Archive | August, 2006

Thera-Blogging

29 August 2006

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If there’s one thing I wish non-bloggers would get, it’s the therapeutic qualities of blogging. Somehow, just letting it all hang out is liberating. There’s something oddly rejuvenating to know that things I write here can literallybe accessed eternally through the superhuman powers of the Internet. It feels good to blog about something that irks [...]

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Getting Pitched Tomorrow

28 August 2006

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I’m excited. Tomorrow, I’ll be at the Funding Universe Speedpitching event at Thanksgiving Point. I’m going to enjoy the opportunity to hear what business ideas are flowing right now. Good luck to all entrepreneurs coming to the event. If you’re incubating a great idea right now, maybe the next Utah Speedpitching event is your next [...]

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Hire These Web Gurus

25 August 2006

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So, I want to help Provo Labs Solutions keep Living The Dream. [The short-story is that they are an insanely-talented startup that (for various reasons) burned through its funding. Their developers have been working on nothing but ramen-noodles and faith for the last month (no paychecks). They have some seriously awesome technologies in the oven, [...]

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Gutsy Web 2.0 Development Team For-Hire, Cheap!

25 August 2006

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PLEASE REPOST IF YOU CAN HELP THIS TEAM A year from now, they will be one of the hottest tech companies in Utah.  Right now, they’re looking to keep food on the table, and the bill-collectors at a reasonable distance… and keep their dreams alive. I have access right now to a top-notch web 2.0 [...]

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August CTO Breakfast

24 August 2006

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Reminder: This Friday well meet again for Augusts CTO Breakfast. Well meet at 8am in the food court at Canyon Park Technology Center (former Word Perfect campus). Well be in the conference room at the west end. Bring your stories, cool discoveries, and other adventures to share. Let me know if theres something youd like [...]

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Get your pitch on

23 August 2006

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Scott Wilder, the BizWhizat Ducttape Marketing notes what an Elevator Pitch is: An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is a brief overview of an idea for a product, service, or project. The pitch is so called because it can be delivered in the time span of an elevator ride (say, thirty seconds). Reading the rest [...]

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Building Blog Traffic

23 August 2006

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Disclaimer: I am NOT an “A” List Blogger. I have yet to get an all-expense paid junket to Bali in exchange for dropping someone’s name in a blog-post. But, I have built a fairly stable set of blogs and traffic to them (some of them) and it’s not that hard to do, if you “get [...]

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Avoid Communication Killers

21 August 2006

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Jeff Keller has a book called "Attitude is Everything".  In it, you can find some great insight to communication. In business, the effective communicators are the ones who will be respected and promoted to leadership positions. In sales, good communicators are more persuasive, establish rapport and sell more than those with weak skills. To be [...]

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Five Reasons Jobseekers Should Blog

20 August 2006

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Dennis Smith of CareerBuilders Blog gives us five reasons a job-seeker should blog: Do Something Better Else: It’s not that it’s better, it’s just another tool. Tools are good. Believe in What You Do: Let your blog be the platform to tell the world about you! Community is Everything: Listen to your community (yep, this [...]

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Can’t Do What You Love?

19 August 2006

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Everyone has heard the old adage: “Find work you love, and you’ll never work another day in your life.” But what if you’re not doing what you love? What if you don’t love it? What if every day does feel like work, plain and simple? What do you do now? I guess there’s three approaches: [...]

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