The Student and The Barometer “Minds are like parachutes – they only function when open.” – Thomas Dewar. Here’s a story I heard many years ago that has stuck with me: [note that a barometer is a compass-looking device used to measure atmospheric pressure] ———————— 212;————R...
ImpulseCorp.com - Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 10:17
Beware of Blackhat SEO I come to you today with a warning: Beware of SEO companies. Not all SEO companies are bad, but many employ tactics that are considered “black hat,” where they promote your site by doing things that violate the rules of the internet. The problem with black hat is that it can actually decrease traffic to… Read More »
ImpulseCorp.com - Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 10:20
My Top 10 Mistakes and Failures Some people have told me that my book How To Make Money Online: Work From Home and Get Rich On The Internet has a misleading title because it is more about my failed business ventures than how to actually make money. My response has always been that the key to getting book sales on Amazon.com… Read More »
ImpulseCorp.com - Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:0
2016 – The Year of Virtual Reality My prediction is that 2016 will be the year that virtual reality (VR) finally becomes a major industry. There are many factors at play, all of which will soon come together to make virtual reality ready for mass adoption: 1. In the next few months, Oculus Rift (now owned by Facebook) is expected to launch… Read More »
ImpulseCorp.com - Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 9:18
Are You In A Bubble? We live in a magical time. With one click, I can listen to almost any song or album ever made just by paying $9.95/month to Spotify or iTunes. I can view any music video instantly for free with only a simple YouTube search. When I was a kid, I had to spend hours watching MTV… Read More »
ImpulseCorp.com - Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 9:38
Klarna.com – Buy Now, Pay Later Do you own a website where people pay by credit card? If so, you may be interested in a new service that could increase your sales. I have no affiliation with this company, I have not tried it myself, and am not endorsing them. I just thought it is something other business owners might be… Read More »
ImpulseCorp.com - Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 8:39
Thinking Big Damn that Elon Musk! I create a site solving the mystery of why some women’s shirts get tiny holes in them (ShirtHoles.com); he builds the world’s largest electric car company (Tesla). I create The Fart Name List; he sends rockets into space. And, in his spare time, he is designing Hyperloop (the fastest, most ambitious… ...
ImpulseCorp.com - Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 9:10
Are All The Good Domains Taken? Surprisingly, this is a very controversial question. It plays a central part right now in a big lawsuit, where Verisign (they run the .com domain system) is suing XYZ.com (they run the .xyz domain system) and its CEO Daniel Negari for among other things talking badly about .com domains. Verisign specifically takes issue with the… Rea...
ImpulseCorp.com - Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 8:58
Download My E-Book For Free – How To Make Money Online I finally decided to write a book. It is called How To Make Money Online: Work From Home and Get Rich On The Internet, and you can see it at Amazon.com (don’t buy it, you can download a free copy below). Why the long title? On Amazon, it is all about keywords. There are millions… Read More »
I Have Seen The Future I don’t usually make product recommendations on my blog, but for $10 you really should try the Google Cardboard virtual reality device, especially if you have kids. It is like a cheap demo version of Oculus Rift and Microsoft HoloLens, both of which are not even for sale yet to consumers and have an expected… Read More »
ImpulseCorp.com - Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 11:55
The Online Music Business Sucks A year ago I wrote about how I started outsourcing my song performances, because I had written over 100 songs but don’t sing or play any musical instruments. Since then, I have actually made a lot of progress, but as with most things in life, it is a mixed bag. As I described in that… Read More »