Monthly Archives: April 2007

seattle vs. san francisco

Thank goodness Andy Sack is trying to do something about the lack of startup/entrepreneur networking in Seattle because compared to the scene in the Bay Area there is seeming none.  Since working with Spock and now Loomia down in the … Continue reading

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you’re so vain, i bet you think this song is about you

Ok I admit it - there’s a little bit of vanity when it comes to blogging.  Part of that vanity is checking to see how one ranks in technorati’s popularity ranking.  I am currently tied for around the 1 millionth most popular blog quite … Continue reading

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quote of the day

“no he’s not a typical microsoftie, even people at microsoft think he’s an asshole” made me laugh

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adtech – measurement and analytics panel

Definitely a step up from the e-commerce panel from my perspective.  Since analytics and measurement are now so core to online marketing this panel was right up my alley.  Good perspective with two vendors - Atlas and CoreMetrics – and two … Continue reading

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adtech – e-commerce panel

Quick post before hitting the Hitwise event tonite.  Sat for the e-commerce panel which featured speakers from Levi’s and Lego’s Direct.  Yep there was the expected discussion about how the sites are engaging user generated content and marketing which wasn’t … Continue reading

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ad-tech san francisco 2007 this week

Down in SF this week for ad-tech san francisco.  I’ll be exploring ideas around how ads work within social networks and social media as well as supporting online/offline apps.  I don’t expect to see anything I haven’t seen before, but … Continue reading

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Does Google own the Internet?

My friend Andy pens that Google owns the Internet in the same way Microsoft owned the PC in the 90′s.  I don’t know if I agree that Google owns the Internet but it does currently own monetizing the Internet or … Continue reading

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web 2.0 expo thoughts and feedback

First I tend to agree with this blog post that for the most part I was underwhelmed with web 2.0 expo.  After the raging zeitgeist, that was the web 2.0 summit from last fall – it was probably too much to … Continue reading

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It’s a small world after all

One thing about working in online startups is to remember never burn bridges because you never who or when you will bump into someone from your past.  It’s a small world after all. I had a few such experiences this … Continue reading

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A little Loomia history

David Marks, CEO and co-founder of Loomia, has written a piece over at the new GigaOm site – Foud+Read – that talks about how startups including Loomia often change direction to be successful.  Loomia’s position and success today is definitely related … Continue reading

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