Each week I pick 5 key folk to follow on the web (and Twitter) based on a selected topic. The rules and trends of social media are ever changing. It makes sense to follow people who stay on top of the latest happenings. Here are five of my favorite tweeters focused on our social world: Social … [Read more...] about Follow Friday 5: Social Media Gurus
Each week I pick 5 key folk to follow on the web (and Twitter) based on a selected topic. Success. It's something for which we all aim. We read books, articles and listen to motivational speakers, usually only when we make the time. If you're looking for daily guidance or inspiration, follow … [Read more...] about Follow Friday 5: Setting Yourself Up for Success
Everyone I follow on Twitter I follow with good reason. They provide me with information I want or need. It’s that simple. By key players (tweeters) I mean those who you might otherwise hire, associate with, or work alongside. They could also be people you respect. In the world of ecommerce, the … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why You Should Follow Key Tweeters in Your Field(s)
Via GoToMeeting, I work with many online store owners and designers in real time. It amazes me how lax many people are when it comes to creating and storing passwords. There have been thousands of articles published concerning the importance of using complex passwords and implementing security … [Read more...] about Safety First: Storing Passwords
On October 6, clothing company Gap unveiled a new corporate logo. It was ill-received by their critics and customer base (not to mention thousands of designers), leading the company to invite the public to propose alternate logo designs. A new wave of negative comments followed, harshly criticizing … [Read more...] about Bridging the Gap Between Business and Consumer
Earlier this month Nielsen produced a report detailing what Americans do online with their computers, laptops and mobile devices. The data collection company produced charts and graphs based on responses from a pool of 5,000– with a different group of respondents chosen each month. Disclaimer: My … [Read more...] about Nielsen Tells Us Not To Ignore Mobile Devices
I've been working in the world of ecommerce for more than a decade. I've watched technology change the rules, and rules change technology. One thing, however, has remained pretty consistent. Sadly, it's the reason so many online stores continue to struggle while, even in a crippling economy, others … [Read more...] about Most eCommerce Sites Ignore the All-Important
If you missed step one of securing your network, you just may fall victim to a hack that's getting released into the wild next week. Seismic's Craig Heffner says he's got a way to hack into millions of routers and he's going to share it with the masses during the Black Hat 2010 conference July … [Read more...] about Want Your Router Hacked?