Monthly Archives: June 2008

MMM: In praise of Georges Doriot

Harvard Business School professor Georges Doriot started the world’s first venture capital firm, American Research & Development (ARD). Professor Doriot said, “I want money to do things that have never been done before.” If reading sentences like this gives you … Continue reading

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Zen Cart Better Together Roadmap

What’s next for Better Together? add_cat_to_prod() will be added. The semantics of “category” will be changed so you can use a top level category or a category with subcategories instead of just one with products underneath it. (This is how … Continue reading

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Dr. No

Last weekend we saw the classic Bond film Dr. No at my favorite movie theatre in Tampa. In one scene, Bond does a double take when he sees the recently stolen Goya portrait of the Duke of Wellington in Dr. … Continue reading

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Enhancements to Zen Cart Newsletter Discounts

I have updated Newsletter Discounts for Zen Cart with the following features: Ability to include/exclude specific products or categories from discounting Using the latest API from MailChimp

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Zen Cart Blog Integration Contribution

The Zen Cart Blog Integration Contribution is now available.   Using the CaRP utility from Gecko Tribe, LLC, you can easily add a page displaying your blog (or any RSS feed) to your Zen Cart. A sample page is shown here … Continue reading

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Zen Cart Hosting Recommendations

This question only comes up, oh, ALL THE TIME. So here’s my answer: For shops wanting a US host, I recommend Camelot Hosting. For shops wanting a UK host, I recommend JSWeb. Yes, of course these are affiliate links.  I … Continue reading

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MailChimp shows off That Software Guy’s integrations

Always nice to get a bit of buzz from my fellow monkey-lovers at MailChimp.  I’m a big fan of their service; if you need an email service provider, check them out.

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Better Together Admin Panel for Zen Cart

It’s here!  It’s here!  The long awaited admin panel for the Better Together contribution is now ready.    The Better Together Admin Panel allows you to configure every supported Better Together linkage: product to product category to category product to category … Continue reading

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Shopify

I have been so impressed by the work that Shopify has done that I have signed an affiliate agreement with them.  If you are considering using Shopify, please support my site by using my affiliate link. For more information about … Continue reading

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Weekend break – RickRoll, Glengarry Glen Ross

The RickRoll: a brief history. Glengarry Glen Ross for the Circuit City crowd. “You drove here in a Hyundai. I drove here in a Hyundai with leather seats.”

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