Why, odds are, crowd intelligence platforms are bad for your business, and what you can do instead – for free.
As I recover from a (compromised) app spamming up my Twitter feed, I detail how Twitter’s recent marketing changes hurt the security of the service in general.
For at least a full month, I made a conscious decision to cease all social networking. I was busy trying to build a product, but I also learned some things about how and what I was social networking about. I learned some nifty things about what I missed, and what I should not miss doing [...]
Every once in awhile, a WordPress plugin just deserves a shout out. Today’s is Login With Ajax. It got my largest donation to a WordPress plugin yet. What the plugin does, is converts the WordPress registration (wp-signup) and login (wp-login) processes. As the name implies, it converts them into AJAX instances that run on the [...]
There’s a lot of talk lately about CEOs speaking out on issues. Chick-fil-A’s (and Amazon’s) CEO’s stance on gay marriage is certainly in the spotlight. But, did you know that on gay marriage, Chick-fil-A’s CEO holds the same stance as our president… circa 90 days ago? Perception is a powerful thing my friends. FYI, I [...]
You may or may not have seen my last post on PhoneNews.com. To make a long story short, I ultimately had a couple of adjustments done, related to the Class III malocclusion of my jaw. Things should be good to go for the next decade. When understaffed, and dealing with real life, there isn’t always [...]
Microsoft’s latest Internet Explorer 9 ad is actually pretty good. Unfortunately, whoever did the post-production in it for airing on TV, screwed it up completely. I’m referring to this ad, which you can watch on YouTube. Looks great, right? Now, watch it on TV. The television release of the same exact ad, which has been [...]
One of the reasons PhoneNews.com has managed to roll with the punches all these years, and stay so relevant in the mobile sphere, is actually pretty simple. We eat the same dog food that the average consumer puts up with. I’ll let you in on a little secret… most of the mobile media doesn’t have [...]
If you’re an online publisher, and you use WordPress, the time to get used to WordPress Multisite is now. Right now. As you may have noticed, Google is now employing social search. It’s what you might say a “hot button issue” in the online community. Why? Too many reasons to list here. Essentially, those that [...]
Okay, maybe that was a bit too tongue-in-cheek for a title related to something so serious. So, perhaps the next sentence of this article should start with the word seriously. Seriously, go oppose SOPA & PIPA. As you may know, I typically don’t echo what was just written on PhoneNews.com over here. But today’s an [...]