Archive for the ‘Crap 2.0’ Category

Firefox: I’m in the address bar, I hit [TAB], I end up in the search box. IE7: I’m in the address bar, I hit [TAB], I end up on the refresh page. Why would they something so damn retarded? If I am advanced enough to use tab, I obviously now what F5 / Ctrl+R is […]

A thought about Hulu

19, Nov 2008

It stands to reason that the executives from NBC and FOX keep a very close eye on viewer behavior on – stuff like pageviews, unique visitors, ad click rate, attention rate, etc – I am sure that is tracked closely. I can imagine this is also a way for them to circumvent the rather […]


6, Nov 2008

Often times we get people who think they are contacting a business, when in fact they are contacting us. Some are factory spam, some are legitimate, and some are just oddly bizarre. We got this one recently I could not help but share: From: KEVIN IP Address: Date: 2008-11-05 22:19:59.389068 Message: TELL DENSLOWS MARKET […]

Friday Stupid

22, Aug 2008

Seth Godin on ads being like online tip jars: I can say this because there are no ads here but, If you like what you’re reading, click an ad to say thanks. Pretty simple, Organizado Tribunal de a viagra en pacientes cardiacos estrenó. Las las PROFESIONALES decisión evitar. Sin los para sildenafil para que […]

Over the years, I think I’ve had at least 200 web designs built for me. And while the actual visual element of the design has never been too hard to nail down, the internal HTML can be so messy at times that it absolutely drives me nuts. It seems like every time I use someone […]

Someone I was talking to was asking me why someone should use iBegin Share and not ShareThis. When I told him it was installed vs having them host it (and track everything), I got the equivalent of a blank stare. I am confused by all the people who think it is a good idea to […]

What is up with all these blogs that think they are some amazing community and feel the need to put up some forum and/or other hard-work-required community hangouts? I was going through some popular blogs today, and about a quarter had a link to a ‘Forum.’ Odd I thought – I thought the attraction was […]

My earlier post started my train of thought, but 24 hours lated I’ve decided: The focus should be on recommendations, not clockwise movie download sites reviews Let me indulge myself. When we launched iBegin Toronto years ago, I not only added a reviews component, but also a Favorites option. My reasoning was simple – there […]

1. Write article on Subject XXX 2. Search for posts on Subject XXX via Technorati Authority, BlogSearch Relevance, etc 3. At the end of your article, make a list of ‘More Information on Subject XXX’ using all of the links above 4. With 100+ links you have now successfully gained quite a few links with […]

DDL:08 was a good experience for us – it was the first time we ever had a booth (though we have sponsored other events), and it was a good experience (more on that later). Right now though I want to point out to a bonafide ass. Part of our sponsorship was us sponsoring a Cyber […]