Archive for February, 2006


Sunday, February 26th, 2006

Feedburner has just celebrated its 2 year anniversary. I have to say I am very pleased with their service, and as I predict, they will continue to scale and meet the market demands as more and more publishers embrace RSS syndication. They are very much on the proverbial case. Every time I think of something […]

Social Network Integrator

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

Here is a short, random rant of a concept for an interesting job, the “Social Network Integrator,” SNI for short. The SNI is someone who can plan a successful integration between two different social networks. The objective of the position would be to provide a seamless, harmonious integration that rapidly lead to increased overall value […]

The Web 2.0 Smack Down

Friday, February 24th, 2006

I came across a couple of Web 2.0 smack downs that I thought I would share with you. First, be sure to check out:

- Wankr, a new launch for the complete and smack down of the term and vibe of “Web 2.0″

- Make sure you don’t miss the “Web 2.0 Generator” - “Quick! […]

Trick App: Podbop

Friday, February 24th, 2006

This is an example of a uber cool mashup. A wonderful fusion of eventful, RSS, podcasting and the music industry. Podbop, which is available in a few cities so far, aggregates mp3’s from artists websites and sends out podcasts to its subscribers. Way cool. I have been subscribed to the Baltimore feed for a little […]

Exciting Writing

Friday, February 24th, 2006

Chuck Lustig, from Exciting Writing:

“To me, good writing isn’t about following rules. It’s about following your heart and practicing the craft of writing every day. It’s about expressing yourself on topics you feel passionate about in ways that grip and energize others.”

I met Chuck at a DFWIMA meeting a couple of years ago and he […]

Contributing to Podcast Free America

Thursday, February 23rd, 2006

Thanks to Ryan Irelan over at Podcast Free America for asking me to contribute to the site as a guest author. Today I jumped on the PFA bandwagon and published my first post. Ryan has a series going called the “ABC of Podcasting” which offers a post for every letter in the alphabet. I join […]

ReachOut Launched

Monday, February 20th, 2006

My colleague Ed Weaver has just launched a new blog called “ReachOUT: Podcasting to reach the rest of the world” . Ed has recently launched a new company called MPReach and will be focusing on leveraging podcasting for education, training and information distribution. Good luck Ed, I am looking forward to reading!

The IP Slam

Thursday, February 16th, 2006

Peter Cooper has an interesting post on how the interoperability of the internet is breaking down. He keys in on one of the most annoying problems that I have encountered, being from the email marketing industry, IP range blocking.

“The fact is, the Internet is being broken, first by spammers and scammers, and secondly by […]

The Goodmail Factor

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

Here are some brief thoughts on the whole Goodmail / AOL / Pay Per Email discussion that is going on. There is plenty to read on the topic, however, here are some random considerations from my point of view:

- We all know that email’s number one hinderance is spam. Take spam away and email is […]

Completed Vino Corkboard

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

Completed Vino Corkboard

Originally uploaded by The Trend Junkie.

I finally got around to making my vino corkboard :-) This had been sitting on our table for a while (like months) half baked while I played around with various patterns. Today I tackled it and got in […]