In the current issue of Inc Magazine, there is an article about customer feedback. The basic idea is that customers tend to be vocal about the products they use and buy: Whether they are out-of-control cranks or out-of-the-blue evangelists, customers want to have their say. And if you won’t listen to them, the Internet is… Read More YackTrack Highlighted in Inc Magazine
Twitter has been in the news a lot the past few days. Besides the various reports and commentary regarding their rejection of the Facebook offer, they also bought a company, closed its services and kept the founder. This seems really odd at first, until you realize what they have done. First, according to his own… Read More Did Twitter Just Buy Revenue?
Well, at least we know what the topic of conversation will be on many major sites today. Kara Swisher reported that Twitter and Facebook have had acquisition talks, but they have failed. The price is said to be $500 million in Facebook stock, with no cash changing hands. Personally, I was surprised at this price… Read More What is The Right Price For Twitter?
I just wanted to let everyone know that I have another guest post at LouisGray.com. This post is title “Web Apps Should Keep It Simple For Success”. The main idea is that to drive mass adoption, the service needs to be simple. Here is a snippet of the post: Most people have heard the KISS… Read More YAGP: Web Apps Should Keep It Simple For Success
There has been much discussion lately about how easy Twitter is and FriendFeed is harder to get into. I completely understand this, but I have also noticed that people mentioned they want to know how “power users” use FriendFeed. First, let me state that FriendFeed is a tool, and you can use it however you… Read More FriendFeed Power Tips
Sometimes when you read a technical book, you wonder what you are going to get out of it. That was my initial feeling when I received “Managing Online Forums” by Patrick O’Keefe, the founder of the iFroggy Network. Thankfully, Patrick has forgotten more about managing forums than I have yet learned. More importantly, there are… Read More Managing Online Forums? But I am a Blogger.
As is typical on the weekends I talked to my oldest brother. We are very different people with very different interests. I am a fairly liberal democrat and he is slowly becoming more of a conservative republican. I am a software developer and he is in sales and marketing. I am mostly an introvert, and… Read More Be Prepared, the Mainstream is Coming
I have written several posts here and at Mashable regarding what Yahoo has been doing lately on the development side. Today, I want to look at Yahoo as a whole. I do this because Yahoo is taking a beating from many blogs and media outlets. They also do not seem to be responding to anything… Read More Yahoo Needs Focus And Someone To Tell Us We Are Wrong
I know everyone must have thought that YackTrack was just another tool that got no love from its owner. This is very far from the truth. The truth is that my summer was crazy busy, and some of the new stuff was just taking far longer than I had hoped. So, what’s new in this… Read More Finally! YackTrack Gets An Update!
Recent releases have shown that the line between the desktop and the internet is officially blurred. Yahoo, Google and now IBM all have browser platforms to aid in the development of richer internet applications that run somewhere in between the desktop and the internet. A few weeks ago, Yahoo released an update to their BrowserPlus… Read More Line Between the Desktop and Internet is Officially Blurred