How To Manage Contacts in GMail

GMail is one of Google’s oldest and best tools other than search. Most of my email, business and personal, is conducted through the Google Mail platform. In fact my “business” email address at Google is so old I barely represent that industry any longer! If you do not have a GMail account, if you are […]

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What is Google Drive?

Simply put Google Drive is Google’s cloud storage service. If you are familiar with DropBox Google is offering something similar but integrated with other Google properties such as mail. Currently I would not call Google Drive “feature rich” but my guess is they have plans and designs on upping their offerings. In fact if you […]

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How To Find Your Google Analytics Code

Some questions are asked frequently while others are asked regularly. This one falls into the regularly category. “How do I find my Google Analytics code once I have created an account”, is asked in virtually every session I do on the topic. Since I am not the quickest draw on the webnetz it took me […]

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Using Facebook to Vet Employee Applicants

Whether you are an employer, recruiter or employee you can bet Facebook can play a part in your role. Recently I needed to retain a contractor to help with some coding. I had been through my normal channels and needed to go outside so I went through a freelancing service which I have used in […]

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What is Your Pinterest Score?

Of course you must know, track and flaunt your Pinterest score! After all gamification is on everything now so just how long did you think it would be until you started worrying about winning at Pinterest? Well thanks to the people at Repinly I now know that Jane Wang has outpinned us all and we […]

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Empire Avenue Missions Part 2

Read Part 1 then come back … SO the experiment with the “subscribe to @thekencook” was telling. It told me people will take your eaves and not subscribe to your mailing list. Well, not in great numbers. So I wanted to run a re-tweet campaign. My first (A) test was to create a link to […]

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Do Missions on Empire Avenue Work?

This article is due in part to recent conversations with Jeremy Blanton @JB140 and Dwayne [email protected] who both brought up their own experiments with Empire Avenue’s Missions. Thanks guys! It would be unfair after only one test to say missions are a waste of eaves. In case you do not know eaves are the currency […]

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Free Online Photo Editor Compared to Instagram

A friend of mine calls Instagram the easiest way for anyone to screw up a perfectly good pic. I guess he’s right because evidently people like to do that. But what if you have photos on your hard drive you want to quickly edit and screw up … er, enhance … and you just want […]

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