What is Marcopoloni?

Our goal is to bring people like you, who cherish and appreciate fine artistry, closer to the artisans who create them. Everything we offer is handmade by carefully-selected artisans who pour their love and pride into each piece of work.

Much as Marco Polo brought the Western world in contact with the treasures of the Far East in the late 13th century, Marcopoloni strives to put you in touch with beautiful handmade goods from around the world!

Windows Disk Virus

Of course it strikes at the worst possible time… Just as I am contemplating making a glorious cappuccino after some great Linguine al Castello (a seafood pasta dish really worth a try). Oh, wait! And weren’t my last words: “It’s pretty early, I look forward to a productive afternoon.”?

They were. And I will . . . → Read More: Windows Disk Virus

Switching to the new Fedex web services

With the future implementation of Fedex web services on our web site we expect to be able to give our international customers exact shipping quotes and tracking information. . . . → Read More: Switching to the new Fedex web services

AT&T U-verse: worth the hassle?

It’s Monday. I have spent the past 3 hours on the phone trying to speak to someone at AT&T that can help me. A technician had come out a few days ago to upgrade us from DSL to U-verse, but needed access to the phone panel room which was locked, so I was looking . . . → Read More: AT&T U-verse: worth the hassle?

How Do You Create a Decent Video Review?

I know a few things: that I am not a very good presence on screen, that I speak in a boring monotone, that I make pathetically funny facial expressions when I am in front of the camera, and that I want to create video product reviews to help our customers find out more about . . . → Read More: How Do You Create a Decent Video Review?

Issue Detected and Fixed. NOT! Or at Least: Not So Fast

So we recently upgraded to a newer web hosting plan to be able to take advantage of some nifty features included in wordpress. Everything was playing out smoothly for a few days and then the new server we were on got hit with a denial-of-service attack. So our web hosting company responded to the . . . → Read More: Issue Detected and Fixed. NOT! Or at Least: Not So Fast

The five minute setup of WordPress: wordpress.org vs. wordpress.com

Setting up WordPress is simple if you download it from wordpress.org and do not try to find it on wordpress.com! . . . → Read More: The five minute setup of WordPress: wordpress.org vs. wordpress.com