6 mins

How to Start an LLC Lean

My friend Roy came by the office today asking me how to start a company. He already has good income coming in from his production business, and is ready to officially become a legitimate corporate entity. I was going to write him an email, but since this might be useful information to other up and coming businessfolk, here you ...

6 mins

24 hours with Canary

We were robbed a couple weeks ago. As far as robberies go, the outcome was about the best it could be. It could have been much worse. No one was hurt, and the jerk only stole $60 in cash (which was a donation for Because of Ezra a friend had given us!) Still, it was dangerous for ...

4 mins

10 iPad Apps Web Designers Should Have

When I first bought my iPad (the original), I thought – here is the perfect device to manage my business while mobile. No more need for lugging a (beautiful) laptop around on quick 1-3 day trips. It took a few years for the apps to catch up, but with the release of Panic’s Diet Coda ...

4 mins

Mac OS X Apps I Can’t Live Without

When I first bought my iPad (the original), I thought – here is the perfect device to manage my business while mobile. No more need for lugging a (beautiful) laptop around on quick 1-3 day trips. It took a few years for the apps to catch up, but with the release of Panic’s Diet Coda ...

4 mins

Canceling Cable

We recently canceled our cable. It’s been about 4 months now, so I thought I’d share how it’s gone. In a nutshell – great. Our Setup Pre-Cancel We had Brighthouse cable here in Tampa, with high-speed internet (40 MB/s). The total cost each month with HBO/Showtime was around $240/month. As digital video has become more ...

1 min

Email Obfuscation – Confusing Spammers

I hate spam – I get a ton of it. For those of you who need to have publicly listed email accounts, this is the best solution I’ve found for obfuscating your publicly listed email. It encodes via rot13 (a common cipher which rotates all letters 13 steps). It maintains the mailto: feature (clickability) and ...

3 mins

Rafflecopter – Best way to do Reviews / Giveaways on your Site

I just discovered Rafflecopter and love it. It greatly reduces the work load on giveaways, and increases reach. We give away / review a lot of stuff on ModMyi.com in our iPhone forums. We have been experimenting with various methods of incorporating these giveaways into our site and social presence. As a site owner, you ...