Guy Kawasaki’s Tips for Hindering Market Adoption

Guy Kawasaki published 14 ways that companies hinder their own marketing efforts.  The article offers some informative insights, and some just plain laughable things that "smart start-ups" do when they fail to see the forest for the trees.It's funny to think about how wrapped up some companies get in their own importance, that they f…

Shelfari

Shelfari is a new company I ran across recently. It looks like an interesting way to monetize your blog or web site in a visually appealing way. The wizard is a little hard to find, but once you track it down, it's wickedly easy to use. I use Squarespace for this web site because I have little to no code skill whatsoever, and it took about 4 secon…

Carena MD

I stopped by the University of Washington CIE Program's "Springboard" event last night.  42 interesting companies were out looking for MBA and undergraduate help in Marketing and other Business skills.  It was a well attended and well organized event, which is no surprise considering it was run by Connie Bourassa-Shaw and her te…

Cool Web Site – Geni.com

I’m not going to regurgitate stuff I see on TechCrunch every day.  But here’s a site the non-TechCrunch crowd can get behind.  At first Geni.com seems like a neat Web 2.0 application, and that’s it.  Great, we make a family tree.  We’ve seen that before. But this truly has some awe inspiring potential whe…