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Facebook Girl Accidentally Invites 21,000 People To Party

Oops. Well, who hasn’t done that, right? You create a Facebook event and share it with a few of your close pals, and you know they just can’t help themselves. 15-year-old Rebecca Javeleau meant to invite only 15 friends to her birthday party, but instead her guest list exploded into 21,000 people who RSVP’d for […]

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Social media will revolutionize your gadgets

The other day I was cleaning out a junk drawer and found a rainbow-colored stack of floppy disks. Remember when these used to be the coolest thing ever? Remember what they replaced? My oldest will graduate this year. The class of 2011 grew up without ever knowing about all the cool gadgets we had. Like […]

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The Day After…

Nine years ago most of us were glued to the television. We couldn’t look away from the destruction and heartache, and we couldn’t get enough information. Each new day that followed hinted at just how much life would change for us. You may recall that not too many companies were getting their products sold–at least […]

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“Tweetiquete” means it’s all about others, too!

Are you a Twitter Bore?  If you use Twitter to promote your business, one of the best ways to increase your credibility and inspire others to listen to you is to talk about others. Really. Sure, you want to tell the world what you’re up to, but if you’re merely tooting your own horn you […]

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Communicating your impact is elementary

When you ask your kids how their day went, do you get a “mmmffph,” an ughhhng,” or a “mmmmokay?” Yeah, me too. I learned that this isn’t the best question to ask at 3:30 p.m. Over the weekend I heard some great advice to help parents draw out real answers to what we’re really asking: […]

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Tech help that gets me

So there you are trying to figure out how to get voice mail from your new Blackberry, or how to set up a system restore on the computer you just bought. Where do you turn for help? I dread tech help. The hours waiting on the phone, the elevator music interrupted every sixty seconds to […]

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