Some websites (e.g., Gmail) create popup windows in Chrome without displaying the menubar, which means that you don’t have access to any of the usual Chrome menubar functionality.Read More
LinkedIn Recommendation Generators
Given how common requests for LinkedIn recommendations are and how devalued their currency has become, I’ve thought for a while that it would be helpful to have a tool to generate these automatically.Read More
How to Mass Delete All the Emails in a Folder in Gmail
I used to subscribe to lots of emails from online retailers. As a result, I have thousands of these emails stored in folders (also known as “labels”) in Gmail. After deciding it was time for a cleanup, I discovered that mass deleting emails in Gmail is not that intuitive. So, here’s how to do it.Read More
The New York Times: 2005 vs. 2013
I recently happened to stumble across a lost page of technology how-tos on The New York Times website that dates back to 2005.Read More
Worst Banner Ad Ever?
When you do a lot of remarketing, you’re always on the lookout for good banner ad designs and ideas. So, I couldn’t help but notice that this banner ad is the polar opposite to anything I would consider to be best practice for banner ad design. Read More
Building Your Online Reputation
This post by Seth Godin on building your backlist (or as I think of it, building your online reputation) struck a chord with me.
Good Online Advertising or Simply Bad Taste?
I came across this banner ad on Weather.com today from Travelers Insurance. Given that millions of people are likely to be pretty miserable over the next few days to weeks, I’m trying to decide if it is being responsive to the news of the day or is just in bad taste.Read More
Pandora vs. Raditaz: Which Online Radio Station Plays the Best Music?
Aren’t Websites Supposed to Save Money?
A recent BBC news article writes that the British government spent £94M last year developing and running websites.Read More