Monthly Archives: February 2007

Website Review: Bnet

Every now and then I see a website design that is so incredible, I want to rip it off for myself. With it’s very 2.0 feel, easy navigation, and incredible iconology, bnet.com is one of them.

This business site owned by Cnet (one of our more savvy clients as USWeb) loads fast, and has some amazing design work. The home page navigation is what all site should strive for. A lot of redundant navigation options, but very simple and clean. The individual article pages are very fun and oddly engaging in a nearly interactive way. They remind me of a the Head First series from O’Reilly. Continue reading

How I Beat Spam with Spam Arrest

A couple weeks ago, I wrote two articles on dealing with Spam. One article was about my new approach to heading off Spam before it starts with a new email address. The other article was a wish list for “The Ultimate Spam Blocker”.

I have made some great progress since then. Let me first describe my situation. I had two primary email addresses. A Yahoo address for personal email that I have had for nearly 10 years, which receives hundreds of Spam emails every day. I also have a business email address that has been around for 12 years, which gets almost 100 pieces of Spam everyday. I recently became a Blackberry user with a Pearl. I love the Blackberry, but obviously having Spam coming to my phone is almost as annoying as telemarketers. Continue reading

The Ultimate Spam Blocker

In my previous post on how to prevent email Spam, I mentioned that my business email address is over 10 years old, and I get a lot of Spam. My current email system (Zimbra) combined with my email client (Mail) do a pretty good job trying to stop it all, but I still get at least a couple dozen pieces of Spam per day. This made me start looking for a more aggressive way to stop Spam, but I have yet to find what I’m looking for. So here it is below. Let me know if anyone out there knows of a system that does this. Continue reading