Monthly Archive:: January 2011

Resistance is Futile: Iceman Baldy Does Video

It’s been a long time coming but I’ve finally decided to take a dip into the world of video with this brief introduction to Black Marketing Media and my first experience with screencasting software. It was relatively easy to produce and edit but took several attempts and a short script that I didn’t want

Dawn of the Virtual Watch

This is indeed the watch of the future. Amplify’d from What do you do when you’re a watchmaker and your movement supplier goes belly up? Go back to the drawing board and remove the movement altogether. The new HD3 Slyde ($TBA) eschews the typical watch face for a touchscreen, allowing you to generate

A Tale of Too Much Technology

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. This is how Charles Dickens' 1859 classic Tale of Two Cities began and it's true of the current state of today's technological scene. With each year of improvement and innovation, technology has become increasingly affordable and accessible yet more and more of

Social Media Conversation with Two Successful Webmasters

via Social media insights from two authors and publishers who understand the challenge of generating visibility for their books via online tools, networks, and relationships. This is an excellent interview and your marketing strategy will improve almost immediately if you take their comments to heart.

Looking for Black Business Resources?

Dante Lee has you covered with this list of his top 10 for 2011. I just picked up a copy of his recent book (#6 on the list). Dante is a great resource to follow in terms of tips and techniques to keep your business at the forefront of customer and prospect attention. Amplify’d

Soooo, Soooo, Soooo Networktified.

Jermaine Dupri seems to understand that although minority communities tend to dominate social networks, we do little more than socialize when the true power of social networks lies in the mutual networking that can take place. Let’s see if Global 14 can help the Black Digerati and others to take social networking to a

Which iPhone is the Better Value: AT&T or Verizon?

I won’t take the easy way and out say, it depends, but the bottom line is that you’ll pay $25 more for the Verizon iPhone than the AT&T model for similar services. You’ll receive unlimited minutes, unlimited text messages, unlimited data (Verizon) or 2GB of data per month (AT&T) all for about the same

Take Back Control of Your Life (From Yourself)

It’s all about setting up the right discipline and having a process that helps you to stay out of your own way. Filter request, use your calendar, multitask, and get up a little earlier and you may have chance at running your life and not letting life run over you. Amplify’d from How

Malcolm Gladwell Comments on Getting ‘Blacker’

The guy who wrote The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and his latest book–What the Dog Saw–is an interesting personality who also happens to be black. Here, Malcolm comments on perceptions that come from some the most ridiculous places (like his hair) that color responses between individuals. Amplify’d from The man who can explain

State of the Union 2011: We Do Big Things–Right Here, Right Now

The power of the internet–no sooner than it’s over, you can read the President’s address right here. In fact, I read along near the end. Amazing. Amplify’d from “We Do Big Things”: State Of The Union 2011 The White House has released the transcript of tonight’s State of The Union Address. Take a