Scoble learns what Kennedy’s been telling us for years

photo credit: Swami Stream That is, Design matters, but not nearly as much as you’d think IF your content is strong. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not a slam on Robert, it just is. What is “it”? Content, but not just *any* content. Relevant content. If you have it, the rest is a bonus. If […]

If you don’t provide value, little else matters.

photo credit: rick What if you threw a party and no one came? Perhaps more accurately, what if you threw a party and 500,000+ people showed up – and then left within moments of arriving? Fake Steve Jobs knows how that feels, or something like it. In his case, 500,000+ people came to his website […]

Trying to read Business is Personal by phone?

I haven’t had much success reading RSS feeds by cell phone. Most of the time it isn’t important, but there are times when there’s a reason I just have to be there. When it comes to Business is Personal, I figure you might need some airport brain food so I’ve set it up so that […]

We dont need no stinking batches

Apologies to fans of the movie The Treasure of Sierra Madre, but Darren set me up so well, I just couldn’t resist. Note: The embedded YouTube viewer is annoying the often-annoying Internet Explorer, so you can see the video here instead. You see, Darren Rowse of Problogger, and Digital Photography School would argue that you […]

It’s Tyme to say “sayonara” to ShareThis

Since this blog popped up out of the ground, I’ve been using a plugin called “ShareThis” to simplify the look of this place and make it easy for you to share posts on social networks no matter what bookmarketing, social network doohickey you use. Last night, I was previewing today’s iPhone post and noticed that […]

Business is Personal blog featured at marketing.alltop.com

I’m pleased to announce that Guy Kawasaki‘s Alltop.com project has chosen to feature Business is Personal in the marketing area of Alltop, specifically at marketing.alltop.com. photo credit: Orange_Beard Pretty exciting, considering the company: Seth Godin, Duct Tape Marketing, Church of the Customer and Brian Clark’s Copyblogger are also included in a great group of marketing […]

Your blog can show your clients “How to”

Today’s guest post is from The Brain. No, not your brain, The Brain. photo credit: moujemouje The Brain is a software product that allows you to organize, relate and search info to other info. Typically, we’re talking about things that don’t make this easy – especially across media and thought processes. Showing your clients how […]

Best Seat in the House shows why you should be blogging

It may not be clear from the things I talk about here, but I enjoy photography. I shoot some scenic stuff, like the photo at the top of this page and I shoot a lot of sports and community stuff. When it comes to sports, I’ll shoot baseball, soccer, tennis, basketball, swimming, football, etc – […]

WordPress 2.5 – A big time breath of fresh air for bloggers

If you’ve blogged for a while, sliding over to the announcement page for WordPress 2.5 will bring a smile to your face. WordPress has been a really strong app all along, but the stuff in 2.5 is just perfect for the short list of “Man, I sure wish WordPress did ….” For me, the big […]