Category Archives: Connect.Me

FounderDating Breaks the First Rule of Trust—I Will Never Use This Site

True story: two weeks ago I received an email from an entrepreneur I know and respect (who will remain unnamed). It read as follows: Hi Drummond, I’ve just joined FounderDating (no, it’s NOT romantic) – a handpicked network of entrepreneurs connecting … Continue reading

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Markus Sabadello’s XDI Personal Cloud Demo

I sure wish I had more time to blog, but with about 110% of my time is going into building the Respect Network these days, most of my posts are on the Respect Network and Connect.Me blogs. But if you’ve been using this blog … Continue reading

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Social, Local, Mobile, Personal

“The gleam has come off the word ‘social’,” said Internet analyst Ben Schachter in today’s NYTimes article about the recent slide in the stock prices of Facebook, Zynga, and Groupon. “The ground is now shifting underneath these companies feet at a … Continue reading

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My Five Key Takeaways from the Best IIW Yet

I’ve done very few blog posts this year due to the speed at which I’ve been running with Connect.Me and Respect Network (more about that at the end of this post). But three weeks after it ended, I’m doing a … Continue reading

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Drummond’s Ten for Trust – Round One

Today marks the start of full Trust Anchor vouching on Connect.Me. This means Connect.Me users who have become Trust Anchors will have a lifetime allotment of 150 special vouches they can give to others as a special signal of trust … Continue reading

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Buzzumi + Twitter = World Wide Video Chat Service

In the history of this blog I don’t think I’ve ever published a press release — from anyone. Why make an exception now? Because this isn’t an ordinary press release. I first met Dan Marovitz when we were speakers together … Continue reading

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Connect.Me: One Month In

Trust is a very delicate matter — especially online, where most if not all of the cues (location, appearance, diction, body language) we use to make trust decisions in the physical world are absent. To make matters worse, the rampant … Continue reading

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