Preconceived Notions

I was in a roundtable the other day with some smart folks and mentioned that I have never worked “for the man”, besides a short internship after college I have been self-employed my entire professional life. Afterwards someone asked me if I felt it was a positive or negative not having the corporate experience. I …

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Under the Radar

Old Adage it is who you know and the circles you run in.. Saw this post and it started me thinking. We have had some conversations about seeking investment for our company page.ly, but are really too busy growing it to spend much time on it [raising capital]. We are profitable, acquiring new customers daily, …

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Business Machines

MoTown was machine, a solid gold hit making machine. Talent + Creative/Catchy Musical Hooks + A marketing/promotion machine = solid gold hits for 40+ years. Just from 1961 to 1971, Motown had 110 top 10 hits. They developed a repeatable hit making process, a formula, a hit machine. Talent goes in once side, Hits exit …

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Secret Societies

Regardless of what you may have heard I am not part of any secret society that is orchestrating or guiding the tech community in Phoenix. Nor is Derek Neighbors, Sean Tierney, Francine Hardaway or anyone else that you would think; if there was a secret society they would be on it. While #phx DOES have …

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Snooze you lose..

As most of you peeps know. Ward Andrews and I made Suntweets many months ago. We have/had plans to take it further into more of a real time, live game -> social media hybrid experience. These cool cats at http://www.fanchatter.com/ have now done it, With funding from Y Comb. Another Classic coulda, woulda, shoulda but didn’t …

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Web update

So.. thought I would just post a list of links on projects I have been working on the last few months. In no particular order. bestpartyever.com is a party planning and party ideas community My wife @bizgirl owns. Re-launched in Jan. Sunstweets.com and Cardstweets.com are twitter aggregator’s we (Social Sports Marketing) put together to monitor …

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Community

What does community mean to you? That word is thrown around a lot in our industry, building communities and all that. I think sometimes it is used as an empty buzzword, and other times as an accurate description of a gathering of like minded people. The community, any community is made of disparate souls with …

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