Great advice on how to pitch your idea or project to the decision makers in your organization. Lessons on taking criticism, being succinct, and knowing your audience.
One of the many pretty decent online logo design tools, and they've got a great looking site as well. Not really any reason for your business, no matter how small, to have an ugly ass logo you did yourself in Microsoft Word.
His top money earners on his websites include Chitika, AdSense, Text Link Ads, and Amazon Associates. I use all of those except Chitika with varying amounts of success. AdSense is easiest to use and most consistent but Text Link Ads could eventually be a big monthly income stream. Definitely have to try my luck with Chitika when I get around to redesigning this site.
eBay is buying ticket resell site StubHub for $285 million. StubHub is a great way to get tickets to sporting events (a lot of season ticket holders sell their tickets when they can't get to games.) I love the way StubHub functions and don't really want another auction site, hopefully eBay doesn't try to merge the service into the main site. There's a market for both methods.
Income taxes definitely kicked my ass this year as I didn't withhold enough to counteract my freelance income. Was able to avoid penalties this year but it was still a big chunk of change, some of these ideas should help me avoid being surprised by the bill next April.
I absolutely love my current job but you never know what the future holds. I can definitely see myself setting out on my own in the distant future or possibly starting up my own firm at some point. (via Lifehacker)