  The people over at Search Engine Land have put together this pretty cool infographic, that's really more a functioning table,...

It is back to school time once again. Here is a list of 10 helpful apps that will make your trip back to school easier and more rewarding. 10)  Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock We all know how important sleep is to our everyday life and students are no different. Getting the right amount of sleep is crucial to being successful in school. The Sleep Cycle tracks your sleep patterns and wakes you up during your period of lightest sleep so...

With the recent announcement of Android 6.0's newest mascot, the Marshmallow (due to debut sometime in October or November), we at Netsville decided to take a closer look at the intriguing history of Android's different versions from their various mouth-watering mascots to a few of their highlighted design additions and/or improvements. Based in Rochester, New York, Netsville is an Internet Property Management company specializing in managing the Digital Marketing, Technical, and Business Solutions for our customers since 1994. For...

News has been swirling around that Facebook is planning to invest in a re-design of one of their practically forgotten features – Notes. You guys remember Notes, right? You weren’t missing much if you don’t. In college I vaguely recall random lists and failed attempts at prose being circulated around to groups of friends using the feature. Nonetheless the rumored change and possible resurgence seems to be all the buzz. What Notes Was. In the early days of...

If you are up on all the Bitcoin juice then you are probably very aware of the most recent fork of the the Bitcoin Core blockchain known as Bitcoin XT. And if you aren’t here’s a little background. For quite some time there has been a scalability concern surrounding Bitcoin. While many cryptographers and developers are working to address this concern, a few of the Bitcoin Core Developers, have split off with what many are calling an...

Fading into online obscurity, Adobe Flash's proliferance has diminished greatly over the past decade with the advent of non-Flash supporting mediums such as iOS and Android. Once the industry standard (especially with banner ads and animations), Flash is approaching its final days with neither an afterthought or cheerio. First developed in the 1990's, Flash was a multimedia platform that was used to build and create animation, online games, vector graphics, and applications. Using Flash Player to display its...

Collaboration is an integral part of the Internet Property Management (IPM) process. Working together with our customers to create an environment that fosters constructive collaboration is important to ensuring that our client’s needs are addressed. IPM companies must work hand in hand with their clients at every step of the process to ensure that the best course of action is taken to progress their Internet property. In IPM, collaboration is multi-tiered with Internet Property Managers constantly discussing new techniques and tactics that...

Ad Block software was initially thought to be a small-scale problem, but it is really starting to boom in 2015. According to a new report from Adobe and PageFair, an Irish company founded in 2012 that measures the cost of ad blocking and displays alternative non-intrusive ad blockers, $21.8 billion in global ad revenues have been blocked/lost in 2015 so far. The chart below shows how ad blocking users has grown from 21 million in early 2010...

Web analytics measure the make or break quality of your website and its content. Not reserved for those who are simply interested in statistics, a good utilization of the information provided by web analytics can not only help drive more visitors to your website by seeing what works and what doesn't but can also help properly monetize your site by pinpointing correct marketing approaches. The analytics all boil down to the Internet's one common denominator - visitors. A closer look...