Archive for Month: March 2007
Now Featuring: Somebody Had to Say It
There’s a segment that comes on sporadically on a favorite talk show of mine over at WBAL, called “Somebody Had to Say It”. I’ve decided to bring that format here to Technosailor where occasionally, depending on how popular it is, I will be putting together short podcasts of callers saying […]
Problogger Meetup NYC Review
Question: What do you get when you mix a man who has a massive audience for his “Helping Bloggers Make Money” blog, ProBlogger with a New York crowd that eats up his every word? Answer: A giantly successful meetup at Connolly’s in Midtown Manhattan. On Thursday afternoon, I jumped on […]
WordPress FAQ: How Do I Use Category Themes?
Is it possible to have different layouts, theme or links depending on the category the user has clicked? This question comes from Milo Riano. Milo wants to be able to have what I call a “flexi-site”. A Flexi-site is a site that is flexible in terms of display options or […]
WordPress FAQ: What's up with the Amazon Plugin with WP 2.1.x?
How do I use the new version of the Amazon plugin? It never brings up what I am looking for and its very annoying. I want to be able to use it the way it was before the WP upgrade. This question comes from Shannon Nelson who is complaining about […]
WordPress FAQ: How Do I combine Blogs?
This morning, one of our bloggers posted a question in our internal forum. She was seeking guidance on how to take a few (three) blogs and combine them. I provided three solutions for her and decided, in the process, that I would kick start my braindead blogging (lately) into a […]
Business Plan Series: Part 3 – Corporate Overview
Last time we discussed the importance of analyzing the market and setting up the problem(s) that exist so you can address. Some cases you will want to answer in a shorter format what your company does and the problems it is fixing. This also the time to discuss vision and […]
Last Minute NYC Trip
I’ve decided to rent a car and make the drive up I-95 to the Problogger NYC meetup on Thursday evening. It was all very last minute. Had to find a place to stay, rent a car (because mine certainly won’t make the trip) and throw together arrangements (i.e. make sure […]
Kent Brewster Said it Right
At SXSW, I sat in on a session “Web Hacks” which ended up being nothing about web hacks. The panel discussion was allowed to spiral into politically laced commentary on copyright law. One of the panelists, Kent Brewster from Yahoo! Pipes Yahoo Developers Network , had a great response to […]
Automatic Activation of Plugins
A long time “want” for WordPress, especially since dealing with a large number of blogs at b5media, has been to have a WordPress MU feature that provides a directory whereby all plugins are automatically activated. I have asked for it on back channels for several months now, but it wasn’t […]
b5media is Hiring
We are hiring a slew of positions (not blogger positions, though there are those too). Jeremy has posted the details. Among those are: Operations Manager Affiliate Manager WordPress Developer Print Designer “Music Phreak” If you’re interested, we’d love to get an email from you with your qualifications, and perhaps even […]