Category Archives for "Google Adwords"

Making the NSA (and others) have to work harder to get your information

With the terrifying realization last week of a leak within the National Security Agency (NSA), the top thing on everyone’s mind is how to protect the information they didn’t even know the government was accessing in the first place. What’s worse, the NSA says that they can’t guarantee more leaks won’t happen in the future. […]

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#Facebook: The World’s Newest Trending Topic

Ok, so last week’s big social media news was thatFacebook launched its new hashtag platform. For those of you that have never used Twitter (where hashtags gained their popularity to begin with), here’s a little breakdown about hashtags and how they work: Want to know what other people are saying about potatoes? Simply putting the […]

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4 must-have apps for every small business owner

With hundreds of new apps coming out every week, it’s difficult to sift through and find ones that are useful to you. As a small business owner, organization and simplification is key. This is made infinitely easier by the following four apps, which help you to get away from paper and move to electronic information […]

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We’re Hiring: Classic ASP Code Nerd Wanted

We are looking for an experienced Classic ASP Developer to join our growing team.   Classic ASP is the cornerstone of dozens of internal and external applications we have either developed or been hired to maintain over the years.  We love Classic ASP and you should too. To thrive in this role, you should love being […]

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Congratulations to our Outreach 2012 winner!

Sorry everyone for the delay in posting this.  It turns out, we did announce the winner of the outreach on Friday June 8th as planned, we just we never got around to notifying everyone that didn’t win until today. Before I announce the winner, I just want to recap a little about from the outreach […]

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This Week in Social Media: Facebook Adds Admin Roles

Businesses with Facebook Pages can now set five different roles for their administrators: Manager, Content Creator, Moderator, Advertiser and Insights Analyst.  This is a useful tool for Facebook managers. Facebook Adds Post Scheduling Facebook’s scheduling tool includes the ability to add dynamic links and images directly to your Facebook Page. You can prepare a post […]

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We’re looking to help a local non-profit, do you know any?

UPDATE:  The pro-bono contest has ended.  All links in this post have been removed. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been teasing everyone on Facebook with a “mystery” project that I said is going to be BIG. Well, the time has come to reveal it:  We’re going to give a website away. Well actually, […]

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Not forgotten: 5 “old school” ways to communicate with customers

With the rise in popularity of social media and a lot of consultants focusing almost exclusively on developing a social media strategy for clients, we thought it would be a good idea to go back to basics for a refresher on other ways to communicate. Don’t get us wrong, social media is important and it […]

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Google now pays you to give up your privacy when surfing?

Ok, we all know I am critic of Google’s data collection practices, but now they are starting a new program called Screenwise where they actually bribe you to give up your privacy.  I am not kidding. Under the guise of “making Google better”, they will now send you gift cards for installing a browser extension […]

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Cool ways law enforcement uses the Internet to keep us safe

If you know me, you know I am a big fan of our local Sheriff here in Polk County.  I served on his citizens advisory council for a year and saw the inner-workings of the department in a way that really solidified my respect for how it is run. I’m not on the council anymore, […]

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