Tech Tips

5 Factors for Choosing an Airbnb

I Want to Stay Here!People frequently approach Airbnb with hesitation. How will I know it’s clean? How will I know it’s safe? I frequently tell remind them Erin Andrews probably felt safe staying in the hotel she chose before her privacy was disgustingly...

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How Social Media Hurt United Airlines

United Airlines did a lot of things wrong this week, and heir approach to social media was just one of them. In spot of recent actions, 2017 started off pretty well for them. Eighty percent of their flights were on time last year – and that was continuing this...

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5 Reasons Snapchat Is King

The biggest question that ALWAYS comes up during my social media workshops is: What’s the deal with Snapchat? It has grown more in it’s first one year than Twitter did in it’s first fur years. WOW! When I first read about Snapchat, I didn’t...

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How to Pitch Ideas that Get Funding

  When I was in graduate school I realized some scientists, engineers and technical professional have a hard time articulating ideas properly in presentations. Scientists can be some of the most brilliant minds on the planet. However, the successful STEM...

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5 Reasons Airbnb Beats Hotels

When I first stayed at an Airbnb, it creeped me out. The person (a lawyer in the Detroit suburbs) was still there in his 3 bedroom, 2 bath apartment. He let me in, showed me to my room (an office with a pull-out bed), gave me fresh towels and gave me the wifi...

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Apple AirPods: The BEST Review

I ordered my Apple AirPods the day after Christmas; they didn’t arrive until mid-February…and they were TOTALLY worth the wait! My only regret is I didn’t have them sooner. However, with all of the things I love about them, they do have some...

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4 Reasons Snapchat Rules…for Now

I hated Snapchat when I first heard about it. I didn’t understand. Furthermore, I couldn’t believe Facebook offered to buy them for $4 billion, and they turned them down. The concept of pictures and media that disappear after a 10 seconds has creepy...

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Not Using LinkedIn Costs You $1.4 million

It amazes me to speak with financial advisors and other professionals who still won’t sign up for a LinkedIn account. Many of these people still don’t understand the basic benefits of using LinkedIn. It is not merely the professional Facebook. It has...

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5 Part Simple Social Media Strategy

Social media has gotten harder. Let’s just get that out there. Companies must plan for success. There are no quick ways to double revenue from 2 – 3 tweets per day. Gangnam style, The Evolution of Dance and Charlie Bit My Finger were flukes. Businesses,...

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Twitter War: Obama vs. Trump

Let’s get ready to rumble! This is the Twitter War of two political social media icons: President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump)vs. President Barack Obama (@BarackObama). They both use social media effectively. The looming question is: Who did it better? No...

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Donald Trump Will Buy Twitter

There is no doubt that President Trump has proven to be a MASTER of using Twitter to communicate. Instead of press conferences and press releases he sends out tweets at 10 AM after watching Fox and Friends and reading The New York Times. However, will the new...

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7 Easy Ways to Design Amazing Visual Aids

Great speakers use amazing visual aids to support their points and capture the audience’s attention. Follow a few simple rules to clearly illustrate your ideas. Remember the objective is to design presentations that are memorable and easy to understand.

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