I’m a marketer. I get it. We’re all bending truths in our own ways in order to gain attention, glorify a product, gather information, and so on. But can we pull back just a little? Or at least give out some portion of the truth in our communication? This morning I received an email from a top marketing … Continue reading Just Tell Me the Truth
That whole alphabet system thing is so 7th century BC. We all (hopefully) know that animated GIFs are nothing new. Graphics Interchange Format (aka GIF) is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987. The developers pronounced it jif, like the peanut butter. But I guess they also pronounced graphics as giraffics. Take it away Chris… … Continue reading You can GIF with this, or you can GIF with that.
I follow a lot of awesome people on Twitter, many of whom share links to really great articles that I want to read. Many of those links I catch, but still many of them I miss. I’ve always wished I had a way to simply filter and view all tweets in my timeline that contained … Continue reading Nuzzel: News Feed Curated by Your Friends
I think if you were to boil most things down when trying to figure how to be successful, most of it at some point would come down to a common denominator…. giving a damn. Really. Your work. Your marriage. Your parenting. Your friendships. Your finances. Your generosity. Etc. Freaking give a damn! I know. I know. That’s oversimplifying a … Continue reading Give a Damn
I’ve been testing out GoodTask (formerly known as This Week) for iOS for about a month now. Simply put, GoodTask is a mask for Apple Reminders; it’s what Reminders should have been. This is great for those who work heavily with Apple products, since Reminders is already built in to many areas of iOS. … Continue reading GoodTask: A New and Better Face for Apple’s Reminders
If you spend time browsing through multiple tweet streams in Tweetdeck or Hootsuite, or if you clutter up your email inbox with Google alerts, you may want to look into Mention. I started using this app with Land of a Thousand Hills about a month ago, and I cannot imagine working without it now. With … Continue reading Smarter Social Monitoring with Mention