Attention to Detail or Learning How to Hate Humble Pie

Written by Tom Cornwell

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I was sick when I realized it!

Since then I've been a little more particular when I compose pages, with what goes out in my newsletter (and I still slip up), andrepparttar contents of articles that I submit to other newsletters.

Yesterday, I received an emailed 'proof' from a newsletter editor publishing one of my articles later inrepparttar 131984 week. Normally, I'd have simply acknowledgedrepparttar 131985 editor and got on with my mail. I decided to read it through though and, sure enough,repparttar 131986 hyperlinks inrepparttar 131987 credits atrepparttar 131988 end were missing and contained error messages in their places! I wrote back, explainedrepparttar 131989 problem, providedrepparttar 131990 corrections and thanked him VERY much forrepparttar 131991 'proof'! He replied within hours withrepparttar 131992 correction and we were happy campers again.

I thought it was interesting that I tookrepparttar 131993 time I didn't THINK I had and checked it over. That's all it took.

I will investigate unsolicited email that sparks my interest but it is so frustrating to get fired up over a message and want to get torepparttar 131994 advertised web site, only to find thatrepparttar 131995 site is not up, 'under construction', or otherwise unavailable. I think to myself thatrepparttar 131996 author of that email might just as well have flushed his investment in his time and money downrepparttar 131997 toilet for all it did for him, and it all could have been avoided by checkingrepparttar 131998 little things like 'details'... "Isrepparttar 131999 site finished? Is it up onrepparttar 132000 server yet? Good, sendrepparttar 132001 broadcast!"

I once read that most millionaires share a common characteristic: they can account for practically every cent they save, spend, invest, etc. They pay attention to details.

Do I still have errors out there? Probably, but less so...

...I'm selling more books now, anyway.

Tom Cornwell is the publisher of the OraMedia site on Dental Self Sufficiency ( and the OraMedia Newsletter. Tom also handles printing and graphics services in New York. Direct any correspondence to: or phone 607-739-5290.

Cookies: How to Improve Your Website and Learn From Your Visitors

Written by Steve Nash

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CookieCentral is an excellent resource dedicated to all things Cookie. The site's described as providing "information of persistent cookies, HTTP cookies, cookies with JavaScript, magic cookies, [and] maintaining state with cookies and more."

But don't worry if that sounds too technical for you, CookieCentral really is a great place to learn aboutrepparttar pros and cons of using cookies. Fromrepparttar 131982 concept of cookies through concerns about privacy to JavaScript and CGI demo code - you'll find it all at CookieCentral.



If you want to know more about how cookies work, then visit these sites:,4161,58390,00.html,aid,15352,pg,1,00.asp


As ever,repparttar 131983 web is filled with free programs and scripts that allow you to use cookies. Whether you want to use JavaScript, CGI/Perl, PHP or ASP - there are free resources that help you implement cookies on your site.

JavaScript cookies -

CGI/Perl cookies -

Developing a User Personalization System with PHP and Cookies -

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You can find out a great deal more about using cookies on your site fromrepparttar 131984 following excellent resources. Just do a search for "cookies" and off you go!


Cookies can improve your visitor's experience of your web site, through personalisation. Using cookies, your site may well run more efficiently too, and could provide you with accurate site statistics helping you deliver just what your visitors are looking for. Just use cookies carefully, so your visitors benefit!

Steve Nash edits Promote! Promote! Promote! a twice-monthly newsletter. Subscribe, and learn more about promoting your business (or site) online: This article appears on his latest site called How I Promote My Website -

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