Archive for January 2010

What Can Facebook Learn from Google Checkout and Amazon Payments?

TweetI’ve been thinking a lot about this whole idea of “Pay With Facebook” and the ability for people to eventually use their Facebook credentials to pay for things on and off Facebook. When I was at Google, I worked on Google Checkout for a year and have also been spending a lot of time studying […]

3 Things You Can Do to Make the Freemium Summit Even Better

TweetThanks to all of you who have recommended speakers and topics for the first ever Freemium Summit. The event is shaping up nicely – we have some fantastic speakers lined up and some really meaty topics to discuss. We already have confirmed speakers from Dropbox, Pandora, YouSendIt, Box.net, Mailchimp, Xobni, Evernote, and Automattic (WordPress). I’m […]

Buying a Google Nexus One Unlocked is a Terrible Experience – Fixing It is Easy

TweetI have had my Google Nexus One for about a day. And I’m getting ready to box it up and send it back to them. It’s not because I don’t like the device – it’s kind of wonky in terms of UI, especially if you’re an iPhone user, but it’s still a very good device […]