Rants Posts

Web 2.0 Sucks

Yes I said it. – start rant – Why you ask? If a site requires a user to visit it…. and you cant. It sucks. If a website screws up your order what do you do? You shop somewhere else. If you click to read a review and you get an error what do you […]

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Did Google Change the Google Analytics Homepage?

I look at this page some 5 times a day – have I just been missing it at the top of the page?  It appears that Google has added a search box to the top of the page. So has anyone else seen this or am I indeed going crazy i.e. just havent been paying […]

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

You want subscribers? I got subscribers.

You constantly hear about how many “subscribers” X company has compared to X company. These numbers usually are comparing their leading 200 million to some 50 million. Perhaps its Comcast and AT&T slugging it out over who has more users. Then you look globally and suddenly feel small.   There are many global companies that have […]

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Im jealous of Jason Calacanis

Just now on Qik, I was watching Jason drive around (or be driven around) in a new Tesla. I have to admit that I am kind of jealous of the guy. Not many will get to drive one (in the near future at least) and fewer will get to own one. I also want to […]

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Why Vendors Annoy Me

Over the past few years I have averaged 3 to 6 conferences a year such as Pubcon, SES, and SMX. Chicago is also home to an SES, Ad-tech, Etail, and other smaller conferences and makes afternoon trips to see friends and check out vendors a snap. All of these conferences have one thing in common:exhibit […]

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

MSN Local Listings Updated

I was doing some testing and research on MSN this morning and saw something unusual. It seems that in the past few days a new listing type has appeared within the SERPs. For the example below I have added the City name but even if you do it without it does a very good job […]

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Network Solutions is Snagging Domains

Or are they? I personally havent seen this, but in the last hour I have read two blog posts confirming this long time “industry rumor”. Anyone that has been a domainer or into domaining at any level has heard rumors and stories but its looking as if these are maybe more then just stories?

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Digg’s Top 100 Users

Lately there have been some interesting conversations in Twitter among many bloggers and others that “play” in social media.  I guess “play” is a bad word, but rather many that are deeply imersed in one way or another have been talking. A link was dropped that caught my eye by @msaleem and I thank him […]

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

GM Muscle still alive

A story in Forbes about the new Corvette is proof that an American car and beat the Euro Exotics. Move over Ferrari,  Lamborghini, Porsche, and others. Check out the ZR1

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

Twitter Cartoon

Ha, I thought this was funny.  The link is to a cartoon by Rob Cottingham @ http://www.socialsignal.com/ about Twitter and kids.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007