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Why the Streak Gmail extension is driving me insane

Ever sent emails and wondered if the recipient was receiving them?  Or more importantly reading them? I have always wondered. Too often I’d email someone something reasonably important, needing an answer or action, and not hear back from them for days. I always wondered, “Did they really not see my email till now, or just…

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If your company isn’t mobile ready it’s missing the boat

Read this great infographic from crazyegg.com (yes I know we’re all getting burned out on infographics but it is a good one). All about today’s consumer and their mobile usage. It’s exploding. And businesses better get on board with a responsive mobile version of their website if they want to reap the benefits. Some interesting stats…

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50 Websites Your Startup Needs to Succeed

Great piece in INC magazine I just read through today with a list of 50 websites to help a startup get going. And as you well know, I’m in the middle of the startup world right now so I gave it extra attention.  The link to the full list is at the end but here are…

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Becoming 3D has partnered with 3D printing manufacturer EnvisionTEC

Huge news for us today as we announced that we’ve been selected as 3D printing manufacturer EnvisionTEC’s channel partner for Florida. This is very exciting as EnvisionTEC machines are cutting edge utilizing its superior DLP® printing technology developed by Texas Instruments.  The DLP® projector used by EnvisionTEC is a kick ass professional-grade device which projects volumetric pixels into a…

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My startup 3D printing company launched today

Very excited today to announce that my long time friend and now co-founder Grant Sadowski and myself launched a 3D printing solutions company today – Becoming 3D. We’ve been talking for a long time about this, then behind the scenes for the past few months we have been bringing it to life quietly. Becoming3D offers a full…

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Why you have to write informative email subject lines

I work online for a living, consulting with small businesses on how to better market and brand themselves online. So of course I get more email than a small country like Luxembourg. While 2/3 is spam, the other 1/3 are legitimate emails from clients and business contacts. So a large part of my day is…

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Updated your passwords recently? I can guarantee you they’re obsolete

So after reading this terrifying infographic on passwords and online security, I just spent the last 3 hours changing all of mine and setting up all new procedures for recovery and access.  Oh, I’m sure it’s still not perfect or hacker-proof, but maybe it’s enough to discourage someone and send them off to find an…

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Why it’s important to have a good web savvy editor

So there’s a pretty cool new start-up car rental company who just made it’s way to Denver called Car2Go. Bit different concept than others like Zipcar where you have to pick up and park your car in specific designated spots, Car2Go allows you to drop off their cars at any city parking meter. You use…

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