A Networking Protocol For Labor

I think this is a great space to experiment, pushing the boundaries and allowing more diverse sets of individualized solutions to emerge. The flip-side is education, which allows new users and/or job-seekers to take advantage of the new opportunities. The possibilities are astronomical.

Your Blog, Plus One: Connect and Share on Google+

The WordPress.com Blog

We’re excited to announce new features that integrate your WordPress.com site with some of the services Google has to offer. New features include:

Connect to your Google+ Profile

Google+ Profile

Linking to your Google+ Profile creates an official connection between your WordPress.com content and your Google+ account. The benefit? It adds a layer of verification, confirming you are the author of your posts, and helps Google understand who created certain pages, which helps to increase the accuracy of search results.

In some cases, Google may also use this information to make your posts stand out more in search results by including your Google+ Profile information next to your listing.

Connection highlights

  • The display name that appears on your posts will use your Google+ Real…

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Chrome Extension for WordPress.com: Notifications Improved!

The WordPress.com Blog

Do you use Google Chrome as your web browser? We’ve got a pretty nifty Chrome Extension for WordPress.com that allows you to post to your site with a click of a button, and follow other blogs without having to visit WordPress.com. We’re pleased to announce WP.com Chrome Extension version 1.3, featuring push messaging and rich notifications.

Notifications will now be pushed to your browser and displayed like other native notifications in Chrome. The preferences page within the extension allows you to choose the types of notifications that you wish to see.

Here’s what push messaging looks like in the WordPress.com Chrome extension. Clean and unobtrusive:

Here’s what rich notifications look like for WordPress.com as seen in the Chrome extension. Also clean. Also unobtrusive:

If you’ve already got the Chrome extension installed, your version will get updated automatically. If you haven’t already installed it, download it from the Chrome Store

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Let’s Blog, Copy Hackers.

Hadley Co Lab

“Train of thought can get you killed.”

Here’s a great article on Growth Hackers, ultimately we write our own definition. I don’t call myself a growth hacker, somebody else called me a growth hacker and I’ve been on a tear since. Your not Sean Ellis, Big fucking deal. Nobody really cares what your title is anyway, it matters, but in the end it is what you make it. 


So the point of the article is: Process vs. Tactics…this is a well written article but I think it goes to show how little we’ve “tapped in” to when you’re talking about the value of growth hackers within any organization, but start ups specifically.


With Copy-Hackers, it’s essentially the same idea, a growth hacker puts on the “copy hacker” hat often enough in my view of things, but they can certainly be distinct roles in a startup. Both tie into…

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