Friday, December 15, 2006

Company Image improved by Plasma Rentals

Renting is a convenient and viable option. Even if you attend more than one trade show per month, the costs of deployment, insurance and frequent replacement makes renting a plasma flat screen display a convenient and viable option.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Plasma Rentals for Office Management Program

The Office Management Program is invaluable learning and networking experience for all involved in program management. Delegates will attend this event in hopes of being able to walk away empowered with ideas and new initiatives to challenges they thought were hard to overcome.

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Friday, December 01, 2006

$99 per Month Student Wireless Laptop Rental Program

This is an exclusive offer to Students Only. The Rental Rate is $99.95 per month with a two month minimum paid by credit card.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2006

What sound does a llama make? Find out here

Llama sounds with Silverchair. A MiddletownUSA video.

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Tiger Woods Launches New clubs at LA Air

Tiger Woods was on an airport runway in Los Angeles (Hawthorne Municipal Airport) on Tuesday hitting his new Niki Driver over 500 yards down the tarmac (the asphalt helped his drives).

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Top 10 Naked People on Google Earth

People are semi safe at the moment, but another generation and you'll have to nude sunbathe in your backyard at your own risk...

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Terror Suspect Caught on Camera Smoking Crack

By First Coast News Staff

ORLANDO, FL -- A home security camera caught a man smoking crack minutes before he broke into a home and terrorized two girls.

This was done with a digital video security system with cctv camera technology. The story incorrectly calls this a 'tape'when actually, the video is stored on a hard drive.

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Monday, November 27, 2006

The SMB and Academic Community saves time, money with MS Volume Licensing

Microsoft Volume Licensing saves organizations money by providing licenses, without the cost of retail packaging. With the ability to track licenses online, buy for 2 or 3 year contract, with our without Software Assurance and the ability to make monthly payments over the 3 year contract, MS Volume Licensing makes sense.

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Beer Cooler is Deer to Me

Try this one on for size, put your deer in a beer cooler, add water and enjoy! Make enough Deer Punch for 50 hunters.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2006

BSA - Bully Software Alliance

You just authenticated with Microsoft on-line, so your software is legal right? Not according to the BSA, the Business Software Alliance.

The BSA is so bad, that James E. Gaskin calls them the Bully Software Alliance. Nothing counts according to the BSA, except a receipt with your company name on it.

Original disks don't count!
Serial Nu

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Monday, November 20, 2006

Turkey Deal TOUR EDGE BACKDRAFT B4 35'' PUTTER RH only $25

These deep center of gravity putters will help you make one-putts like never before. Why? Face Balanced for Greater Stability... Each Backdraft has an aluminum absorption bar directly behind the sweet spot. The Backdraft's 100% milled anodized face has a stylish diamond scale design. Available in 9 popular styles...

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Thursday, November 16, 2006

Tech Travel Alert Color Code System (Laptop Rentals)

Know the risk level of traveling with your laptop computer, before you go.

There are five TTA Conditions, each identified by a description and
corresponding color.

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Laptop Travel: High Data Loss & Theft Potential (Laptop Rental)

How many people will have access to sensitive corporate information in the airport screening process, at hotels and other places?

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Mizuno Golf, USA has partnered with

Check out this limited edition Set on the MP-100 page on the Mizuno website. It's an unbelievably Great looking set of Forgings. Forged from Mizuno's patented Grain Flow Forged process with Double Nickel Chrome Plated Finish for an elegant, durable look.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Wi-Fi® Laptop Rentals worldwide call a Tech Travel Agent from Rentacomputer

No matter where you need technology, you can count on your Tech Travel Agent from to get you what you need, where you need it for as long as you need.

Monday, November 13, 2006

Accounting Firms Deploy Computer, Copier, Printer Rentals During Tax Season

It makes sense to rent additional office equipment during the tax season. The cost is fractional and you don't have a bunch of equipment setting around the office depreciating and creating additional property taxes.

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Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Golf, The New College Business Class

PGA Pro Jeff Maynor teaches a class on golf at the University of Maryland but its not part of the athletic program, its a business class.

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Thursday, November 02, 2006 Introduces FRP Reward Program (Computer Rental)

You earn points on every rental order placed with a Tech Travel Agent. FRPs can be used on future rentals and service from both and Computer Service Now.

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Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Domestic Terrorism hits eBay payment processor, PayPal

A Bomb Exploded at PayPal Headquarters in San Jose, California last night. No one was hurt. Domestic terrorists are probably the cause.

Was it directed at a specific employee? Was it done for financial gain? What's the message here? No one is talking.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Winterize your golf clubs

Snow's on the ground and golf is months away, now what?

You need to winterize your clubs so they will be in prime condition next time you need them.

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Monday, October 30, 2006 Blog: Corporate Events Technology Rentals (Plasma Rentals) Blog: Corporate Events Technology Rentals (Plasma Rentals)

With a Tech Travel Agent from you get fast, great documentation for Better Event Planning.

A comprehensive, coordinated and well-documented procedure helps you know the overall plan and costs before during and after any company event or project.

Computer rental, plasma rental and sound equipment rentals all coordinated with one person, your Tech Travel Agent!One point of contact, one vendor to deal with, itemized invoices and summary reports are standard on all corporate events.

Friday, October 27, 2006

Camera Security Now the Economical Solution for Milwaukee Surveillance Cams

Downtown Alderman Bob Bauman has proposed an ordinance requiring all Tavern, Bar and Restaurant owners install Camera Surveillance System.

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Laptop Rentals for National Middle School Annual Conference & Exhibit

Tech Travel Agents from are booking Laptop Rentals and Plasma Display Rentals for National Middle School Annual Conference & Exhibit at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, TN.

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Proshop Warehouse featured in Entrepreneur Magazine (Golf Clubs)

Encouraged by the quick sale of the clubs, McGohan and Stallard began approaching local golf pros and manufacturers to buy excess inventory, building their network of contacts and sources along the way. First-year sales were $300,000; second-year sales hit $3 million. By 2005, sales were close to $10 million, earning the company the coveted...

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Monday, October 23, 2006

Security Camera Requirements for Milwaukee Bars, Taverns and Restaurants

Downtown Alderman Bob Bauman has proposed an ordinance requiring all Tavern, Bar and Restaurant owners install Camera Surveillance System.

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New Drivers Making Golf More Exciting

New golf club driver technology is making golf more exciting than ever.

Tour pros from the 'persimmon era' had great drivers of the golf ball, good drivers of the golf ball, and relatively poor drivers of the golf ball.

Today, every PGA Tour pro seems to drive the ball well.

You've got the long ball hitters - like Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, V

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Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Website Translation Equals 9x more indexable Pages!

Multiply your content 9 times by translating your website into 9 other languages. There are tools out there that make the process quick and easy.

You don't have to worry about duplicate content issues either. It's all unique content that the search engines love. More content equals more traffic. 64.8% of the world is surfing the Internet in a language other than English. By translating your website into other languages, you immediately open up a stream of new markets and increased traffic from foreign search engines.

The competition in foreign language search engines is much less than in the English search engines.

Here is a Wordpress plug-in called Simple Thoughts. This plug-in uses automatic machine translation to translate your blog into eight languages - Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese.

You can download this plug-in at:

Golf Club Blog from Proshop Warehouse Blog

Friday, October 13, 2006

Golf Club Shafts - Steel vs Graphite

What is better steel shafts or graphite? The answer depends on your golf game age and sex. Read professional golf pro Brad Smith's view on this great golf club debate.

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Friday, October 06, 2006

Monday, October 02, 2006

Xponex Web and Media Services wins Proshop Warehouse Web Advertising Account

Proshop Warehouse, a growing internet golf club supplier, has chosen Xponex Web and Media Services to manage internet based advertising on their website,
Proshop Warehouse is one of the largest golf suppliers in eBay golf club auction space. "We wanted to extend even better deals to our non-auction customers, so we are adding new products to our website nearly everyday. Xponex Web and Media services is providing content, press release services an assisting with internet media buys," said Tim Stallard, Co-Founder of Proshop Warehouse.

"I think what really drew us to Xponex was their success in the search engine optimization space. Xponex has thousands of top 10 results for its client search terms. We felt they could do the same for us." Todd McGohan, Co-Founder, Proshop Warehouse.
"We view the Proshop Warehouse account as a real challenge. It is a pretty competitive space, golf clubs, but we believe we will be able to garner top ranking Google search results for golf oriented key phrases." John Beagle, President, Xponex Web and Media Services.

Saturday, September 30, 2006

Plasma Rentals - Take 10% off when you rent with Tony

If you plan on renting plasma technology, get a quote from Tony. He's a Tech Travel Agent from Complete and fax form to get the 10% discount on your next plasma rental.

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Rent a Microphone for Best Man Speech

When the best man makes a speech, make sure everyone can hear, even Aunt Bertha in the back of the room. Rent a wedding sound system to make all your speeches, best man,father of the bride others, heard.

Sound system rentals make great sense for weddings!

Friday, September 29, 2006

Nike Iron Sets for $299 from

Just stumbled on this deal, had to blog it. These are brand new Nike irons PW thru 3 iron! Check it out.

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Wedding Tackle for Rent

Need projection and audio equipment for your wedding reception? Here's a great place to rent just what you need to put on the greatest reception of your life. Sorry, if you got the wrong meaning from the title.

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Thursday, September 28, 2006

History of a Golf Proshop Warehouse

Ever wonder how these great golf club warehouses come from? Well here is an answer for one shop based in Ohio that does business worldwide. Worldwide, yes, their deals are that good! Check these guys out, Tim and Todd!

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Guess the PC Server Rental Rate

If you ever need a server for an emergency or a project, would you know about how much it would cost? Take this little quiz and find out.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Wireless Projector Rentals

Easy hookup with no wires! Plus one projector to many laptops or multiple projectors connect to a single laptop for excellent flexibility in audiovisual presentations. Also great for war rooms.

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Monday, September 18, 2006

Google Pulls Phishing Hole

Don't trust the URL -- things are not as they seem. A clever exploit in a little known Google service could be used to launch phishing attacks, by imitating Google services -- hosted on Google's own servers! Read the article for more information, or see a proof of concept in action:

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Tech Travel Agent books Computer Rentals and AV Equipment

computer rental information and reservation system

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Friday, September 15, 2006

Wireless Computer Rentals

Are you looking to go wireless on your next company computer rental project? You probably knew you could rent wireless notebooks. But did you know you can also rent
wireless projectors and printer servers?

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Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Friday, September 08, 2006

The Tech-Army Organization is looking for Computer Techs

If your company operates in the computer industry, the CCTV security camera industry, home builders industry, or you are an independent contractor, tradesman
or other technology expert....

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Temporary Offices need Temporary Computers (Computer Rental)

Temporary is happening, computer rentals is the solution for this short term need.

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Thursday, September 07, 2006

Computer Logistics with Computer Technical labor along for the ride

Got a company project like a conference or training seminar? Great computer service available anywhere, multiple locations, anytime with one point of contact.

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10 Computer Rental Special for Classroom Computer Training

Thinking about training your employees in a group setting? Think about the low cost, no hassle classroom computer training solution that is as easy as a click or call to your Tech Travel Agent.

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C-Mount Security Cameras for CCTV

Informative blog post regarding c-mount type of security cameras. Also goes into various lenses and housings for your security camera.

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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Is your website dead or alive?

Wanted, Dead or Alive
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When was the last time your website paid a decent return on investment? 
How much new business is your website generating and at what cost?
If your website is dead or barely breathing, consider a new idea.
Yes, words forming the impression of your website. In addition to design.
Because search engines can't see flash. Flash is invisible to search engines, but great for humans. Therefore flash can be used, but must not dominate your website for best potential optimization.
Just ask Danny Sullivan who said at the last SES conference, "Search engines will see flash when radios display text."
And if search engines can't find you, neither will humans.
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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

CCTV Security Camera Test

Here's a test you should consider before purchasing all your cctv cameras.

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Security Cameras wall mounted or ceiling mounted has advantages

Which cctv camera is right for your business? Find out about wall mount security cameras and get a quote if you would like.

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Projector Rental Question: What's a Lumen?

Thinking about renting a projector for your next PowerPoint or multimedia presentation? Visit this link, written by John Beagle to find out valuable information to ask your Tech Travel Agent before you rent a projector.

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Friday, September 01, 2006

Yahoo and Google News surpass TV News

Did you know according to this article that more people are viewing their news via the Internet then on T.V?

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Tuesday, August 22, 2006

July 2006 - Search Engine Market Data

Source: Dave Porter,

Google 43.7 percent share, a decline of 1 percent from the previous month.
Yahoo! 28.8 percent of U.S. searches,
Microsoft 12.8 percent share of searches
Time-Warner 5.9 percent
Ask 5.4 percent

Google off by 1 percent ending 11 months of consecutive gains in market share against all other search engines.

Monday, August 21, 2006

Google - 8 Billion Pages Spidered

Google spiders are more active than ever. But can they find you?
"Google currently is reported to have indexed 8 billion pages and counting. Google utilizes an array of bots A.K.A. spiders or crawlers.James Opiko (c) 2006 from The Importance Of Sound Website Design & Search Spiders to Internet Marketers

Sunday, August 20, 2006

**Updated** On Domain Search Engine Optimization Mistakes Hurt Your Company

By John Beagle
Businesses do silly things that actually hurt their business. The fixes are easy and the cost is small, but the penalty can be great if you violate Google's search engine rules.
If you own a business and have a website, make sure you read on or direct your web person to read this. In later blog posts, I will go into more detail on each of the 10 mistakes outlined here.

1. Lack of Keywords
This is probably one of the most critical area of site optimization for search engines.
In order to be found, you must have the keywords people will use to find you. Choose the right keywords and potential customers will find your site. Use the wrong ones and your site will see little, if any, traffic.

2. Spamming
Does your website spam? Here are 3 examples that Google's search engine spiders consider spam"

A. Word Spamming: When you use the same words over and over again (called word spamming) the search engines may downgrade or remove pages or ban the entire website.
B. Hidden Keywords: Do not try to hide your keywords or keyword phrases by making them invisible. For example, the keywords appear as the same color as the background of the web page. The text appears invisible to humans but not to search engine spiders. Do not try to hide your keywords or keyword phrases by making them tiny. Setting the text size of the keywords so small that it can barely be seen does this.
C. Bad Keywords: The keyword doesn't have anything to do with the page topic. However, since the keyword is popular, they think this will boost their visibility. This technique is considered spam by the search engines and may cause the page (or sometimes the whole site) to be removed from the search engine listing.
D. Excessive Advertising - popup ads, excessive syndicated advertising, excessive text link ads. You not only confuse the search engines, you also confuse your readers.

3. Slow loading home page
If your page is slow loading, search engine spiders may never see your links. Make sure your website loads quickly by keeping elements to a minimum.

4. No Keywords in Title or No Title at All
Each page on the website should have a unique title and the title should contain a keyword or keywords.
Review your website, make sure there is a title, check page for content, find best keywords used on the page and include in title tag.

5. No Keywords in ALT Tags, Meta Description or viewable text.
Each page should utilize meta description, meta keywords and alt tags on all images. Make sure you use your keywords throughout the site. Sites utilizing flash or all flash sites generally do not have viewable text available for search engines.

6. No Site Map
Sitemaps help search engine spiders crawl more of your site. Make sure you place a link to the sitemap in your footer or site navigation.

7. Dead Links, Broken links, Links to slow loading pages
Links that don't work or are slow loading affect how much a spider can crawl your website. Download Xenu and check your site for broken links:
Fix your broken links right away, before the next crawl of your website. Broken links can only hurt your website.

8. Poor Outbound to Inbound link Ratio
If you have too many links pointing outside your website domain and not enough pointing in your website search engine results will not improve. Increase inbound links and reduce outbound links.

9. Using "FREE" or "Deep Discounted" web hosting.
Cheap hosting can be disastrous if your hosting company's IP range is blacklisted. In some cases search engines spiders will completely avoid indexing content from free or deep discounted web hosts by skipping the hosts entire ip range. Make sure your website is being hosted by a US based, reliable hosting company that answers the phone. Cheap web hosting companies are fully automated and don't answer that phone. If you website is down can you get in touch with your hosting company? Find a site in the $250/yr range for hosting your business website anything cheaper is bulk. The savings are not worth the risk unless you are getting a special deal with a local firm. Custom hosting firms are a good option for US based companies.

10. Improper Website Navigation
Important pages need overt proof for search engine spiders. Navigation links help search engines find your most important pages. Always include your most important 'top' pages in your website navigation. Note: Navigation should appear on all pages on website.

This report will continue during the next week. Stop back for daily updates. Thanks Snafu for your excellent tool for fast broken link checking.

Friday, August 18, 2006

Writing for Humans and Search Engines

Sentence structures must make sense!
by John Beagle

Copywriting for search engines is one of the two most important aspects of search engine ranking and promotion. The other is linking.

Just like in regular reading, natural language is the key. If the keywords don't fit into logical sentences, then don't use them. Here's a tip: "Read your copy out loud. If it sounds stupid or redundant to you, it will sound stupid and redundant to your site visitor and to the smarter crawlers too."

Make sure your content is relevant and with the right keyword density.
 is the most effective method to get the attention of search engine crawlers.

The majority of search engines value optimized content with keyword-laden text. However, if you have too much keyword density, Google and others can consider this spam, and may penalize your site.

How much keyword density percentage is too much?
Sites have been banned because they were considered spammers when they exceeded 10 keywords for every 100 words of text.  While there is no standard, but there is definitely a point where the search engines will consider too many keywords as a spam technique. Determining what constitutes as spam is where the trick lies.

Keep your web text as natural as possible.
Do not stuff keywords
into the text. Make sure your sentence flows and is readable by humans.

Don't short change the readability of your text for the sake of search engines. Today, search engines depend on spelling. In the future, search engines will analyze your site for grammar too. 

Thursday, August 17, 2006

Conveyor Belt Advertising

Conveyor Belt Advertising at Kroger, Wal-Mart
That plain-black conveyor belt at the grocery checkout line is the next stop for ad creep. Full Story
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Grocery store conveyor belts have become the latest venue for in-store advertising.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Claria Gives Up Adware Businessby Wendy DavisClaria, once one of the largest adware purveyors in the business, intends to leave the adware space for good by the end of June, the company said Tuesday. - Read the whole story...