Manta, Merchant Circle, Yext – Scam or… ?

Yesterday I received an email from Manta where they said my business listing needs to be verified (it doesn’t. Nothing has changed) so I followed the link just to see what it said. According to their “analysis” my business doesn’t show up in over 55% of search engines / search sites. Knowing for a fact Read More …

Great Way to Keep Your Laptop (and your lap) Cool

This is, very simply, an amazing product. What is? You may ask. Good point. The Neo Lapsaver Laptop Cooling Pad is what I’m referring to. This 1/2″ thick black cordura pad is made from a remarkable crystalline chemical compound that wicks heat away from any surface it comes in contact with. Set your laptop on Read More …

Dragged Through the Wringer by GoDaddy

Let me set the stage for this little play. For more than a decade I have recommended against using GoDaddy for any reason. Here is just one reason why. A couple of months ago I took over management of a business website designed in WordPress (not just any WordPress, but Managed WordPress), which is designed Read More …

Put up an Antenna. Save $$$ Over Cable!

August 30, 2015 Put up an Antenna. Save $$$ Over Cable! I don’t know about you, but I look at our cable bill (AT&T U-Verse) and am in disbelief how much we spend for the handful of channels we actually watch. Since we never watch sports, just scrolling through the (literally) hundreds of sports channels Read More …

NBC Employs Poor Journalistic Decision-Making

I’ve seen some just plain stupid decision-making when it comes to news stories, but I was astounded by the news story running last night and today on the Dallas / Fort Worth NBC affiliate regarding the latest rash of home robberies in the Denton County area. It seems the criminals have taken to cutting the Read More …