“Tweetstorms” Are Now An Official Twitter Feature

As I have mentioned before, I love Twitter. It's loud, chaotic, and entertaining. Twitter is designed for short bursts of information. It's a great platform for sharing links to other content, (I primarily use it as a source of tech-related news) and making short...

Happy Birthday, Texting!

Monday, December 3rd was the 25th anniversary of the first text message. It's hard to believe texting is that old. My first cell phone, purchased in 2003, had the ability to text, but none of my friends had texting. Soon after that, texting took off, and I remember...

Creative Encryption

Cloudflare, a tech company that provides a content delivery network, DDoS mitigation, Internet security services, and distributed domain name server services, has to take encryption seriously. And I mean seriously. Randomness is essential to encryption because it...

Twitter Unveils the Video Website Card

On Tuesday, October 17, Twitter unveiled a new ad format. Video Website Card, the new ad format, is described by Twitter as "a creative format that combines the power of video with the ability to drive users back to a site to learn more or take action in the moment."...

Twitter CEO Promises “More Aggressive” Rules

I love Twitter, and I'm not entirely sure why. I definitely spend more time on Instagram, Facebook, and even Snapchat than I do on Twitter. Sometimes, there are just things I want to yell out to the world, and Twitter is the perfect platform for that. I once heard...

Email Etiquette Rules Everyone Should Know

Tone is one of the more important aspects of email communication, especially when it's someone you communicate with often over email, but rarely in person. Written communication lacks facial expressions, body language, and tone of voice, and instead relies on word...

Fake News Goes Viral

Every day on Facebook, I see wrong information being shared. It usually starts out as someone posting a piece of content, and then the viral influence takes over and suddenly I'm seeing 15 people sharing something that a simple Google search will denounce. It bothers...

The Missing Links in Your Improved Security

Online security is a very important part of today's life. We do (almost) everything online, and everything requires a password. And those passwords are often insecure and potentially exposing you to an epic disaster. We've covered securing your website and the reasons...

Make Team Communication Easier with Technology

Office communication can be an absolute nightmare. Unless you work in the world's most efficient and technology-embracing office, you've been a part of a scenario like this: A deadline is quickly approaching. Maybe it's a print date for an ad or a blog post that needs...

Pinterest is a Visual Search Engine, Not a Social Network

First things first, is there anyone who legitimately used Pinterest as a social network? When my mom first started using the internet, she would send me links via Facebook Messenger non-stop. None of it was relevant to my life or interests, and when I...

Google’s New Feed Creates a More Personal Homepage

Content Marketing Specialist Google’s New Feed Creates a More Personal Homepage If you use the Google app on your mobile device, your feed is about to become more specific to you! Google, the tech...

Improve Your Work Day by Improving Yourself

Content Marketing Specialist Improve Your Work Day By Improving Yourself Time management. Productivity. They’re always hot topics and maybe something you struggle with, no matter how long you’ve...

Why Net Neutrality Matters

Content Marketing Specialist Why Net Neutrality Matters First things first, let’s address what Net Neutrality actually means. The simple version is that net neutrality laws are what prevents your...

Creating a Culture of Transparency

Content Marketing Specialist Creating a Culture of Transparency “For the best ideas to come to light, people need to feel free to disagree with each other.” This might be the biggest hurdle to a...

How to be More Productive at Work

Content Marketing Specialist How to be More Productive at Work Do less! Specifically, stop trying to multitask. The reality is that you probably aren't multitasking but rather just not giving your...

The GIF Turns 30

Content Marketing Specialist The GIF Turns 30 Ahh, the GIF. It feels like such an iconic piece of the last decade that it’s hard to believe it’s almost as old as I am. The GIF (Graphics...

Keep Your Website Safe and Secure

Content Marketing Specialist Keep Your Website Safe and Secure So you’ve got a brand new website. You’ve spent a lot of time and money getting exactly what your business or brand needs, and you’ve...

Take a Break from Social Media with the Light Phone

Content Marketing Specialist Take a Break from Social Media with the Light Phone How many times do you look at your phone throughout the day? Do you take advantage of every second of down time to...

Life Hacks for Inspiring the Team

Content Marketing Specialist Life Hacks for Inspiring the Team We live in a busy world. Constant distractions, demands of the day, surprise problems to be dealt with – they can all make a day go...

Live In The Moment, Not On Instagram

Content Marketing Specialist Live in the Moment, Not on Instagram It seems as though every few weeks, there's a new post about how social media makes you unhappy, or jealous, or something along...

Writing About A “Boring” Subject

Content Marketing Specialist Writing About A “Boring” Subject I’ve made the outdoor industry into my career, but you’d never guess it by looking at me. Camping terrifies me. Outdoor activities are...

Video Marketing: The Future of Spreading the Word

Content Marketing Specialist Video Marketing: The Future of Spreading the Word Six years ago, the company I was working for decided we needed to get on board with video marketing, and I was tasked...