Product Localization – Marketing Your Product to US and Global Markets

Critter Quitter- A Case Study in Product Localization for the US Market Last month I was approached by Impulsis Games, the dev division of Impulsis, a Ukrainian software company. Their specialty is building ecommerce websites with a focus on the Magento and TYPO3 platforms. However, they have started branching out into custom apps and had […]



Plagiarism Sucks – Stolen Content and The Sad Tale of My Popular Bio

Plagiarism Shmagiarism Plagiarism is a huge problem on the web. People tend to treat anything they can access through a browser as “free”. Not free as in “I don’t have to pay to enjoy it”, but free as in “finders keepers”. The problem is kind of invisible until it happens to you. One form of […]



Resell Hell – Why I Don’t Resell Web Hosting, Printing, or Design and Programming Work by My Outsource Partners

Shhhh, It’s Our Little Secret I know I’m supposed to do it, but I just can’t. Everyone tells me to do it, and my entire industry encourages and promotes it, but it just feels wrong. Even my clients expect me to do it. But I just can’t. It makes me feel dirty and cheap. I’m […]



Finding a Good Domain Name – Don’t Worry, There’s Plenty of Them Left!

Darn, I Totally Missed Out on ALL the Good Domain Names! Common wisdom says that all the good domain names are gone and that if you didn’t grab your domain in the mid 90’s or early 2000’s then you’re out of luck. This is just nonsense. There are figuratively tons of good domains left if […]



Avatar 3-D – A Lesson In Total Brand Transference

Sure, the effects in Avatar 3-D are mind-blowing. You feel immersed in the action. Near the end, during the epic battle, I found myself holding my breath. The guy next to me had moved completely to the edge of his seat and was propping his weight on his knees while his head hovered directly over […]



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