Free iPod Shuffle I love Doteasy. I host a lot of my mini sites with them. They're very reliable, and inexpensive if you need to host multiple website or even a single one. Until June 30th if you register a new unlimited hosting account with them you'll get a free 512 MB iPod Shuffle. How cool is that......better hurry though not much time left.
Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Friday, June 17, 2005
Mailinator OK, so web based email addresses are a dime a dozen, but this one is different. No registration is required and you can make up any email address on the fly. For example if I want to be merleATmailinator or contactATmailinator.com then I log into their site using the beginning part of the email address and there's the email. This would be perfect for those times you want to download a free product but don't want to use your business email address and still be able to get the product delivered to your inbox. Very cool! Check it out ...
Thursday, June 16, 2005
Today's issue of Merle's Mission Ezine is now posted in PDF format at
This week's issue looks at alternatives to PayPal for your online business. If you use PayPal and no other third party provider you'll want to make sure you know what options you have. Enjoy!
Tuesday, June 14, 2005
SitemapsPal Google announced last week a new service called "SiteMaps"....see it here http://www.google.com/webmasters/sitemaps. The intention of Site Maps is to enable Google to crawl your site more often and faster when you make changes to it. Well, to use SiteMaps you have to use a certain format of code and upload it to your website. My question was how do I make the file? No longer a problem. Today's site, SiteMaps is an online generator that will create the needed file for you. Just enter your domain and generate...check it out...
Monday, June 13, 2005
Podcast Directories Robin Good has the skinny on Podcast directories. If you have a podcast you need to get it listed in the various directories that exist for this purpose so people can find you. Robin has collected a nice list to get you started so get busy!
Sunday, June 12, 2005
Google Link Units For those of you who run Google Adsense Ads on your websites for some extra cash you know about link units. They came out not too long ago as another format in which you can place ads on your site. Now Google has added to their new family member with some horizontal link units, before they were all verticals. Check it out...
Thursday, June 09, 2005
Speakwire RSS newsfeeds Yea, yea, I love RSS feeds and subscribe to about 30 or so but the problem is finding the time to read them all. Enter Speakwire. This new service will read feeds outloud to you. You can choose from the feeds they have listed or copy and paste any feed into the box and prepared to listen. It's pretty cool even if the voice is a bit robotic and stiff. Just think of the benefits you can surf the net or do other work while Speakwire reads the latest updates from your fav feeds. Check it out...
Sunday, June 05, 2005
Netimperative - Google -New Service: Google has launched a new service called SiteMaps as an additional way to get your website content indexed faster. You can find out more at http://www.google.com/webmasters/sitemaps.