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Get Your Pink On Snapchat Story October 2015

On October 18, 2015 Snapchat featured a truly touching live story that focused on the ongoing breast cancer awareness that is taking part throughout the entire United States. Titled “Get Your Pink On”, the Snapchat story began with an opening line that stated, “BEAT CANCER: Get your

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Chicago Marathon Snapchat Story October 2015

Although October 11th, 2015 was mainly recognized on Snapchat as a popular football game day, another exciting event took place; The Chicago Marathon sponsored by Bank of America. The Snapchat story opened with a simple geofilter accompanied by the opening statement, “Join 45,000 runners as they wind

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SCAM: CNN Spoof of Apple iPhone 6 for $5 via OneInThree

SCAM: CNN Spoof of Apple iPhone 6 for $5 via OneInThree

If you visited a page that looked just like CNN recently which offered the iPhone 6 for $5 and you entered your credit card information, call your card company and deactivate the card now. This is a scam. If you haven’t entered your information in yet, don’t.

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Living Alone in LA

Living Alone in LA

When I found out I’d been accepted for a film internship with the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women over the summer in Los Angeles, California, I was excited… and scared. But mostly scared. Because I didn’t know anyone in L.A., and I had never been

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How To Get a Hound Invite by SoundHound

How To Get a Hound Invite by SoundHound

Some of you may recognize SoundHound as the music or sound recognition company. Well, SoundHound just introduced the new app, Hound (Beta). I was able to get a Hound invite right away. People who have been invited can invite 3 new users. I have 3 invitations to

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Will Google Buy Yelp? May 7 2015

Will Google Buy Yelp? May 7 2015

May 7, 2015, trading of Yelp stock was halted after Yelp announced that they were looking into a sale of the company. Google almost bought Yelp around 5 years ago. Who is looking into buying Yelp? Will Google buy Yelp? Why Google should buy Yelp If I

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How To Share Your Dropbox Folder With Other People

How To Share Your Dropbox Folder With Other People

Dropbox confuses the heck out of what I call “normal” computer users. Often, when I am creating content for businesses, I ask the owner or rep I am working with to supply me with as many images as possible. One of the easiest ways to accomplish this

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How To Share Instagram Photos on Your Facebook Business Page – April 2015 Android Edition

How To Share Instagram Photos on Your Facebook Business Page - April 2015 Android Edition

Many Android users are trying to figure out how to add Instagram photos to the Facebook’s business page. Directions are confusing as many are written for iOS and the Android Instagram App works differently. Furthermore, the steps change. Below are directions that work for Andoird as of

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“YouTube Kids” – App Review

"YouTube Kids" - App Review

On February 23, 2015, Google released their first product built from the ground up for children: YouTube Kids. I though I’d give it a whirl and post a review online. Below are some of the questions that I had, and what I found out while reviewing this

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Bloggers: Beware Scam Emails from “Banner Advertisers”

Bloggers: Beware Scam Emails from “Banner Advertisers”

I run several high traffic blogs and see all kinds of strange spam. Even someone as experienced as me is almost tricked on occasion. Today I received an email from Josephine.bergson@lltconsulting.net. This email came through my contact form and was not flagged as spam. The email said

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Realtor Content Marketing Update October 2014

Realtor Content Marketing Update October 2014

Now that I am assisting multiple Realtors with their Internet presence I have come to appreciate the battle they are up against. I have also found even more opportunity than I initially expected. One of the Realtors I work with is a commercial broker and land seller.

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How To Recover from a Penguin 3.0 Penalty

How To Recover from a Penguin 3.0 Penalty

If you think your website has been affected by Google’s Penguin 3.0 algorithm change, chances are you have been going about “doing SEO” the wrong way. This article will describe the wrong way, the right way, and what to do moving forward. Has my site been affected

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Behind the Scenes with Google Domains Invite Only Beta

Behind the Scenes with Google Domains Invite Only Beta

I was fortunate enough to be on Gmail, Google Plus and now Google Domains in the trial period. Google entering the domain name space is very interesting to me. Below are some of my findings and first thoughts. Some interesting features: DNS: When you purchase a domain

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Q&A With One of the top SEO Salesmen in the United States

Q&A With One of the top SEO Salesmen in the United States

Preface: There is some good information in this article and I hope that you find it fascinating or educational. The point of this article is to allow you, the reader, to understand exactly what level of SEO to expect from the average SEO firm. From 2001-2012 I

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Google Celebrates Valentine’s Day 2014

Google Celebrates Valentine's Day 2014

Happy Valentine’s Day! Google and Google Plus brought it this year and are spreading the love! February 13, 2014 Google Plus dropped this surprise on us, an AutoAwesome feature. Upload an image of 2 people hugging or smooching and tada, AutoAwesome Hearts. You can keep the image

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Google Buys Boston Dynamics Robotics Company

Google Buys Boston Dynamics Robotics Company

Google bought Boston Dynamics 12/13/13. I’m pretty sure this was Ray Kurzweil’s idea. Below is a video of one of their robots: And here’s a pic of petman: I’m not sure what to think of all of this! What happens with this down the road will be

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What is Google Fiber?

What is Google Fiber?

Google Fiber is a 1GB/s Internet connection. In other words, it’s really fast. We’re talking 200x faster than your average Internet connection. Some packages include HDTV. It is only available in a few places, and for the current list you should visit the Google Fiber page here

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What is the Google Santa Tracker?

What is the Google Santa Tracker?

NORAD has partnered with Microsoft this year to offer the “official Santa Tracker”. The Google Santa Tracker features cool games and nifty features that help you get into the Christmas spirit. You can visit the site here: http://www.google.com/santatracker/ But wait, there’s more! Be sure to visit this

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Talk to Google Chrome

Talk to Google Chrome

You can now talk to Google Chrome! This is awesome. I just installed the Chrome plugin and am playing with it. To get started, ask it what tomorrow’s weather is.

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What is Google Now?

What is Google Now?

Google Now is essentially …. Amazing…. Is Google Now the future of search? Is Google Now the next big thing? Combined with the Hummingbird update and all of the new knowledge graphs, Google Now isn’t going anywhere any time soon. This article is from 2012 but I

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