I recently purchased a ticket to fly from Boston to Denver over Columbus Day weekend. A few weeks passed and, when a local conflict required me to change my dates of travel, I logged onto the JetBlue website and clicked the link to “change entire itinerary.” I gladly paid the $100 surcharge to reschedule my […]
Archives for September 2012
This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. This is his story. 2005: Flickr Do I want to treat Flickr as a serious base for showcasing my photographic works? Or, do I want to use it as a base for experimentation? Ask Chiaki Williams. 2007: Facebook Do I really want my email addresses and […]
Imagine my surprise when I logged into my Google Analytics dashboard and observed a 50% reduction in unique visitors since a year ago. There are many reasons for this drastic change, including posting less than daily, deactivating the CommentLuv plugin, and experimenting with different commenting systems. Perhaps most evident is the direct correlation between blog […]
A survey of 600 small business owners across the United States indicates that 90% are actively engaged in social networking sites and 74% perceive social networking as valuable — if not more valuable — than networking in-person. When 42% of owners say that 25% of new customers discovered them through sites such as Facebook and […]
I don’t want to write about 9/11 again. There is nothing I can write in this blog post today that I didn’t write 365 days ago. Return there. Read about where I was when an airplane was crashed into the World Trade Center. Watch the original and unedited TV footage. Learn why the FBI saw […]
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Google is fond of drawing doodles for momentous occasions. Every day when you visit the Google homepage you see the hand-drawn or animated creation above the search box. They are fun to see and, when you click them, you can learn more about the person or occasion celebrated. Today is my birthday. The personalized doodle […]