If you use WordPress you likely know who Lorelle VanFossen is. If you don't know who she is yet, don't worry...you will soon. Lorelle VanFossen, of course, writes Lorelle on WordPress (RSS) - one of the best resources for anything relating to WordPress. Need a plugin? Lorelle's likely written about … Read more about Lorelle VanFossen Has Made Every Blogging Mistake
Finding the right domain name can make a difference between a successful website and one that's stuck in the pit of mediocrity. Okay, maybe it's not that dramatic, but there is some truth here. The question is, how importat is the .com? Should you get closetowhatIwant.com or should you get … Read more about Should You Get A .com Domain Name At All Costs?
This week, usability guru Jakob Nielsen suggested to the BBC that Web 2.0 was neglecting good design. According to the BBC website: He warned that the rush to make webpages more dynamic often meant users were badly served. He said sites peppered with personalisation tools were in danger of … Read more about Is Web 2.0 Causing Bad Design?
11 minutes of some of the best parts of Guy Kawasaki's presentations. Learn: How Nike sells 2 pieces of cotton rubber and leather to people for $125. How your business can be revolutionary How to let a thousand flowers bloom Adding the big stones first Enjoy... [google -1405470092619647204] … Read more about Some Of My Favorite Guy Kawasaki Moments
Was cleaning out some old bookmarks last night and ran across Nirmal T V's post about popuri.us. Seems someone was trying to tell me something because I had recently run seen popuri.us at Diary of My Life and Untwisted Vortex. What is popuri.us? It's a single site where you can check a number of … Read more about Find Out Your Google Page Rank, Alexa Rank and Other Blog Popularity Stats in One Place
I use Google for a lot of my search needs - sites, blogs, images, video, mapping, addresses, reviews, etc. The list goes on. But I've always wondered if Google is always the best option. Well Phil Bradley has compiled a list of what he calls Finding What You Need With The Best Search Engines. I've … Read more about Is Google Always The Best Search Engine To Find What You Need?
I almost never work on the weekends. And I rarely work in the evening. So, then, how do I manage to remain a thriving solopreneur? How do I get my work done on time and under budget? Simple (mostly) through good productivity practices. I have a number of processes that help me keep a stable and … Read more about How To Stay Focused For Greater Productivity
It's a little known secret that I'm a want-to-be RSS evangelist. I'm not interested in RSS so much from the tech-geek side of things. No, I'm interested in the everyday person side of things - how to get the word out about the simple power of RSS to people who haven't found it yet. Perhaps when I … Read more about Best (Simple) Explanation of RSS I've Ever Seen
I just completed A List Apart's Web Design Survey 2007. Simple set of 37 questions. Probably took me 7 minutes to complete. I had been avoiding it. So what changed my mind? First it was reminding me by showing up in my reader in a few places. So I took at look at ALA's survey page and got the … Read more about I Took ALA's Web Survey
If I'm honest with myself (and you), I've failed at more things in my life than I've succeed. Yeah sure, if I look at my life over time, nothing's really been a failure. I've succeeded at number of things from sports to business, mountain climbing to blogging. But when I look at each, individual … Read more about How Can Failure Liberate Us?
You know, I've never really been one for conferences. Outside of MacWorld in San Francisco, they've never really lived up to the hype. So while I still go to conference from time to time, it's often without much excitement. Yet, as SOBCon07 gets closer, I can't help but be excited. I going to get … Read more about Are You Going to SOBCon07?
For a few weeks I've been on a campaign to rid the blogosphere of the dreaded nofollow attribute. Of course, I didn't start this. But I'm convinced that nofollow must go. So much so that I've been asking everyone I know to spread the word. A few days ago, Randa Clay had the great idea of creating a … Read more about You Comment, I Follow You. Or At Least Google Will