Utilizing Social Media

I’ve seen a large array of “build your business with social media” ideas. All based on the great canard of getting rich quick and easy. They’re all lies.  Business can be grown and developed with social media. Not, however, by hopping from one bright shiny to the next. It’s continuous engagement, consistent updating and regular Read More …

PayPal+Customer Service+PR=Longevity

I posted this on my other blog a few weeks back, then thought it would be more relevant over here. So, without further adieu… Reading this at Venture Beat just annoyed the crap out of me: GlassUp raised $100K on Indiegogo — but PayPal is refusing to pay up. This isn’t the first time PayPal Read More …

Typeset and Font Alignment Thing Of Hatred

Am I the only one who hates justified text? I find the cleanliness of the aligned ends to be more than offset by the weird spacing. I’m sure it can be made to work with forethought and focus. That brings back memories of fiddling with typeset, adding up all the characters and spaces, figuring out Read More …

#Facebook Business Page Fun – Anybody Else Dealt With This?

I’ve come up against a unique problem. One of the other admins for a business page I manage is unable to invite her friends to “like” it. When she clicks on “invite friends”, her whole list is grayed out. One of the challenges I’m facing with diagnosing the problem is that we’re ~30 miles apart, Read More …

Voicemail Frustrations

Someone just left me a voicemail, but either mumbled or the phone gods attacked and the number they left was indecipherable (no caller id on the thing, either). Pro-tip, folks: state your number 2x. Speak slowly, clearly; there are no points for finishing first. Hopefully the chap will get tired of waiting and call me Read More …

Always A Killer

Just read another article about how some new device will be a “device x” killer. Over the years, the tech press has lauded PC killers, Office killers, Windows, and the ever present iPhone killers. Seems the underlying premise is that success requires the existing giant to fail. Seems that there’s never considered the ability to Read More …