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Re: [newtech-1] emailing to a list - Good point Andrew. I needed some advice in this area (my firm was deciding between going with an email service or building our own emailer) and Matt Weinberg was kind enough to share some of his expertise. The main point I took from our conversation Elissa S. Feb 9, 2009 11:22 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Web 2.0 & 3.0 Business Plan Examples - Ah, but when you see something written REALLY well, really uniquely, you're going to have a hard time forgetting about it, and/or it might slip into your own work, subconsciously. Just something to be careful of ... Andy Feb 9, 2009 11:19 AM
Re: [newtech-1] emailing to a list - Set up your own mail server and you'll get spamlisted, it's pretty much guaranteed, no matter how many appropriate steps you take with reverse DNS, sendkeys, whatever -- any non-major player in this space is going to fight, and probably lose, the Andy Feb 9, 2009 11:09 AM
Re: [newtech-1] emailing to a list - thanks for all your responses. Here is the situation. I have a product, flowers, with a gross margin of $10 per order. At the rates of most emailers charge it is a losing proposition. If I mail to 10,000 names and get a 10% open rate (1,000) and a 1 Miles R. Feb 9, 2009 11:03 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Web 2.0 & 3.0 Business Plan Examples - Analysis is good, yes, but you have to be careful not to let that pollute your own plan, turning it into something cookiecutter. Yes, it's good to know how other people are, conventionally, addressing and responding to issues and criteria that Andy Feb 9, 2009 10:53 AM
here is a link to some web development forms from econsultency.com - https://www.blogcatalog.com/se­arch.frame.php?term=rebecca%20­lieb&id=02c6773214d3a8c61f­9c1409467b75ed Miles R. Feb 9, 2009 10:44 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Web 2.0 & 3.0 Business Plan Examples - Agree with Mark. And Matt, if you need data point Nicolas V. Feb 9, 2009 10:24 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Web 5.0 Is Da Bomb - Stay tuned, web 36.0 coming soon on Paramendra's Nicolas V. Feb 9, 2009 10:09 AM
IBM now exporting 'people' overseas - Dean C. Feb 9, 2009 7:36 AM
Need emergency savings? - Alex O. Feb 8, 2009 11:56 PM
Last call for IgniteNYCIII Entries - Hi Gang, Want to speak at IgniteNYCIII? Applications are almost due to speak NYC's most geektastic night of Get-In-Front-Of-A-Crowd-And-Sh­are-Something-Cool-For-5-Minut­es-Using-Only-20-Slides-On-Aut­o-Advance-and-Your-Wits. All you need to do is c jonathanpberger Feb 8, 2009 11:45 PM
Re: [newtech-1] emailing to a list - On Feb 8, 2009, at 11:08 PM, john campbell wrote: > > Constant Contact doesn't have an API and the pricing is competitive > across most providers. Have you sent mailings to the same list on > Mail Chimp and Constant Contact? How did the open rates Jonathan V. Feb 8, 2009 11:12 PM
Re: [newtech-1] emailing to a list - On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 10:41 PM, Jonathan Vanasco wrote: > > I'm using Constant Contact and Mailchimp on different projects. > > So far, I like the Mailchimp API more. > > They both cost the same; we'll see which one sticks in a fe john c. Feb 8, 2009 11:07 PM
Re: [newtech-1] emailing to a list - On Feb 6, 2009, at 4:43 PM, john campbell wrote: > We used Constant Contact in the past, and then switched to Vertical > Response because we liked their API features. Our open rate went from > 40% to 25% due to the switch. It goes without saying th Jonathan V. Feb 8, 2009 10:41 PM
Re: [newtech-1] US Copyright Law: Making Copies and Derivative Works - I think the attachment was filtered out. I supply a link below. If all else fails you can just google "The Internet and Decisional Institutions Fordham" and it comes up first. law. fordham .edu/publicat Thomas R. Feb 8, 2009 5:00 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Web 5.0 Is Da Bomb - What about 6.0? Surely that is going to be even better than 5.0? Maybe we should really call it 5.5 then we can skip to 7.0. 7.0 sounds better than 6.0. -Mike On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 6:40 AM, Paramendra Bhagat wrote: > W Michael M. Feb 8, 2009 11:03 AM
Re: Re: [newtech-1] Web 2.0 & 3.0 Business Plan Examples - Excellent advice. There are a number of excellent books to guide you. My fav is almost 25 years old - with a silly name: "Business Plans that win $$$". However - past the cover you realize this is an excellent book, written Martin B. Feb 8, 2009 10:51 AM
Re: Re: [newtech-1] US Copyright Law: Making Copies and Derivative Works - On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 03:02, byron <[address removed]> wrote: > Do images stored in temporary (transient) mediums such as RAM > and flip-flops violate a copyright owner's exclusive right > to make copies Charles B. K. Feb 8, 2009 10:33 AM
software developers as interior designers NYTimes Joel on software - http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02­/08/realestate/commercial/08sq­ft.html?ref=todayspaper Miles R. Feb 8, 2009 10:02 AM
Web 5.0 Is Da Bomb - Web 5.0 Is Da Bomb http://technbiz.blogspot.com/2­009/02/web-50-is-da-bomb.html When I tried to explain to a friend the Web 5.0 concept he said, but that is like repackaging hello. I said, but Starbucks has been repackaging coffee. But Web 5.0 is mor Paramendra B. Feb 8, 2009 6:39 AM
IBM exporting people outside of the USA - Dean C. Feb 8, 2009 2:25 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Web 2.0 & 3.0 Business Plan Examples - Matt A business plan should be original . use business plan pro dump your brain into it methodically and you will have a good plan. You don't need anyone elses example, good investors realize that the business plan is an exercise in organizin mark n Feb 7, 2009 7:14 PM
Re: [newtech-1] The best economists I know are cab drivers, so I have started a new group on Linkedin and would be curious to get your opinions on the current economic climate and when it will change? - Remember the remake of the film Sabrina, with Greg Kinnear, Harrison Ford and that French chick? Her character's father was Harrison Ford's character's driver for many years, and he told his daugh EddieN Feb 7, 2009 5:10 PM
Re: [newtech-1] apple iphone app referal sales? - good question, how are you going to get paid? how to track? btw i registerd wankeronthego.com and never used it. the real question is there are over 15,000 iphone apps, like life mostly me toos or not w Miles R. Feb 7, 2009 5:08 PM
FW: [mythtv-users] FaceBook Status Updates in MythTV - Preview not available Dean C. Feb 7, 2009 4:56 PM
Re: [newtech-1] The best economists I know are cab drivers, so I have started a new group on Linkedin and would be curious to get your opinions on the current economic climate and when it will change? - yes, well said, i say cabbies because of what a cabbie said to me a long time ago. I was talking stocks with whomever, I don't remember, at a light the cab driver turned around and said he buys the stocks that no one wants. He proceeded to rattle of h Miles R. Feb 7, 2009 4:46 PM
Re: [newtech-1] The best economists I know are cab drivers, so I have started a new group on Linkedin and would be curious to get your opinions on the current economic climate and when it will change? - Cab drivers, barbers and shoeshiners :) Eddie On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 4:39 PM, Miles Rose < EddieN Feb 7, 2009 4:41 PM
The best economists I know are cab drivers, so I have started a new group on Linkedin and would be curious to get your opinions on the current economic climate and when it will change? - Congratulations on creating your new LinkedIn group! The best economists I know are cab drivers http://www.linkedin.com/e/vgh/­1797450/ Miles R. Feb 7, 2009 4:38 PM
Re: [newtech-1] apple iphone app referal sales? - I don't think you should worry that much. If Android takes off as it should and if Blackberry devs can get some traction, your domains should remain valuable, so hang onto them. What I do wonder is whethe EddieN Feb 7, 2009 4:14 PM
apple iphone app referal sales? - Dean C. Feb 7, 2009 3:51 PM
Spectacular Week In Silicon Alley: Over 92 Awesome Events - Gary | G. Feb 7, 2009 1:02 PM
Re: [newtech-1] US Copyright Law: Making Copies and Derivative Works - Thomas, I think you forgot to attach the article, or it was filtered out. Can you send a link? Konstantin On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Thomas Richards wrote: > I am an IP attorney. Congress has set forth safe ha user 7. Feb 6, 2009 11:34 PM
quess who won the "find the revenue model for twitter" - http://www.alleyinsider.com/20­09/2/ad-agency-wins-twitter-bu­siness-model-contest sounds like it came from an ad agency, it did. &nbs Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 6:57 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - It seems no one on this list knows what they are talking about, and the credit card companies diliberately make it impossible to comprehend how the system works. Visa's interchange fees are published here: http://usa.visa.com/download/m­erchants/In john c. Feb 6, 2009 5:08 PM
search relevance rankings - Hello. Anybody have good tips as to getting better search relevant results using Google Search Appliance? Thanks. Max H. Feb 6, 2009 4:58 PM
Re: [newtech-1] emailing to a list - We used Constant Contact in the past, and then switched to Vertical Response because we liked their API features. Our open rate went from 40% to 25% due to the switch. It goes without saying that we will not be using Vertical Response again, and mayb john c. Feb 6, 2009 4:42 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Your experience with Google Apps for your Business - I love it and run everything in the Google cloud. I ditched office and epically Outlook in June 2008 and have not looked back. If you want your info on any platform such as me in which I use XP, Vista, MAC and Linux, having everything web based does away Patrick E. Feb 6, 2009 4:08 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Preview not available Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 2:28 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - On Feb 6, 2009, at 12:44 PM, Victor Shamanovsky < Michael S. Feb 6, 2009 1:05 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Preview not available Victor S. Feb 6, 2009 12:43 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Preview not available user 4. Feb 6, 2009 12:35 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Preview not available Hank W. Feb 6, 2009 12:26 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Preview not available Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 12:20 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Preview not available Hank W. Feb 6, 2009 12:10 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Preview not available Hank W. Feb 6, 2009 12:06 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Preview not available Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 12:05 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Preview not available Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 11:58 AM
Re: [newtech-1] US Copyright Law: Making Copies and Derivative Works - I am an IP attorney. Congress has set forth safe harbors that can limit liability to ISPs and other users for copyright violations due to temporary caching and other storage, usually transitory, of copyrighted materials. I attach a long Thomas R. Feb 6, 2009 11:54 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Preview not available Hank W. Feb 6, 2009 11:53 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Preview not available Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 11:47 AM
RE: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Dean C. Feb 6, 2009 11:38 AM
Re: [newtech-1] emailing to a list - Preview not available Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 11:01 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - the problem with micro payments is the 30 cent swipe fee due mastercard, visa, etc. the other way to get around this is to bundle all micro payments against an already established money fund. I worked on a project for the phone companies to use the Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 10:58 AM
RE: [newtech-1] Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Most people have their credit card details already stored with amazon. Very few people use google checkout and less have opted to store their credit cards. Regards, Dean Collins Cognation Inc [address removed] [masked] New York Dean C. Feb 6, 2009 10:56 AM
RE: [newtech-1] emailing to a list - Dean C. Feb 6, 2009 10:55 AM
Re: Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - How is this any different from google checkout? (https://checkout.google.com/s­eller/?hl=en&gl=GB) google checkout api has been available for a few years now. -- Best Regards, Agyeno ------------------------------­------------------------------­---- Zechariah A. Feb 6, 2009 10:41 AM
Re: [newtech-1] emailing to a list - Preview not available Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 10:35 AM
RE: [newtech-1] emailing to a list - Dean C. Feb 6, 2009 10:29 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Need help producing/editing demo - I can help you with that. call me at[masked] On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 10:07 AM, miranda Tan < [address removed] > wrote: user 4. Feb 6, 2009 10:21 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Need help producing/editing demo - I don't know much about video, but D.A. G. Feb 6, 2009 10:13 AM
Re: [newtech-1] access to metal cutter? - I know the guys who run Fourth State Metals in Williamsburgh, they are from Univ of Michigan. They have a laser cutter.If you take it to them and say you know me they will do it. On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 9:24 AM, Dean Collins Baba Feb 6, 2009 10:10 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Need help producing/editing demo - Re: [newtech-1] Need help producing/edi miranda T. Feb 6, 2009 10:07 AM
emailing to a list - i have a list and I have a client selling flowers. what is the best value email service to use? M -- If it wasnt on TV would you still believe it? http://planetronco.wordpres Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 10:06 AM
Obama and Hollywood - Dean C. Feb 6, 2009 10:04 AM
RE: [newtech-1] Need help producing/editing demo - Dean C. Feb 6, 2009 10:03 AM
RE: [newtech-1] access to metal cutter? - 6" is too big for a hole saw. There are commercial companies that will do this for me......just hoping I can do it with someone on the list in return for a 6pack instead. Regards, Dean Collins Cognation Inc [address removed] [masked] Dean C. Feb 6, 2009 10:01 AM
Re: [newtech-1] access to metal cutter? - in all seriousness though.. those hole saws are design to do exactly what you are looking for and will do a very clean job.. if this is for a fan insert then it would be perfect.. it will have a metal drill bit to mark the center of your hole an John S. Feb 6, 2009 9:56 AM
Need help producing/editing demo - Need help producing/editing demo miranda T. Feb 6, 2009 9:53 AM
Re: [newtech-1] access to metal cutter? - Preview not available Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 9:47 AM
RE: [newtech-1] access to metal cutter? - Dean C. Feb 6, 2009 9:44 AM
RE: [newtech-1] access to metal cutter? - Lol you I did something similar for the 3" cable access in the rear door, angle grind as best I could then cut some hose length wise to act as a grommet. Works fine but would prefer to do a neater job on this fan hole. Regards, Dean Collins Dean C. Feb 6, 2009 9:43 AM
Re: [newtech-1] access to metal cutter? - Preview not available John S. Feb 6, 2009 9:35 AM
Re: [newtech-1] access to metal cutter? - if the rack can travel you might try the folks at eyebeam.org they have lots of cool metal cutting technology. M On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 9:24 AM, Dean Collins &l Miles R. Feb 6, 2009 9:34 AM
access to metal cutter? - Dean C. Feb 6, 2009 9:23 AM
Bill Gates: How I'm trying to change the world now - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=tsgvhP07BC8 Victor S. Feb 5, 2009 11:09 PM
US Copyright Law: Making Copies and Derivative Works - GC Feb 5, 2009 10:01 PM
Re: [newtech-1] unlimited downloads, Isle of Man tax, interesting concept - Let's expand this, like the antenna tax in Britain, no commercials, all video, all audio. No more piracy. I like it. M Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry Fr Miles R. Feb 5, 2009 9:24 PM
Re: [newtech-1] unlimited downloads, Isle of Man tax, interesting concept - ++ I love loud music when I'm coding. I use music in various other settings. I care very little to own music. I currently subscribe to Napter's all-you-can-eat $15/month deal. Pandora and Last.fm are great, but they don't fit my Andy Feb 5, 2009 9:15 PM
RE: [newtech-1] unlimited downloads, Isle of Man tax, interesting concept - Robert M. Feb 5, 2009 9:09 PM
Re: [newtech-1] .tel Domain Name - Yeah. I read about the .tel after blasting my uninformed opinion. We'll see how that goes. To me it seems a little close to the metal with regards to how the info is stored. I'd think at this point contact info, along with authorization and access, Kevin G. Feb 5, 2009 4:05 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Your experience with Google Apps for your Business - One issue actually I should note with calendars: if you have multiple accounts with Google Calendar, it becomes very easy (even for Google's automatic links alongside your GMail messages) to add events to the wrong calendar -- even if you're signe Andy Feb 5, 2009 3:51 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Your experience with Google Apps for your Business - I run at least 10 domains on Google Apps Free edition, no sites hosted (these are on dedicate or shared hosting plans) and none purchased with them (use godaddy). The primary use is email. Never had an issue. I've started using d Ronald B. Feb 5, 2009 3:46 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Amazon Flexible Payment System - micropayments finally cracked? - Paypal has the micropayments with the similar fee structures. I've been using it on my site gigashift.com for a while. You don't even need a paypal account and could use your credit card. user 4. Feb 5, 2009 3:45 PM
Re: [newtech-1] please stop emailing me...thanks - Tech mailing lists are brutal. You should see when somebody does a reply-all with their resume on the java one. Hmm. I bet no. These messages look like they come from individuals, and posting that kind of joke to the world taking a leap. An aol Kevin G. Feb 5, 2009 3:27 PM
Re: [newtech-1] please stop emailing me...thanks - Very funny! We need a geekometer. Either people just like to say stuff for fun, ie; Jill's post, or they really have no clue.... Ok, I am kinda a betting man - legally of course. Jill has to have enough intelligence to sign up for this meetup and s user 4. Feb 5, 2009 3:05 PM
RE: [newtech-1] please stop emailing me...thanks - Dean C. Feb 5, 2009 2:50 PM
Re: [newtech-1] please stop emailing me...thanks - Only if you stop emailing me first. On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 2:41 PM, jill brooke < [address removed] > wrote: Andy Feb 5, 2009 2:42 PM
please stop emailing me...thanks - -----Original Message----- From: Avi Deitcher <[address removed]> To: [address removed] Sent: Thu, 5 Feb[masked]:39 pm Subject: Re: [newtech-1] .tel Domain Name jill b. Feb 5, 2009 2:40 PM
Re: [newtech-1] .tel Domain Name - Don't go forward in time, go back http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L­ynx_(web_browser) I remember using that in my college days, before someone said, "hey, try out this new re Avi D. Feb 5, 2009 2:38 PM
Re: [newtech-1] .tel Domain Name - the .tel is owned by the client of an investment banking friend of mine. They beat out a consortium of MSFT, Nokia and a bunch of other well known names for it. Hence they formed .mobi. Does anyone have a .mobi account? The idea of .tel is that the conten Miles R. Feb 5, 2009 2:34 PM
Re: [newtech-1] .tel Domain Name - Never mind, I think I found what I was looking for. If anyone's interested: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.tel http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.tel#Technical_Overview Dave D.A. Gutierrez wrote: > I heard .tel was supposed to be more than just another D.A. G. Feb 5, 2009 2:29 PM
Re: [newtech-1] .tel Domain Name - I heard .tel was supposed to be more than just an D.A. G. Feb 5, 2009 2:26 PM
Re: [newtech-1] .tel Domain Name - Everyone should own a domain name that represents their personal brand, and use it as a landing page for all things "them" on the web. This is only going to become more important as time goes on. Thanks- - Andy Badera Andy Feb 5, 2009 2:23 PM
.tel Domain Name - Has anyone signed up for a .tel domain name for personal use yet? Is this going to become widely used or is signing up for a domain name overkill for 99% of the population. Brad J. Feb 5, 2009 2:21 PM
Re: [newtech-1] number of words in a book? - Dissertations? Possibly, but I think even NY New Tech cannot change the entire doctoral system! -------------- Avi Deitcher Atomic Inc. [address removed] On T Avi D. Feb 5, 2009 1:57 PM
Re: [newtech-1] number of words in a book? - think this is a mistake... -----Original Message----- From: Avi Deitcher <[address removed]> To: [address removed] Sent: Thu, 5 Feb[masked]:50 pm Subject: Re: [newtech-1] number of words in a book? jill b. Feb 5, 2009 1:55 PM
Re: [newtech-1] number of words in a book? - Doctoral dissertation involving literacy. Need to know how many words are in several books being used in studies. This can be done manually, but it is a pain, and seems perfectly suited to the knowledge of this list. -------------- A Avi D. Feb 5, 2009 1:49 PM
unlimited downloads, Isle of Man tax, interesting concept - how to get rid of piracy. http://www.newser.com/story/49­913/novel-tactics-target-pirac­y.html this is interesting a "tax" for unlimited downloads. Its Miles R. Feb 5, 2009 12:53 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Your experience with Google Apps for your Business - We use Google Apps for email only. Our domain lives elsewhere. We didn't buy the domain through Google. Google is great for mail. You can use Pop and imap to get your mail out. A couple of people use Outlook exclusively and never log into Gmail. Michael M. Feb 5, 2009 12:49 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Your experience with Google Apps for your Business - I concur. I have used google apps free edition solely for mail for several domains. All I use is the mail service though (point my MX records over but keep all other services under my control). I only recall one outage for a few hours and I think t user 8. Feb 5, 2009 12:33 PM

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