Gene Alvarez

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Archives for March, 2009


Don’t ask for input if you’re not ready to answer the unexpected.

by Gene Alvarez  |  March 26, 2009  |  Comments Off

In between all that I had to do today; I couldn’t help but watch the Whitehouse online “Open for questions” voting. Although some question such as health care were no surprise. One topic I didn’t expect as the top question was the legalization and taxation marijuana. Moreover, I was surprised that is ranked the highest [...]

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Check out your checkout process

by Gene Alvarez  |  March 21, 2009  |  Comments Off

Ever wonder why e-commerce sales for your organization aren’t as high as you think they should be? Well I can tell you one possible reason the shopping to check out process could be harder than just driving somewhere to buy the item. For example, I own two GPS devices for my cars and I wanted [...]

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Selling Cookies online via facebook and Youtube

by Gene Alvarez  |  March 13, 2009  |  Comments Off

I was surfing through some of the midday news items online and came across the story of the Girl Scout that used a facebook with Youtube to sell cookies and that caught my eye. It seems as though the Girl Scouts themselves are not ready for online selling but that this little girl (with the [...]

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