About us...

If you take the time to read what is written on this page, it may mean the difference between having a good year or a great year.

 

Fish where the fish are!

 

Hi, I'm Tom Heatherington, editor of the Log Cabin Directory™ and the Log Furniture Directory™.  That's me with my carpentry finishing tools.

Like many of you, I have worn many different hats in my 50+ years. From delivering newspapers as a kid to VP of an international corporation and along the way I even started a couple of Internet ventures. Over the years I have been involved in sales, marketing, offline and online retailing, computer programming and corporate management. We live in a log home and I build log furniture, but not commercially - my wife's "honeydo" list won't permit that. Consequently, I know a little something about logs, and...

I know a little about the Internet business

In 1994, I co-founded one of the first ISPs in the United States, a company called PICnet.  As a pioneer in the emerging Internet industry, we helped companies such as Frito-Lay, Texas Rangers MLB and Virgin Records develop their websites, but our major thrust was small businesses.  In fact, I wrote one of the first books on the subject of doing business online, which was geared to that audience and it was titled...

The Complete Small Business Internet Guide

The Complete Small Business Internet GuideIn 1998, Macmillan Publishing released our Internet business book to wide acclaim.  It was designed to help small businesses create, set up and maintain their Website without having to invest significant time and money in the process.  Written for those who didn't know how or where to begin.  Unfortunately, it is hopelessly out of date (and out of print) today.