Rants Posts

It’s all about the numbers

Or is it? Why does everything online have to be about the numbers. I have X number of subscribers, I have X number of visitors, I have X number of page views. Bloglines came out with a Top 1000 Blogs today as proof that its all about the numbers. Then the newer service Quantcast is […]

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Gooruze initial thoughts

As I verify my blog on a site I might as well do a quick review of it. Oh and here is your code Mr Gooruze: daver.gooruze.com Gooruze.com is a Digg for Marketers with some good content and community going on. I havent spent much time on the site as I have been busy in […]

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Seattle SuperSonics are moving?

I dont follow the NBA like I have in the past – maybe due to the fact that my Bulls arent the yearly favorite. Im not saying the “Baby Bulls” arent good but I only have so much time and I love my NFL and College Football. Back to the topic at hand – the […]

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Aragon Ballroom, Chicago IL

In today’s online world I wonder how some businesses can operate with no web presence or with poor excuses for one. Take the Aragon Ballroom for example – its domain is http://www.aragon.com/ but if you look closely its really hosted somewhere else. Why?

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Pre SES Chicago 2007

Just saw an email from SearchEngineWatch that had a post by Greg Jarboe and must say it was quite good. Its 20,000 Reasons to Attend SES Chicago and that 20,000 is in $20,000 reasons. He does a good job of setting it up so that people can “sell” their boss on sending them to the […]

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Pownce Invites

So have you heard of Pownce? If not it is another micro-blogging platform similar to Twitter. I am using it off and on and working on a review. I have some large number of invites so if you happen to want to join/use it but cant – let me know. http://pownce.com/ or look me up […]

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

I am worth $300

So today Microsoft and FaceBook went from holding hands to kissing… with tongue maybe? Microsoft took a stake in FB for some $247 million dollars and expanded the advertising deal. This stake puts FB value at $15 billion dollars. So lets do some math.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Blog Launch

It is a bit late on a Tuesday and I have just about finished tweaking and beating up the CSS to make it work. An issue with IE still looms and lots of other small optimization things need to be done…. but….

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007