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Apr18

YouTube Idea for Real Estate Agents

I came across a video that is a great example of a real estate agent using social media. Neil Kearney from Boulder, Colorado has posted a video tour of his city on YouTube. The video is 4+ minutes long and it shows like a chamber of commerce video about...
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Apr15

Should I Outsource my Social Media Account?

Can you? Yes. Should you? No. I’ve noticed a certain trend lately for some of the people I follow on Twitter. The trend is that these people post to their Twitter accounts while they are speaking in front of a group of people or completing the task...
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Apr09

2014: The Year of Analytics Management

Since 2011, I have identified a major trend for each year: 2013: The Year of Consolidation 2012: The Year of Alignment 2011: The Year of the Video I am labeling 2014 as the Year of Analytics Management. Most of my existing clients and potential new clients...
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Apr08

Watching People Work

Apparently, 71 million people watched other people play video games last year. This is surprising a lot of people. But I think they are looking at it incorrectly. These people are not necessarily watching people play video games just for entertainment....
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Mar18

Top 5 Worst University Websites

University websites are easy to get wrong. Professors want the websites to look one way. The researchers want to be sure their programs are covered. The schools need to collect donations. And somewhere in there, universities are supposed to direct the...
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Mar17

The Top 5 University Websites

I analyzed the websites of the top 25 Universities according to U.S. News and came up with what I determine to be the best five of the lot. I considered criteria such as the overall look and feel, responsive design, consistent branding, and usability....
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Mar12

Rule #1 for Social Media

This is about as succinct as it gets. This one rule would save a lot of people and companies a lot of trouble online: If you wouldn't stand up in the middle of a room & shout out what you're going to say on social media, don't post it....
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Feb28

How to Create a Front-End Blog using WordPress

I have a client who has multiple blog authors. I want to make things as easy as possible so that these authors can simply go to a page of the website, log in, submit a new blog post, and have it approved before going live on the website. Here is how I...
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Feb26

Ten Changes I Made for Better Productivity

I am always in search of new and better ways to make use of my time so that I can focus better and open up time for the more important things in life. With that in mind, I wanted to share 10 things that I have changed so far this year to improve my focus:...
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Feb04

Should I use a Website for my Research Project?

Take yourself back 10 – 20 years ago. You are a researcher. Maybe you work for a university. Maybe you work for a company. You’ve been tasked with gathering a specific set of answers from a specific group of people. What do you do? Before...
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