My partner launches blog, world peace seems closer than ever

My good friend and co-founder at Octabox, Adam Benayoun, has finally launched his personal blog after talking about it for a long time. Adam has a sharp business and marketing mind, so if you have any interest in hearing some edgy advice about Internet business development and guerrilla marketing, subscribe to his feed.

Almost useful IE replacement

I stumbled upon a tool by the name of IETester today, that is supposed to render websites in different IE engines from version 5.5 to 8 beta. It appears to be working quite well, allowing to open multiple tabs of different IE versions. Unfortunately its Javascript support is too limited to be of real use for serious application development.

Still, a nice tool for web designers wishing to test their HTML and CSS layouts against several generations of IE, without having to resort to hacking multiple installations of different versions (such as multipleIE).

IETester [via LifeHacker]

Share your ideas with others

The common belief for those with no start-up experience is that a good idea is the most important property of a successful start-up. The perception is that successful entrepreneurs simply woke up one day after having a ‘eureka’ moment, and everything else was, as they say, history.
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You Are Only As Good As The People You Work With

business developmentAs I’ve mentioned previously, I work freelance developing web projects in addition to acting as CTO at my start-up Octabox. Freelancing as a web developer is pretty profitable business nowadays, however it is too hands-on and technical to my liking.
I Usually ‘settle’ for the technical role as it is good income, but I try to develop my consultant persona as to hopefully provide mostly web business consultancy services as time goes on. It is a much more rewarding process for me, and I feel like I have much more to give at a higher level having acquired extensive experience and feel for the web entrepreneurship process. Continue reading You Are Only As Good As The People You Work With