Category: Web and Tech

Amazon vs. the World

Amazon vs. the World

| December 22, 2011 | Reply

Here's a cool inforgraphic by our friends at CPC Strategy.      

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Entreprenuers: Selling Your Company

Entreprenuers: Selling Your Company

| January 8, 2011 | Reply

It is Monday so it is time for another MBA Mondays post. We are a few weeks into a series on mergers and acquisitions. The first week we covered the basics of mergers and acquisitions. Last week we talked about asset sales. via www.aonetwork.com Here's a good article for entrepreneurs getting near an exit. Written […]

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How Facebook Can Become Bigger In Five Years Than Google Is Today

How Facebook Can Become Bigger In Five Years Than Google Is Today

| October 4, 2010 | Reply

Remember three years ago, when Microsoft paid a quarter-billion dollars for 1.6% of Facebook and the exclusive right to run banner ads across Facebook.com? Tell the truth, how many of you thought that was a killer business decision? I can’t say I did at the time. But as that deal is about to expire in 2011, Facebook’s status as a revenue juggernaut […]

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Meet the Team at Twitter

Meet the Team at Twitter

| August 9, 2010 | Reply

Twitter Recruiting Video

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50 Useful Tools and Resources For Web Designers

50 Useful Tools and Resources For Web Designers

| July 26, 2010 | Reply

From Smashing Magazine: 50 Useful Tools and Resources For Web Designers http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/07/26/50-useful-tools-and-resources-for-web-designers/

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Tools for your startup

Tools for your startup

| February 25, 2010 | Reply

Here is a post by Sean P Aune on 10 helpful tools that can help your startup. I've personally used 99Designs and DropBox, and we are reviewing a couple of the other customer service tools for use on the TakeLessons Music Lessons site.   Lots of good tools from file sharing to storage to email. 10 […]

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Do you have a customer support problem? Make a video.

Do you have a customer support problem? Make a video.

| November 17, 2009 | Reply

A couple days ago, I needed to buy a couple shirts from Paul Fredrick, a men's quality clothier. I opened their website and tried to view some of the shirt details on my computer, but their zoom function wasn't working, and the100x100 pixel image wasn't giving me enough detail to make a decision. So, I […]

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Is Social Media a Fad?

Is Social Media a Fad?

| October 12, 2009 | Reply

Our Marketing Director shared this video with me over the weekend. Lots of good stats in here on the changes that the social media platforms are providing. I am hearing more buzz about email being an “old” method of communicating. Wild…

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Jeff Bezos – 3 Things He Learned

Jeff Bezos – 3 Things He Learned

| August 27, 2009 | Reply

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Free ECommerce Icon Collection

Free ECommerce Icon Collection

| July 28, 2009 | Reply

Looking for icons for your site? Check out this link: http://www.webresourcesdepot.com/e-commerce-icons-collection/

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How Teenagers Use and Consume Different Media Channels

How Teenagers Use and Consume Different Media Channels

| July 13, 2009 | Reply

Here is a research note written by 15 year old Matthew Robbson while he was interning at Morgan Stanley. What's interesting is his thoughts on newspapers, pc gaming, and the internet. For the internet, he says that kids basically use social networking and search. Everything else? Not so much. If you're in a business that […]

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Designing your sign-up pages

Designing your sign-up pages

| July 11, 2009 | Reply

Joshua Porter is one of the best minds for social web design. I've enjoyed reading his blog on social web design for about a year now, and his presentations are insightful and useful to those of us working on improving our company. In the following presentation, Joshua talks about how to design your sign-up pages. […]

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How TakeLessons uses social media to sell services in the real world

How TakeLessons uses social media to sell services in the real world

| July 8, 2009 | Reply

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking for the Social Media Breakfast San Diego group on how our company, TakeLessons is using social media in the digital world to effectively build trust and engage with music lovers on a hyper-localized level. Thanks to Adam and Erin of Digital Operative (a wonderful San Diego social […]

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Looking for a Twitter icon for your site?

Looking for a Twitter icon for your site?

| July 6, 2009 | Reply

Check out these 30 fresh and high quality twitter icon sets. Free to use.

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Need help with your writing? 50 sites to give you the edge.

Need help with your writing? 50 sites to give you the edge.

| July 1, 2009 | Reply

I’m always looking to improve my writing skills. Here’s a list of 50 free writing resources to help you bring out your inner journal god (or goddess):

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