July 22, 2014

Cocktail Naplin to Startup (DIY Part Ten)

This is part nine of a series of posts describing how we are taking an idea from a cocktail napkin and putting into the real world. Start now, or read along from the start with: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six, part seven, part eight and part nine. Now [...]

Cockatil Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Nine)

This is part nine of a series of posts describing how we are taking an idea from a cocktail napkin and putting into the real world. Start now, or read along from the start with: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six, part seven and part eight. Tantek had referred [...]

Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Eight)

This is part eight of a series of posts describing how we are taking an idea from a cocktail napkin and putting into the real world. Start now, or read along from the start with: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six and part seven. Prong one of our strategy [...]

Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Seven)

This is part seven of a series of posts describing how we are taking an idea from a cocktail napkin and putting into the real world. Start now, or read along from the start with: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, and part six. Our three-pronged project was progressing well: Prong [...]

Should I be annoyed?

Earlier today I noticed an incoming link to the Architel site from Sublime Fish. I clicked on it and was shocked by the similarities to our site. After looking at the page source it was clear the company ‘lifted’ our design and didn’t bother to even remove the references to the Architel site from the [...]

Open your home Wi-Fi network now!

Tom Espiner from CNET asks, “Does Wi-Fi security matter?” At the end of the day if you are depending on WEP to keep your home network secure you are making a mistake. WEP provides a false sense of security for most people. You need to secure your devices (i.e. your computers) not necessarily your network. [...]

Idea Grove – Snarkiest PR firm in Dallas!

My daily blog reading includes the Idea Grove’s Media Orchard Blog.  The Idea Grove is a ‘strategic public relations firm’ as Scott Baradell explains.  If you were to ask me what Dallas PR firm gets social media (besides our own social media company) I would point you to Idea Grove and Scott’s team.  Until 2004 [...]

Writing about failure . . .

Brad Feld is, “Talking About Failure” on his blog and noting that “very few people ever talk about failure” in the context of venture capital and entrepreneur blogs.  Brad encouraged fellow entrepeneurs to talk more about failures and I commented that I had blogged about my own failures in a post titled, “LayerOne: My Biggest [...]

Scoble is right, podcasting is inefficient!

I agree with Peter and Robert when they say, “podcasting is inefficient.“  You may be shocked to hear me agree since we have our own podcasting business (PodServe) as well as Robert who just joined a podcasting company. I am subscribed to several podcasts myself, but I rarely have time to listen to them.  They [...]

Automattic’s WordPress Support Network

Automattic has announced the Automattic Support Network for WordPress.  The Weblogs Work team has began working with Toni Schneider and Matt Mullenweg on ways to for our firm to provide professional services to Automattic’s clients.  We believe that Automattic’s offering combined with offerings from companies like Weblogs Work make WordPress the platform of choice for [...]