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Subcontracting: A Middleman's Perspective

As a technical consultant, I have worked with several contracts over the course of a few years. In all these cases, I was working directly for the client. However, during a discussion with one of my networking groups last night, we talked about the issues of subcontracting, and the problems they solve and create. A […]

How I Find Blogging Ideas

This is #9 on Chris Brogan’s list of 100 Blog Topics I Hope YOU Write. I read the paper every day, and so I am fairly caught up on current events. I’m working on building a business, so I do a fair amount of reading along those topics. I read other peoples blogs using the […]

Ways to Save a Bad Time at a Conference

This is #8 on Chris Brogan’s list of 100 Blog Topics I Hope YOU Write. First of all, I have skipped #6, and, not having used Flickr yet, will not be writing about that at this point in time. To me, there are two types of bad times at conferences. First, the conference may turn […]

Getting Started with Networking

As an earlier article I wrote mentioned, I waded into the world of networking a week ago for the first time. However, based on how networking has been described by people who spend much of their life networking, I have in fact been networking for many years. Any time I talk to a member of […]

Post-Networking

I’ve just come back from a networking event, the first formal such event I’ve ever attended. I drove out through unplowed roads, which made a 20 minute drive take closer to 60 minutes. I wasn’t the only one, however, as about 60 people attended, although some did arrive late. I had been briefed as to […]

How Best to Comment on a Corporate Blog

This is #7 on Chris Brogan’s list of 100 Blog Topics I Hope YOU Write. First of all, I am aware that I skipped #6 on the list. Thank you for noticing. I personally do not have a corporate blog, and know of only 1 company which does. However, were I to want to post […]

A Community I Love

This is #4 on Chris Brogan’s list of 100 Blog Topics I Hope YOU Write I recently joined the Stack Overflow community, and have been loving it. The site is primarily a programming help site, which is run by the users. Anyone can post a question or answer, and your peers are the ones who […]

Should My Town Use Social Media?

This is #3 on Chris Brogan’s list of 100 Blog Topics I Hope YOU Write The use of a website by a city has some obvious benefits. The user of Social Media, however, will serve little point in the vast majority of cases. If the town is small enough, then there is no need for […]