Well it’s here. SlingTV allows you to get a cheap subscription to ESPN without paying for cable. I have had so many friends tell me over the years that they would cut the tie with cable – if it were not for the issue with sports. Here’s the solution to that long-standing problem. No doubt […]
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I have been blown away by Evernote’s new app, Scannable. It’s so easy to use and so much more effective than other scanners I have used. This is how easy it is to use. You can use the auto mode and just place your screen over whatever you are trying to scan. It finds it […]
Content is king. And, it is. But, how do you get it to make money? That’s the million dollar question. Rolling out a new site today is tough! If you rolled out a site in the early 2000’s, you could comment spam, pay for links, spam with press releases, load up your meta keywords tags, […]
I came across a great new app for kids today. Vine has released Vine for kids. Kids can scroll through an endless array of age-appropriate videos. It is a great little app for those times when you need to kill time and you have a toddler.
Boy, did I love Nintendo! I remember when I got mine. And, when I got new games, I would play and play them until I beat them – sometimes, in a couple of days. I remember going to Phar-Mor in Rivergate to rent games for $1.50/game. Frequently, I would play them for 2-3 days, beat […]
Today, I was trying to uncover what CMS a particular site is using. I Google around came up with this Chrome/Firefox extension: Wappalyzer (https://wappalyzer.com/). Very effective tool and very simple to use. You just click on this extension (below) and the box drops down with all of the software and frameworks that the site is […]
Recently, I have been going through the refinancing process. Much like selecting a mortgage, it’s not exactly a fun process. But, based on experience, here are a few tips to help you navigate through the weeds of this complicated process. Be careful about Lending Tree. I actually used them to make contact with mortgage companies, […]
When you are a kid who loves baseball, the players that autograph your glove are very important! These are the players who left their mark on your most sacred piece of property. This was my glove from the time I was 8 thru 11 (I think). I accumulated these autographs through many trips to Sounds […]
The other day, I came across this article on SEOMOZ. In this article, the author concludes that: Over the last decade, in case after case of marketers optimizing for the causal elements of Google’s algorithm, this pattern of short-term gain leading to long-term loss continually occurs. That’s why, today, I suggest marketers think about what […]
Really cool new features ahead from Microsoft Windows 10.
About Phil Ayres
Phil Ayres is the Director of Marketing for Travelocity.com in Dallas, TX. I have also run marketing for a start-up. I ran Affiliates & SEO at Hotels.com for 4 years and worked with a bunch of other online companies.
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