Articles By Christopher Null

Top 10 tips for savvy networking on Facebook

What's okay on Facebook? On sites like MySpace, anything goes (or seems to), but the rules of etiquette on Facebook seem to be a little more refined--not a lot, mind you, but a

Published on: August 5th, 2009 Christopher Null

SMS etiquette: Six rules of thumb for text messaging

Perhaps the wildest, most unpredictable area in the realm of high-tech etiquette, text messaging is fraught with pitfalls that can turn otherwise sensible people into rude and thoughtless jerks. Try these simple tips

Published on: August 4th, 2009 Christopher Null

Facebook hazards – and how you can avoid them

Ignoring Facebook's privacy options--some of them fairly new and not well known--can trip up the social-networking site's users in a number of ways. Here are some that everyone who has a Facebook account

Published on: June 25th, 2009 Christopher Null

13 Facebook apps that let you accomplish just about anything

We'll concede that the average Facebook user is doing nothing productive with their day, likely burning hours on end playing Mob Wars or agonizing over the finer points of a 25 More Things

Published on: April 6th, 2009 Christopher Null

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

The problems won't go away on their own, though. If you need help compiling a list of what you have to accomplish, here are our top ten New Year's resolutions that you can

Published on: January 26th, 2009 Christopher Null

Search Engine Optimization for Your Web Site

Whether your Web site is brand new or ten years old, managing how it appears to search engines is crucial to its success. The typical Web site gets 61 per cent of its

Published on: December 28th, 2008 Christopher Null

Using video games to improve staff productivity and motivation

In many offices, approved gaming in the workplace is limited to the receptionist's engagement in rounds of Minesweeper or Solitaire when the phone isn't ringing. Admins may sneak off to Pogo during lunch,

Published on: December 15th, 2008 Christopher Null

How to make sure search-engine users find your Web site

Whether your Web site is brand new or 10 years old, managing how it appears to search engines is crucial to its success. The typical Web site gets 61 per cent of its

Published on: December 8th, 2008 Christopher Null

How to start an online business for $100

While times may be tight for many larger enterprises, in many cases smaller, more-nimble companies are better able to withstand market uncertainty and weather downturns.The best way to stick it to The Man?

Published on: November 16th, 2008 Christopher Null

How to start an online business for $100

SAN FRANCISCO - Today's economy isn't doing anyone any favors, and if you're one of the unfortunate folks to have been served a layoff notice, you might be facing a long haul when

Published on: November 6th, 2008 Christopher Null

15 new technologies that will revolutionize our work and lives

The Next Big thing? The memristor, a microscopic component that can "remember" electrical states even when turned off. It's expected to be far cheaper and faster than flash storage. A theoretical concept since

Published on: October 30th, 2008 Christopher Null

25 Best Business Software Tools and Web Services

From creating and storing documents and staying on top of e-mail to keeping the books and getting teams working together, it takes a lot of code to run a business, or at least

Published on: October 6th, 2008 Christopher Null

From A to Z – 25 Web products to boost your business

Anyone who says their business "runs itself" probably owes a great debt of gratitude to a small army of software applications and Web services that tirelessly feeds the machine from behind the scenes.

Published on: September 12th, 2008 Christopher Null

Five ways to breathe new life into your old laptop

Want better performance from your laptop? The conventional wisdom has long held that you should simply buy a new one. You can put such conventional wisdom aside: Upgrading a laptop may not be

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Christopher Null

It’s still easy to buy Windows XP from PC retailers

I won't waste time rehashing the argument over whether Windows Vista is any good. The fact remains that lots of people prefer Windows XP, and they'll go to great lengths to get it.

Published on: July 17th, 2008 Christopher Null