Archives for January 2005

Blogs on the Map

One of the good things about living in Sydney was that, at least from the 2000 Olympics on, people around the world had some idea where I was located. Since we moved a few hundred miles north to the beautiful Gold Coast/Tweed Coast area, explaining where I am has been more of a challenge. But […]

Blog Business Summit: Tom Peters Doesn’t Work for the US Postal Service

Thinking about the no show by Tom Peters and a few other expected participants at the Blog Business Summit, on account of severe weather problems, I recalled, inconsequentially, the legendary  motto of the US Postal Service – ‘Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail shall keep the postmen from their appointed rounds’. I didn’t attend the […]

Jim Edwards Writes With Elegance

Like many people in the online business world, I’m probably on more mailing lists than are good for me: hold on, delete “probably”, insert “definitely”. But how do I know that if I cancel a specific subscription I won’t miss out on a great business tip or opportunity tomorrow? I don’t. So I kill some subscriptions […]

Email Challenges: Gmail to the Rescue

It’s been a couple of days of challenges on the email front. First we had a message from our ISP that one of our sites was about to be taken down because of a fierce spam attack on the mail server. The report, perhaps not remarkable to technical people who see these things all the time, was […]

Email Challenges: Gmail to the Rescue

(Note from site owner. This post is a copy of the post of the same name and – apart from this paragraph – same content, dated January 26, 2005. At some point, date stamps for this post and a few others varied by a digit, so links to this url have been returning an error […]