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Feb12

Move “On My iPhone” Contacts to iCloud

When a client of mine purchased the new iPhone, she exported all of her contacts from her Blackberry to her iPhone. When she did that, the contacts were added directly to her iPhone but they did not automatically connect to her iCloud account. It took...
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Dec29

2015: The Year of Succinctness

Succinct adjective 1. expressed in few words; concise; terse. 2. characterized by conciseness or verbal brevity. 3. compressed into a small area, scope, or compass. Since 2011, I have identified a major trend for each year: 2014: The Year of Analytics...
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Apr30

3 Edtech Podcasts

I love podcasts. I find it is one of the best ways to stay updated on industry news while going about my daily life. I can’t read the newspaper while I’m doing dishes or walking to work, but I can listen to podcasts. To listen to podcasts,...
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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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