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Left 4 Dead – Virtual Team building with Valve Software

Published On: Mar 25, 2009 12:11 pm

“Help Help Smoker!!” “I’m pinned, someone get me up.” “Hang on a second and let me heal you up.” The date was Friday the 13th and I would like to say it was a dark and stormy night, but the truth was it was a bright and sunny afternoon. We actually had to close the… read more

Apple’s inspirational keyboard design

Published On: Mar 23, 2009 12:15 pm

With the current crop of new Mac Books that is saturating the market these days, much can be said about the innovative and inspirational design that has gone into their hardware. Apple has always been known for their award winning design. And they always seem to be the trend setter with many other manufacturers following… read more

The uplifting effects of twitter

Published On: Mar 16, 2009 4:55 pm

Some have said that there is so much “noise” on twitter that anything of value is so diminished because it is difficult to find. Now it is arguable to say that this “noise” is caused by the way someone has configured their account, how they access their account (via PC or mobile device) or just… read more

Planning our virtual team building event

Published On: Mar 12, 2009 12:01 am

Planning a team building event in today’s uncertain economy can surely be a challenge. Aside from the cost of the event you must also consider the cost of lost time (which is so crucial with the overall economy slowing more each day). However, the optimist in my sees this as the most opportune time to… read more

Good reasons to add twitter to your marketing plan

Published On: Mar 10, 2009 9:30 am

A recent article by Chris Crum of compared some of the good and bad of twitter marketing. While it can always be improved upon, the reality is that twitter is another marketing channel to use. The reasons to use it are valid: People “opt in” to follow you, so your audience is targeted Social… read more

Baby boomers jump on the Facebook bandwagon

Published On: Feb 20, 2009 5:34 pm

Inside Facebook recently outlined user growth by age group covering the 120 days preceding February 1st. While 18-25 year olds still account for the most users on Facebook, the fastest growing segments include the 45-65 age groups. Interestingly, women over 55 accounted for the highest percentage growth (175.3%) with over 456,760 joining from October to… read more

RTM giving away free accounts

Published On: Feb 16, 2009 12:52 am

My favorite task management program is having a buy one get one free sale for thier PRO accounts. They say it is a valentines special but we will see how long it lasts. As of right now (02/15/09 – 11:00pm EST) it is accessible from the homepage. While the free accounts are just fine… read more

Facebook scams? Use common sense to stay safe.

Published On: Feb 6, 2009 11:53 am

Identity theft has found a new platform. A recent article about facebook on discussed the proliferation of scammers on facebook. While identity theft, and scams in general, are not new to Facebook, the recent spike in incidents is concerning. I am sure a big portion of this can be attributed to the popularity of… read more

Video Email: Is 2009 finally the year? – I think not…

Published On: Feb 5, 2009 11:37 am

A recent article published by our favorite email marketing service addresses some of the ongoing technical issues with sending video embedded within email. While this excellent article addresses the technical limitations, it is not until the end where they actually suggest the possibility that it may not be a good idea to send video… read more

More positive signs of online marketing growth

Published On: Jan 26, 2009 9:52 pm

Online Marketing growth is still happening. You just have to look harder to find it. We continue to be optimistic about 2009 (regardless of what mainstream media is trying to sell us). And we are constantly looking for signs of opportunity. Surround yourself with positive and look for that silver lining. It is still there,… read more

Online Advertising still strong even in a slow economy

Published On: Jan 23, 2009 11:32 am

With all of the economic doom and gloom going on these days, its good to know that one form of advertising is still working… Online! Google recent 4th Quarter results were a glimmer of hope for online marketers that there is still business to be had online. Actually online appears to be the place to… read more