How to screw up an idea

by Carl Natale on January 7, 2011

Remember the Social Media FTW conference last year? I was there. The most interesting moment for me was during Nicole Ouellette‘s introduction to blogging presentation. (BTW, if you ever have a chance to hear Nicole speak, take advantage of it. She’s smart and thoughtful) While Nicole was explaining the virtues of WordPress and that there […]

How to improve your blog

by Carl Natale on January 3, 2011

There are two types of people writing blog posts: Bloggers People who have a blog because someone (like me) told them they need one for their business I’m a blogger, and I’m writing this post for those who fit into the second type. It’s not a bad thing to be a non-blogger with a blog. […]

What experts can learn at Social Media Breakfast

by Carl Natale on December 21, 2010

Someone asked me why I go to the Social Media Breakfasts. Surely I must know everything about social media. Not really. There are a lot of people doing some good work in social media, and I learn from their experience. Honestly, that’s only a small part of why I go to these breakfasts. And I’m […]

Two copyright lawyers walk into a bar…

by Carl Natale on October 11, 2010

Stop me if you heard this. No not because I can get sued. You see it’s possible to re-tell a joke that someone else wrote. There is no copyright on jokes. But the delivery is another matter. So a comedian’s performance of a joke can be protected. It takes more than words to be funny. […]

How to make your ideas successful

by Carl Natale on August 13, 2010

Nice breakdown from The Netsetter on the importance of market research when developing business ideas. Coming up with new business ideas is easy. But the hard work that follows can stop budding entrepreneurs in their tracks. You actually have to start taking action and get the ball rolling with your business idea – dreaming about […]