Digital Marketing Without the BS

From 17 Visits to 32,226 in 24 Hours

From 17 Visits to 32,226 in 24 Hours

I was always taught to play it cool when something great happened. When wide receivers dance in the end zone, I still scowl “C’mon, act like you’ve done it before!” at the TV like an old, grumpy man. However, last Thursday, I had a post…

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LinkedIn: The Creepiest Social Network

LinkedIn: The Creepiest Social Network

This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for a while. In fact, it stems from something I noticed way back in August of last year. After digging for answers and even a couple attempts at contacting their customer support, I’ve concluded that LinkedIn…

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Where Is All This Bad Information Coming From?

Where Is All This Bad Information Coming From?

Last fall, I had the pleasure of speaking at an industry conference full of passionate, like-minded people. I can honestly say it was a wonderful experience. Before I gave my presentation, no one at the event knew who I was. Between sessions, I was approached…

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Anonymity: Is It Helping or Hurting the Web?

Anonymity: Is It Helping or Hurting the Web?

Do you remember your first ever screen name? I believe mine was Vel385 because, you know, it had to be something mom could use on the family computer, too. I also specifically remember being warned to never use my real name in any screen name or email…

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Google Gets Nosey, Provides Treasure Map For April Fools

Google Gets Nosey, Provides Treasure Map For April Fools

When I was a kid, April Fool’s Day marked the glorious day that I would pull my favorite pranks on my unsuspecting dad. My favorite was putting a rubber band around the sink sprayer. Simple, yet highly effective—especially considering his plethora of creative curse words….

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