Let's be honest. Prime Day is likely much more about Amazon getting Prime Membership signups than selling lots of goods. After all, many of the Prime Day deals I found didn't topple over the 20% off mark. I did, however, find a few gems that I really needed for the office. What I ordered... I … [Read more...] about Here’s What I Grabbed on Prime Day (and what I still really, really want)
Amazon's third annual Prime Day kicks off early, at 9PM EST on Monday, July 10th. The event gives us 30 hours to grab some of the best deals ever found online. Not an Amazon Prime member? You can sign up for a 30-day trial and take advantage of Prime Day offerings. Businesses and professionals … [Read more...] about 5 Deals to Grab on Prime Day
I was inspired by a short, albeit deep, blog post by Seth Godin. He's an idea guru who writes about the post-industrial revolution, and is the founder of Squidoo. To many professionals, he is on the short list of people to follow on the internet, and hopefully one day meet in person. Last … [Read more...] about Mobile Design is Not a Replacement for Desktop
For several years I've carried a MiFi device when traveling. Too many times I'd been at a conference or event, stuck on slow wi-fi connections. That never did much for me, though, when cell towers were down, which brings even communicating with others to a halt. Enter: goTenna This device pairs … [Read more...] about Brilliant Tech. Brilliant Early Marketing. That’s goTenna.
Sure, you can tweet, post and share with that iPhone. But you might be missing out on one of its best tasks: shooting great video. A while back my husband plotted out a detailed contest entry for a horror convention. Unfortunately, the weather made it impossible to shoot his script, so he opted … [Read more...] about Using a Smartphone for [Video] Social Marketing
Ever since iOS 7 was released, hordes of web sites have been telling us about so-called "hidden features" (which aren't that hidden, by the way), and pointing out apps that look great in the new operating system. That's all well and good, but what should be more important to any user is … [Read more...] about Mobile Apps: Great Looks and Functionality are Two Very Different Things
You might have noticed that I've not posted here for quite a long time. That's because I've been working hard on several other projects. After upgrading to iOS7, though, and reading the thousands upon thousands of complaints on Twitter (as well as some very legitimate concerns and questions deeply … [Read more...] about iOS7 Installed. Now What?
This past June, my husband bought me a netbook - an Acer Aspire One. I'd previously been lugging around a bulky laptop, though I'd often forget to put it in the car. Joe wanted me to have something I could carry in my purse so I could easily work on-the-go. It's worked well, allowing me to handle … [Read more...] about Move Over Netbook… The TouchPad Has Landed…