What do LinkedIn and Github have in Common

Microsoft has been making some unexpected acquisitions, far outside their core of Windows, Office apps, or even mobile. With the purchase of LinkedIn, and now Github, they're definitely trying to build a network of technology related services that live outside the traditional Microsoft ecosystem. Skype was the first of these, and it was killed off in an … Continue reading What do LinkedIn and Github have in Common

Five Stars – What Customer Reviews Tell You About Your Business

I love to read negative reviews. My wife will tell you it's because I'm a pessimist. I say because it's where people tell the truth. Maybe I am a pessimist. Here's what I think each rating indicates: *  Anger ** Frustration ***  Apathy **** Dissatisfaction ***** Attachment * ONE STAR No question, one star reviews … Continue reading Five Stars – What Customer Reviews Tell You About Your Business

Sales and Marketing Software Frustrations

I have some experience with with sales & marketing software, and have done technical consulting for clients around email campaigns and Adwords. I've worked on e-commerce and CRM systems too. But that's not my main focus. I'm a software developer and my specialty is testing & automation. In the work I've done, I've been impressed … Continue reading Sales and Marketing Software Frustrations