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  • Are You Linked In? Are You Linked In?

    February 27, 2007 at 2:27 pm by Jason Berry

    Considered a MySpace for business professionals this web 2.0 networking site is awesome for keeping in touch with your contacts. Free to join it’s features include: Find potential clients, service providers, subject experts, and partners who come recommended Be found …

  • 24-7 Web Site Support and Being Responsive. 24-7 Web Site Support and Being Responsive.

    February 26, 2007 at 2:26 pm by Jason Berry

    It’s rare but at least once a year we get woken up because a web site or web server is down.  That was early this morning and proof that you can have redundancy, monitoring and other fail safes but just …

  • The Blog Maverick – Mark Cuban The Blog Maverick – Mark Cuban

    February 23, 2007 at 2:24 pm by Jason Berry

    Mark Cuban is a nut case.  He sold  Broadcast.com to Yahoo! right before the bubble burst for $5.7 billion keeping $1.9 billion himself.  He then bought the Dallas Mavericks for $280 million, which at the time was the highest price …

  • DVDs and CDs won’t last forever DVDs and CDs won’t last forever

    February 20, 2007 at 2:24 pm by Jason Berry

    You know all those DVDs and CDs that you burnt to “permanently” archive all your Dave Matthews mp3s or Hawaii pictures?  People are finding that the data on them can begin to disappear after as little as 3 years.  I …

  • Host a Webinar – Tips & Tools Host a Webinar – Tips & Tools

    February 20, 2007 at 2:23 pm by Jason Berry

    If you’ve ever looked into hosting your own webinar at first glance they may seem difficult and expensive to produce but with products like GoToWebinar and Simple Event keeping in touch with your customers is easier than ever. Here are …

  • The Database Smackdown The Database Smackdown

    February 19, 2007 at 2:22 pm by Jason Berry

    When discuss web dev projects, people frequently ask me which database is “the best”.  Do you want to know the deep, dark secret?  Shhhh … do not tell anybody this … but it doesn’t really matter because they are all …

  • Free Webinar this Week: Pay Per Click E-Marketing Free Webinar this Week: Pay Per Click E-Marketing

    February 19, 2007 at 2:21 pm by Jason Berry

    This Wednesday February 21 join us for a free online webinar titled “Pay Per Click E-Marketing: Why it’s OK to Buy Your Way to the Top.” In 10 minutes or less the discussion will focus on the Pay Per Click …

  • Offline Advertising for Your Online Website (even for your Poop Business) Offline Advertising for Your Online Website (even for your Poop Business)

    February 15, 2007 at 2:21 pm by Jason Berry

    The power of the ink on paper is still king and moving around in the real world we’re fully surrounded by ads that are effective.  Yellow pages, billboards, newspapers, mailers, business cards, bus benches, coupons and what caught my eye …

  • Valentines Love for Salesforce.com Valentines Love for Salesforce.com

    February 14, 2007 at 2:20 pm by Jason Berry

    To quote Jerry Maguire’s mentor Dicky Fox “If you don’t love everybody, you can’t sell anybody” and if you love sales … you can’t live without SalesForce.com. The price tag can be a bit steep depending on the features needed …

  • All For One Video All For One Video

    February 13, 2007 at 2:19 pm by Jason Berry

    These online video editing websites seem to be springing up right & left.  One of the coolest ones I’ve run into is Veoh .  You can submit your videos and Veoh auto-converts them to various online-appropriate formats, including iPod size …

  • Google It Before You Name It! Google It Before You Name It!

    February 13, 2007 at 2:17 pm by Jason Berry

    What’s in a name?  Everything. Just ask us.   Originally named Slingshot Development we went through a 2 year lawyer letter battle with a Texas ad agency who trademarked Slingshot 10 years prior and claimed we infringed.  Whatever.  Do a …

  • Do You Squidoo? topLingo Does. Do You Squidoo? topLingo Does.

    February 12, 2007 at 2:16 pm by Jason Berry

    I played with an interesting Web 2.0 site over the weekend called Squidoo.  It’s the brain child of marketing guru Seth Godin who calls himself “Original Squid” and offers a platform for thousands of people to catalog the best stuff …

  • Yahoo Pipes’ amazing interface Yahoo Pipes’ amazing interface

    February 9, 2007 at 2:15 pm by Jason Berry

    Yahoo Pipes is a brand new technology that lets registered Yahoo users combine and customize data and RSS feeds as well as certain content from websites.  So you mix & match content and then you can output it all as …

  • GMail Now Available, but Read the Fine Print! GMail Now Available, but Read the Fine Print!

    February 9, 2007 at 2:15 pm by Jason Berry

    GMail has finally gone into an official public beta after 3 years of being an invite only application.  You can now sign up easily but you’ll have to give up your mobile number and then Google will text you the …

  • Ruby on Rails Buyer Beware! Ruby on Rails Buyer Beware!

    February 8, 2007 at 2:13 pm by Jason Berry

    As rapid application development like Ruby On Rails increases in popularity clients with strict deadlines will be requesting more and more of this type of development. The obvious upside is meeting shorter deadlines and deliverables but don’t forget to weigh …

  • The untimely death of ____ The untimely death of ____

    February 7, 2007 at 2:12 pm by Jason Berry

    For about a decade, people have been forecasting the demise of television and movies and DVDs and cable at the hands of the merciless web.  And do those industries seem like they are suffering right now?   Have you even …

  • Who? What? Web 2.0? The Directory. Who? What? Web 2.0? The Directory.

    February 7, 2007 at 2:11 pm by Jason Berry

    The quickest way to learn about Web 2.0 is check out sites that are Web 2.0.&nbsp; Here’s the directory: <p><a target=”_new” href=”http://www.go2web20.net/”>Go2Web20.net</a></p>

  • Desktop 2.0 Desktop 2.0

    February 6, 2007 at 2:10 pm by Jason Berry

    I love it when the lines between web and non-web software converge. The web is truly dictating style & function for desktop applications.  Web 2.0 principles are more in touch with and adaptable to user behaviors.  Desktop software that incorporates …

  • SEO Tip: Help Google Help You! SEO Tip: Help Google Help You!

    February 6, 2007 at 2:09 pm by Jason Berry

    Google is always making things easier for web users and especially for website owners which includes their application: GOOGLE WEBMASTER TOOLS. This free diagnostic service allows you to see how Google views your website, aids in potential problems, reviews how …

  • DotCom’s Represent at Superbowl. DotCom’s Represent at Superbowl.

    February 5, 2007 at 2:08 pm by Jason Berry

    I’m always stoked to see commercials for DotCom’s.  It shows their willingness to take risks in non-internet ad avenues and assuming the Web and TV will collide someday these companies are truly pioneers.  Pioneering aint cheap however, at $80,000 per …

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