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GoodSync for Mac

  GoodSync is a utility that provides all the tools you need to keep your data safe and up-to-date. It works by synchronizing (and backing up) files such as MP3s, Office docs, photos, financial documents,  between desktop HD/SSD, laptops, servers, and all manner of thumb/external drives. GoodSync is very user-friendly—its’ got a geeky but usable UI and […]

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Soft-launch: Shrub & Co cocktail mixers

I just soft-launched this new site. Their product is not available quite yet but will be sold on the site soon. It’s a new kind of cocktail mixer – but also used for non-alcoholic drinks like sodas. Based on a traditional “shrub” : It is prepared with an acidic fruit base  pickled in vinegar and […]

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SerialTeller: Serial Fiction Online

  I recently redesigned this site that I launched last year. It features hover-based “teasers” and a Netflix-inspired interface. It’s got a modular custom content type that will grow as they add more serials. You can submit your own writing via a Gravity form so you don’t have to be a WordPress expert to update the […]

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The Great Wall & Felishino in NYTimes

The 2nd time in 4 weeks that a client of mine was featured in  the NYTimes…. congrats to the Great Wall… THE GREAT WALL OF OAKLAND On the first Friday night of each month, a large wall of an Oakland office complex morphs into an outdoor theater. A projector on a nearby rooftop shows videos […]

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WordPress SEO Research Tools

In this article I will review some web-based tools and some WordPress plugins that can help your SEO (Search Engine Optimization) process on your website. Web-based tools Google AdWords Keyword Tool This tool helps you evaluate the usefulness of keywords and helps you find related terms for your WordPress based site.  Just input a series […]

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Holiday Print sale

Holiday Print sale, starting November 29, 2011 through January 27, 2012. I’ll have my pens and some unframed prints in this great new gallery in downtown Oakland. Hours: Tuesday – Friday 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM Collaborate Studio & Art Gallery 431 13th Street Oakland, CA 94612 Located in City Center Oakland, at 13th and Broadway, […]

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WCSF: Notes from WordCamp 2011 (part 2: WordPress theme framework review site?)

One framework to rule them… One idea I had recently (and discussed with Ryan of WPCandy and others at WordCampsf2011) was to create a WordPress theme framework review site. I’d like to present this idea here and see if anyone is interested in pursuing this idea with me. There are so many frameworks out there. […]

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WCSF: Notes from WordCamp 2011

WordCampSF2011. Lots of great conversations and presentations. Here’s some notes and links… 2 apps for converting a WordPress site to a mobile app. Curiously, they both seem to come from Israeli startups. There’s an entrepreneurial flavor to the fallafel I suppose. wiziapp.com: not free and iOS only uppsite.com: Free and connects to Anroid as well […]

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WooCommerce, WPEC, Gravity Forms and other WordPress Plugins for Ecommerce

Updated 4/2014 So many options out there – how to choose? First, educate yourself on the difference between a self-hosted Ecommerce solution (an Ecommerce plugin like WPEC or a dedicated solution like Magento or Zen cart) vs a hosted Ecommerce solution (like Shopify, Volusion, Bigcartel, Tictail) and decide what features you really need before you select a […]

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Yelp: How to Respond to Negative Reviews in an Age Yearning for Authenticity

  I’ve had a couple clients recently who came to me with the issue of how to deal with negative reviews on Yelp. Yelp is such a powerful resource for consumers and can be a really great tool to build your business. It’s brought me alot of work and I appreciate that. But negative reviews […]

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