• South Dakota asks Supreme Court to revisit online sales tax but will it make a difference for retail?

    October 4, 2017 Jake DiMare

    This past Monday, October 2nd, 2017 South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley issued a press release announcing his office filed a petition asking the United States Supreme Court to review the South Dakota Supreme Court decision in the recent online sales tax case, State of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Overstock, and Newegg. In it, Jackley asks the U.S. Supreme…

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  • Going back to Cali…

    June 1, 2014 Jake DiMare

    It’s official: After almost 10 years of pushing projects for some of the world’s best, boutique, digital design and development shops, I’m taking a big, bold step. I’ve been retained by Agency Oasis to begin my career as a full time Digital Strategist in their new Los Angeles office, and I couldn’t be more excited!…

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  • Honesty is leadership

    October 22, 2013 Jake DiMare

    Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success. – Ernest Shackleton

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  • Don't go changing…

    April 16, 2013 Jake DiMare

    Let me tell you something Bostonians: DON’T fucking change a thing about your life today. Do not let the bad guys win. Go about your lives secure in the knowledge that even if there was a September 11th scale event every single month, in this country, the most dangerous part of your day would still…

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  • Sailboat porn…

    September 2, 2011 Jake DiMare

    Yup, I have already thought of another great use for tumblr. Curating images of sailboats, sailors and sailing that would float any seaman’s (or seawoman’s) boat. Check it out: THIS IS SAILBOAT LUST  

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  • Snowed in…

    January 26, 2011 Jake DiMare

    As far as snow is concerned, this year has been, well, ridiculous. I’m not one to complain too much about that which I can control…I know I can move. But we are getting hammered this year and it is becoming a little exhausting. That being said, I am very fortunate to be in the business…

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  • Slow week?

    December 28, 2010 Jake DiMare

    The weeks leading up to Xmas are typically some of the busiest in my field. The week after is usually the slowest, but not this year. I am seeing more evidence things are picking up. How about you?

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  • Stoned!

    November 5, 2010 Jake DiMare

    This past week I endured my first (and hopefully last) kidney stone. Forget whatever you have heard about the pain associated with this experience. It is indescribably horrific and therefore unworthy of any attempt to create silly metaphors. I am sure there are worse things but there have been no worse in my life and…

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  • Genius web application

    October 28, 2010 Jake DiMare

    Ever loose your cellphone and ask someone to call it so you might hear it ringing? Now you can do it alone with I can’t find my phone online: http://www.icantfindmyphone.com/ By way of full disclosure, Dave Dawson, the creator, is a friend of mine. I used to be fortunate enough to work with him. Nice…

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  • Site redesign…

    October 15, 2010 Jake DiMare

    I’ve decided to completely redesign and redevelop my personal website at jakedimare.com. In addition to a new look and feel I’ll be adding a lot of content and relaunching on Drupal.

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