Archive for April, 2008

Are You Original or a Fake?

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008 Posted in Great products | 1 Comment »

This may sound like a bit of an accusation but please read on. I was wandering around the National Gallery in London today and staring in wonder at the amazing works ... Read more..

Ditch Your Autoresponder

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008 Posted in Marketing | 1 Comment »

I hate the term autoresponder. The term is used a lot for systems that automate email marketing. It implies a system that just, well, responds to customer inquiries. This has its ... Read more..

Website Geography Like Indiana Jones

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008 Posted in Website design | 3 Comments »

Steven Spielberg talked about geography in movie making in a recent issue of Vanity Fair. He was discussing camera angles and editing for the new movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom ... Read more..

Ideas for Unsuccessful Blogs #1

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008 Posted in Blogs | Comments Off

Write something that everyone else agrees with. This is a great way to guarantee that your readers (the ones that are left) become bored and uninspired by your writing. If you ... Read more..

Chris Daughtry – Getting the Message

Saturday, April 12th, 2008 Posted in Marketing | 5 Comments »

Are your website messages consistent? On the way to the mall to look at an iPod Touch the other night Chris Daughtry's Over You was playing on STAR 101.3. I like ... Read more..

iPhone x WordPress Equals a Great Idea

Friday, April 11th, 2008 Posted in Great products | 4 Comments »

Wordpress Expert talks about whether Apple will integrate Wordpress with the iPhone. To me this seems like a great idea. Take two excellent products and combine them together and you ... Read more..

Buy an iPhone for Your Friends Part 2

Friday, April 11th, 2008 Posted in Great products | 5 Comments »

Yesterday I talked about my visit to the Apple store and how the desire to show stuff to your friends makes a product more appealing. I had a conversation going ... Read more..

Buy an iPhone for Your Friends

Thursday, April 10th, 2008 Posted in Great products | 3 Comments »

This is not an appeal for charity. I have an interesting conversation running in my head right now. Two nights ago I stood in the local Apple store playing with a ... Read more..

Do You Have a Gourmet Website?

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008 Posted in Great products | Comments Off

There are a lot of parallels between great website design and gourmet cooking. I enjoy cooking and I've been inspired many times by Gordon Ramsay. He has a passion for great ... Read more..

Ditch Your Tables and Use CSS

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008 Posted in Website design | 1 Comment »

Matt Jurmann wrote a great summary on reasons to use CSS instead of tables in web design. Cascading Style Sheets (known in web-speak as CSS) is a language used to ... Read more..