Around the web: Best Chromebook Pixel Comments

Google recently released the Chromebook Pixel, and everybody has something to say for or against it. Here are 5 of  the most spot-on comments I've heard around the web. What's your best witty comment on the chromebook? “Chrome-based models accounted for 5 percent to 10 percent of Acer’s U.S. shipments since being released there in November"- Via Google Plus    "If anything, what the price proves is "stop whining about the Apple tax --- quality costs money". "- Via Engadget Comments   "Technically, Chrome OS is a linux based OS running a linux kernel. It is NOT just Chrome … [Read more...]

How To Speed Up Your WordPress Site: 5 Steps To Building your Ferrari

We wrote earlier (here) about speeding up Wordpress, but over time, our own site got really bloated and slow, so I went through and sped it up by several seconds using these tips, plugins, and services, mostly free solutions too.  Enjoy. Here are five concrete steps to do the same. Caching: Here’s on KEY tip you won’t find elsewhere. Don’t use W3 Total Cache. It’s a highly recommended app by many, but according to P3, a testing app of mine, and my own research, it adds entire seconds to your load time. It’s just a really bloated. Instead, use an app called WP Supercache, which is also … [Read more...]

What is a Pivot? Startup 101 (Video)

If you're here, you're probably wondering what a Pivot is in the startup sense. I'm going to answer that in two ways. First, I'll give you my simplified answer, and then, I'm embedding a video below my answer of the term's creator, author Eric Ries, where he gives the only definition you'll ever need to master the term. Pivot: Changing strategy, without changing vision, or goal. IE, changing the means to the end. In a startup, things are going to fail, or not go as planned, and you're going to have to adjust what you're doing to get to that final success. Ries points out that Youtube started … [Read more...]