Played Golf ... Just 9 Holes.

First golf og 2019 I three putt... First golf og 2019
I three putted 3 times ... Bad putting.
I played golf today with friends. IT was just too cold. We finished after 9. I will be meeting them for dinner tonight.
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Seattle at Night

Seattle at Night
Seattle at Night
It is a beautiful city ... too bad the city is being run by people who are very anti-business.
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Competing with a Giant

Competing with a Giant
Ken Uchikura Newsletter Vol. 5
01/03/2019
Competing with a Giant

This is my 5th newsletter and the first newsletter of 2019. I hope you have enjoyed the last 4 newsletters. Happy New Year to everyone.

2019 has arrived and we all are one year younger. Hopefully, we are all one year wiser as well. In the US, there are more people working for companies with less than 100 people than those working for large companies combined. But when you watch TV commercials, you only see advertisements from large companies. I own and operate a software development company which produces web and email hosting services. We serve over 40,000 companies but we are not large like Google, Yahoo, Amazon, Microsoft, GoDaddy …

We have a smaller R&D budget. We have a much smaller marketing budget. How do you compete with those giants? They have everything and we have nothing. It is impossible to fight against those giants. But when you look closely, there are a few areas you can always compete and even win. Those areas are:

(1) Speed of development
(2) Personalized customer service
(3) Listening to customers

These areas are the ones that smaller companies can always win over large corporations. I understand you may have a better product than giants, but you will never win until you focus on what made you better than them in the first place. I am focusing on those elements to make our company grow. Products we develop will not have all the bells & whistles of those from larger companies, but it is more focused on our clients’ needs. We can always customize our products to fit the needs of companies which large companies will not.

So, I want small business owners and staff to stop complaining about the lack of budget. Enjoy the freedom you have to provide better service to your customers. Take care of every customer, one customer at a time. You will always be a go-to company for your customer. You want to be the most popular local restaurant instead of the national chain. And when you grow to be a giant, you need to make sure you leave some room for small guys to grow. That is the responsibility of being big.

If you have a question about computers and IT … please let me know. If you have a good experience, please share it with me. I would like to learn from you. If you had a bad experience, let me know. I would like to learn that too. I am writing this newsletter to let you know what I know, but at the same time, I really like to know what you know. By you hearing from me, if you come up with a business idea, please share it with me. That is the purpose of my newsletter.

If you do not want to receive this email, please use the unsubscribe link. Your email will be deleted from my contact list immediately. If you want to add someone to this database, please list http://www.uchikura.co to add the email address. Please contact me with your thoughts and suggestions. Thank you.
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Tesla

Tesla
Tesla
I went to old SEARS building in Bellevue/Redmond ... I saw parking lot full of Tesla cars. They are all brand new. I think they are waiting to be delivered since Unlike other car manufacturers Tesla cars are made to order, so there should not be any unsold inventory at the site.
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Fighting SPAM Emails

When you send email to spamco... When you send email to spamcollect@pspinc.com
You will receive email confirming that we have received the email.
PSPinc launched a service end of last year to fight against ever increasing SPAM and Phishing emails. PSPinc provides anti-SPAM filtering system called FIFTI to stamp [POSSIBLE SPAM] in front of the subject on email. It is up to the user to SPAM out those email stumped using build-in SPAM filtering.

We have created the system to collect those SPAM email that got through. If you find those SPAM emails, just create an email and attach those SPAM and send them to spamcollect@pspinc.com. We will evaluate those email and place them in FIFTI.

This is one more way how wa protect your email.
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New Year Mailbox Clean Up

This is what I have on my loc... This is what I have on my local drive.
Every first working day of the year, I clean up my mailbox by moving last year's mails to my local computer's hard disk drive. The only thing that will remain in my mail is what I have in the inbox. I still have access to all my old emails from last year on my computer ... just not from the other computer.
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What is USB Dead Drop?

What is USB Dead Drop?
What is USB Dead Drop?
Do you know what USB Dead Drop is?

This will explain what it is ... but even if you find it, I recommend not to do this.

Following URL is the link to USB Dead Drop Location Database ...

https://deaddrops.com/db/?page=map

What is USB Dead Drop?

A USB dead drop is a USB mass storage device installed in a public space. For example, a USB flash drive might be mounted in an outdoor brick wall and fixed in place with fast concrete.[1] Members of the public are implicitly invited to find files, or leave files, on a dead drop by directly plugging their laptop into the wall-mounted USB stick in order to transfer data. (It is also possible to use smartphones and tablets for this purpose, by utilizing a USB on-the-go cable.) The dead drops can therefore be regarded as an anonymous, offline, peer-to-peer file sharing network. However, in practice USB dead drops are often used for social or artistic reasons, rather than for practical ones.

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On December 30th

On December 30th
Someone tried to break in to my car ... The door was locked and was not able to open. So, he left except, he must have realized he was on camera ... He broke the parameter sensor. What a looser.
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Have you checked Kiroboto?

Have you checked Kiroboto?
Kiroboto allows you to promote your website, sales and even Amazon and eBay posting for free. Check it out for your business ,,, The is absolutely no cost to you. And if you want Kiroboto to do the credit card processing for you, the charge os only 5%.

https://kiroboto.com

Kiroboto is developed by Ken Uchikura ... Yes I made this.
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This is why I love dogs.

This is why I love dogs.
I want to be like dogs. Dos do not complain no matter how painful, sad or hard it is for them. They are always happy to see you. They are just so special. I miss my dog and nothing can replace him. I leave message to him everyday. I hope someday I will play with him again. I am sure if we meet again, he will be so happy to see me. I will be happy to see him too.

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