Top 5 Picks of the Week – September 17, 2010

Posted on September 17th, 2010 by Kris  |  1 Comment »

In last week’s post I mentioned I wanted to start compiling interesting stories during the week that some of you may have missed. So without further ado and in no particular order…..
1. See Where Major Companies Lean Politically. Written by Austin Carr of Fast Company. Although the extent of my involvement in politics is watching [...]

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Need Your Help!! Send Me Your Fave Articles and Blog Posts

Posted on September 10th, 2010 by Kris  |  Comments Off

I am hoping to start compiling the most interesting articles each week for a new blog series entitled “Most Interesting Articles of the Week.”  OK, OK so the title needs work, but my point is to narrow down the massive amount of information out there to just a few articles I think need to be [...]

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Avoid Online Scams: Follow Your Instincts and Do Your Homework

Posted on August 24th, 2010 by Kris  |  4 Comments »

Do any of you watch White Collar? It’s a show on USA about a smart (and pretty cute, don’t you think?) con man who specialized in fraud and forgery before he was eventually caught by the FBI. Since he was the best con man out there, the FBI agent who caught him asks him to [...]

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Droid X: A Review for the Rest of Us.

Posted on August 17th, 2010 by Kris  |  9 Comments »

OK, as many of you know, I got the Droid X a few weeks ago. It was an impulse purchase really, which isn’t like me. I usually make spreadsheets and tables and graphs charting pros and cons and specs and comparisons of major purchases.
Basically all it took to get me to buy the Droid X [...]

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Trying Something New: How to Use Twibbon and Why

Posted on July 28th, 2010 by Kris  |  4 Comments »

I apparently only come up with ideas for blog posts when working now…I was trying to do some research for a client’s customer on Twibbon and couldn’t find much. Then when I asked a few friends about Twibbon, they had no idea what I was talking about. Thus, a blog post was born.
What is Twibbon? [...]

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Email: 3 Ways to Make a Better First Impression

Posted on July 14th, 2010 by Kris  |  1 Comment »

This weekend I was creating an Excel spreadsheet to make a registration list for a client. Nothing fancy. I just had to pull the names and email addresses from her inbox. But, in going through these emails, I found some seemed more polished – more professional – than others.
More times than not, an email is [...]

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Trying Something New: QR Codes

Posted on July 7th, 2010 by Kris  |  Comments Off

So in my never-ending quest to know everything, (What? It could happen…) I was checking out new technology in marketing and business in general and came across these little guys: QR Codes.
Our friends at Wikipedia tell me that QR (Quick Response) Codes were originally created by a Japanese corporation to track car parts. The [...]

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Trying Something New: Delicious

Posted on June 28th, 2010 by Kris  |  3 Comments »

As I have mentioned several times, I love to learn. And one of the best ways to learn is from the experts, insiders, and big brains on the net. The wealth of information out there is astounding…and, let’s face it, overwhelming.
Let’s see if this sounds familiar? You are happily googling away looking for a new [...]

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Internet Marketing and Google’s Backgrounds

Posted on June 11th, 2010 by Kris  |  Comments Off

So, yesterday, I was none too pleased to pull up Google and have some obnoxious picture in the background. I actually did a double-take to see if gremlins hadn’t snuck on my computer the night before and replaced my Google bookmark with Bing.
I like simple and clean when it comes to my search engines. I [...]

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Virtual Assistant: A Day in the Life. Part 2

Posted on June 7th, 2010 by Kris  |  Comments Off

When we last left our intrepid Virtual Assistant, she was downloading and then uploading pictures. 600 pictures. Downloading. Uploading. Those of you with weak constitutions may want to leave the blog at this time. For those of you who dare to continue, be sure you have read Part 1.
So what will I do next? [...]

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