How Have the Internet and Technology Made Our Lives Better?

I want to hear how you think the internet and technology have made our lives and the world better. Let me know in comments or share with your ideas. Every once and a while I like to take a look at how the world has changed through technology as well as think about how it […]

5 Steps to a Successful Online Marketing Program

Be clear about your goals for the program.  If you don’t know your goals, you will never know if you are successful or not. Sit down and really evaluate what you want out of your online presence. Do you want more eyeballs? More sales? Are you trying to replace a channel you used previously. A […]

Internet Marketers Did Not Invent Content Marketing

Did you know content marketing is not a new concept?   In 1900 Michelin created the Michelin Guide. This is an actual book of content that was used to inform and educate customers. They created a value to customers and potential customers, which in turn created trust. The books included ways to maintain your car as […]

Google Offers Virtual Tours of Its Data Centers

Google has recently opened the doors (virtually of course) to it’s infamous data centers. Now you can see where your bits, bytes and gigabytes are traveling when you search for something on Google.com, watch a YouTube Video or send an email through Gmail. From the virtual tour: When you’re on a Google website (like right […]

Dear Congress: Reform Copyright Law, Stop Piracy, Don’t Break Internet

By now I hope you have already heard something about the bills that the US government is discussing: SOPA and PIPA. A very basic description is that the laws would give the government free reign to shutdown, seize domains and websites from sites that they deem to be breaking copyright laws. There is also a […]

The Internet in 60 Seconds

60 seconds may not seem like much time at all, but look at what happens online every 60 seconds.

Is Crowdsourcing as Smart as We Hope?

Yesterday, I came across an interesting Peta Pixel: Why You Shouldn’t Give Too Much Weight Too Anonymous Online Critics, and it got me thinking. Briefly, here’s what what the the post was about: In 2006 a guy name André Rabelo submitted the photo below to group called DeleteMe!, where members of the group vote on […]

A Scathing Article About Apple, Google and EBay – But is it Wrong?

I just read an article over on the Forbes.com site titled: Why Apple, Google And EBay Will Slash And Burn Investors. At first glance you might think it is just a bit of sensationalism intended to get pageviews. OK, maybe the title is, but then again you need a good title to get people interested.  […]

Times Are Changing – It Really is a Digital Age

This is a bit old, but very interesting to see how much has changed in the last Decade. Look at how the cost of storage has dropped, the production of CDs was cut in half and iTunes dowloads have exploded.

The Residential Phone Book Goes the Way of the Dodo Bird

It looks like the telephone companies have finally seen the writing on the wall… or online. The old “reach out and touch someone,” certainly isn’t happening through the whitepages anymore. In the past month alone, New York, Florida and Pennsylvania approved Verizon Communications Inc.’s request to quit distributing residential white pages and regulators are giving […]