17 April 2008 | 68 comments | philosophy, programming, software, development, career, tips, job, developer, blog
What makes a truly great developer? Some might say a positive attitude. Some might say a high-sugar, high-caffeine, high-bacon diet. Some might say an absence of sunlight and as many monitors as a desk can support. I say pessimism and laziness are high up the list.
Commenting on blogs is an essential part of most low budget marketing strategies, especially when promoting blogs. Plenty of people automate blog commenting, spamming thousands of blogs with worthless generic comments. There is a better way, of course.
3 May 2006 | 8 comments | article, blog, google, jargon, reference, search, seo, web, online marketing
Many of my clients have worked previously consultants and SEOs that inundated them with jargon, especially where proposals and sales calls are concerned. I find myself sometimes using too much jargon - easily done when you spend so much time working in any field. This jargon guide explains the industry terms in simple language.