Top 5 posts of Mar

Published on Apr 1, 2009   //  Top Post
Too many posts to handle? If you missed out on a great post from last month, here’s a quick digest of the top posts that you may want to check out:
  • BlueFur Twitter Contest
    Posted on Sunday, March 1st, 2009 in Contest – Comments: (41)
    And the winner is…..With over 800 entries into the our first Twitter Contest we have randomly selected a winner. The winner of the laptop is @mustard_green. I have sent them a DM on winning and the laptop will be sent out ASAP.Want a chances to win another laptop?That’s right were giving away another laptop in March. We are offering a brand new Acer Aspire AS6530.
  • Business 101: Non Revenue-Generating Products
    Posted on Tuesday, March 17th, 2009 in Business Topics – Comments: (6)
    Most businesses have some products in their lineup that do not directly generate any revenue. When you go to a coffee shop, for example, you are given “free” napkins, sugar, cream, stir sticks, disposable paper cups, and so on. When you go to a clothing store, you are offered a “free” shopping bag to tote your purchase back home. These are all valid expenses for their respective businesses, but they do not generate any revenue on their own.
  • Community Poll
    Posted on Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 in Polls – Comments: (4)
    Last week we asked do you have kids and 63% said no. This weeks question is…
  • Marketing 101: Under New Management
    Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2009 in Marketing Tips – Comments: (7)
    When you decide to purchase a business from someone else, should you exclaim to the world that the company is now under new management? There are certainly different schools of thought on this matter and it really depends on the nature of the transaction and a number of other factors that can affect the public’s perception of what the company or business has to offer.
  • Weekend Projects: Log Check
    Posted on Saturday, March 21st, 2009 in Weekend Projects – Comments: (7)
    This week our project will be to check our error logs and clean up those errors.To start login to cPanel and click on Error Log. This will bring up a list of the last 100 or so errors.One of the most common errors you will see in the log is a File does not exist robots.txt. This is easy to fix by simply adding a blank robots.
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Top 5 posts of Feb

Published on Mar 1, 2009   //  Top Post
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  • 10 helpful SEO tips for bloggers
    Posted on Thursday, February 19th, 2009 in Guest Post – Comments: (6)
    So, you are starting a blog now and wish to stand out in the cyber world. Well the cruel reality you might not know is that there’re 135 millions of ‘you’ according to Technorati. Yes, as a matter of fact, blogsphere is a crowded place. Apparently, it takes a lot more than just hard work to stand out from the crowd.
  • Feel the Love BlueFur Style
    Posted on Saturday, February 14th, 2009 in Events – Comments: (13)
    From all the staff at BlueFur.com we wish you and the ones you love a Happy Valentines.To share the love today we are giving away 7 domains to the first 7 people that reply. All you need to do is post a comment with your email and I will contact the first 7. The winners will receive a free .com/.net/.org of their choice.
  • Hear the Love BlueFur Style
    Posted on Monday, February 23rd, 2009 in Contest – Comments: (8)
    I won these Edifier e2100 speakers and instead of keeping them I decided to continue with this months feel the love theme. To qualify for this contest all you need to do is post a comment in this thread with how music effects your life.The best comment will be chosen next Monday and a winner will be announced. To be sure your notified of the winner I suggest you subscribe to our RSS feed or join our email newsletter.
  • Twitter Question of the Week
    Posted on Friday, February 13th, 2009 in Polls – Comments: (4)
    This week on twitter I asked, how many social networks do you belong to?Here is what was said… Network_Guy @bluefur 3, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook and my preference is in that order. midspot @bluefur 8 or 9 would be my guess. Only 3 or 4 that I use often legacyb4 @bluefur More than I can count, but active on at least 3. bladedthoth @bluefur I belong (Actively) to two.
  • Update WordPress 2.7.1
    Posted on Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 in Security – Comments: (4)
    Attention bloggers if you have manually installed WordPress then you should  upgrade to 2.7.1. There are many bug fixes in 2.7.1.For those who installed WordPress with Fantastico, Netenberg usually has the upgrade released a week or two later. We do post Fantastico updates on the blog so keep an eye open for that.Please also note we will post when it is time for Managed Blog hosting customers to upgrade in this blog.
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Top 5 posts of Jan

Published on Feb 1, 2009   //  Top Post
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  • BlueFur Twitter Contest
    Posted on Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 in Contest – Comments: (22)
    Would you like a laptop?Our first ever twitter contest kicks off with a bang in 2009. We are offering a brand new Acer Aspire AS6530. This laptop is a great machine with lots of muscle and a 16 inch monitor. If your like me and always doing computing on the go you will come to love your laptop more then your desktop.
  • Fraser Valley Tweetup
    Posted on Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 in Events – Comments: (5)
    Last year Vancouver had a few successful tweetup’s where people could put a face to the tweets. I think this can be done in the FraserValley for those that do not want to cross the bridge. This will be the first ever Fraser Valley Tweetup so come out and get to know your fellow twitter followers.When is the course happening?
  • Geek of the Week
    Posted on Monday, January 19th, 2009 in Geek of the Week – Comments: (5)
    Congratulations to this weeks geek Marilyn. This weeks questions are…1. What year was Batman first seen in comics?2. What is Batman’s alter ego name?3. Who are Batman’s side kicks?4. What super villain once broke Batman’s back, leaving him crippled and wheelchair-bound?5. What were the names of Bruce Wayne’s parents?
  • Great Gadgets: USB-Powered Gloves
    Posted on Monday, January 19th, 2009 in Gadgets – Comments: (6)
    Brrr. Now that we are in the dead of winter, it can get pretty cold out there. You may already have your scarf and winter coat ready to go, but what about those fingers of yours that are about to get frozen? The people at Budget Gadgets have just the right solution and it ties in with your geeky inclinations.These USB-powered gloves plug into an available USB port on your computer, warming up the cotton gloves until they are nice and toasty.
  • Top 10 Marketing Flops of 2008
    Posted on Thursday, January 1st, 2009 in Marketing Tips – Comments: (6)
    While there are certainly some companies that did a terrific job with surviving the current economic downturns, others haven’t been quite as successful with their marketing campaigns. Listed below, in no particular order, are ten of the biggest marketing flops of 2008.1. Yahoo! Buzz – Largely marketed as a viable alternative to Digg as the social news site of choice, Yahoo! Buzz never did catch on.
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Top 5 posts of Dec

Published on Jan 1, 2009   //  Top Post
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  • Great Gadgets: Secure Password Organizer
    Posted on Monday, December 8th, 2008 in Gadgets – Comments: (4)
    Chances are that you have a lot of passwords to remember. You have passwords for all of those email accounts that you use. You have passwords for a huge variety of social media and social networking sites, like Facebook and Digg. You have passwords to log into your blog. You have passwords literally spilling at the seams and it can be very difficult to remember them all.
  • In The Sphere: TinyURL on Steroids
    Posted on Friday, December 19th, 2008 in In the Sphere – Comments: (6)
    Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? Me neither. Before you brave the overly crowded shopping malls this weekend for some last minute gift ideas, take a moment to see what’s going on in the blogosphere too. Who knows? You might find some inspiration among the cats and Canucks.Jeff Kee remained adamant against Twitter for some time, but it seems like this young professional is finally starting to see the light.
  • Top 10 Commenters of 2008
    Posted on Monday, December 29th, 2008 in News Worthy – Comments: (4)
    Our blog is made up of writers, readers and commenters. We thank everyone who contributes to making our blog the what it is. The following are our top commentators for 2008…1. Matt Freedman2. Andrew Flusche3. Webkinz4. Dr. Cossack5. Derek Semmler6. Rinko7. Aaron Hall8. Raul Pacheco9. Tony Chung10.
  • Weekend Projects: Privacy Policy
    Posted on Saturday, December 6th, 2008 in Weekend Projects – Comments: (3)
    Many sites collect information about their users but they do not have a privacy policy displayed on how they will be using those details. If your site collects any information at all about your visitors you should add a privacy policy to it. This weeks project is to create a privacy policy and add it to your site.To create a privacy policy I found this great Generator where you fill in the blanks and click Generate and it produces the HTML for you.
  • WordPress Wednesdays: Too Bloated?
    Posted on Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 in WordPress – Comments: (8)
    There has been a bit of a delay with the pending launch of WordPress 2.7, but the updated content management system should be ready for primetime shortly. As we look forward to the official release, a question that some people may have is whether WordPress has become too bloated in its greater maturity.WordPress started out as a simple and straightforward blog platform.
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