Sacramento – the sacred place where no tech gets done.

None that you have heard of, anyway. That’s because what goes in the valley, behind the funding, the side deals, the dirty deeds, is profane. Just like a David Lynch film title, town monikers such as Sunnyvale, conjure a veil of hidden evil. Sand Hill Road, envisions a den of vipers hiding in the obviously gritty substance.

The Bay Area will garner fame yet again for the redundant capital placed in YAVSS and YASN. Yet Another Video Sharing Site and Yet Another Social Network will be our legacy for this upcoming foul year of our lord 2008.

The vortex of financial woes in the larger economy, which thankfully shall not be repeated here, will extend inexorably toward the cherished technology forges of Silicon Valley and the Bay Area tech shops, crammed full of ‘Silicon Valley Undertakers’; men and, increasingly women who have developed a serial reputation of raising, burning, and selling off half started technology properties, many of the last round, clones of YAVSS, and YASN.

So Sacramento may have an exalted name and no tech credentials, but the Silicon Valley is unholy altogether in it’s capitalization practices of late.

It sometimes happens that vertical markets with proven business models in the old economy, primed to take advantage of the new Web 20 technologies that have sometimes languished in consumer ventures, are slapped down good’o, by those who should know better. These smaller, saner markets deserve a hearing, but are often shut out by the noise of the YAVSS and YASN. The unholy gatekeepers? Please – the VC partners. The blood of the valley will ultimately be on their hands by way of their closing every avenue to some of the best blue-collar mobile ventures.

And, no, I’m not just speaking of ThruDispatch, my errant venture. I’m speaking of tales of woe gleaned from entrepreneurs with much better credentials and curriculum vitae than myself.

This article shall be extended when I cool down.


Home for Sale by Owner?? Get Video Done Now – Very Inexpensive

I am also offering very inexpensive video listings for the FSBO folks. Boston North Shore only. Ok, maybe South shore too!

If you are a financial institution offering REO properties, I will also offer to list and shoot these properties for a very aggressive price, even more so for minimum term commitments. Contact me at abmw@gmail,.com or skype awilensky

Local Used Car Videos on the Web

I am creating a dedicated, drive up, used car video service for the Boston North Shore Area – This service is free to private users and dealers – first shoot only, there is no additional charge for the posting, video, hosting, etc.

The spot will include a brief walk around and narration of details – I will leave each spot on-line until you have me take it down, or until sold.

You can see my HD Video Work on this blog in earlier posts, I also do more sophisticated central video blog feeds for larger auto dealers that publish feature videos that automatically push video to subscribers using customized pod casting.

See my spiel at this link

So drive up, get your video done and I will post and promote it for you – I will do the same for real estate folks – by appointment.

If your car is not on the road, I will come to you for a very reasonable fee, and shoot at your location – the ad runs till it’s sold !!