12 posts tagged as "general-web-stuff"

Brian Campbell - GotCast.com

A friend of mine, Brian Campbell, (our former intern at Sharkbytes) recently lauched a new site and had this to say: Hey everyone- i wanted to share my newest website with you all. It's called GotCast and we provide online casting for television....


IP Address - Chicken or Moan?

I have used IPChicken for several years to quickly figure out what my public facing IP address is. I know that isn't very geeky, but it is very "webby" - maybe I'm more of a webophile than a true geek. But enough of my self-analysis... for me it...


Creating an Online Presence is easy

I like the post Seth Godin made a few days ago: Memo to the very small. I, too, believe that we are in the midst of change. Well, at least it is much easier to create an online presence today than it ever has been - especially for those that are...


Thoughts on Best Buy's secret website and Business Ethics

Business Ethics - yeah like the final Academic Decathlon showdown scene in Billy Madison - it appears that some people may not know what they are. Or maybe they just choose to disregard them. On the heels of an announcement of Best Buy being...


Rick Segal: Go Code Something

I'm an avid reader of Rick Segal's blog, The Post Money Value. I'm don't read any other start-up blogs or VC blogs, but I like Rick's writing style and point of view. Because of his Microsoft background and VC interest in technology...


How to judge a Web Shop by its cover

I have been in the web business for about 10 years now. Over that time I have spent a lot of time looking at competitors' sites. Anytime a site, good or bad, has a link on it to who developed/designed it I will follow. Curious by nature, I usually...


Need an older version? Check out OldVersion.com

"Because newer is not always better" There is an FTP program that I have been using for years (since about 1997) and therefore I have become very comfortable with it. It is one of the first things that gets installed on each new computer that I...


Want some alone time with one of the brightest new technology minds?

No, not me, silly! Seth Godin is offering a conference-call Q&A session on Friday, September 8th that will last "all day" if necessary. Rather than paying a fee to attend, he is asking that you buy 11 copies of his new book, small is the new...


Mistakes and Moments of Incompetence are Understandable as long as you are honest

An interesting story about DreamHost being publicly, brutally honest. Read the comments, they are funny... it seems that mistakes and moments of incompetence are understandable and even forgivable as long as you are are honest. Keeping your...


An early review of Search Engine Optimization An Hour a Day

Last week I picked up a copy of Search Engine Optimization: An Hour a Day by Jennifer Grappone and Gradiva Couzin. I have a slight interest in SEO, however I try not to get drawn into it too much because it can really eat up your time and I prefer...