Brian Morrissey, an editor at AdWeek and, since I joined the service, one of my favorite Twittering journalists (not to mention his homonymical last name to mine!), tackled shortcut-taking Twitter contests in a blog post of his own last week, and unsurprisingly he does a better job than yours truly,... [Read More]
How would you build your iGoogle homepage without Google?
For years, I’ve been telling people I want to get away from Google, but I keep finding myself using more and more Google products: Gmail, GoogleTalk, Gchat, Google Analytics, Google Docs, Picasa … The list goes on and on. Oh yeah, and Google search. [Read More]
Find your Facebook message history
After my posts on how to fix the Facebook virus after an attack, I've noticed a number of searchers looking for information on how to find a particular message in your Facebook message history. I've put together a Facebook message search guide to help just these people, including some bad... [Read More]
The ethics of Pay-per-tweet, Twitter contests, and word-of-mouth marketing
BostonTweet & @Sayagle are giving away 2 dozen Sweet Cupcakes (2 $36 gift cards)! RT to enter - drawing on 6/4 http://bit.ly/ibCHl --BostonTweet Seeing more and more sweepstakes offers on Facebook and MySpace lately, and almost all of these sweepstakes comes with the same "cost": Get a chance at a... [Read More]
Yodlee MoneyCenter considers new features; Is Mint.com far behind?
Yodlee MoneyCenter is apparently considering launching some new features, ranging from a way to gauge your environmental impact based on your purchase history to peer-to-peer financial advice. Since Yodlee also powers Mint Financial Services and BankOfAmerica.com, don't be surprised if the features make there way over there, too.Read the full... [Read More]