About 3Planets

Alex Jacobs, the principal, brings more than four decades of experience in management, system design and implementation of practical systems. Since starting 3Planets, he has been involved in the Internet and related businesses in consultative, sales and technical roles.

Social Networking: Avoid Placing Your Identity at Risk

There are now more than 200 million users on Facebook. Just think, if Facebook were a country it would be the fifth largest on Earth, after China, India, the U.S. and Indonesia! And the number of European Facebook subscribers has grown by 314% over the past year to nearly 100 million users, according to a [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:45:13+00:00July 14th, 2013|Legal, Social Media|Comments Off on Social Networking: Avoid Placing Your Identity at Risk

Ten Basics for E-mail Marketing

Email Marketing has fallen out of favor. If you are using email marketing - or considering using it, you’ll understand that it’s inexpensive, totally customizable and can be targeted to fit every aspect of your customer and prospect list. Here is what we feel are the ten most important basics for anyone managing the email [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:45:13+00:00July 2nd, 2013|Email Marketing|Comments Off on Ten Basics for E-mail Marketing

It’s Backup Your Data Day!

March 31st, the last day before April Fool’s Day, is Backup Your Data Day – Don’t be an April Fool! Those of us who live in the Midwest’s “Tornado Alley”, along with our friends and in many cases family who live along the USA’s southern and eastern seaboard, are aware of the terrible, awesome and [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:45:13+00:00March 31st, 2013|Back-up|Comments Off on It’s Backup Your Data Day!

More Advertisers Turning To Internet

The majority (92%) of advertisers are using Internet advertising in their media campaigns followed by print advertising at 88 percent, according to a new LinkedIn Research Network/Harris Poll. At the same time, less than half are using radio advertising (46%), television advertising (46%) and mobile advertising (39%). The Harris poll found there is a regional [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:45:13+00:00July 22nd, 2009|Social Media|0 Comments

Why is there so much SPAM?

One-Third of Survey-Takers Respond To Spam Emails One of the questions that occasionally get ask is "Why is there so much SPAM?" Here's an insight... I recently came across a statistic that sent shivers down my spine and the spine of anyone responsible for keeping more than a single personal computer safe: according to the [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:45:13+00:00July 16th, 2009|Email Marketing|0 Comments