Employers Look at Your MySpace Profile

Be wary of what kind of information you include in your MySpace profile, or on another other publically posted website or profile.  Your employers, or potential employers are now heavily using MySpace to check out prospects. Think no one’s watching you?  Think again.  Just listen to what happened to 18 year old Scott Schafer, a US baseball pitching prospect.  His …

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July Contest Annoucement

Last month, we featured a contest in which we asked you to create a witty banner ad for V7 Tech.  This month, we’re going to take a new spin on advertising:  make us a short video or audio advertisement or testimonial.  Video is preferred, but for those without access to a webcam or digital video cam, you may submit audio. …

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Online Stock Trading Just Got Cheaper

If I were to tell you twenty years ago that you could trade in and out of stocks for $1 you would probably laugh at me and think it was the funniest thing you had heard in a longtime. Back in those days it cost hundreds of dollars just to buy shares of your favorite companies and commission rates took …

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Google Sends Aspirin After AdWords Changes Causes Headache

On July 4th, Al Scillitani wrote an open letter to Google on his blog, Marketing Pilgrim.  In the letter he commented on the frequency of changes with Google AdWords recently.  He complained about how all the changes were giving him a headache, and requested that Google send him some acetaminophen in compensation for his troubles. A Google employee happened to read that …

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More Ted Stevens Fun

The Alaskan Senator’s lack of understanding of the Internet has sparked a blogging frenzy, thousands of posts, and some other interesting user-generated content including: A song (and accompanying MySpace profile). A t-shirt A Powerpoint presentation A Ninja Fight and more! It looks Stevens himself clogged up the tubes by sparking an Internet backlash and blogging frenzy.  At this rate, he might …

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