Karen Blakeman on July 28th, 2008

Cuil, pronounced ‘cool’, was launched today claiming to have the largest database of all the search engines and more relevant results. A detailed article on the company’s background, together with a critique of its PR, can be found on Search Engine Land – Cuil Launches — Can This Search Start-Up Really Best Google? Cuil’s index […]

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Karen Blakeman on July 27th, 2008

The new Guernsey Registry was launched on 1 July 2008 following a review of the Companies (Guernsey) Law and the existing company processes. The Registry also includes the Bailiwick of Guernsey Intellectual Property Office which administers all Trade Mark and Design registrations and activities, and provides information on the Intellectual Property Laws enacted in the […]

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Karen Blakeman on July 8th, 2008

BookMooch lets you give away books you no longer need in exchange for books you really want. Every time you give someone a book, you earn a point and can get any book you want from anyone else at BookMooch. You receive a tenth of a point for every book you make available on BookMooch, […]

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Karen Blakeman on July 8th, 2008

Say No to 0870 has been around for a while but it is only recently that I have had to make serious use of its database. I have been researching hotel business meeting facilities and was amazed at how many still use 0870 numbers. My middle name ought to be ‘Scrooge’ because I resent having […]

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Karen Blakeman on July 6th, 2008

Allplus is yet another search tool that searches Ask, Google, Live and Yahoo in one go. As well as web pages, you can also search the News, Image, Video and Blog databases of the search engines. Moreover is added to the mix for News. In addition to displaying the results for your selected type of […]

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Karen Blakeman on July 4th, 2008

The presentation and workshop that I gave at the Interlend 2008 conference in Peebles are now available at http://www.rba.co.uk/presentations/index.htm . As well as the PowerPoints there are links to versions available on Slideshare and authorSTREAM. The tag for the conference was interlend08. Two of us were regularly ‘twittering’ at the conference and most of our […]

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