Category: Technology (page 2 of 3)

Finding a .com domain name for your startup

>If you’re starting a web-based business you more than likely want a .com domain name.

Quite often you might start with some other domain and once your business starts growing you want to find a .com domain for it.

But all the good .com’s are gone, right? Read more »

Your Vanity is Devaluing LinkedIn

I use Twitter every day. Anyone can follow me, and I’ll follow anyone who looks interesting.

Facebook I use much less frequently and don’t have (or want) many friends on there. It’s more personal/family related, although I do have KashFlow RSS feeds plugged into it. Read more »

Using Social Media DOESN’T Damage Your Job Prospects

There’s been much talk about the impact of your social media presence  on your job prospects. The thinking seems to be that a prospective employer searches your name on Google and discovers your Twitter feed or Facebook profile and is alarmed and disgusted by what you get up to at the weekends, your political views or your drunken photos. Read more »

Stop Talking Twaddle

It amazes me how often I see websites with appallingly bad copy.

If you’re selling to a non-technical audience then pricing your product on gigabytes of data storage is a really bad idea. They don’t know or care how many documents they can store before they hit your 1GB freemium limit and then have to start paying. Read more »

Sci-Fi novels saving the world – ELPs

There’s no shortage of technological innovations that existed in the pages of a Science Fiction novel long before they existed in real life. Read more »

E-Books: Dead Trees vs Dead Money

I read recently that Amazon currently sell something like 180 e-books for every 100 dead-tree books.

I just finished reading Grumby as an e-book on my iPad via the Amazon Kindle software. Read more »

Four things your new SaaS app must have

Recently I’ve had a fair number of people get in touch saying they’re starting SaaS businesses and wanting to pick my brains.

It makes me feel like a bit of a fraud if I’m honest. Read more »

Hitler and Cloud Computing Security

An entertaining video that was brought to my attention by 10Yetis. You get the gist after the first couple of minutes, but it’s worth watching the whole thing. Read more »

Don’t automate your tweets – please!

I’ve not had a good ol’ rant for a while. So forgive me while I indulge myself.

Something that’s always annoyed me is automated Direct Messages on Twitter. So when you follow someone you get a tweet “sincerely” thanking you for following them. Read more »

Doing the To Do

One of the reasons the KashFlow office will never be paperless is because of the many To Do lists to be found on my desk. I’m aware there are plenty of web apps out there for this kind of thing, including Remember the Milk which lots of people rave about. But for me, nothing beats the portability and speed of access of a small notebook. Read more »

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