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How to get people to upload their pictures to my site
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Hey allI have a new site that I put together over the last few days and would like to get some advice from you if you feel you can provide some...My site is similar to hotornot.com. You log in with…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by jonathancrossland Nov 9, 2011.

I'm looking to move to CT
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Hey all I am looking to relocate to CT in the near future. First thing is to find an income. Please have a look at my cv if you are looking for a developer with many years of experience. It can be…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ayesha Bagus Sep 20, 2011.

Product launched and looking for feedback
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Hey all... I have finally gotten around to launching my web site...www.isharealot.comMy site uses Facebook authentication, so if you have a…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Quinton Carroll Nov 30, 2011.

Should an idea stay a secret?
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Hi EveryoneI am in the process of writing a web app. that I hope will generate several tens of thousands (at very least) of happy users. Yes, I know. I'm aiming high. That isn't really the purpose of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Quinton Carroll Jul 6, 2011.

 

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Quinton Carroll replied to Niel Zeeman's discussion Seeking the right developer for a multi-faceted career in the group Developers
"I can imagine... I get regular e-mails with job descriptions that state that they company is looking for someone with vast experience, but are only willing to pay for a junior person's salary. Bugs me sometimes that the expectation is so high…"
Apr 5, 2013
Quinton Carroll replied to Niel Zeeman's discussion Seeking the right developer for a multi-faceted career in the group Developers
"Sorry... I didn't mean to be confrontational, but your description above comes across like you are looking for someone with quite a bit of experience. For 1-2 years experience, you are looking for a junior person, and I didn't get that…"
Apr 5, 2013
Quinton Carroll replied to Niel Zeeman's discussion Seeking the right developer for a multi-faceted career in the group Developers
"So basically you are looking for an experienced database developer with a degree and experience in the financial sector and you are willing to pay next to nothing for the experience and expertise? My mind boggles when I see this??? Or am I just…"
Apr 5, 2013
Quinton Carroll replied to Samuel Goldenbaum's discussion What languages you developing in - lets get a feel for who uses this site and what you do... in the group Developers
"Hey Samuel... Nope. We just use the VS built in publisher to build our sites. We are a very small team of only 3 devs, and we all work on separate apps in our dex env."
Jul 10, 2012
Quinton Carroll and Samuel Goldenbaum are now friends
Jul 10, 2012
Quinton Carroll replied to Samuel Goldenbaum's discussion What languages you developing in - lets get a feel for who uses this site and what you do... in the group Developers
"Quinton Carroll Since:               97Role:                 Analyst,…"
Jul 10, 2012
Quinton Carroll replied to Richard Rubenstein's discussion How long can a payment gateway/ bank reserve a customers credit card payment?
"Hi Rich I think that what you may be looking for is an Escrow service escrow.com is one, but I don't know how long they will hold your funds for. Basically, the transaction is something like this... 1. Buyer offers to buy something 2. Buyer…"
Feb 28, 2012
Quinton Carroll replied to Quinton Carroll's discussion Product launched and looking for feedback
"Hey Jeeten I have changed the login to only log in when the user clicks "Facebook Login" on the landing page. More changes in progress"
Nov 30, 2011
Quinton Carroll and Green Mahebe are now friends
Nov 18, 2011
jonathancrossland replied to Quinton Carroll's discussion How to get people to upload their pictures to my site
"  My opinion has been eluded to here before but I want to reinforce it as I feel its most important.   You may have heard of this saying. "Quality is never an accident, it's always the result of high intention."   When…"
Nov 9, 2011
Nerudo Mregi replied to Quinton Carroll's discussion How to get people to upload their pictures to my site
"Jeeten You are explaining what I faild to in a brilliant way.Well I dont have much to say now all has been said by now. I pray you embrace the power of web 2.0 and API's. I dont think I mind that much giving away my pics than my profile nitty…"
Nov 7, 2011
Aidan Classe replied to Quinton Carroll's discussion How to get people to upload their pictures to my site
"I think you need to finish your site, work on polishing your interface to drive people to your "actions" on each page. Your actions might be rating pictures and uploading pictures. I don't see much on your home page but remember that…"
Nov 6, 2011
Jeeten replied to Quinton Carroll's discussion How to get people to upload their pictures to my site
"I think you need to keep in mind that Facebook OAuth works in conjunction with your sites T&C's so there is no difference if the pic came from Facebook or your own upload page because the terms of your site's usage still…"
Nov 5, 2011
Quinton Carroll replied to Quinton Carroll's discussion How to get people to upload their pictures to my site
"I guess there are different ways for people to relate to this one... Most people have more than one image on their Facebook image collection. Yes? Those images may contain pictures of other people, including small children not related to them. Kiddy…"
Nov 5, 2011
Jeeten replied to Quinton Carroll's discussion How to get people to upload their pictures to my site
"Hi Quinton, maybe another POV for Nerudo's suggestion of using Facebook OAuth to populate your site with pictures will help here...   I don't believe that it violates their right to privacy if done in an ethical…"
Nov 5, 2011
Nerudo Mregi replied to Quinton Carroll's discussion How to get people to upload their pictures to my site
"1. When you oAuth using a service you have a page/dialog for example o Facebook that tells you what the site is going to pull to the site you are accessing. When you grant Facebook permissions thats when you "give permission". However what…"
Nov 4, 2011

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I'm a software developer and I live in Johannesburg.

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Risk of failure in any enterprise

There is more often than not, some element of risk in any new venture. No risk, no reward as that saying goes, but there are ways to minimize the risks.

I am currently employed as a contract developer in a pretty big multi-national company. I'm always on the look out for a new way to become self employed in some way or another.

I have tried a few mlm ventures, but I don't really have the determination to go out and try sell some product that is a little too high on the…

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