November 2009

Black Friweek – Is It A Day Or A Week?

by derek on November 21, 2009 · 42 comments

As many of you know, the day after Thanksgiving, known by many as Black Friday, is the craziest shopping day of the year. How crazy you ask? Oh let’s see… It is the type of crazy where people stampede one another trying to grab the last thingamabob on the shelf. It is the type of […]


Shining Example Of Good Customer Service

by derek on November 19, 2009 · 17 comments

It is far too common that we read stories about horrific customer service experiences while the companies that provide outstanding customer service go unrecognized. For those that have been around the blog for awhile, you will know that I have given recognition in the past and also offered suggestions on what one of my favorite […]


When I recently decided to poke my head out from the shadows of writing code for a few clients, I decided it wasn’t enough to simply say hello. That’s not the way I roll. After talking about using the Thesis theme for WordPress for a few clients, which you can see in my portfolio at […]


Many of you have likely experienced the following scenario – you’ve been reading up on affiliate marketing (including my posts on what not do in affiliate marketing and the real power of the Amazon affiliate program) and you’re anxious to get started. You’ve signed up with one of the affiliate networks (i.e.,, etc.) […]


Lurking In The Shadows…And Loving It

by derek on November 2, 2009 · 29 comments

It is hard to believe that this blog has been quiet for as long as it has – partly because I have been as busy as ever working on projects behind the scenes for other people and time has flown by. With my involvement in these other projects, I’ve been getting the itch to be […]