Dec232011
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A MOM’S ADVENT CALENDAR

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On the 10th day of Christmas my true love gave to me … a handful of anti-psychotics to get me through the craziness. from Rhymes With

Dec172011
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I WISH I HAD KNOWN THIS WHEN I WAS A KID

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Straight from the list of things I wish I knew when I was young: Doubling sales is better than working your hardest at the dirty work.  Don’t be a sheep and do exactly what you are assigned. Things we get preached to: “work...

Nov282011
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GREAT EXAMPLE ERROR SCREEN DESIGN

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Great Google Custom Error Screen Design Here is a great example of a custom error page: a little bit of humor,  the error number (which means something to geeks like me), site logo at top left  for keeping the visitor oriented. And all I did...

Nov212011

GREAT DEALS FOR WEB GEEKS

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Technology and marketing change so fast, there is always something new to learn, or a great service that makes my life easier. AppSumo rocks for relevant deals for geeks. I just bought $100 of  credit to apply to their already great deals. Ends...

Sep132011

LOSERS HAVE GOALS AND WINNERS HAVE SYSTEMS

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Great post by Scott Adams (of Dilbert fame) where he says: My philosophy is that losers have goals and winners have systems. What a great point. Instead of the vague, half-baked goals many people use, Scott Adams suggests a systems...

Sep132011
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WHAT THE INTERNET USED TO LOOK LIKE

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This website is so 1996. It’s what the internet used to look like. It’s old-school, retro, baby! Show your kids before it’s gone. An added bonus is this wonderful support disclaimer: Support is very limited, and even...

Sep072011

3 STEPS TO LAUNCHING A WEBSITE FAST AND CHEAP

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It is easy, fast and cheap to set up your own website, including e-commerce sites. Here are the 3 steps: 1) Register a domain name at GoDaddy.com.  That’s who I use for my 70+ domains.  Here is a link to a discount. 2) Get web...

Aug282011

AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE FILTER BUBBLE YOU LIVE IN

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I love graphical explanations on topics I try to explain to people, only to cause them to glaze over and tune out. Here is an outstanding quick explanation of how search engines tailor the results they show you. Escape your search engine Filter...

Jun022011

SLUGAPALOOZA OR THE IMPORTANCE OF RIDDING THE GARDEN OF SL...

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Slugs will devour an entire garden if you aren’t paying attention. Fortunately, they are relatively easy to get rid of. They are really slow and don’t fly. I do prefer to wear gloves when I pick them off my plants. Here’s...

May022011

THE FUTURE OF BOOK PUBLISHING

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Seth Godin firmly believes that big changes are shaking up book publishing and that these changes are “the opportunity of a lifetime and the vast majority of people are wasting this opportunity.” I’m in an ongoing thread about...