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SEO Updates – Search Engine Optimization – Updates, News, Tips and Resources from the front lines Mar 28 2005

SEO Updates – Search Engine Optimization – Updates, News, Tips and Resources from the front lines

Another Niner Niner site: SEO Updates.

Updates to Niner Niner Mar 22 2005

Shanti’s been updating Niner Niner. Go check it out and register if you want — it’s super easy and you can start to see your account increase with every post right away.

High Heels Blog is live and up Mar 20 2005

High Heels Blog

The only weblog (that we know of) devoted enitrely to Ladies High Heels!!

High Heels Blog is brought to you by the Niner Niner weblog network.

Go check it out… ๐Ÿ™‚

Updates to Sandbox Feb 9 2005

Made some major improvements to the Niner Niner Sandbox this morning / evening / whatever. Upgraded to the latest nightly for WordPress, added Gravatars, a bunch of other stuff.

Check it out:

Time for bed now. ๐Ÿ™‚

GForge CDE : Collaborative Development Environment Nov 5 2004

GForge CDE : Collaborative Development Environment

GForge helps you manage the entire development life cycle

GForge has tools to help your team collaborate, like message forums and mailing lists; tools to create and control access to Source Code Management repositories like CVS and Subversion. GForge automatically creates a repository and controls access to it depending on the role settings of the project.

Business 2.0 :: Online Article :: Features :: The New Road to Riches Oct 26 2004

Business 2.0 :: Online Article :: Features :: The New Road to Riches

The New Road to Riches

How to get ahead in the postbubble world: Build a company cheap. Flip It fast. Repeat.

By Om Malik, October 01, 2004
The turning point on Iain Lamb’s unlikely road to riches may have come at that depressing moment when he was forced to part with his car. It was 2002, and Lamb and Ethan Diamond, two in the vast migratory herd of coders who’d made their way to Silicon Valley during the tech boom, were desperately struggling to ride out the bust. The high school pals from Colorado had jumped from a dying dotcom, where they had grown deathly bored by the company’s main business, designing spreadsheets. So they set about trying to create something that did interest them: a new Web-based e-mail service that would look and feel like a mainstay desktop program such as Microsoft (MSFT) Outlook Express. They didn’t really think it could lead to much; they just wanted to make their e-mail work better. “We didn’t see it as a great business idea at all,” Diamond recalls.

But that began to change when, after months of hard-core coding, they came up with a Web-based app that not only mimicked Outlook but in some ways improved upon it. Friends, mostly coders, raved about it. Eventually, popular blogger Dave Winer put up a link to the program on his website. Within hours the app got so many hits that the battered PC that Diamond and Lamb were using as a server crashed. “We realized this could be a real business,” says Diamond, who’s now 33. They formed a company and called it Oddpost.

This is actually a really well-written article, discussing the ongoing trend of small companies and ventures getting swallowed up by the giant companies. Because small companies are better at innovating than the large ones, and the large ones know it.

You can also read the article here in a full-page-with-ads version that is actually pretty cool.

Menlo Park 2.0 logo graphics Oct 26 2004

Menlo Park 2.0 logo graphics

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Menlo Park 2.0 Oct 21 2004

I guess it’s time for me to post link to MP2. Shanti told me about it a couple of weeks ago, and it seems like it’s taking off more and more, or at least generating some more interest.

Menlo Park 2.0

Menlo Park 2.0 is a group of entrepreneurial-minded individuals who are committed to co-creating innovative, useful and beneficial products and services. We leverage one another’s knowledge, experience, and our most valuable asset of all – time, in the creation of these ventures.

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