Showing posts from April, 2008

It's Browie's Birthday and he'll have a contest if he wants to.

Browie is having a contest on his personal blog. Hey, free iPods deserve a post and a link.

Happy Birthday, Browie.

Google Analytics problems, again.

Trying to load the dashboard for Google Analytics today, I first came up to "An error has been detected". I thought that was nice, but when I hit refresh and the dashboard did come up, it was even better.

Thanks for the data, Google. It's appreciated. If your Urchin purchase keeps doing this well, I'll be forced to give more money to Yahoo for their IndexTools purchase.

Google AdWords Phishing

Today, one of our call center employees forwarded me a phishing scam I hadn't seen before. It was a neat angle, though. Just thought I should mention it so nobody gets taken by it.

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Update Your Billing Information
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 17:45:15 -0300
From: AdWords-NoReplay <>

This message was sent from a notification-only email address that does, not accept incoming email. Please do not reply to this message.


Dear Google AdWords Customer,

Your ads have stopped running because we were unable to process your billing information.

We will reactivate you account after you update your billing information.

In order to reactivate your account, please sign it to your account at <>, and update your billing information. Once your account …