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4 Things Your SMB Should Outsource

  The DIY spirit in the small business world is as alive as ever, and if your business takes full advantage of automating certain routine activities it’s probably accomplishing a lot more than it could a decade ago. Just because something more »

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Customer Focused Website Tools and Tweaks

  Website magazine recently cited four ways that website design can be search engine friendly. The article provides detailed advice about losing clutter, creating visual hierarchy, speeding up page loading times and also having a responsive design. While I would more »

Posted in Guest Post, SEO

Book Review – Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg


I took up this book for many other reasons than those things that in the end, ultimately, led to my enjoying it most. Firstly, I know that in the digital world as far as leaders-of-people go, Mrs.Sandberg is clearly among more »

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Book Review: So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport

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There is a lot in this book you’d be a fool to argue. The author’s selective nature when it comes to real life case studies always seemed to favour his already fashioned viewpoint, but who am I to say he more »

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Book Review: Ctrl Alt Delete by Mitch Joel


This post has been a long time coming. Since Heelatch transitioned to operations under our new brand name Neteyecon, and for quite a bit of time before that (several years in fact) we have been VERY quiet on the blogging more »

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Event Review: Ignite Montreal #ignitemtl 2011

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My brother and I made our way out to Il Motore and the 2nd installment over 2 years of Ignite Montreal, an event which takes place in conjunction with Global Ignite Week. We’d done so on an equally frigid soiree last more »

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What the Hell does API Mean?


Thankfully, I’m well aware of what the acronym in the title stands for. Surprisingly, it takes me a good 4-5 seconds each time I’m forced to recall what it means/stands for.

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Book Review: The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss


I must have spent almost 2 hours just tonite procrastinating and being busy checking email and LinkedIn and a myriad of other sites (no Facebook funnily enough…yet – I probably will midway thru this post) – so it’s tough for more »

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Social Media Breakfast Holiday Party Recap 2010


This post will also appear on the blog. A new site is being launched in there in the next couple of days, thus the group’s founder Bryan Person has asked we refrain from posting new material to the old web property. more »

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Focus and The Art of Collaboration

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There is no such thing as a perfect client. And, as much as you might like to think so, a perfect designer/consultant/idea/friend/parent doesn’t exist either. If after reading that statement you’re saying “whaddya’ mean? I’m damn near as perfect as more »

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