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Top 10 Reasons I Will Never Be on the Digg.com Front page

Digg lately has become boring, repetitive and predictable.   You can almost predict the Digg front page of the day…kinda like turning on a rock radio station and always knowing that the next song to be played would either be a Steve Miller Band or Lynyrd Skynyrd tune.  So, here’s to predictability, probably the only certainty […]

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myspace
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socialmedia

How to increase the number of social followers

Many people ask me, Tony, how the heck to I increase my number of followers and fans on Twitter or Facebook?  I tell them it is simple, start passing out a few bucks here and there and soon you will be on your path to enlightenment. Seriously, you don’t need to spend any money to […]

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Marketing
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What should I get mom for Mother’s Day?

I know Mother’s day is coming soon, so I have to think fast!  Please help me make some choices…answer the poll below. Polls

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Tony Rocks Passes Up Ashton Kutcher’s Twitter Followers

The world-famous Tony Rocks Twitter Account has recently passed up Ashton Kutchers Twitter milestone of 1 million Twitter followers.   Oh wait, I was looking at the wrong page.  Tony Rocks only has 173 followers.  Never mind 🙂

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sat scores

I guess school SAT scores are soon to be posted. I remember back in the old days when SAT scores were all the rage.  But these days it seems that kids are more focused on their credit score 🙂

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Marketing
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New Nine Inch Nails Lyrics Leaked

I’ve recently acquired, from sources unknown, lyrics to the new Nine Inch Nails album.  The album is titled, “Life Support.” The album is pretty deep, yet surprisingly romantic.  Coming from Trent Resnor, that is saying lots.  So I have the Lyrics to the first song of the new Nine Inch Nails album called Lost in […]

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socialmedia

Abusing the New DiggBar

If you frequent Digg.com, you will soon notice that they’ve recently implemented a stupid tool bar, which essentially is a URL shortner (is it going to replace tinyurl?).  What is flawed about it, and thanks to Michael Gray for the tip, is that it can easily be abused! The tool actually frames your website with […]

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Case Study
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socialmedia
tutorials

Winning an Election with Social Media

I was able to watch a presentation by Obama’s Campaign Manger, David Plouffe on what they actually did.  Whether you like Obama or not, this guy was on the ball! Really impressive…take a peek at my notes. They leveraged the power of people to deliver the message of the Obama Campaign.  This is huge evidence […]

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Software Reviews
tutorials

Facebook “Update” Killed My App

Yesterday a few of my Facebook apps suddenly stopped working.  I did some digging and found something interesting. Facebook has recently been making updates to how their platform communicates with their applications, both on Facebook and externally, through Facebook Connect. In doing this, they now require any iframe applications running on Facebook.com to include the […]

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tutorials

Developing Facebook Apps in .NET

Developing Facebook applications in .NET is simple, but you must keep this one important thing in mind.  Make sure you have .NET 3.5 installed on the development server. The Facebook .NET API makes use of LINQ which is a part of .NET 3.5, so if you don’t have it, you won’t be able to build […]

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