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. 


General Musings on Life & Entreprenuership

The Formula for Yahoo!'s Success -- HINT, It's Not Their Newly Announced CEO!

01/04/2012 Mark A. Cenicola
Yahoo! already had the opportunity on multiple occasions to turn around a once formidable Internet giant. Why do they keep applying the wrong formula?

False Advertising - When it's Not a Digital "Copy"

11/20/2011 Mark A. Cenicola
When it comes to music and movies, digital is the most convenient method of delivery for both. However, there's a big difference between owning and renting so sales and marketing of either should openly reflect that choice.

Can Netflix Survive as a Standalone Company?

11/01/2011 Mark A. Cenicola
Netflix has certainly had its share of bad press. However, their sudden business moves and knee jerk reactions may be a bigger sign of trouble.

Investment Criteria to Grow (My) Personal Wealth

08/21/2011 Mark A. Cenicola
As I've gotten older, I've become a smarter investor. That hasn't stopped me from making silly investment mistakes that plague many of the people who put money into the market though. Thankfully, I've identified an investing strategy for myself that should reap great personal rewards.

Interview from the "Las Vegan" Radio Show

06/30/2011 Mark A. Cenicola
Listen to my interview with Amy Ayoub and Caroline Ciocca as they welcome me as a guest on the radio show, "The Las Vegan."

My Wife Doesn't Care About Bubbles, Neither Does Yours

05/28/2011 Mark A. Cenicola
Sometimes, as insiders, we get so wrapped up within our industry that you forget that until real people start talking about Web 2.0 company valuations in everyday casual conversation, the bubble has a ways to go before being fully inflated.

The "Uninteresting" Social Network

03/13/2011 Mark A. Cenicola
I finally got around to watching The Social Network last night. While I'm glad to have seen it, very interesting, it was not.

What to Do When You Don't Have the (i)Phone You Really Want

02/20/2011 Mark A. Cenicola
LG Optimus-Small
Not all phones are created equal. The iPhone is the king of smart phones, but you certainly pay a hefty monthly fees to lay claim to it. However, you may be able to get the phone you need without breaking the bank.

The Lines Between Professional and Personal Blogging Are Blurring

02/05/2011 Mark A. Cenicola
When it comes to getting your blogs read, people will seek out great content. Both personal and professional blogs must be well written, provide thought provoking or actionable content and bring benefits to the reader.

Not All Content Delivery Methods are Created Equal

10/10/2010 Mark A. Cenicola
With Blockbuster filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and planning to shutter hundreds of its retail stores, you could say the last major provider of retail content has died. The culprit? The Internet of course!

One Sheet

Mark Cenicola strips away the hype and gives his take on technology and its use in establishing a better business online.

Hard hitting presentations that really get to the core of today's technologically advanced business economy, Mark demonstrates effective strategies for integrating the Internet into a company's operations and giving their website an expanded role in contributing to the success of their business.