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Looking for a job?

HomeFinder.com (my day job), is hiring a couple software developers, a QA manager, and an Agile Technical Analyst.  It’s a great place to work, right in downtown Chicago, full of fun, bright people.    Developers get to use the latest … Continue reading

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How to Market a Small Business on a Budget

As I talk to our small business customers and I prospect countless websites, I have noticed how little these businesses are doing to market and grow their businesses online. The following is a quick list of easy things every small … Continue reading

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Font not working in IE? Squirrels to the rescue!

Ran across this today – if you’re using @font-face and your fonts are not showing up in IE (yeah, IE, you rule…not), check out the font generator at fontsquirrel.   It will give you all the font files you need, … Continue reading

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Time to Bang the Gong – New Customer Live!

It is time to bang the gong.  We launched a new customer this week on the MoverWebsites.com platform! When I worked at a software startup years ago, there was a tradition that we would bang the gong when there was … Continue reading

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Cool eco-friendly moving box alternative

One of the things I hated most about moving was finding moving boxes.  I have flashbacks of lugging used boxes from the local grocery store and from work.  I can only imagine how cool I looked walking down the street … Continue reading

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Golf Site + Moving Site + Freezing weather = Move to Phoenix

The Nance’s sage advice this morning was that we should give Arizona moving companies the sites for free, so that they would move us to Phoenix (the home of the Nance).  As the 20 degree air seeps through my 1910 … Continue reading

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Mom jeans and Quora.com

I take two months off to hang out with the kids and to enjoy the holiday craziness and before I know it I am stuck in mom jeans and have no clue what is going on in the internet world. … Continue reading

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The Twilio Fund and my Accent Training Demo

I’ve been playing around with an idea around an accent training website for the last month or so, and 500 Startups‘ Twilio fund deadline finally got me off my lazy @ss.     I finally finished everything for a working demo, … Continue reading

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How to Gracefully Use the HTML5 Audio Tag with a Flash Fallback

HTML rocks.  It rocks harder than Poison did in the 80’s.   That’s some hard rocking. However, browser support is a bit iffy for certain tags.  Take the audio tag for example.   Not only does Internet Explorer not support … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Usability Test Addict

I am officially hijacking the blog to make a confession. I have a new addiction. It does not rank quite as high as my addiction to celebrity blogs or reality tv, but it is a close third. My new addiction … Continue reading

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