Andrew Beattie

Andrew Beattie has spent most of his career writing, editing and managing Web content in all its many forms. He is especially interested in the future of search and the application of analytics to the business world. 
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Find out how a business can keep its social media presence from going to the Dark Side, according to Jedi wisdom.

Jedi Strategies for Social Media Management


These terms gained traction in 2011 and will probably get bigger in 2012.

The Top 10 Tech Buzzwords for 2012


Don't know how to tell a URI from a URL? You're not alone. Learn about these commonly confused terms, as well as the less common URN.

What is the difference between a URL and a URI?


Are you browsing the Internet right now or surfing the Web? Find out what the difference is between these two commonly confused terms.

What is the Difference Between the Internet and the World Wide Web?
What is the difference between viral marketing and conventional marketing?


Find out what separates these two approaches to improving website traffic.

What is the difference between SEO and SEM?
What is the difference between information and data?


Find out what distinguishes these two popular enterprise computing applications.

What is the Difference Between ERP Software and CRM Software?


Learn what sets these two important search engine optimization (SEO) concepts apart.

What is the difference between PageRank and search rank?


The concept of a web of information navigated via links predates the World Wide Web. Learn about some of the conceptual pioneers behind the...

The Pioneers of the World Wide Web


Cloud computing is a powerful, low-cost alternative to DIY information technology. Find out what it can do for small business.

A Beginner's Guide to the Cloud: What It Means for Small Business


SaaS, IaaS, PaaS... The jargon around cloud computing is endless. In this article you'll gain a clearer understanding of some of the terms...

Cloud Computing: Why the Buzz?


Viral marketing and social media marketing are a huge departure from the traditional world of marketing. Learn more about the tactics...

What Makes Web Content Go Viral?


Cell phone hacking has become a real concern with the widespread use of smartphones. Learn about how hackers get into your phone and what...

Common Methods Hackers Are Using To Crack Your Cellular Phone


SEO is one of the most important concepts behind the modern Internet. Learn the lingo and the terms you need to know to understand it and...

Intro To SEO: What You Need To Know


Hackers have a bad reputation, but these tech renegades actually do serve a purpose.

5 Reasons You Should Be Thankful For Hackers


The challenge for online businesses is to avoid being left behind as new trends emerge.

6 Key Trends In Online Business


Attract visitors to your website with these basic, timeless SEO strategies.

3 SEO Tactics That Google Loves


Learn about some of the more popular Internet memes that have gone viral.

A Beginner's Guide to Internet Memes


Instead of serving as protocol, the OSI model has become a teaching tool that shows how different tasks within a network should be handled...

An Introduction to the OSI Model


These computer viruses all rocked the Internet. Find out which one really caused the most damage.

The Most Devastating Computer Viruses


Apple has become one of the largest and most innovative tech companies around, but it wasn't always on top. Find out how it got there.