My wife inherited a rather large desk from a former employer many years ago when she was young enough to actually say 'yes' to taking something that big.
When I say big, I mean big. Custom made by Italian craftsmen, this thing could have sailed itself from Italy to New York. When we lived in a Brooklyn brownstone I actually had to cut a section off the end with a circular saw (ouch!) to get it up the stairs and into our apartment. Despite the desk-ectomy it was still gi-normous!
I've always been intrigued by how people use technology.
I frequently visit clients and watch when they want to show me things on their computer. Whether browsing, searching, writing an e-mail, etc., I've seen people approach things completely differently than I do - often in ways I never thought of.
This is Google's free 411 service. Dial 1-800-GOOG-411 (1-800-466-4411) from any phone, state your location and the type of business you're looking for and Google does the rest, giving you alist of business to choose from and then connecting you for free.
Sure, Google's taking over the world - but they make it so damn convenient.
The secret to a successful website? There is no secret. There's no magic pill. It takes discipline along with a good amount of work and most importantly, a plan.
So go grab your web site strategy document and let's examine it for the following points...
Ooops! No web site strategy document? How about a web site strategy? No? You're not alone. Many businesses build a site with some general ideas as to what they want to accomplish but are at a loss when it comes to specifics, never mind how to quantify the results.