Month: May 2009

Twitterlebrities I don’t understand

So Oprah and Ashton Kutcher are big celebrities, and they go on Twitter, and tah-dah, they are Twitterlebrities. Then we have the Robert Scoble’s and the Guy Kawasaki’s – the technical wizards, self-help, and marketing gurus. Celebrities in their fields. Then we have those Twitterlebrities that just don’t make any sense. I found a few. …

Harmonized Sales Tax and Selling Online

The debate about internet sales taxes is raging in the United States. When I started selling things online 9 years ago, one of the first revelations that hit me was my competitive disadvantage vis-a-vis my American competitors, because I had to charge the 7% GST (now 5%). “Shipped” goods from the U.S. to Canada could …

Domain Names, Branding and BC Political Parties

Who does the online marketing for political parties? I have been in the domain name business for 9 years, and marketing for even longer than that. There are “smart” domain names for business, and I usually talk about that (a lot). Not just what should we call our name (before the dot), but also what …

Twitter Radio Interview

I was interviewed yesterday on the weekly technology program for a local news radio station, regarding Twitter. It has certainly been awhile since I was on the radio. Lots of fun, and some super guys running the show. Here is the edited version, in case anyone is interested… Radio Interview – May 2, 2009 from …