Kyle Lacy had a short post today titled What Business Blogging Is Missing. The general idea is that many corporate blogs are more of a PR pitch trying to sell a product: If you want to become a thought leader in you industry you need to talk more about What You Do not about your… Read More Talk With Me, Not At Me
I have talked about the importance of backups before. With YackTrack, I had a planned maintenance outage extend due to database issues. Because I had a database backup, I was more willing to try “something risky”. Magnolia had backups but did not realize that the backups were corrupt or unusable. Prior to the holiday season,… Read More Do You Have A Backup Ready?
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone! I wanted to make sure I led with that in case I forget by the end 🙂 Since the year is coming to a close, I wanted to write a post about what was going to happen in the next year. This is not a prediction post on… Read More What to Expect in 2009
I woke up this morning to find some interesting news in my email. XING AG acquired socialmedian. I have been calling for their purchase since late-summer, and have been surprised that it really took this long. The official press release, the socialmedian blog and the XING blog do not list any details of the purchase… Read More Finally Someone Acquires SocialMedian
Given that RegularGeek is just over one year old and the end of the year is here, there will be a few of these year in review type of posts. Today I wanted to present the 10 most talked about posts on this blog. This list contains the 10 posts with the most number of… Read More RegularGeek 10 Most Talked About Posts
I was paging through my posts as I could have sworn that I wrote about a topic but I could not find it. Then I noticed that the first RegularGeek post was written on December 12, 2007. So, happy birthday to the blog! In addition to this fact, I realized that I had not done… Read More RegularGeek Is One Year Old!
Yes, it is that time again. I have another guest post at LouisGray.com. I would also like to announce that I will not be announcing guest posts at LouisGray.com anymore. I have been “given the keys” as Louis likes to say and will be an irregular contributor on the site. I say irregular because I… Read More YAGP: Blogging’s Future and Administrivia
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
Yes, it has been a long time, but I have yet another guest post at LouisGray.com. The post is regarding Filters and Belief Systems. The post is a discussion regarding Mark ‘rizzn’ Hopkins quitting FriendFeed and a blog post from Louis Gray where he talked about his dilemma of being a Mormon, a Democrat, a friend… Read More YAGP: Filters and Belief Systems
It has been a while since one of those “State of the Blog” posts, but I have been waiting for something interesting to happen. Well, that something interesting was my 100th post! Post #100 was about Facebook being the Key to the Mainstream. That post was written because I saw many applications creating Facebook applications… Read More 100 Posts and Other Administrivia