Review: Retaggr.com

Review: Retaggr.com

PROS: Easy to use, convenient, provides some excellent services, currently free.
CONS: Social Media Profile feature is simple and is more of a personal profile or supplimental site.

SUMMARY: A quick and easy way to track your social media involvements and make them easily accessible to people.  Worth the free price, and actually worth the nominal yearly fee they may eventually charge for some services, depending on your needs.

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Review – AT&T DSL

About two months ago, everyone in my apartment was getting dissatisfied with the state of our cable internet provider.  We had slowdowns, odd errors, and fixes that weren't really fixes.  So we decided to try AT&T's DSL service.  Since having a good internet provider is of interest to many of us progeeks (or regular geeks), I wanted to give a quick review – and because there's a special extra I discovered . . .

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Book Review: Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success

Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success
by Dan Schwabel
# ISBN-10: 1427798206
# ISBN-13: 978-1427798206

PRO: A snappy, positive, clever book on personal branding that makes it exciting and interesting, explains its importance, and has a lot of good advice.  Helps anyone get going into personal branding in the internet age.

CONS: An erratic writing style.  Depth of information varies erratically.  Its pitch to Gen Y may turn off Gen Xers who would benefit.  Some questionable social conclusions.

SUMMARY: Me 2.0 is an excellent guide to personal branding in the internet age – what it is, how to do it, why to do it, and its impact.  A must-buy for serious professionals.

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