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Jun29

How to Underline a Library Book

There are two things I love when it comes to reading: Getting books from the library Underlining and taking notes in books Most libraries I know do not appreciate when you underline in their books. One alternative is to take notes in a notebook while...
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Mar18

How to Plan a University Website

I came up with a new mantra during meetings with one of my Boston university clients last week. The mantra is that a website cannot be centrally planned. You can’t sit around a table with faculty and staff and come up with the perfect website. Yet this...
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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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