Author Archives: Marcus Zillman

Full Name: Marcus Zillman Website:
Info: Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A.; eSolutions Architect and Executive Director of the Virtual Private LibraryTM, Creator/Founder BotSpot.com and Executive Producer of BOT2000 and BOT2001 conferences for internet.com; has designed, developed and created online databases and information retrieval access scripts for the last thirty years. He is a benefactor member of the Internet Society, participant in the IETF Users Services Working Group and was selected to participate in the U.S. Government's Open Meeting Electronic Forum as a non governmental expert on information retrieval and access. He is the Creator/Founder of BotSpot.com® "The Spot for all Bots and Intelligent Agents on the Net" one of the Internet's most awarded sites (over 400 awards) and is considered the definitive resource for Bots, Intelligent Agents and Artificial Intelligence on the Internet. PC Magazine selected it as one of the Top 100 Best Web Sites on the Internet in 1998 as well as selected by NetGuide as the Top 10 of all Internet sites during all of 1998. BotSpot® was acquired by internet.com LLC in January 1999. Currently Mr. Zillman is Executive Director of the Virtual Private LibraryTM creators of 53 Subject TracerTM Information Blogs, writes, consults, tutors and delivers keynote speeches on The Future of the Internet: eCommerce Security, Cloud Computing, HTML5 and IPV6. He is also a member of American Society for Information Science & Technology, Association of Computing Machinery, IEEE Computer Society, The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, P2P Working Group and the gPulp Working Group. He has also authored over 80 professional Internet MiniGuides and Manuals on subject specific resources, hosted and produced over 160 Internet-101 weekly television shows, writes a monthly column on the latest Internet Resources as well as publishes a monthly newsletter titled Awareness WatchTM. His white papers have been downloaded over one million times.

March 2018 Zillman Column – Searching the Internet 2018 – The Primer

February 17, 2018

March 2018 Zillman Column – Searching the Internet 2018 – The Primer
http://columns.virtualprivatelibrary.net/Searching_Internet_2018_Primer_Mar18_column.pdf
http://www.zillmancolumns.com/

The March 2018 Zillman Column features Searching the Internet 2018 – The Primer by Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A.; Executive Director of the Virtual Private Library. This is a comprehensive listing of search tools including search engines, directories, subject guides and index resources and sites available on the Internet. The below list of sources is taken from my Subject Tracer™ White Paper titled Searching the Internet 2018 – The Primer and is constantly updated with Subject Tracer™ bots at the following URLs: http://www.SearchingTheInternet.info/. These resources and sources will help you to discover the many pathways available through the Internet to find the latest search tools. As this site is constantly updated it would be to your benefit to bookmark and return to the above URL frequently to download the latest freely available current search resources and sources. Download this excellent freely available 21 page 387KB pdf column today. This is another MUST have column to discover the latest search resources to give you the information you need in today’s ever changing and fast paced 2018 New Economy business and academic world!!

This research is powered by Subject Tracer Bots™ available from the Virtual Private Library™.

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The Original Five Second Test

February 17, 2018

The Original Five Second Test
https://fivesecondtest.com/

Optimize the clarity of your designs by measuring first impressions. Features: 1) Upload a design to test – Five second tests can be used to test home page designs, landing pages, logos, brochures and marketing material. Wherever first impressions count, use a five second test; 2) Ask people what they recall – They show your design to people for five seconds. When the time is up they’re asked questions about what they remembered; and 3) See how people responded – They list all the of the responses in full, and generate a word cloud of commonly occurring keywords to give you an insight into people’s first impressions. This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Start Up Resources for the Entrepreneur 2018 white paper.

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Untorch – Automated Referral Program for Email Signups

February 17, 2018

Untorch – Automated Referral Program for Email Signups
https://untorch.com/

You: a) Create a reward for those who share; and b) Copy and paste our widget on your site. Untorch: 1) Creates an email; 2) Provides each signup with a unique url to share capture form; 3) Keeps track of referrals; 4) Follows up through emails, notifying users each time someone signs up with their link; and 5) Provides you the emails and referral info. Pricing as it should be .. one flat fee per campaign per year and pay only after you have tried it out and are satisfied!! This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Start Up Resources for the Entrepreneur 2018 white paper.

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Boundless – Blueprint Your App Idea to Ensure Success

February 16, 2018

Boundless – Blueprint Your App Idea to Ensure Success
http://ideas.getboundless.com/

Trust the experts at BOUNDLESS to help you validate your startup idea, and move forward with confidence. Our blueprinting package includes the following to get you on your way. Take the litmus test to know right away if you have a great idea! Fine tune your business canvas and crystallize your plan. Define and seed marketing channels so you can talk to your customers and get feedback. Get tips and a step-by-step process for customer interviews, so you can validate like a champ! Get solution design help with the tricky technical pieces. This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Internet Experts Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Start Up Resources for the Entrepreneur 2018 white paper.

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Proto.io – Prototypes That Feel Real

February 16, 2018

Proto.io – Prototypes That Feel Real
http://www.proto.io/

Transform your idea into an inspiring user experience and see it in action in no time. Features include: a) Validate your idea early – Test your idea on the real device in no time and share for feedback; b) Bridge communication gaps – Bring designers, developers and product managers together under the same platform; and c) Test before you build – Test the flow, interactions, and animations of your app without writing a single line of code. This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Start Up Resources for the Entrepreneur 2018 white paper.

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Proved – Validate Demand Before Taking Large Business Risks

February 16, 2018

Proved – Validate Demand Before Taking Large Business Risks
http://www.proved.co/

Proved.co was created by market research experts with a mission to help businesses of every size validate new concepts hassle-free, fast and at a fraction of the cost. They partner with Cint, one of the largest access panel providers. Via Cint they get access to tens of millions of people in 25 countries. This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Start Up Resources for the Entrepreneur 2018 white paper.

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Know It Wall (KiW) – A Place for Inquisitive Minds

February 15, 2018

Know It Wall (KiW) – A Place for Inquisitive Minds
http://knowitwall.com/

It is estimated that well over two million academic papers are published each year and there are countless more university lectures. Who is accessing this knowledge? Academics within the same disciplines and their students. Why should it only be them? We couldn’t think of a good reason either! The mission of Know it Wall (KiW) is to take the research that is going on at top universities and present it to the general public in an accessible and engaging way. At KiW, you will find audio and video documentaries, as well as short articles, about the latest research in the humanities and sciences — all written by academics actively doing research in those fields. This will be added to Knowledge Discovery Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™.

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Konfer – Innovation Brokerage At Your Fingertips

February 15, 2018

Konfer – Innovation Brokerage At Your Fingertips
https://konfer.online/

Konfer was created by the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB), Research Councils UK (RCUK), Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), and Innovate UK. It harvests data from multiple sources including: 1) University web pages; 2) RSS News Feeds; 3) Gateway to Research (GtR; 4) REF Case Studies; 5) ORCiD; 6) Equipment.data; 7) Social media (Twitter and YouTube); and 8) Latest funding opportunities from Innovate UK. This will be added to Knowledge Discovery Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™.

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Sparrho – Find the Science That Matters To You

February 15, 2018

Sparrho – Find the Science That Matters To You
https://www.sparrho.com/

Discover the latest and most relevant research from more than 60,000,000 articles in over 45,000 journals. Sparrho combines artificial intelligence and human experts to democratise science. Their platform helps researchers, clinicians, students, analysts, investors, journalists, patients and more to stay on top of the science that matters to them. Sparrho checks 45,000+ journals and repositories hourly to provide easy-to-skim feeds for you to browse at your convenience. And there are thousands of expert-curated Pinboards that summarize the latest, most important research to give you a view into their specific areas of interest. Unsubscribe from all those journal eTOCs, clogging up your inbox, and keep your article discovery contextual by grouping keywords, journals and authors into custom Followed Searches—set up takes just seconds. Because Sparrho has been specifically designed to cater to the needs of scientists, they will always have all articles published on the journal website,—including figures and graphical abstracts where available—instead of having to rely on incomplete and slow-to-update RSS feeds. Save articles on the go and organzse ideas by ‘pinning’ in private or shared pinboards—ideal for journal clubs and collaborating with colleagues. Sparrho will always be free to use. They are more up to date than RSS feeds and faster than many journal eTOC emails. Their content has been chosen by their users and they aim to keep growing by always adding all sources that are useful to you. This will be added to Knowledge Discovery Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Start Up Resources for the Entrepreneur 2018 white paper.

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Awareness Watch Talk Show for Wednesday February 14, 2018 at 2:00pm EST – Script Resources 2018

February 14, 2018

Awareness Watch Talk Show for Wednesday February 14, 2018 at 2:00pm EST – Script Resources 2018
http://www.BlogTalkRadio.com/AwarenessWatch/

This program will be featuring my recently updated white paper Script Resources 2018. We will be highlighting the latest and greatest resources and sources covering script and code resources, sources, search engines, subject directories, articles, guides and tracers….literally everything on the Internet covering SCRIPT and CODE RESOURCES!! We will also be discussing my latest freely available Awareness Watch Newsletter V16N2 February 2018 featuring Deep Web Research and Discovery Resources 2018 as well as my freely available February 2018 Zillman Columns highlighting 2018 Tools for Current Awareness. You may call in to ask your questions at (718)508-9839. The show is live and thirty minutes in length starting at 2:00pm EST on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 and then archived for easy review and access. Listen, Call and Enjoy….

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