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Olympics 2008 American medal watch

Olympics 2008 American medal watch

        Filed under: Agile development

TEAM USA 2008 Olympics Michael Phelps, Gold Medal, Official Website: www.MichaelPhelps.com Mariel Zagunis, Gold Medal, Official Website: none Natalie Coughlin, Silver Medal, Official Website: none Sada Jacobson, Silver Medal, Official Website: none Kara Lynn Joyce, Silver Medal, Official Website: www.KaraLynnJoyce.com Lacey Nymeyer, Silver Medal, Official Website: none Emily Silver, Silver Medal, Official Website: none Julia … Continued




Batman, The Dark Knight Official Movie Website

Batman, The Dark Knight Official Movie Website

        Filed under: Agile development

Kudos to Warner Brothers for both a great movie and website Hats off to the folks at Warner Brothers who created not only a spectacular movie but also a killer Official Movie Website for the latest Batman thriller, “The Dark Knight.”  The movie website features game-like 3D animation, Flash, great sound, great images, and an … Continued


How to Write a Business Plan: Forecast Revenue

How to Write a Business Plan: Forecast Revenue

        Filed under: Agile development

When it comes to business forecasting, many first-time entrepreneurs will make grossly exaggerated assumptions regarding the potential income and growth of their business.  Here is the typical scenario: We plan to sell cigarettes to the Chinese.  There are one billion Chinese in China.  If we could sell to just 1% of those Chinese, then our … Continued



Content Management Systems (CMS)

Content Management Systems (CMS)

        Filed under: Drupal, WordPress

So, what is a content management system anyway?  Well, in the old days, we hand-coded our web pages from scratch.  But, over time, as our number of pages grew, it became increasingly unmanageable … especially when you need to make a global change to all pages.  Certainly, methods like server side includes (SSI) helps with … Continued


WordPress Expert

WordPress Expert

        Filed under: WordPress

When Los Angeles accent reduction coach, Kelly Reiter, of Reel English Coach came to us needing a new website design rocked out over a period of 2 weeks, we knew that we had to use rapid application development tools.  Our tool of choice was WordPress.  The beauty of using WordPress as a content management system … Continued


WordPress embraces the iPhone

WordPress embraces the iPhone

        Filed under: WordPress

Adobe’s Flash and Apple’s iPhone may not play together, but WordPress and the iPhone do. July 24, 2008, San Francisco, WordPress introduces the first Open Source app that lets you write posts, upload photos, and edit your WordPress blog from your iPhone or iPod Touch. With support for both WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress (2.5.1 or … Continued


Are web sites the new business card?

Are web sites the new business card?

        Filed under: Agile development

In the old days, if you wanted to start up a business the first think you did was to print up a business card.  Business cards were expected.  If you meet somebody and end up talking about your business then, inevitably, they will ask you for your card.  If you do not have a business … Continued


Social Bookmarketing

Social Bookmarketing

        Filed under: SEO

Online marketing through social bookmarking Digg del.iciol.us Technorati StumbledUpon Have you noticed these things throughout the Internet, especially on blogs?  What are they used for?  What do they do?  Why do we have them?  WTF? Social bookmarking websites accomplish a number of things, namely: They allow you to  bookmark your favorites on a central website … Continued


SEO Case Study: PitchQ

SEO Case Study: PitchQ

        Filed under: SEO

If you are a screenwriter and want to get your screenplay made into a movie, your first source should be www.PitchQ.com. PitchQ.com is basically an online screenwriter’s agent that will help you make your dream and vision into reality. We are so passionate and enthusastic about PitchQ, that we are assisting and monitoring their online … Continued


Internet Hoax Lost Tribe in Brazil

Internet Hoax Lost Tribe in Brazil

        Filed under: Cyber security

Call me crazy, but I knew this was a fake the first time I saw the photo of the Lost Amazon Tribe on Yahoo.  For one, the grass hut has a traditional A frame architectural and engineering design.  And second, there is a pile of Starbuck‘s cups behind the red man.  I thought the Blue … Continued


New iPhone Hits the Streets

New iPhone Hits the Streets

        Filed under: Agile development

So, I was coming up the escalator on the Washington DC metro rail at the Chinatown/Gallery Place Metro and noticed for the first time an AT&T store.  As I got to the top of the escalator, I saw this huge line wrapping around the building.   There must have been 300 people waiting in line … Continued