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By root // Published on Feb 20, 2010

My everyday work (often fueled with a healthy dose of techno) involves helping people and businesses build a successful web presence. That’s not all, of course, but it’s the major thrust of what I do and, in general, there isn’t a good framework used for this.

I don’t mean a technical framework, mind you, but a business framework. My clients focus on less important details (Will there be a “home” link? Where? What color?!) and not the fundamentals, like how the site is going to meet measurable business goals.

So I’ve created a framework...

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By Anonymous // Published on Feb 20, 2010

Building a car is a complex process with a large number of variables to incorporate, foremost amongst those is following safety guidelines and ensuring the vehicle protects passengers. Safety isn’t a box that’s put in the car after it’s built, or something to worry about on the assembly floor but not in the design studio. Safety is a core element of any car and, as such, must be considered at every stage of the process: planning, design, assembly, testing, and even marketing. (Forgive my gross simplification of the automobile industry, I’m a web geek, not an auto...

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By Anonymous // Published on Feb 20, 2010

I was recently asked to give some business advice. I thought about it for quite a while – first of all, I’m not that old, so I haven’t accumulated much wisdom worth sharing. But I have opinions, so I could find something to say. What, then, could I suggest that is unique and has real value?

Then it hit me – entrepreneurs, for the most part, don’t exercise enough. We’re all bogged down in our daily routines, we push aside our own time for our businesses, and  we let other things take a higher priority. But this seems to be exactly the wrong...

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