Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Scobleizer TV, Blue Sky Factory TV, and other AwayFind News

April 27, 2009 by Jared Goralnick

AwayFind business card I’m overdue for a post about AwayFind, but rather than type it out, here are some updates via Thursday’s interview from Robert Scoble and the week before’s with Greg Cangialosi.

Below I’ve indicated the timestamps for when AwayFind, email productivity, and Bootstrap Maryland are discussed…so you can dive right in.  After the videos are also some recent links, like being in Gartner’s 2009 Cool Vendor Report : ).

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SXSW lessons, photos, and action items

March 26, 2009 by Jared Goralnick

All hands in, at SXSW Bowling SXSW is the best and most daunting conference for me.  Best because so many relevant people attend; most daunting because there are at least ten options for every hour.

Now that it’s over, the following are lessons-learned and things I’m doing now to still make the most of SXSW 2009.

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A step back from online participation to look at other paths

February 19, 2009 by Jared Goralnick

Factory It’s easy to see Twitter and blogging as necessary ingredients to getting a message out, building thought leadership, or acquiring customers.  There are thousands of examples of this.

But I think there are just as many examples of success without transparency or online participation.  Before your diet consists solely of the 2.0 Kool-Aid, it’s worth thinking it through.

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Use Firefox? Try this super fast trick and you’ll never browse the same

February 16, 2009 by Jared Goralnick

I Heart Firefox How about starting Monday with a quick trick that’ll make your browsing so much faster?

The next time you need to re-visit a webpage, you’ll always want to use this approach.

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Little bit of productivity, great bit of happiness

February 6, 2009 by Jared Goralnick

Suzanne and I, 1985 Applying concepts of productivity to simply work more is missing the point.

Tonight I delivered a presentation at Ignite Baltimore that addressed applying concepts in productivity to make for a happier life.

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6 concrete lessons-learned in online relationship-building, as presented to the GBTC

January 27, 2009 by Jared Goralnick

image No matter what you do, online or off, your success will directly relate to the relationships you build.

I’ve gotten to know a lot of great people through the web, and the following are both observations and tips.

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Switch up your influences & build relationships: blogs to cut & add in 2009

January 8, 2009 by Jared Goralnick

Newspaper stands in Cambridge, MA (flickr: wili_hybrid) Radical change does not happen every day, but when it comes to your influences and relationships, it’s easier than you think.

If you’re like me, much of your information comes from the web, and you choose who to subscribe to.  And if you’ve been online for a while, there’s a good chance that those you paid attention to way back when are less relevant to who you are today.

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Why and how to become an entrepreneur, a presentation from John Buckman at Le Web 2008

December 10, 2008 by Jared Goralnick

John Buckman presenting at Le webJohn Buckman of Magnatune presented some of the most practical advice I’ve come across on how to become an entrepreneur and get started in business.  He presented this just a few minutes ago at Le Web 2008.

The following are the slides (and now video!) from his presentation and some of my general thoughts around it.

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The best thing I’ve ever written—The Guide to NOT Checking Email. Until Friday, it’s yours.

November 20, 2008 by Jared Goralnick

The Guide to NOT Checking EmailA few days ago I announced AwayFind.  That was the technology.  But that’s less than half the story to killing email interruptions.

The rest: an immediately practical, very readable, and quite beautiful 26-page guide that may not be available in 48 hours…

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I’m thrilled to announce that AwayFind officially launches today

November 13, 2008 by Jared Goralnick

AwayFind No open bar, VCs, or even a beta logo.  Just a web app that un-tethers you from your inbox.  Oh, and a dream shared by an awesome bunch of people.

Today we launch AwayFind.  It’s time for a little retrospective…

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