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What Will The Next Generation Of Aspiring Entrepreneurs Look Like?

The next cohort after millennials, Gen Z were born after 1998 and are children of Gen X. This means that they have grown up in a world where social media, smartphones and the internet have always played a part in their everyday lives, and as a result, it’s fair to say that they understand digital […]

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CRM Is Crucial To Your Business. Learn Why!

We sat down with a CRM expert to discover all the secrets involved. Here’s our results. Why should we worry about CRM? Most businesses, especially those engaged in e-commerce and business-to-consumer services, find that CRM software is of utmost importance to their company. There’s no doubt the proper CRM package will do wonders for business-to-customer […]

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The “Evils” of Capitalism

I love this. I guess actions do speak louder than words. Or, I guess in this case, actions make the words speak LOUDER. It is soooo ironic that the most of the world is trending away from socialism towards capitalism, while ‘we’ are doing just the opposite. Look at the amazing prosperity of socialist Venezuela. […]

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I Am Curious (Jenner)

Man, I hate getting in on this whole Caitlyn Jenner thing, but I can’t help it. It’s kinda like watching a train wreck. I suppose if it wasn’t related to the family “famous for being famous”, it might be different – I don’t know. But here goes… First, Jenner’s age comes to mind. 65. Retirement […]

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10 Must Have WordPress Plugins

While I don’t necessarily agree with the author of this list, I do find the choices interesting. Via SitePoint When building a WordPress site, your main objective is to use as few plugins as possible. However, not everyone who uses WordPress is a PHP maven. Fortunately, these must have WordPress plugins won’t bog down your […]

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Transitioning Into Tomorrow

Hello reader, Over the more recent years it seems like the closer we look at what is reported the uglier the details become. Government signing away rights, companies disregarding safety, and activists bending stories towards or away from clear and honest…

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The Internet Of Things

To date the biggest question a company could hope to address is how their creation can fit into the landscape of evolving technology… Ladies and gentlemen, the internet of things . While research into the networking of machines may have begun in the…

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How to Join the DIY Renaissance

Hello reader, Through the last decade we have seen an astonishing array of crafters, inventors, developers, and artisans all working towards somewhat similar aims. The culture we live in lends itself to creativity for many people and whether you have…

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Top 10 Google Searches in 2014… and My Take on Them

1. Robin Williams. Born in 1951 and died way too soon. Always one of my favorites (well, the Mork and Mindy days were a bit iffy). My favorite movies from Robin had to be “World According to Garp” and “Dead Poet’s Society“, but I really did like him in just about anything he did. Sure, […]

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The Rise Of Social Media Marketing

Social media is a term used to describe the phenomenon that has grown during the past several years to a gigantic tidal wave of connectivity through twitters, facebook friends, and pins. Today there are billions of individuals on these social sites, divulging every detail of their daily lives and sharing information on everything. When people […]

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Expertise and The View from Below

(This post was created as an experiment using the WPMU Prefill Post Templates plugin). I answered (well, tried to answer anyway) a question posed in a LinkedIn Social Media group today. The question was basically, “If starting from scratch, what would you need (equipment, software, etc) to grow a big Social Media presence online”? In […]

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5 Reasons to Use Numbers in Post Titles

You hear the advice all the time – “post top 10 lists”, “post a comparison list”, and so on. Why? Because it absolutely works. Let’s see why…. 1. People Like Numbers and Lists You do it, don’t you? Create a “to do” list? You think of something that you need to do, but you can’t […]

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Perspectives

I just read this on Twitter, from @SciencePorn: “If the Sun was scaled down to the size of a white blood cell, the Milky way would be the size of the continental United States.” I started thinking about that. If the sun is the size of a white blood cell (which, by the way, is […]

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Fixing an Annoying Lenovo Flaw

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) I have and use a Lenovo Thinkpad T520 laptop. It is a great little machine – fast, reliable, lots of easy to use features. In general, I like Lenovo products and recommend them to others. However…. I absolutely HATE the DVD drive. It has a flaw that was starting to drive me […]

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