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April 10th, 2008

eBay - Safe Payments [Require Positive Attitude]

They set it up for what may eventually be revealed as a totally self-centered corporate profit generating attitude but it doesn’t mean that you are required to react with a negative attitude towards their policies!
What they said;
Safe Payments Requirements
Last January, Bill announced that all new sellers would be required to offer PayPal or a merchant […]

By Mark -- 0 comments

December 10th, 2007

Its Not Simply About Content

I’m going to take this lesson and learn it to the best of my ability. I’d hope you would also…
In an obviously emotional piece, David Carr writes today about some pathetic cost cutting measures in the newspaper world which have cost some very experienced and compassionate folks their jobs.
Speaking specifically of John Conroy, a veteran […]

By Mark -- 0 comments

November 15th, 2007

Adversity Is Not The Same As Failure

I’m beginning to develop a liking for Blogrunner…
A few principles I believe ought to hold true for an online start-up as well as an offline from an article pointed to by Blogrunner;
Inside Entrepreneurship: Don’t let funding challenges derail you
“[The] prospective entrepreneur didn’t understand that adversity is not the same as failure. Tougher challenges require a […]

By Mark -- 0 comments

October 29th, 2007

How to Protect Your Identity in an Increasingly Public Online World

Special guest author: Laura Spencer (more on Laura at the end of the post)
If you work from home in your boxers (as the title of this blog suggests), you probably realize that it’s becoming increasingly necessary to participate in online communities and social media to generate new business. Yet, that very same online presence that […]

By admin -- 6 comments

September 13th, 2007

How To Score A VC’s Cash

Quoting Jessica Dickler, CNNMoney.com staff writer;
“CNNMoney.com asked several venture capitalists to reveal what they look for in entrepreneurs before they will even consider investing in their start up. And for the most part, they were all in complete agreement.”
“Aside from the usual paper trail of credentials, the most important thing is that [entrepreneurs] have a […]

By Mark -- 0 comments

July 13th, 2007

Live, Honest, Free Commenting Has Positive Results

I’ll say it again - Live, Honest, Free Commenting Has Positive Results!
Microcosmic as it may be, I believe this exchange between Raj and myself is indicative of the truth behind commenting live, honestly and for free.
What appeared initially, to me, to be a disagreement, evolved into a brief and positively productive conversation within which I […]

By Mark -- 2 comments

July 1st, 2007

Quality Guidelines

Referencing Google’s newly beefed-up Webmaster Help Center because Matt Cutts offered a thought, there are a couple of points I personally find important. Whether or not, in actual practice, these are true, might not be the most important consideration, if you’re like me…
“Webmasters who spend their energies upholding the spirit of the basic principles will […]

By Mark -- 0 comments

June 17th, 2007

Google Adwords Lessons Catalog

How proficient are you at taking tests? Would you be interested in being recognized as a tested and Qualified AdWords Individual or Company? Well, besides Google’s recognition as a tested and Qualified AdWords Individual or Company you can:

Display the official AdWords Qualified Individual or Company Logo on your website and in many other materials to […]

By Mark -- 0 comments

June 13th, 2007

Google Adwords Keyword Tool

Since I’ve been online there has been an endless discussion about keywords and search engine ranking. Because of “tools” like Google Cash Detective and AdSpyPro (and many others) there has been an associated discussion of free keyword tools.
From the “Big Boy,” Google, the Google Adwords Keyword Tool
“The Keyword Tool is a great way to generate […]

By Mark -- 1 comment

May 21st, 2007

Techniques To Help You Blend Work and Play

Working online, despite many claims by TV commercials and other scams, does take time. This can be especially true in the summer when the allure of BBQs, swimming, sporting events, and just about everything else looks way more fun than doing your work. Despite your best attempts at avoiding work all together or putting it […]

By kris -- 2 comments

May 16th, 2007

Google Reader Hacks for Time Effectiveness (Part 2)

Before reading check out part 1: Google Reader Hacks for Time Effectiveness

Learn even more shortcuts. Yesterday’s condensed list of shortcuts was far from complete. Here’s even more shortcuts you can use to help you on Google Reader:

n/p - Scan up/down
enter - open/close item
v - opens item source (great for incomplete feeds)
1/2 - expanded/list view
gs - […]

By kris -- 0 comments

May 15th, 2007

Google Reader Hacks for Time Effectiveness

Reading feeds can be one of your longest tasks of the day especially if you have upwards of 100 (or many, many more) feeds that are being constantly added every hour. The task of reading can be overwhelming, especially without proper management and hacks to increase you time effectiveness:

Learn the ins and outs of your […]

By kris -- 0 comments

May 11th, 2007

Stay in Touch (And Keep Your Info Private) With Contactify

Contactify is a free online service providing contact pages to keep you in touch with your readers, business contacts, or anyone you give the link to but the benefit of the service is not just the simple contact page but how the page is delivered.
Getting started with Contactify is simple. All you have to do […]

By kris -- 0 comments

May 2nd, 2007

Use Toggl to Track Billable Hours, Productivity

Toggl is a new service which offers a real time online timer for you to use to track billable hours on client projects, among other things. I decided to sign up for the free service (you can’t beat that price) to give it a try and test its features. The sign up was very even, […]

By kris -- 0 comments

January 1st, 2007

The Elin Nordegren Secret To Web Success

You may not know who Elin Nordegren is. But you sure know who Tiger Woods is. I’m sure of that. Well Elin Nordegren is the wife of Tiger Woods. And she’s pregnant. You might be wondering what this has to do with the internet. But it’s the story that’s important. See in her own circles […]

By David Krug -- 2 comments