What’s up with all of the “Sponsored” posts in Facebook?

I’ve been seeing a lot of complaints from friends about the sponsored posts in Facebook. Some people are wondering why their customers (or “fans” or “likers”) aren’t seeing all of their posts. I put together a quick video to explain it.  

Features don’t win, solutions do. Also: Why you’re wrong about the new iPhone.

If you’ve read any blogs or scanned Facebook, you’ll see all sorts of negative comments about the new iPhone 5. “It doesn’t have NFS.” “The screen on the (insert crazy-named Android device here) is much bigger!” “It doesn’t have an SD card reader.” “OMG, they changed the port.” Or, if you’re really desperate, you’ll run ads like Samsung: Is Apple …

Introducing… 3 Things.

1 Couch. 2 Guys. 3 Things. This all started as a joke between my buddy Aaron Marez. We were hanging around my house, just chatting, and we wondered, “Would anyone watch this?” So, we decided to come up with a format and just put something out there. It’s by no means perfect, but gives you an idea of what we’re …

My quick review of Mountain Lion

Everyone else seems to be giving there two cents on Mountain Lion. Mine won’t be over 26,000 words, but here’s a couple things I’ve found. Overall, Mountain Lion is MUCH faster than any previous OS. I can’t describe what it is, but over really it just feels like my Mac (Macbook Air) was given shot of espresso. I’ve switch to …

Hate paper? Try Shoeboxed.

For those of you that don’t know me personally, I hate paper. I wish I could say it’s because I’m an environmental nut, but I just hate organizing when it’s not necessary. I recently came across the new service called Shoeboxed and it looks awesome. If you have lots of receipts or paperwork that needs to get scanned, Shoeboxed is the answer. Here’s how …

7 Things You Should Know (Monday Edition)

  1. What was behind the tasteless Kim Kardashian/Auora tweet last week (below)? Turns out the company behind the tweet outsourced their social media to a non-US company. 2.  It costs $450 in marketing to make someone buy a $49 Nokia Lumia. I guess that’s not a positive ROI. Obviously, this doesn’t count the elevated brand perception and earned media, …