Archive for the ‘Ramblings’ Category

Twitter’s BlackBird Pie

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Now you can embed tweets. Because copying 140 characters of text and citing it would be hard.
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Photos of the First Microsoft Store

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

I was lucky enough to be at the first Microsoft Store in Scottsdale on opening day.

Here are the photos I took:

I’m sick of UI examples that do nothing

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

I thought the multitouch line was much cooler.

In Progress… Interactive MultiTouch Sphere. from seeper on Vimeo.

I thought the multitouch line was much cooler.

In Progress… Interactive MultiTouch Sphere. from seeper on Vimeo.

I thought the multitouch line was much cooler.

In Progress… Interactive MultiTouch Sphere. from seeper on Vimeo.

Yep I’m going to go there. There are a ton of concept UI’s that are blown up on walls and support a multitouch gestural interface. Sure they look pretty, and but a vast majority of these examples don’t do anything. I mean look at this video:
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Tangible Multi-touch Connectivity from nearinteraction on Vimeo.

ooh look at the roundy things linked to other roundy things that we can move around. Throw some Ratatat on top of that video and it will be slick. Don’t get me wrong I love Ratatat, but I don’t love your pointless “art.” I’ve seen this shit so many god damn times now it makes me sick. What is wrong with you people. I mean you have all this time to make this thing, but you couldn’t spend a second on any reason for it to exist? It doesn’t even have to be practical, but it should be real. I saw an example app in Flash that looked just like this, albeit worked with a mouse on my desktop, 10 years ago! So come on! Let’s take all this talent and actually make something that does something.

Oh and while I’m ranting, I want to have a word with you, marketer, who saw this video and then showed it to your client. Why did you do that. This doesn’t solve any problem of theirs. Now some PM has to explain to some poor dev that they have to build one of these for Altoids or some company to be used in a bar for one night for your “Awareness” campaign. Don’t you ever do that again! You can’t measure this and your drunk friends will say anything is cool when they are drunk.

Hey, i want to make the world a better place through sexy user interfaces that make people “squee!” with delight too. So I get it, I get why you think you had to do this. Maybe you thought it would help your portfolio, and who knows it might, but anyone who actually makes real interaction will know right away this is just noise that is getting in the way of progress.

So to all of you out there making demoware without any purpose stop, think about it and come up with better idea.

clyckslexia

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Like my previous post about Social Technologies I wanted to put together a better classification model in place for digital marketing. Often it seems terms are thrown around without much standardization.

Personalization

  • Behavioral Targeting
  • IP Targeting
  • Dynamic Content Delivery
  • Research
  • Network Based Targeting
  • Segmentation

Search

  • SEO / Organic Search
  • Vertical Search
  • Paid Search
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Syndicated Search

Site Optimization

  • Creative Message Optimization
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Site Path Optimization
  • Targeted Incentives
  • Partner Site Integration

Platform Agnostic Content

  • Podcast & Video Casts
  • Web Video / VOD
  • Syndicated / Embeddable Content
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Devices
  • Home Theater PC / DVR
  • Personal Content Stores
  • In-game (Xbox)

Online Advertising

  • Display
  • text links
  • rich media
  • mobile

Like my previous post about Social Technologies I wanted to put together a better classification model in place for digital marketing. Often it seems terms are thrown around without much standardization.

Personalization

  • Behavioral Targeting
  • IP Targeting
  • Dynamic Content Delivery
  • Research
  • Network Based Targeting
  • Segmentation

Search

  • SEO / Organic Search
  • Vertical Search
  • Paid Search
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Syndicated Search

Site Optimization

  • Creative Message Optimization
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Site Path Optimization
  • Targeted Incentives
  • Partner Site Integration

Platform Agnostic Content

  • Podcast & Video Casts
  • Web Video / VOD
  • Syndicated / Embeddable Content
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Devices
  • Home Theater PC / DVR
  • Personal Content Stores
  • In-game (Xbox)

Online Advertising

  • Display
  • text links
  • rich media
  • mobile

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.
Like my previous post about Social Technologies I wanted to put together a better classification model in place for digital marketing. Often it seems terms are thrown around without much standardization.

Personalization

  • Behavioral Targeting
  • IP Targeting
  • Dynamic Content Delivery
  • Research
  • Network Based Targeting
  • Segmentation

Search

  • SEO / Organic Search
  • Vertical Search
  • Paid Search
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Syndicated Search

Site Optimization

  • Creative Message Optimization
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Site Path Optimization
  • Targeted Incentives
  • Partner Site Integration

Platform Agnostic Content

  • Podcast & Video Casts
  • Web Video / VOD
  • Syndicated / Embeddable Content
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Devices
  • Home Theater PC / DVR
  • Personal Content Stores
  • In-game (Xbox)

Online Advertising

  • Display
  • text links
  • rich media
  • mobile

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.
If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

Like my previous post about Social Technologies I wanted to put together a better classification model in place for digital marketing. Often it seems terms are thrown around without much standardization.

Personalization

  • Behavioral Targeting
  • IP Targeting
  • Dynamic Content Delivery
  • Research
  • Network Based Targeting
  • Segmentation

Search

  • SEO / Organic Search
  • Vertical Search
  • Paid Search
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Syndicated Search

Site Optimization

  • Creative Message Optimization
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Site Path Optimization
  • Targeted Incentives
  • Partner Site Integration

Platform Agnostic Content

  • Podcast & Video Casts
  • Web Video / VOD
  • Syndicated / Embeddable Content
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Devices
  • Home Theater PC / DVR
  • Personal Content Stores
  • In-game (Xbox)

Online Advertising

  • Display
  • text links
  • rich media
  • mobile

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.
If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, cheap
it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, remedy but instead of suggested ads, a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter. 

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

Like my previous post about Social Technologies I wanted to put together a better classification model in place for digital marketing. Often it seems terms are thrown around without much standardization.

Personalization

  • Behavioral Targeting
  • IP Targeting
  • Dynamic Content Delivery
  • Research
  • Network Based Targeting
  • Segmentation

Search

  • SEO / Organic Search
  • Vertical Search
  • Paid Search
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Syndicated Search

Site Optimization

  • Creative Message Optimization
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Site Path Optimization
  • Targeted Incentives
  • Partner Site Integration

Platform Agnostic Content

  • Podcast & Video Casts
  • Web Video / VOD
  • Syndicated / Embeddable Content
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Devices
  • Home Theater PC / DVR
  • Personal Content Stores
  • In-game (Xbox)

Online Advertising

  • Display
  • text links
  • rich media
  • mobile

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.
If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, cheap
it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, remedy but instead of suggested ads, a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter. 

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, cheap
it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, remedy but instead of suggested ads, a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter. 

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, cheap
it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, remedy but instead of suggested ads, a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter. 

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, viagra it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, advice
but instead of suggested ads, viagra 40mg
a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter.

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.
Like my previous post about Social Technologies I wanted to put together a better classification model in place for digital marketing. Often it seems terms are thrown around without much standardization.

Personalization

  • Behavioral Targeting
  • IP Targeting
  • Dynamic Content Delivery
  • Research
  • Network Based Targeting
  • Segmentation

Search

  • SEO / Organic Search
  • Vertical Search
  • Paid Search
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Syndicated Search

Site Optimization

  • Creative Message Optimization
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Site Path Optimization
  • Targeted Incentives
  • Partner Site Integration

Platform Agnostic Content

  • Podcast & Video Casts
  • Web Video / VOD
  • Syndicated / Embeddable Content
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Devices
  • Home Theater PC / DVR
  • Personal Content Stores
  • In-game (Xbox)

Online Advertising

  • Display
  • text links
  • rich media
  • mobile

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.
If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, cheap
it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, remedy but instead of suggested ads, a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter. 

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, cheap
it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, remedy but instead of suggested ads, a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter. 

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, cheap
it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, remedy but instead of suggested ads, a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter. 

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, viagra it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, advice
but instead of suggested ads, viagra 40mg
a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter.

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.
If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, cheap
it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, remedy but instead of suggested ads, a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter. 

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, cheap
it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, remedy but instead of suggested ads, a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter. 

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, viagra it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, advice
but instead of suggested ads, viagra 40mg
a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter.

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, cheap
it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, remedy but instead of suggested ads, a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter. 

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, viagra it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, advice
but instead of suggested ads, viagra 40mg
a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter.

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.
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The Digital Landscape: Digital Marketing

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Like my previous post about Social Technologies I wanted to put together a better classification model in place for digital marketing. Often it seems terms are thrown around without much standardization.

Personalization

  • Behavioral Targeting
  • IP Targeting
  • Dynamic Content Delivery
  • Research
  • Network Based Targeting
  • Segmentation

Search

  • SEO / Organic Search
  • Vertical Search
  • Paid Search
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Syndicated Search

Site Optimization

  • Creative Message Optimization
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Site Path Optimization
  • Targeted Incentives
  • Partner Site Integration

Platform Agnostic Content

  • Podcast & Video Casts
  • Web Video / VOD
  • Syndicated / Embeddable Content
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Devices
  • Home Theater PC / DVR
  • Personal Content Stores
  • In-game (Xbox)

Online Advertising

  • Display
  • text links
  • rich media
  • mobile

Twitter Affiliate Ad Network

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Like my previous post about Social Technologies I wanted to put together a better classification model in place for digital marketing. Often it seems terms are thrown around without much standardization.

Personalization

  • Behavioral Targeting
  • IP Targeting
  • Dynamic Content Delivery
  • Research
  • Network Based Targeting
  • Segmentation

Search

  • SEO / Organic Search
  • Vertical Search
  • Paid Search
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Syndicated Search

Site Optimization

  • Creative Message Optimization
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Site Path Optimization
  • Targeted Incentives
  • Partner Site Integration

Platform Agnostic Content

  • Podcast & Video Casts
  • Web Video / VOD
  • Syndicated / Embeddable Content
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Devices
  • Home Theater PC / DVR
  • Personal Content Stores
  • In-game (Xbox)

Online Advertising

  • Display
  • text links
  • rich media
  • mobile

Like my previous post about Social Technologies I wanted to put together a better classification model in place for digital marketing. Often it seems terms are thrown around without much standardization.

Personalization

  • Behavioral Targeting
  • IP Targeting
  • Dynamic Content Delivery
  • Research
  • Network Based Targeting
  • Segmentation

Search

  • SEO / Organic Search
  • Vertical Search
  • Paid Search
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Syndicated Search

Site Optimization

  • Creative Message Optimization
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Site Path Optimization
  • Targeted Incentives
  • Partner Site Integration

Platform Agnostic Content

  • Podcast & Video Casts
  • Web Video / VOD
  • Syndicated / Embeddable Content
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Devices
  • Home Theater PC / DVR
  • Personal Content Stores
  • In-game (Xbox)

Online Advertising

  • Display
  • text links
  • rich media
  • mobile

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.
Like my previous post about Social Technologies I wanted to put together a better classification model in place for digital marketing. Often it seems terms are thrown around without much standardization.

Personalization

  • Behavioral Targeting
  • IP Targeting
  • Dynamic Content Delivery
  • Research
  • Network Based Targeting
  • Segmentation

Search

  • SEO / Organic Search
  • Vertical Search
  • Paid Search
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Syndicated Search

Site Optimization

  • Creative Message Optimization
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Site Path Optimization
  • Targeted Incentives
  • Partner Site Integration

Platform Agnostic Content

  • Podcast & Video Casts
  • Web Video / VOD
  • Syndicated / Embeddable Content
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Devices
  • Home Theater PC / DVR
  • Personal Content Stores
  • In-game (Xbox)

Online Advertising

  • Display
  • text links
  • rich media
  • mobile

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.
If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

Like my previous post about Social Technologies I wanted to put together a better classification model in place for digital marketing. Often it seems terms are thrown around without much standardization.

Personalization

  • Behavioral Targeting
  • IP Targeting
  • Dynamic Content Delivery
  • Research
  • Network Based Targeting
  • Segmentation

Search

  • SEO / Organic Search
  • Vertical Search
  • Paid Search
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Syndicated Search

Site Optimization

  • Creative Message Optimization
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Site Path Optimization
  • Targeted Incentives
  • Partner Site Integration

Platform Agnostic Content

  • Podcast & Video Casts
  • Web Video / VOD
  • Syndicated / Embeddable Content
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Devices
  • Home Theater PC / DVR
  • Personal Content Stores
  • In-game (Xbox)

Online Advertising

  • Display
  • text links
  • rich media
  • mobile

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.
If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sales purchase but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, remedy hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail. Soon light rail service from Seatac to downtown Seattle will be available

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

If you live in Seattle you know this is a car town.  It’s nearly impossible to get to some points without the use of car.  It’s sort of sad really that a young city that appears to be full of environmentally conscious  people haven’t done more to make this city have better mass transit options.

I found this nice list of non-car ways to get around town.  Since it was buried in a random word document I thought I would share it here.  I’d give credit to the original author, sickness but I don’t know who they are.

Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan

Find everything you want to know about efforts to make Seattle the most bicycle-friendly city in the country.

Seattle Bike Maps

Before you hit the road, hit the computer – and check out the city’s best bicycle routes.

Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan

Walking is the most efficient, affordable and environmentally friendly form of transportation. Find out how Seattle’s becoming the most walkable city in the nation.

Ride Share

A convenient carpool is your ticket to the HOV lanes, so you can get where you’re going faster. In four easy steps you’ll get your carpool up and running.

Seattle Monorail

Check out the country’s first full-scale commercial monorail system for trips between Seattle Center, Lower Queen Anne and Downtown.

Seattle Streetcar

Since its opening, the streetcar has become an integral part of Seattle’s Center City transportation system, connecting the Downtown Retail Core, Denny Triangle and South Lake Union areas.

Transportation Connection

The Transportation Connection is your one stop shop for alternatives to driving and parking in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Metro Bus Trip Planner

Trip Planner helps you get where you’re going with information and schedules for all public transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

Walk Score

Type any address to get its Walk Score – a measure of the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood, courtesy of Front Seat Management.

Zipcar

Owning a car is expense, so try Zipcar – the nation’s largest car-sharing service. Just complete an online application, receive your Zipcard and you can begin driving right away.

Bike Buddy

Meet up with a bike mentor to review equipment, map a route or join you for a test ride.

Sound Transit

Trip maps, ride alerts, schedules and project updates on the region’s transit system. This summer, check out Sounder Commuter rail and Tacoma Link Light Rail.

Washington State Ferries

Come take a ride on the nation’s largest ferry system. Enjoy some of the best views of city – from Elliott Bay.

Elliott Bay Water Taxi

Water taxi service between Pier 55 and the Seacrest Dock in West Seattle takes about 12 minutes. Buses are synched to take you to Alki Beach.

I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now and what we really need is a Twitter affiliate ad network like service.  I often post tweets about products I like or things that I find interesting.  In most cases that is valuable to those companies.  I’ve done some small tests with my twitter account @futileboy and found that my click through is very high for each post about 7% of my followers click my links.  Which is a much higher number then online ads get.  Of course that’s because my links are not always trying to sell something.  On twitter if you stop being genuine the people see that and stop following you.

Aside from all that, cheap
it would be great if there was service for users of twitter to make a little money off of their recommendations.  What I would like to see is a service that’s sort of like Google Adsense, remedy but instead of suggested ads, a user would type in the product they are about to promote and then if available receive a URL with their code and the clients in it. along with a short URL version that’s easy to post to Twitter. 

Companies could go one step further with this, on demand adverting, and even offer discounts to top influencer’s followers.  Which in turn would give the tweeter more street cred.  Just imagine a tweet from someone you follow pointing out a product you’re interested in and a discount if you click the link now.  This may be just enough to push someone in to purchasing.

Would this service get abused? OF course it will.  However the natural filtering process of over advertising will ultimately make authentic influencers stand out.

Sure it’s a little evil, but if someone is willing to pay for it and someone is willing to take that money in the offer then the service should exist.

The Alphabet Game

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Here’s a list of companies I’ve worked for or with over the years in alphabet book format

A is for Ascentium & Altrec

B is for Blast Radius, sovaldi
Brickfan and Bowne

C is for Coinstar

D is for Decision Processes International (DPI)

E is for Enic.cc & Eddie Bauer

F is for Freerange & Flying Spot

G is for GitWit

H is for Hornall Anderson & Humongous Entertainment

I is for IndiFlix, for sale
Infinium Labs and Interactive Threshold

J is for Hmmm… I can’t think of a single J company. So J is for JavaScript you’ve always been there for me.

K is for King Love, view
one of my favorite clients.

L is for Loudeye

M is for Microsoft (whose internal groups could single handedly fill out this whole list) & Modo

N is for Nunhems, Nordstrom, Neverstop and NEC

O is for O’Reilly Media

P is for Paypal, also not anyone I’ve worked for, but I have worked with from building ecommerce and collecting money from clients. I <3 you paypal.

Q is for Qpass

R is for Reba McEntire, yes the musician

S is for Standard Output, Sitewerks,  Slam Media and Spry

T is for TriFilm

U is for U2 and their Popmart World tour website

V is for Visomark Law Group

W is for Wirestone, Wunderman, Wildseed and Weyerhaeuser (that’s a lot of Ws)

X is for XL Insurance

Z is for Zaaz

OLPC, future of computing, and stuff…

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

I found this ad today while doing a little research about Microsoft’s SharePoint Server

image

I very much like the juxtaposition of Mary Kay “Enriching Women’s Lives” and Grand Theft Auto

It’s pure magic.

I wouldn’t have guessed that this ad was a good idea on this page as it is.  Let alone the conflict that occurs with the featured quote author.

I’m just saying.

I found this ad today while doing a little research about Microsoft’s SharePoint Server

image

I very much like the juxtaposition of Mary Kay “Enriching Women’s Lives” and Grand Theft Auto

It’s pure magic.

I wouldn’t have guessed that this ad was a good idea on this page as it is.  Let alone the conflict that occurs with the featured quote author.

I’m just saying.

I found this ad today while doing a little research about Microsoft’s SharePoint Server

image

I very much like the juxtaposition of Mary Kay “Enriching Women’s Lives” and Grand Theft Auto

It’s pure magic.

I wouldn’t have guessed that this ad was a good idea on this page as it is.  Let alone the conflict that occurs with the featured quote author.

I’m just saying.

I managed to convince some of my co-workers to start using Live Mesh as a lightweight collaboration tool.  The experience has been interesting so far.  We’re all  working with one shared folder at the moment.  Since the features are pretty limited in the preview that’s about the best we can do.

One of the first things that really surprised me was how limited it is at understanding what’s going on with a document that is being “shared.”  For example we’re all working on one Excel document.  A real simple list of information.  If two or more of us have it open, sildenafil then who ever saves it last overwrites the version.  The history in the News section can be a little delayed at times while things sync so it’s not always obvious that someone else is editing the document. 

I was happy to see that the service did notice an issue and gave me a chance to save my version with a different name.  But it seemed to take a couple of minutes before I saw the notification in the right hand Mesh bar.  I’ll see if I can re-create it so I can get some screen caps.

I can’t wait until there is better application integration.  It would have been super nice to let me know that some else had it open still.  And better yet notified me in the app that it had changed.  Most of the office apps have a merge features built in.

I’d also like to see a way to share areas of a document.  For example, in Excel, it would be cool to define a Mesh enabled range of fields and allow for real time sharing of those fields.  So that when someone else updates them, I could except the change and see it in my working document.  Same could be true in Word.  Then it would be like SubEthaEdit only with all the features of Word.

I’d like to talk about the News feature of Mesh next, but I think I’m going to keep that as an entry of it’s own.  I have a lot to say about it.

I found this ad today while doing a little research about Microsoft’s SharePoint Server

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I very much like the juxtaposition of Mary Kay “Enriching Women’s Lives” and Grand Theft Auto

It’s pure magic.

I wouldn’t have guessed that this ad was a good idea on this page as it is.  Let alone the conflict that occurs with the featured quote author.

I’m just saying.

I found this ad today while doing a little research about Microsoft’s SharePoint Server

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I very much like the juxtaposition of Mary Kay “Enriching Women’s Lives” and Grand Theft Auto

It’s pure magic.

I wouldn’t have guessed that this ad was a good idea on this page as it is.  Let alone the conflict that occurs with the featured quote author.

I’m just saying.

I managed to convince some of my co-workers to start using Live Mesh as a lightweight collaboration tool.  The experience has been interesting so far.  We’re all  working with one shared folder at the moment.  Since the features are pretty limited in the preview that’s about the best we can do.

One of the first things that really surprised me was how limited it is at understanding what’s going on with a document that is being “shared.”  For example we’re all working on one Excel document.  A real simple list of information.  If two or more of us have it open, sildenafil then who ever saves it last overwrites the version.  The history in the News section can be a little delayed at times while things sync so it’s not always obvious that someone else is editing the document. 

I was happy to see that the service did notice an issue and gave me a chance to save my version with a different name.  But it seemed to take a couple of minutes before I saw the notification in the right hand Mesh bar.  I’ll see if I can re-create it so I can get some screen caps.

I can’t wait until there is better application integration.  It would have been super nice to let me know that some else had it open still.  And better yet notified me in the app that it had changed.  Most of the office apps have a merge features built in.

I’d also like to see a way to share areas of a document.  For example, in Excel, it would be cool to define a Mesh enabled range of fields and allow for real time sharing of those fields.  So that when someone else updates them, I could except the change and see it in my working document.  Same could be true in Word.  Then it would be like SubEthaEdit only with all the features of Word.

I’d like to talk about the News feature of Mesh next, but I think I’m going to keep that as an entry of it’s own.  I have a lot to say about it.

olpc I’m sitting here in a Starbucks trying out the OLPC as a blogging platform. It’s a great little machine for so many reasons, decease doctor but I’m actually finding myself a little limited trying to do real stuff that I do everyday on this system. Sure it wasn’t designed for this at all so I will be fair and not judge it too harshly. The browsing experience is really well done. I just wish I had some tabs in here. maybe it’s for the best that I don’t.

Sugar is a real interesting twist on the OS, prostate and what an OS can be. As a Give 1 Get 1 user the experience of the system for me is very different from that of the intended user. That being said, more about now that I’ve got the xochat.org jabber service working I can experience the community side of everything. Which change everything for the user. It’s a lot more then just chat. Being able to collaborate in real time in a AbiWord is fun. I think for student there are all sorts of fun activities that could be done with this. Then the fact that every application allows for sharing and collaboration is new way to think about applications in general.

Back to the topic of blogging with the OLPC. If I use the machine as a thin client and have all my services be web based it rocks. When I try to use the client side applications I’m running in to challenges. For example Writing in Abiword and then getting that document in to an email or blog post isn’t intuitive at all. The concept of a file structure is gone and instead is all part of the “journal.”

Since everything is written in Python, I guess I could just look at extending the applications myself. I’d like to add a publish to blog feature to AbiWord. Integrate the Chat application with Twitter. Get the camera to post directly to Flickr.

With those types of services the laptop become much more useful to me.

Then there’s this other disruptive piece of hardware that I use everyday. My iPhone. As the iPhone evolves and gets more powerful, there becomes less and less of a need for a subnotebook computer to me. As the technology gets cheaper it really feels like cell phone technology will remove the need for a low cost computing platform.

Then I guess we’re left with just a few types of machines:

  • Servers – to host all this mesh and cloud computing information
  • High end clients or workstations – used when you need real computing power for graphics, video, audio and software development
  • light clients – mini computers, cell phones, and such to be used everyday as our communications centers
  • media systems – for gaming, PVRs, home entertainment boxes that need a little more power. Would the surface fit in here?

Am I missing anything from that list?

Video of my iPhone getting laser etched

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008


Video of my iPhone getting laser etched
Originally uploaded by futileboy

Here’s a short little video clip of the etching machine in action. I have to say CO2 lasers are super cool. I think I want one of these.


QR codes laser etched on my phone

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008



CR codes laser etched on my phone

Originally uploaded by futileboy

My iPhone is all customized and pretty thanks to Instructables.com. They are offering free laser etching at the Web2.0 Expo if you bring a high contrast image on a thumb drive.

First person to decode my QR codes gets a cookie.