Essays

Facebook IPO officially went live a few minutes ago. Astonishingly, when businesses around the world are struggling to find financing, Facebook continues to soar, and people everywhere are talking about it. You can’t buy the kind of media attention and PR Facebook gets. What does this mean for the rest of the tech community? More…

Read More Facebook’s epic IPO – Another one bites the dust.

I watched this Ted video tonight and I got excited because it touches on some of the ideas I have about creativity and analytical thinking. I actually wrote an article a few days ago on something┬ásimilar. My thoughts were that perception of ourselves and of others locks people in as either analytical or creative. This…

Read More How to restore your creative confidence: By David Kelley

The following is an exerpt on a talk I gave about using blogging to increase your Organic SEO. SEO which means Search Engine Optimization, is critical to rank well on Search Engines like Google. You probably already knew that, but do you know how search engines actually index content? It may surprise you. Search engines…

Read More 5 reasons blogging is the best way to improve your SEO

Welcome to the world of Adobe. Where everyone is an elitist, oh sorry, artist. During the Digital Revolution Adobe rocketed into success. PhotoShop destroyed Coral Draw, DreamWeaver squashed its competitors, and Flash created an entirely new media platform. Yet, at the height of their success, something significant happened. Steve Jobs announced that the iPhone would…

Read More Using Adobe is like being in a bad relationship!

So recently I have been put in a situation where I am forced to think about copyrights (the law not the band). Despite my personal resistance to the field it’s probably a good thing to have a good grasp of. Here is an overview of some general principles worth knowing. Who owns the copyright? Generally…

Read More Copyright 101

My first post for this blog was about inspiration and why I believed it was necessary for success in business. The other day I was watching some videos of Steve Jobs on You Tube talking about business success. In the interview he stated that passion was the ingredient that sustained successful people until they had…

Read More Life lesson #2: Passion is not a luxury.