Thursday, May 7, 2009

Public Speaking

Desarae Veit is a consultant and speaker. Her company Agency Couture, LLC. helps businesses and social causes raise their visibility and generate leads through smarter marketing, branding, web design and social media. In addition, Desarae provides online etiquette training, keynote presentations and workshops to business owners, job seekers and ladder climbers on the process of leveraging personal branding online and offline.

Monday, May 4, 2009

Using a CMS Vs. Not

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There are very few things you need to worry up-front about building a site, except if your style fits the designers’, the platform, and if they build your site up to web standards.

Many programmers will use a scare tactic to avoid building a site with a CMS because they do not believe in CMS platforms or don’t know how to use them properly. The reality is, that a platform is only as good as it’s designer/developer. If you don’t employ someone who understands how to program, not using a CMS is like shooting yourself in the foot or throwing money away. It simply makes it so you have to permanently employ the person who builds your site.

Your screwed.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Review of AOL Lifestream

Aol Lifestream Review

AIM, is now AOL Lifestream a support aggregation application for modern social services Twitter, Facebook, Digg, Flickr, and Delicious. Lifestream offers users the opportunity to managing their incoming friend feeds and outgoing streams via the hardware of their choice. AOL Lifestream is supported on an air desktop app, mobile applications for the iPhone or droid and via your web browser at