Email tips? Really?

By rickColosimo / April 27, 2010 /

One of my favorite authors, Seth Godin, recently posted another little list of email tips. Of course, they’re pretty much all useful and accurate. I mean, it’s hard to write a “tip” that is flat-out wrong. But I was thinking about it more in the sense of why, in 2010, do high-profile people with things…

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Why sharing orphan ideas works

By rickColosimo / February 24, 2010 /

This BoingBoing post by Cory Doctorow briefly introduces a site/tool created as a result of a tweet he sent just a few months ago. Mekki and a friend ran with an idea I tweeted last October: “Who’s got a web-based service that will take a huge pastebomb (300K of text) and smarten all quotes, turn…

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Twitter: “What is it good for?”

By rickColosimo / April 28, 2009 /

As someone who’s only more recently adopted Twitter as a tool, building on top of multiple blogs, Facebook, and LinkedIn, I’ve been consistently faced with two questions: Is there a specific model for using twitter that makes the most of the tool? How can folks following hundreds (thousands!) of people get anything done other than…

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Build credibility by writing your own posts

By rickColosimo / April 13, 2009 /

I recently saw an article with some tips on writing blog posts more quickly. They were all decent tips, but one caught my eye as being either completely misguided or crazy like a fox. Tim Scullin wrote: Outsource Your Posts Currently I write all my posts because I am very interested in my topic. However…

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