Ramble On Ron

Diamonds, Music and other Facets of Life

The Gold Party Is Over

Got an email this morning from the State of Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation prohibiting “hotel shows and home gold parties”. Here’s an excerpt from the bill: SECONDHAND PRECIOUS METAL OBJECT DEALER/ PAWNBROKER ACT COMPLIANCE ADVISORY New law prohibits hotel shows, home gold parties; requires dealer name, license number on advertisements. On October [...]

What’s Up With Facebook Places?

Facebook just got into the game of geo-targeting as expected with their new feature, Facebook Places. So basically, you can now check into different restaurants, stores, or pretty much any establishment and tag and share with your friends where you are. There are several sites devoted to this, most notably Foursquare, who is in partnership [...]

Do You Mix Messages On Social Networks?

I got a message on LinkedIn from a friend/relative that he thought my LinkedIn posts were having a negative impact on my business, as LinkedIn is a different platform than Facebook. Well, for a while I’ve had my twitter feed go to LinkedIn. Never turned it off, and don’t really check LinkedIn much, so have [...]

Thank You Jerry Garcia

This week is Jerry week. It was Jerry Garcia’s birthday (he would have been 68) on August 1st and he died on August 9, 1995. Thank you Jerry.