Hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving. I had a great time back in Chicago with family and friends, and discovered I can no longer eat like a Midwesterner. Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, there’s just a few short weeks left of holiday hullabaloo. Make sure your marketing is up to snuff with this edition of the weekly wrap.

The Short, Unhappy Life of Microsoft’s Courier Tablet

You know how when one movie does really well, a dozen copycat movies are inevitable? The Short, Unhappy Life of Microsoft’s Courier Tablet sounds like it would follow The Curious Case of Benjamin Button in theaters. It would likely star Danny Devito. Would you see The Short, Unhappy Life of Microsoft’s Courier Tablet?

WordPress Steps It Up for E-Commerce Business

No, this isn’t the next sequel in the Step It Up franchise (for some reason my brain is on movies right now). Whenever someone tells me they need help designing a website, I just tell them to create a WordPress site. Why? Because WordPress Steps It Up for E-Commerce Business.

Cyber Espionage, Corporate Spying Threat to 21st Century Business

I really wish that opening this page also triggered the Mission Impossible theme song to start playing. You’ll have to play it in your head, as you read about Cyber Espionage, Corporate spying Threat to 21st Century Business.

The Top 5 Ways to Create a Successful Online Startup

This would have been quite useful when I graduated with a journalism at a time when most publications where shuttering their doors. For those recent grads that haven’t found a job or resorting to flipping burgers (not that there’s anything wrong with that), discover The Top 5 Ways to Create a Successful Online Startup.

10 Ways to Make Business Team Collaborations Painless

I’m assuming most of you passed Kindergarten. Though it was a long time ago and some of you may have forgotten how to play nicely. Don’t get a time out. Learn the 10 Ways to Make Business Team Collaborations Painless.

Using the Benchmark API & Autoresponders as an Onboarding System

Thanks to Ez Texting for teaching our readers how to use Benchmark Email and turn it into an ever better tool. Learn about Using the Benchmark API & Autoresponders as an Onboarding System.

Recognizing Toxic Chemicals in Computer Electronics

I always thought they meant it was toxic for my brain to spend so much time on computer electronics…not that the products themselves were toxic. Find out the importance of Recognizing Toxic Chemicals in Computer Electronics.

This Season, Remember Benchmark’s Free PTA & Kids Programs

In this economy, it’s not always easy to be in the giving spirit. So This Season, Remember Benchmark’s Free PTA & Kids Programs.

Estonian Hackers Perpetrates Massive Botnet Scam

Perpetrates is as fun of a word to say for me as Francisco is to Buddy the Elf. I don’t know why. It just is. See for yourself, and read about Estonian Hackers Perpetrates Massive Botnet Scam.

Landing Pages Explained: What, Why and How

No matter how great your email marketing efforts are, they will be for naught if you don’t have the landing pages to match. Shireen tells all in Landing Pages Explained: What, Why and How.