I am totally kicking myself you know where because I totally mis-scheduled some things recently and had to miss the premiere of the long awaited Living Dot Com documentary. I was invited to attend with John Chow who is featured in the movie. This is a pretty good movie. I enjoyed watching it. The preview […]
This is a quick post to share with you a very simple little program that I use almost daily. It is a very simple Automator script that helps you rename a bunch of files. It is a file renamer for Mac only. It’s easy to use. You can download it here: file-renamer. What is Automator? Automator is a […]
Some of the really fancy email systems out there like Infusionsoft, Marketo, Aweber and others let you do what is known as a targeted drip campaign. This really just means that you can send specific messages to a group of your list based on what they do or don’t in your emails. For example, if […]
During a recent SMMOC meetup, we talked about ifttt.com. Ifttt stands for If This Then That, and it is a web service that allows you to automate certain activities online. Ifttt is similar to other services like Yahoo Pipes, or Tarpipe; it takes a source of content and sends it to a destination. The source […]
An exclusive look and commentary about OSCAR.
The end of Formulists is just around the corner. Here’s I have a few comments, and an alternative Twitter app to help you mangage lists.
If you use both of these apps, you might want to synchronize your Skitch screen captures with your Dropbox files. It is rather simple to do this but you need to do this from the command line. Full instructions are available at the Tips and Tricks wiki from the Dropbox guys.
Here’s a quick video I put together to show you what Tarpipe does. If a picture is worth 1000 words, a video must be worth millions. This example shows an email being sent out with an image attached to the email. The email produces a new picture posted to Flickr, and the link for the […]
Quick Intro Some time ago I setup a PXE boot server at work so we could deploy different operating systems to our servers and computers quickly. I’m lazy like that. We use it to deploy Centos 5.3, Centos 4.4, and a few different versions of the Mirth Appliances. Here’s how I added Centos 5.4 to […]