33 posts in the “business” category

Viral campaigns with maitreJune 09, 2017

At Trustroots we ’ re experimenting with virality. I found maître, and it looked awesome. I reached out and they gave us a 50% discount…
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superlumen is liveOctober 02, 2015

We just moved into an office and we ’ re finally getting the web site together …
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Retirement failJuly 22, 2011

It ’ s time to face facts. My first attempt at retirement has failed. It ’ s been just over 2 years since I withdrew from the workforce and…
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My experience at CHS11May 08, 2011

Friday night and yesterday I was at Culture Hack Scotland 2011 ( #chs11 ). It was a 24 hour hackday. A hackday is a session where…
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A WordPress hosting cooperativeAugust 04, 2010

Maybe you make WordPress sites for cash. Maybe you design themes or write plugins. Then, after your work is done, your clients (or friends…
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Announcing my retirementApril 21, 2009

I am going to retire on 1 July 2009. In a little over 2 months, less than 2 months after my 27th birthday, I will retire. retire v.intr. To…
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Introducing Chris GuillebeauApril 18, 2009

I read Seth Godin ’ s blog. Seth wrote this about Chris Guillebeau ’ s newest manifesto called 279 Days to Overnight Success (pdf) . I…
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Book Review: Built to LastFebruary 23, 2009

I ’ ve just finished reading Built to Last by Jim Collins and Jerry I. Porras. I picked up a copy of Fortune magazine on my Frontier…
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My Manhattan officeFebruary 19, 2009

I went to the New York OpenCoffee meeting this morning. I ’ ve been to a few OpenCoffee ’ s around the world and I like the events. They…
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Satellite versus roamingDecember 17, 2008

Satellite broadband runs about $5-$7 USD per Mb. It seems expensive. I thought I ’ d compare that to global roaming charges. Vodafone NZ…
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There’s still time…December 13, 2008

… to apply for the alternative MBA . Applications due tomorrow (Sunday). I ’ ve just sent Seth my application. It ’ s done. It ’ s in. I…
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A non MBA with Seth GodinDecember 01, 2008

Wow. I just woke up and read this . Awesome. I ’ m physically excited. My first thought is, apply, do it right now, immediately, without…
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Thinking biggerSeptember 20, 2008

I think Seth Godin ’ s is my favourite blog. His posts are short, concise and usually thought provoking. Seth avoids the mistake of…
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StraightPress is bornSeptember 03, 2008

After much deliberating and some procrastination, I have a new business name, StraightPress. I ’ m working with Alan on the finishing…
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Where to incorporate?August 19, 2008

I ’ m starting a business. It ’ s a purely online business. We ’ re going to manage WordPress sites. Customers will be global. A grandma in…
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