Archive | November, 2007

Google Talk: Group Chat and New Emoticons

29 November 2007

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Google Talk now enables conference-like group chats. From their site: Just launched! Chat just got better with group chat and new emoticons Group chat Chat with multiple people without multiple windows. Invite your friends to a group discussion. To start a group chat, click ‘Group chat’ from the ‘Options’ menu when chatting. Learn more » […]

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Slashdotted… by a blogger?

29 November 2007

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Gone are the days when you got a polite phone call before your company website was to be featured by a major news outlet, giving you a chance to be ready for the crush. Since the 90s, being slashdotted is now common vernacular among webmasters. Normally seen as a good thing (because of the publicity), […]

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New Google Maps Mobile Knows Your Location

28 November 2007

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When I bought my Blackberry 8830, the last thing I bought it for was its on-board GPS. I didn’t even know it had one. Turns out, I wasn’t supposed to know about it since Verizon disables the GPS deep in the kernel of the device. Turns out that even Google was talking about how cool […]

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How @twitter Changes Work (OR, Can You Handle The Truth?)

14 November 2007

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@Akula (Brett Nordquist) asked the question last night, “How does your company change if the majority of people use Twitter?” quickly following that up with “Maybe the company doesn’t change. But I think it does.” I already noted that the evidence of Twitter becoming a mainstream communications tool is abundant, but considering what happens to […]

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Twitter Gone Mainstream

11 November 2007

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So, Robby Gordon Twittering the Baja 1000 tells me that Twitter, the oft-called frivolous communication tool has officially gone mainstream. (The only thing left for Twitter is to figure out how to monetize the whole thing). Add a note to your to-do list to add “Twitter Strategy” to your next corporate off-site.

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Stay Tuned for Station Identification

10 November 2007

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Camping with the family, originally uploaded by robmerrill. Light blogging weekend because I have had a very important meeting with my personal Board of Directors (see the photo). I love getting back to basics. Please Comment: What are YOU doing this weekend to reconnect with your life’s most-important things (whatever those are)?

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How to tell if you are Moms favorite

9 November 2007

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Worst Ads Ever

9 November 2007

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What you see below is a sample of the worst google ads I have ever seen. I have noticed this a lot lately. STUPID, sensational ads are making their way into my search results, gmail, and wherever else I look. The worst part is, they must, somehow, notice something about my browsing habits to make […]

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If you see this

8 November 2007

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If you can see this, Then I fixed whatever happened to totally hose my blog. If you don’t see it, then I am still smacking myself in the forehead. … still looking for my stapler, btw.

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Calendar: Personal Branding Summit – Free Nov. 8 2007

6 November 2007

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Got a phone? Get registered for an incredible Personal Branding teleconference happening Thursday (two days from when I am writing this) and includes an incredible lineup of speakers from all over the world. This conference is FREE, but you must register, and then get on the phone during the section you want to learn. From […]

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