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Topic: Business

Personal Branding for Introverts

November 18, 2009, 11:18 am

There’s never been a better time in human history to be an introvert. The intertubes give those of us of the less outgoing persuasion a powerful vehicle for exposure, on our own terms.

Why Apple can afford to charge so little for Snow Leopard

August 12, 2009, 12:12 pm

Apple will charge just US$29 for the next major release of Mac OS X. Most previous versions have cost US$129. How can they afford to charge so little? Because Snow Leopard will pay for itself by retiring software debt.

Dashboard Widgets for Fun and Profit

March 19, 2009, 11:59 pm

I gave a presentation tonight to the Auckland Web Design Meetup on Dashboard widgets. Here are my slides and a little commentary for those who were unable to attend.

There is too much. Let me sum up.

December 10, 2008, 10:12 am

A friend and former colleague asked me how I got to 666 Twitter followers so fast. The short answer: by trying.

On the value of Twitter

October 10, 2008, 10:10 pm

About a month ago, I answered a question on LinkedIn about Twitter. Edward R. Gurney asked, “Do you get it?” At the time, I didn’t. Now, I think I do.

Series on hold: What a surprise…

June 1, 2008, 12:12 pm

I told you that I didn’t have great luck with blog series. Maybe I jinxed myself, but soon after I penned entry 0, we had an announcement at work that’s thrown my life into a bit of disarray.

The Sincerest Form of Flattery

March 2, 2008, 3:33 pm

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. They also say there is a fine line between imitation and inspiration. Gentle reader, I leave it for you to decide on which side of this line the following falls.