Archive for the 'Business' Category

Vegas: In the House

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

We are here! After a gruelish flight that began at 6am in Baltimore, and ended in some lost luggage courteousy of Delta Airlines, we are finally in Las Vegas. We are chilling now at the Hard Rock, and waiting to knock out some interviews with the folks from Samsung. Then its time for some eats, […]

LinkedIn: The Possibilities

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006

Dharmesh Shah co-founder of HubSpot a new startup based in Cambridge, MA has some interesting thoughts on the popular social networking site LinkedIn. Specifically, why he thinks Google or Yahoo should buy them.

I think LinkedIn is missing a major, major opportunity. It seems they are experiencing all the downsides of a “Web 2.0” […]

PodcasterCon: Making the Trek

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006

I’ve gone back and forth several times on whether or not I am going to make the trek to PodcasterCon. Since I missed the Portable Media Expo in November, I promised myself I would hit the next podcast related event. When I first read about PodcasterCon, I thought it sounded like a very cool and […]

Kicking Off 2006

Sunday, January 1st, 2006

Happy New Year to everyone! Thanks to everyone for reading, and hopefully 2006 brings about good things for us all. I had a wonderfully mellow NYE with Mrs. C. We kicked back at the house, popped open a bottle of Billecart-Salmon Brut Rose, wrote out some of our goals for 06 on the whiteboard, and […]

End of Year Wrap Up & 2006 Predictions

Saturday, December 31st, 2005

I have never done an end of year wrap up post before. You know, summarized my predictions for the year to come, or even analyzed the year that is ending. That being said, I can tell you personally, that I am glad to be seeing the end of 2005 and am welcoming with wide open […]

CES & Verizon Wireless Podcasts

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Its now official, I am booked for CES in Las Vegas next week. Verizon Wireless will be making some very big announcements surrounding new products and services for 2006 at a press event being held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino the morning of the 5th. We will be there to cover the excitement […]

Boston Globe: Corporate Podcasting

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005

Jan Norman’s article on corporate podcasting appeared in this past Sunday’s Boston Globe. I am quoted along with Michael Geoghegan from Reel Reviews Radio and Mike Spataro from Weber Shandwick Worldwide. Good stuff, check it out.

Google’s Deal Maker

Monday, December 19th, 2005

Alan Meckler has an interesting post in reference to Eric Schmidt’s involvement in the latest Google - AOL deal:

“Eric Schmidt was the difference on this deal - make no mistake about it. 15 years of battling Microsoft and a lot of Internet history, gave Eric the impetus to make the deal. Now Google […]

The Entreprenuerial Life

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

Darren Rouse lays out 7 characteristics of the entrepreneurial life after discussing his start up experiences with a colleague. The truth be told - I have found them all to be accurate in my entreprenuerial life:

The good:

Freedom/Flexibility - Working for yourself brings with it some wonderful positives including the freedom not to have to […]

Interesting Quote of the Week

Friday, December 16th, 2005

Dave Winer on “How to Make Money on the Internet Ver. 3″

“Now the fundamental law of the Internet seems to be the more you send them away the more they come back”

“People come back to places that send them away. Memorize that one.”