How SMBs Can Start Using Facebook Places Now

Image via CrunchBase If you’re a business owner and you’ve heard the recent news about Facebook’s attention-grabbing new feature for location-sharing and checkins, you’re probably itching to find out what Facebook Places can do for your business and how it can help you reach out to would-be customers and loyal regulars in your community. While … Continue reading How SMBs Can Start Using Facebook Places Now

“There’s a map for that”

Image by jimrenaud via Flickr While the Vikings were sticking it to the Packers on Monday Night Football, Verizon was sticking it to Apple and AT&T in the only way they really could; on the issue of reliability and connectivity... Recently, I had the chance to use both my BlackBerry Curve and an iPhone 3Gs … Continue reading “There’s a map for that”

Is your website a ‘billboard in the desert’?

In December of last year, I embarked upon an experiment to see if I could leverage a website with a blog combined with social media tools to increase traffic to a site. In that month, my sandbox site had a grand total of 670 pageviews. In the month that ended yesterday, I had a total … Continue reading Is your website a ‘billboard in the desert’?

CloudBook Product Diary

I have great hopes for this product, but the experience of this reviewer is not so hot... "Everex's CloudBook aims to one-up the Asus Eee PC with a larger hard drive and a flashy new operating system.  Along with our review of the CloudBook, we're taking a closer look by using this new UMPC to … Continue reading CloudBook Product Diary

Social Media and B2B Marketing

Social media is a tool that, on the surface, appears to only have use in certain areas- such as simple interpersonal relationships or business-to-consumer marketing.  However, experienced users recognize the benefits of social media in establishing and maintaining business-to-business marketing.  Those in marketing may claim, “Well, people who are into social media aren’t the audience … Continue reading Social Media and B2B Marketing

The Working Inbox

"Today, I was firing off a couple of emails when I noticed that the message count in the top corner said, “483 Messages”! I decided enough was enough and began doing some more research into managing my inbox. I checked up on,, and a few others to see what was going on. One … Continue reading The Working Inbox