It's the Little Things that Matter
A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to hear a talk from Dave McClure about product design where, among other things, he discussed how slight changes on a page — making a button bigger, changing the placement of a link — could make a huge difference in conversion rates. This got me thinking how often in product design and development, I can be focused on huge goals, such as...
Startups Uncensored - Building an Online Brand
Last night, Jason Nazar and Docstoc hosted another Startups Uncensored event, this one focusing on building an online brand. Jason was joined by Sean Moriarty, former CEO of Ticketmaster and current Board Member at Eventbrite, and Blake Irving, former Corporate Vice President of the Windows Live Platform Group. As usual, it was a great event and there was a lot of excellent insights. Here are...
Announcement: @Seesmic to launch 'Seesmic Look' on...
Last night, Seesmic founder and CEO Loic Le Meur (@loic) sent out info about the live event launch of Seesmic Look on Thursday, which he described as a product, “to help Twitter go mainstream” and that using it is, “very close to watching TV.” Below is the full note posted on his blog and sent to team Seesmic members. Also, you can RSVP for the event on...
Collective Soul dropped by Yahoo! Santa Monica last Thursday and performed a few songs, one being ‘The World I Know.’ I listened to Collective Soul back in the day and loved this song, so it was good to see them still rockin’.
I'm With Coco
By now, everyone has heard NBC is moving the Leno show back and Conan is basically getting screwed. Of course, you can go to social media to gauge the reaction and it looks pretty pro-Conan at this point. Four of Twitter’s trending topic are Conan-related: Conan O’Brien #TeamConan Team Conan NBC And for the record, I’m with Coco.
BillShrink's Breakdown: Nexus One vs iPhone, Droid...
The team over at BillShrink are always trying to save people money. So, with today’s launch of the Nexus One from Google, they’ve put together a great chart breaking down the top smartphones and comparing the total cost of ownership. Oh, and for those that are beyond excited and have to have the Nexus One now, you can buy it here: http://www.google.com/phone