Today, I bumped into 3 innovative content monetization services/companies that are making me wonder if we’re seeing a trend in the lowering of the barriers to creating profitable content. Skimlinks is creating affiliate links within/for Pinterest. Videola makes it easy to monetize your video. Gumroad makes it easy to sell your stuff. Seems like there’s new opportunity in these services.
Free software isn’t always cheaper in the end. I’m dealing with a horrible cluster of open source software on one project; we barely get anything done with all the time we spend trying to figure how the software works. My recent web projects have been in Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, and with Microsoft tools. I’ve even been playing with Tumblr and Squarespace. But (and this is hard to admit) Microsoft’s new “cloud offerings” have me going to trainings and up nights studying. Continue reading “Office 365, Intune, and Dynamics CRM Online”