Month: November 2008

Managing Contacts

If you have a big stack of business cards and loathe having to type them into your contact management system, there is a solution. CloudContacts actually uploads them for you, obviously for a fee.

What I'm thank for…

I’m thankful for wonderful clients who respect me and my work. I’m thankful for a terrific bunch of kids, including a new addition (new son-in-law). I’m thankful for a supportive and loving spouse. I’m thankful for a mom who has been a godsend during this stressful year. I’m thankful for my house and that its… Read more »

Ping Me

Ping me is a service similar to I Want Sandy. If you decide you want to remind yourself to do something both of these services can kick you in the behind with an interactive text message. They both can be annoying, but that’s really their purpose. To annoy you into getting things done instead of… Read more »

Business in 1800 (and 1897)

Found this little tidbit of an article from the New York Times published in 1897. According to the PDF of the original article, getting information to your clients was a far cry from our communication rich environment. Before the time of mail delivery, you had to rely on human delivery. There were no envelopes, no… Read more »

Twitter – Time Waster or Time Saver?

The cost of Twittter productivity is a bargain via Are Employees Twitter Away Productivity via Never Mind What Twitter Costs – What’s the Cost of Twitter via If I Started Today via A post on what he recommends you do if you want to jump on the social bandwagon for the… Read more »

At the TCOYD Conference

I attended the TCOYD conference November 22, 2008. Although it was a perfectly acceptable conference, I did notice a major absence of smaller companies at the event. All the big guys were there, the drug companies, the pump companies, the meter companies, the well funded companies. I was really looking forward to seeing pump clothing,… Read more »

I Love My iPhone But…

I installed the 2.2 iPhone update today. I read what was on it before I installed it. Nice little touches to Google Maps, not much else. Is it asking too much for the lingering issues to be fixed? Problems With iPhone 2.2 via InfoMobile

Advertising Yourself

Last year Chris Brogan put up a list of 100 topics he hoped someone would write about. I put it on my list of things to blog about and, well to be honest forgot about it. Let’s see how Chris’ list can spark my brain. One of his items is ‘Turning Media into a Business… Read more »

Making Yourself More Twitterific

If you’re just venturing into Twitter or you’ve been at it for awhile, we’re all looking for ways to make us stand out in the crowd. First off, why do you Twitter in the first place? A great article on Business Week by John A. Byrne on Why I Twitter. 5 Ways to Find More… Read more »


Translated – book learning. I listen to audiobooks when I hit the pillow at night. Usually works, sometimes not. Last few nights I’ve been up late with website development, so I end up repeating the same process. Download a book I want to read. This time its James Patterson’s Cross Country. Sync iPod. Take iPod… Read more »