Using the “Thank Me Later” Plug-In

How many of you have received a quick email from the owner of a blog, almost instantaneously after you have posted a comment on their blog the first time? Show of hands? Seems like almost all of you have at some point – at least those of you who are blog dwellers have. I always thought it was a great concept but also figured it was a bit too spammy and I figured that some bloggers would take complete advantage of that first email and they did and it definitely worked but I think that lately the practice of using...

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Where Should This Go?

After a year of being so abrupt in my blog postings, I can finally say that I have completed my education entirely – including the CPA exam. I took the last part a few weeks ago and the results are out in a week but I feel pretty good about it. Basically, after months and months of studying (since last August), I have finally come up with the time to do the things I normally did – go to the gym, YouTube videos and now the blog. The reason for the title of this post is only because I really...

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What Can’t You Buy at Amazon

As the logo suggests, Amazon.com , and you’re done! It really is that simple. While driving out in the darkness at 6am this morning, it struck me how much I despised the idea of shopping online – specially on Amazon.com. I never thought that the benefit of shopping online would be better than going to the store. As in, the price different isn’t that high, I have no idea what the item will look like and I’ll have lousy customer support. The thing is, all that is not true. Here is a list of my orders in the past couple...

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New 31 Ounce Starbucks “Trenta” Cup

Starbucks has decided that the Venti drink at 24 ounces was not enough for its beloved fanatics and has introduced the 31 ounce Starbucks cup size called the Trenta. The 31 ounce giant Starbucks drink will be available nationwide by May 3rd of this year. Starbucks says that this new drink will cost only 50 cents more than the Venti-sized iced drinks meaning that my favorite Venti Tazo Green Tea Lemonade Sweet will be around $4 and change after tax. Expensive? Somewhat, but we’ll talk a little about this in a minute. The new size will be under 90 calories...

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Does Age Impact Business?

Zappos Blog – Tony Hsieh is the 37 year old Harvard Graduate who founded Zappos.com and when he was only 26 years old, he sold Link Exchange to Microsoft for $265 million You’re sitting in for an important meeting where you are about to make a business decision that will affect your company, not only financially but also in the business aspect in the long run. You sit there thinking about all the great things that will come about because of this – not only for the company but also yourself. You imagine that if this project is a success...

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