Category: ‘common sense’

Holiday Safety Tips for the Social Media Enthusiast

I sit here looking at a Facebook feed full of family and friends all frolicking around enjoying the days up to the Holidays and I often wonder what they are thinking.  Why are you posting pictures of your tree stacked full of presents?  I’m glad you are going to Vancouver for the next 7 days […] Read more

Thank You Facebook – Free Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

True to form, Facebook has lived up to it’s promise. In an attempt to boost small business users, Facebook has unveiled a new program, Facebook Marketing Solutions, that includes giving away $10 million in advertising credits. The program is in partnership with the US Chamber of Commerce and the small-business group National Federation of Independent […] Read more

Reviews: A Close Look at the Recommendation Culture

I know what you are thinking. How can a generation of online tools and closely interconnected communities NOT change culture?  Right?!  🙂 We tend to forget that each of us possess the natural tendency to let everyone know we do not like something.  What’s worse is that a large majority of those people are shy […] Read more

How To Sync Your Facebook Events With Your Calendar Of Choice

I get question quite regularly so I decided I wanted to share with everyone!  This is a very easy step… Follow along the steps to successfully connect your Facebook Events to just about any calendar program that will accept a URL feed.  This includes iCal, Outlook and of course, Google Calendar.   Step 1 Locate […] Read more

Travel for the IT Consultant/Manager

Sometimes you may not have a choice as to when and why you travel for work, but when you do, here are some helpful tips when planning your next trip.

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The iPhone 4.0. It is here… It is Mine… It is Good!

As we speak, I am sitting here at my desk typing this blog, and talking to my best friend on FaceTime.  This is absolutely awesome.  Why am I not on iChat??  BECA– USE IT’S FACETIME!!  This is a breakthrough in mobile communication that we all knew was coming.  Now we just need the FCC to […] Read more

Sharing: A Facebook Tip For You

If you are like us, you want to give opportunity to every fan to share your posts with their social network. It certainly seems easy enough but I have discovered a simple tip to allow your users to ALWAYS have the ability to ‘share’ your updates.  It’s the idea of a fan page. At the […] Read more

Find Yourself Online… and “Like” It!

How do I go about getting a new page on my website, and then letting the whole world know about it?  I can send out tweets, add a post to Facebook, and maybe use Myspace if I think people still use it…  Hmm what is this?  Digg?  Did someone fail a spelling test? There are […] Read more

Social Links: Organization and Bookmarks

Are you getting overwhelmed with all of the new social sites you need to connect to in order to stay relevant in the social market?

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