Monthly Archives: December 2007

Cart Design – Some great suggestions

SEOmoz gets in on the fun with an interesting list of layout and functionality “must-haves.” The article was good, and some of the comments had even more useful ideas. Funny how some SEOers are so focused on search that they … Continue reading

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Brilliant timesaving idea from 43Folders

The productivity parade continues! 43Folders guest blogger wood.tang has this great time-saving tip for RSS junkies: … when you come back and open your newsreader again, hit that “Mark All as Read” button and start from scratch. Who knew that … Continue reading

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I finally hooked up with Sandy!

… and speaking of productivity apps … I saw that perky little brunette on BoingBoing, and she definitely caught my eye. Then I saw her again at Merlin’s site! I wondered at first if she was stalking me … then … Continue reading

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Remember the Milk-GMail Integration

I can’t live without GMail. And I’m getting to love Remember the Milk. Are they better together? We’ll see – I’ve installed the FireFox Extension which integrates RTM and GMail, and I must say, it’s pretty sweet.

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Christmas Fudge, not Christmas FUD

I was amused by some recent posts from ecomsolutions.net saying that open source is crap and that you need a custom-build cart. Most of the assertions they make are so risible as to not warrant a response (which works out … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Shopping Cart!

The shopping cart (real world variety) was invented in Oklahoma 70 years ago.

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Shakeout in Cart Providers?

OSCommerce guru Joannes Vermorel argues that there is a glut of software on the market and that there is a coming shakeout for shopping cart providers. We’ll see if he’s right!

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Backup Strategy

Part of my PC to Mac migration is figuring out a backup strategy.  On my PC I have a thumb drive that I periodically drag files to; on my Mac I’ll use Time Machine and an external USB drive.  I’m … Continue reading

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Moving to a Mac-based PIM

I took the jump this month and bought a MacBook so I’d have a small computer to travel with that came with Linux tools. I wanted to migrate my Outlook Notes to a similar application on the Mac. I installed … Continue reading

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Serving God and Mammon

Fortune Small Business reviews the new film The Call of the Entrepreneur.  I was not surprised to find they thought the treatment was ham-handed; media that is generated by religious groups often feels tendentious and agenda-driven.

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