The folks at Lifehacker took a poll on the top calendaring applications. Here are the results... "Nothing's more important to your productivity arsenal than a solid scheduling tool, and considering so much of what we do happens at the computer, a good calendar application is just the thing to bring order to your agenda. On … Continue reading Calendars…

Sex and Smartphones, part 2

Yesterday, I said... "Speaking of sex and smartphones or maybe sexy smartphones, I’m going to take this opportunity to rant about the iPhone AND Android phones for a moment. Excuse my language, but they both suck -- that’s right — they suck! Why the iPhone? Because #1 it’s a closed system — yeah, there’s an … Continue reading Sex and Smartphones, part 2

Do yourself a favor…

...and use Google Apps! I had a chat with a business owner yesterday who was still using a pop mail account to run his business -- scheduling meetings with his partners is a nightmare! Enter Google Apps! Here's a quick overview... Contact me! I'll be happy to talk you through it because your organization needs … Continue reading Do yourself a favor…

Become a Gmail master!

Gmail recently kicked butt in a Mashable poll asking users for their favorite email client. Adam Pash writes... "Way back in 2006, I showed you my favorite tips, tricks, and tools for making the most of Gmail. A lot has changed in the Gmail world since then, so much so that it seemed like a … Continue reading Become a Gmail master!

“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”

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

How Many Impressions Does it Really Take?

via I came across a mention of this today and thought it appropriate to share.  This is dated advice. Dated from 1885 to be more specific! Thomas Smith, a London Businessman, wrote a guide called Successful Advertising in 1885. The sayings he used are still being used today and form the foundation for the … Continue reading How Many Impressions Does it Really Take?

Tactic #6: Be known

Image via CrunchBase I had an interesting discussion about privacy at Agritechnica with a strong proponent of privacy on the internet. To me, however, having let that Genie out of the bottle long ago I'm a strong proponent of transparency on the internet. I see it as being a competitive advantage because "consumers can relate … Continue reading Tactic #6: Be known

Are You A Slave to Your Email?

Image by adria.richards via Flickr When did you last check your email? I'd bet it was within the last hour. Quite possibly within the last ten minutes. You might well have your inbox open right now, with message alerts jumping up at you. Almost everyone I talk to feels that email takes up too much … Continue reading Are You A Slave to Your Email?

Google Apps: Too cheap to ignore?

"I've had a few conversations with IT executives from Fortune 500 companies in the past several weeks, and I've been surprised by how often a new enterprise-software company kept getting mentioned. The company?Google.Google has the problem of putting finish on a lot of its products, leaving things in eternal beta, but the price point for … Continue reading Google Apps: Too cheap to ignore?