Category Archives: Gaypile

The coming age of marketing accountability

Gaypile, Web 2.0
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Integrity matters. Humble pie is tasty. For close to a decade, Internet used to be an awesome place for deceitful sociopaths. That kind of environment, full of anonymity and unaccountability, is a great breeding ground for some spectacular outright shameful … Continue reading

Name calling for fun and profit

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Yes, I’m bringing the gaypile back. Had to be done.  Name calling is fun. It helps people quickly identify what they are dealing with to save copy space and convey a message without getting preachy or far too elaborate. If you’ve … Continue reading

Should free content creators be commercially compensated for giving away things for free?

Friends, Gaypile, Web 2.0
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Disclosure: I have been a Microsoft MVP in Microsoft Exchange category for two years, each year the reward consists of some swag and a $150 credit in the Microsoft store. How I got the award (first or second time) is … Continue reading

All the posts on this blog are about one individual and one individual only.

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There, feel better? Now back to your regularly scheduled program.

Microsoft Action Pack Webcast

Gaypile, Microsoft
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Microsoft will be holding a webcast tomorrow so if you can take a moment to climb out of the pile it might be a good idea to attend and ask questions. David Schrag has a wiki set up for people … Continue reading

Of sheep and shepherds: Microsoft Retail Strategy

Gaypile, IT Business, Microsoft
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Microsoft held a webcast yesterday to explain their retail strategy. It was an excellent webcast with a quick background info followed by an extensive Q&A. I rated it as excellent, actually almost unbelievably good, because they were about as frank and direct … Continue reading

Microsoft to explain Retail Strategy

Gaypile, IT Business, Microsoft
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Sorry for the short notice, just got this from Jessica Emmons, my PCM (yep, another SBSC perk for those of you that claim there aren’t any): There have been lots of questions about Comp USA and other retail outlets from … Continue reading

Long-term Strategic Planning for SMB Consultants

Gaypile, IT Business
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It’s been a busy week. I got a lot of email/queries about my posts of the pending doom of the SMB IT Consultant. That is not what I said but frankly it’s foolish to believe that it’s nothing but bright … Continue reading

We’ve got your Geek Squad right here

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Not to be outdone by Geek Squad, Firedog, Staples, Mac stores, Microsoft bCentral (UK) and every two indians with enough juice on a credit card to register a domain name….. CompUSA is entering Managed Services. This is somewhat significant becuase CompUSA always … Continue reading

New Category: Gaypile

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I was told by many of you that I needed to add this category. The concept of the gay-pile is the genius of South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker. South Park, for those of you not from US, … Continue reading