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23 Actionable Lessons from Eye-Tracking Studies. Effective Outsourcing Tips. Growing your business means hiring employees.

Effective Outsourcing Tips

It is part of the game. I was a big supporter for outsourcing for many years. 27 Blogging Secrets to Power Your Community. Do you like learning about magic tricks?

27 Blogging Secrets to Power Your Community

To me, the best magicians are the ones who share what they know. Penn and Teller are like that. They love deconstructing tricks in front of you? So, do you want to learn some blogging secrets from me? If I say they’re secrets, you’ll treasure them more, but the thing is, I share this with you daily. Passion Pimps : Tim Rowe. How You Can Start A Business in 2009, With Pa. Each edition of LeWeb inspires more participants to start a business and it is one of its main purposes.

How You Can Start A Business in 2009, With Pa

I am always getting many questions about how to start a business after LeWeb, years ago I had written a series of posts, "create a company" that I should have continued, but instead of doing that I started other businesses. To help the few friends who are dying to start their businesses in 2009, here are some very quick thoughts that could help them get started. Darbaroud : Marathon Des Sables & Desert cup. Tracking Weight and What You Eat with Twitter. I'm sure this will come as no surprise to all of you, but personal data collection fascinates me.

Tracking Weight and What You Eat with Twitter

I love playing with data and when it's about me, all the better. Daytum and mycrocosm are two applications that let you do this; although each have somewhat different goals. Daytum is sort of like a financial report for your life (ala Feltron) while mycrocosm is more of an experiment in communication and social media. They do both, however, have an underlying goal, whether implicit or explicit, of understanding yourself better. Do Daytum and mycrocosm help you understand yourself better? Welcome to Plum. Agence Pashmina. Finding New Ubiquity Commands with the Herd. Mindmapping, concept mapping and information organisation softwa. Loic Le Meur Blog: How Do Geeks Get In Shape & 13 Tips To Ge. I like to share my runs on Twitter and some of my friends reply often.

Loic Le Meur Blog: How Do Geeks Get In Shape & 13 Tips To Ge

This morning Mike Butcher said "Got any tips on getting in shape? You seem pretty good at it" so I thought I could share more and would love to hear how you get in shape. There are many geeks I know who care a lot about regular exercise, like Jyri who has shared many of my runs around the Golden Gate bridge, fidlr who runs too and tells me that "interval running" is called "wind sprints" in America or my colleague Cathy Brooks, Net who shared crazy runcasts like running on the Golden Gate bridge, Joi with his diets and various exercises and so many others. How do you do it? Wine Library TV: Gary Vaynerchuk's daily wine video blog. Nine Ways to Promote Your Blog Posts. You’re writing and podcasting and videoblogging your face off and it’s starting to feel like no one’s paying attention.

Nine Ways to Promote Your Blog Posts

You want to get the right comments, and meaningful conversations started, or you want your peers to come and start a lively discourse. How do you get your best posts out there in such a way that people will come by and add to the body of work? (Note first that I’ve said “best posts” and not “every post.” If you abuse any of this, it goes poorly for you pretty quickly.)

10 Future Web Trends. We're well into the current era of the Web, commonly referred to as Web 2.0.

10 Future Web Trends

Features of this phase of the Web include search, social networks, online media (music, video, etc), content aggregation and syndication (RSS), mashups (APIs), and much more. Currently the Web is still mostly accessed via a PC, but we're starting to see more Web excitement from mobile devices (e.g. iPhone) and television sets (e.g. How to Write Powerful Bullet Points. By Dave Paradi, MBA, author of "The Visual Slide Revolution" If you have sat through too many presentations where the presenter read the full text of their slides, you have probably wondered, "How can I avoid droning on and on and focus on just the key information that my audience needs? " One part of the answer is to create bullet points that you can expand upon.

When using bullet points on a presentation slide, there are some key ideas that you should keep in mind. {*style:<b>A Bullet Point is Not a Sentence </b>*}Too many times a presenter puts an entire sentence as a bullet point. A Complete List of the Many Forms of Web Marketing for 2008. This is an updated revision of the 2007 version, which was one of the top viewed posts for the entire year.

A Complete List of the Many Forms of Web Marketing for 2008

I’ve added quite a few new forms as they’ve emerged or come to maturity over this last year. Translations If you’d like to translate this, feel free to do, then leave a comment below, I’ll add you to this list, as well as call you out in a separate post. Indonesian Version of this postItalian Version of this postFrench version of this postGerman version of this postRussian version of this post. Maria Reyes-McDavis Internet Marketing Online Entrepreneur Junki. Top 5 Tips for Hosting a Customer Community. Brian Oberkirch of Small Good Thing moderated a wide-ranging exploration of customer service communities at yesterday's Customer Service is the New Marketing summit.

Top 5 Tips for Hosting a Customer Community

(Flickr photo by dougfl07.) Matt Mullenweg of Automattic summed up the panel's threads well with a single metaphor: If everyone showed up to your house for a party, would you stay away? Probably not. You'd stay at home, make sure that everyone had a drink, keep weirdos from doing strange things off in the corner, and herd guests into the right room given their numbers and general mood.

How does this simple concept apply to hosting a customer community? Alex Frankel on How Employees Create Brand. How are brands defined by their internal culture? How are customer-facing employees defining and marketing their company's brand? Alex Frankel, author of Punching In, came to Customer Service is the New Marketing to share his undercover experiences as a corporate culture chameleon.

When Frankel started the project, he assumed that he would be an equally good worker in any environment. Ideas worth spreading. Loic Le Meur blog [FR]: Le meilleur outil de SEO est... votre co. Ergophile _ analyse de l’ergonomie web. Développer un projet innovant par Marc Dana.

Élaboration du projet. 12 idées pour le footer. Decoding email signature pearl. As soon as I saw "What does your email signature say about you?

decoding email signature pearl

" on lifehacker, I knew I'd be just as entertained as with Yumsugar's Starbucks Oracle. The good news? According to this analysis by Mitch Wagner at Information Week, important people don't bother with e-mail signatures, so I'm guessing my signature - or lack thereof for my personal email - means I'm super cool?! All Foodbuzz - Foodbuzz. Opentable.fr. Foodies finding Foodies.