Monterey Bay Design Blog | From Soup to Nuts - Part 4

Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays to all! To my clients, thank you for your continued business, and best wishes to all in the new year! Warmest regards, Debbie Monterey Bay Design No related posts.

Steve Jobs… 2

Things that happened today… Ironically enough, took delivery and began setup of  my father’s brand new iMac. As a confirmed PC person, I was talking up Steve’s brilliance as a technical and artistic visionary to yet another confirmed PC person as I marveled at the sheer beauty of the new iMac. I spoke at length ...

PCI compliant yet? Here, have an aspirin… 4

PCI compliant yet? Here, have an aspirin...
By the time you’ve learned what PCI compliance means – nevermind learning what’s actually required for your business to become PCI Compliant – you’ve learned more than a human brain is currently capable of holding. If you’ve studied on it some (mm hm,) then I feel your pain. If you accept credit cards as a payment ...

Social Networking: Privacy is such a buzz kill

Social Networking:  Privacy is such a buzz kill
I was asked to join Facebook once – for business reasons.   After avoiding it for so long, I hated to mar my spotless record of declination in the Social Networking universe, but it was for business, so I plunged.  Within the first week, I was contacted by an old friend (good) – who was connected ...

This is customer service – yeah, whaddaya want?

This is customer service - yeah, whaddaya want?
Ever get the feeling when you call and speak to a customer service person that you’ve seriously inconvenienced them, possibly ruined their day, and you get the distinct impression that they think you’re an idiot?  Don’t you hate that? I know I do. Or how about when you call a business and they don’t get ...

Random thoughts… 4

You know, sometimes you have to purge the thoughts in your head in order to make room for new ones.  For instance, I’ve recently reacquired the memory of a recipe for a seafood salad. I’m pretty sure it’s directly related to the creation of this blog. The simple fact of its existence and the resulting ...