Archive for the 'Business' Category

Calacanis Interview

Sunday, September 18th, 2005

Jason Calacanis posted an email interview he did with a reporter to fill people in on the happenings at Weblogs, Inc. These sound like exciting times for Jason and the crew who are among the pioneers that are building the new face of online publishing. I have always enjoyed reading Jason’s posts, he’s an open […]

Thoughts on Working at Home

Saturday, August 6th, 2005

Ian linked to a great post by Christopher Hawkins on the subject of working from home. I found it to be a very interesting and accurate read on the topic. Being a serial entreprenuer, I have spent alot of time working from home in my various ventures. My most recent business allows me to work […]

Power of the Niche

Tuesday, June 7th, 2005

I would like to point out a prime example of how blogging can work wonders for a small niche business. My cousin recently turned me onto Thomas Mahon’s weblog entitled English Cut. Thomas is a bespoke tailor from London’s Savile Row who has transformed his business by regularly posting on his weblog. A veteran in […]

Speaking Engagements & Travel

Friday, May 20th, 2005

I am actually in the midst of a rather busy speaking engagement and travel season, and the topic across the board is email marketing. I just finished the PRSA talk in Jacksonville, FL, and next week on Wednesday, I will be speaking to a group of Marketing Executives in the Baltimore metro area.

The […]

Google Creates Adsense for Feeds

Wednesday, May 18th, 2005

I am a subscriber of Deborah Branscum’s excellent Stuffola blog, and just read her great inside scoop post on Google’s new Adsense for Feeds service. I am psyched to see it here, its a integral part of the monetization of citizen media. I know some folks will really like it, while others will […]

The Disney Podcast Team

Saturday, April 30th, 2005

Exciting news on the podcast front, there will be much discussion and other activities surrounding this, but it is official that I will be heading to Anaheim, CA early Monday morning to assist in producing the very first podcasts for The Walt Disney Company. This is a truly amazing opportunity that literally fell right […]

Offshoring (about 3 miles off that is)

Saturday, April 23rd, 2005

Check this out - the Alarm Clock weblog posts about what they call the “Dork Boat”- this is an interesting idea that solves the timezone problem between offshoring programming and development to other countries. Of course expect some strong opinion on this….without a doubt.

“Geeks are enthralled by the story that a San Diego company […]

The Truth on RFP’s

Wednesday, March 30th, 2005

Not to discourage anyone who may be trying to win some big biz, but I found this post on Ian Landsman’s weblog on submitting RFP’s (Request for Proposal’s) to be so true. Being the “victim” of such an occurance last week, this struck a chord with me :-)

I’ve always suspected that RFP’s were a big […]

Google Fun Facts

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005

“An estimated one thousand of Google�s 2,600 employees are millionaires. The six-year-old company is valued at more than some developing world countries and the two Google founders are billionaires.”Still digging for the source, but came across it somewhere - will update.

Word Press 1.5 Making the Rounds.

Tuesday, February 15th, 2005

I was just informed by another member of the blogerati that Word Press 1.5 is officially out. I have been going back and forth in my mind about switching weblog software for the past few months. I have been a Blogger head since 2002, even through its transitions, its what I am used to, […]