General Musings

This section is where you'll find my thoughts on life from the eyes of an entrepreneur.  The biggest challenge is balancing the success and obligations that success brings as the more successful one becomes, it seems the more obligations they have to the world.  Feel free to comment as you follow my journey and general musings regarding that journey. 

Mark Cenicola

General Musings on Life & Entreprenuership

Learn what HTML means in Silicon Valley Season 1 Trailer - Spoiler Alert! It Means How to Meet Ladies

02/24/2014 Mark A. Cenicola
The new comedy about Silicon Valley on HBO looks hilarious. Enjoy the first look in this nearly released trailer.

Snapchat’s Rebuff of Facebook’s $3 Billion Buyout Was Logical

11/14/2013 Mark A. Cenicola
Anyone who thinks Snapchat’s rebuff is like Groupon making the mistake of not selling to Google for $6 billion is wrong on two levels.

Are Smart TVs Watching You?

11/07/2013 Mark A. Cenicola
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Fox5Vegas recently did a special report on Smart TV security. I was interviewed for the report which you can watch here.

Facebook Had One of the Best IPOs Ever

10/11/2013 Mark A. Cenicola
There are two ingredients that make for the best IPOs and Facebook has executed successfully on both of them so far. Will Twitter be able to do the same with it's IPO?

Cruise to the Western Caribbean/Eastern Mexico

08/19/2013 Mark A. Cenicola
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The family took it's first cruise on the Western Caribbean to Eastern Mexico. Enjoy a few photos from the vacation.

Apple Must Develop This Product to Stay Relevant - HINT, It's Not AppleTV

01/23/2013 Mark A. Cenicola
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Many pundits are saying that Apple's next biggest product is going to be an actual TV display. However, television is a crowded market that offers small margins and isn't very revolutionary. There's something bigger that will hit mainstream technology in the next three years and if Apple does it, it will be bigger than its biggest hits.

Teleconference Interview with Phil Frost

12/28/2012 Mark A. Cenicola
Phil Frost from MainStreetROI hosts an interview where we discuss branding tools you can use to effectively build a great professional and personal brand.

Writing Books to Sell Copies is Not the Only Reason to be Published

12/26/2012 Mark A. Cenicola
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Most authors never even sell 100-150 copies of their books, but selling books isn't necessarily the only reason to put all the hard work into writing and publishing a new book. However, if you do want to sell a few copies AskDavid.com has created an interesting concept in free book promotion.

Watch My Interview on MSNBC's "Your Business" News Segment

10/22/2012 Mark A. Cenicola
MSNBC interviewed myself along with a few other speakers at the 2012 Digital World Expo, click more to watch!

The Glimmer of Hope Marissa Mayer Brought to Yahoo! May Already be Gone

10/14/2012 Mark A. Cenicola
Unless Mayer takes a drastic change of approach to giving back all of the cash raised from the Alibaba sale to shareholders, the company will continue to remain an innovation laggard.


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