About David Berube

David Berube is a writer, software developer, and speaker. Want to know five ways to sell more on your website? Check out http://berubeconsulting.com/ for your free report.
5 Ways To Write Better Proposals

1. Omit needless words.

This can’t be stressed enough. Excess words drag your proposals down. Don’t try to use multisylabic monsters to impress people – it doesn’t work.

Getting Software Developed for Your Business

At some point, your business is going to need to have some software development. Maybe your business is small, but existing software doesn’t fit your needs. Maybe your company is larger, with significant technology resources already, but you need an outside perspective. Whatever the reason, it can be difficult to choose an software developer, especially if you aren’t a technical person.

Nine Things You Can Do Today to Make Money With The Open Source Philosophy Tommorow

1. Start a content driven site.

Slashdot, Ars Technica, and PlanetSourceCode are all great examples of sites that do not explicitly sell products or services, but make money anyway.

How To Have Fewer Bugs Starting Today

-Conduct Creative Code Reviews.

Code reviews can be formal or informal, and they can be great even if you’re a single-person team. I’ve had great luck read code printouts in all sorts of odd situations – in the pool, at the beach. Give it a shot. Try using markers and hacking the printouts all up. Try pasting all your code on the walls of a room, and assign a section of a wall to each team member.

Value is King : Making Big Bucks in IT

Value IS king. That’s what we get paid for. For some strange reason, though, we tend to think that we are getting paid to use technology. If you look at ads for technology service companies, you frequently see a listing of skills. Qualifications. Abilities. As though the mere fact that some random firm possesses IT specialists that are familar with some random technology is going to transport a buyer’s firm to dizzying heights of unforeseen profitability.

“5 Ways to Make Your Presentations Sizzle”

1. If you’re currently using visual aids, stop for a while. It’s really easy to try and let the slides give the presentation, which just doesn’t work well. Try giving a speech without them; it forces you to focus on your technique.

How to Legally Make Tons and Tons of Money Through Piracy

The fact is at this point you are probably losing vast sums of money through copyright.