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AI Search Results

Last week (in November, 2023), Google offered me the option of allowing the search engine to provide AI search results. Naturally, I opted in for that! (Yes, this means that they have access to my queries, but that doesn't bother me.) What I love about the integration of AI with Goggle search, is the way it provides an overview from several resources, all of which have links provided for further information. This also ensures that you would not be plagiarizing if you decided to use the info in one of your blog posts. Always cite your references and provide verification links to your source. Google is paying attention to these details. If you simply copy and paste information into an article, it will hurt your search engine rankings on your websites. Artificial intelligence, or AI : The use of technology to simulate human intelligence, either in computer programs or robotics. A field in computer science that aims to build systems that can perform human tasks.   I recently downloaded

Worst Social Media Tactics

The worst social media tactics are literally rejecting potential customers.  1.  One of the most aggravating tactics that I have found is when I click on the "learn more" button on a social media ad, and I'm taken to a video reel -  with no options.  Why? I can't fast forward or speed up the video.  There is no transcript.  There is no link to get to another page of the website for delving deeper.  In some cases, there isn't even an order or buy now button. Some people simply want to waste (only God knows how many minutes of) our time on their self-aggrandizing video before they tell us what to do next, assuming we'll still be interested. Therefore, I'm X-ing out. That's right. I'm gone. 2.  Next on my list of worst social media tactics is the "fill out the form" for more info.  A form is provided so that the website visitor (aka potential customer), can ask for more information. This can be a good thing, usually.  Just don't get too