Song of the Day: Ain’t Even Done With the Night – John Mellencamp

Update 9/26/20 — Hey Friends! I will eventually get around to posting a video me performing this song, but I have to admit my vocals are too weak. I have been since last summer taking singing lessons, practicing exercises, and they do work! I believe anyone can learn to sing as long as their ear…

The Web Ain’t Dead. Blekko.com Has Come to Save It.

blekko: how to slash the web from blekko on Vimeo. This is  a VERY cool, and very paradigm shifting new site: Blekko.com. I caught this on John Battelle’s Searchblog tonight, got a beta invite, played with if for a few minutes, caught on quick and already found tons of new cool things that I wouldn’t…

Neither Twitter, Facebook, nor Apple Will Survive the Open Web

I was thinking about this subject tonight, that there is no way such closed systems as Twitter and Facebook can survive the force of the open Internet in the coming years with the price of data, storage, and bandwidth all marching toward near zero cost, much less be an Eco System or “Platform.” As these…

MyLikes.com: The Holy Grail of Social Media Monetization

MyLikes.com: The Holy Grail of Social Media Monetization – www.mylikes.com Yes it is advertising, which is a chance to leverage your social media presences into real money, but it encourages authenticity, because if you are not authentic you know that the value of your influence, your legitimacy, will go down, thus your earning potential, not…

Redbeacon: Whatever You Need. Done.

Redbeacon – www.redbeacon.com This company won 1st Place in last years TechCrunch 50 for best start up company. That alone builds trust for me. I haven’t actually used it yet, but the next time I need a service, which will be soon, I will. I recommend you try it for your next local service need…