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The Death of Open Diary: Mourning an Old Friend

And while most of my posts are aimed to be useful to the users of today’s technology, this one is but a tribute, a lament to my lost love, my first love, my dear Open Diary. Thank you for everything. Continue reading

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The Succulent Marketing Techniques of Arby’s

Coming up with the number of ads the average person sees in a day would be like trying to count the stars in the sky from a desolate mountain top on a clear night. Impossible. CBS says about 5,000. Even … Continue reading

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Why Snapchat is Alive and Well

Some people think of Snapchat as a communication device, and others as a game. I’d say it’s both. There is a score tied to your account, which was probably an early way the developers toyed with user retention. In any case, the company definitely understands the game of competing in the virtual space. Continue reading

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WTF is Ello?

Ello avoids the drama of friend requests, yet cuts back on the noise found on Twitter. This is done by the “follow” feature (Twitter-y) being broken down into two categories, “friends” and “noise.” That means you can switch back and forth between the people you know and the people you find interesting. Nice touch, Ello. Continue reading

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Highlights of New Facebook Insights

I’m generally the first one to gripe about the lack of support Facebook gives its users, but the people in charge know where their money is coming from (advertisers) and they have decided to bestow the bountiful gift of a … Continue reading

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How to Use Twitter to Get into Vegas Clubs (For Free)

I have used Twitter to get into a lot of clubs here in Vegas. So much that other people have been asking me to find them information. So I’m going to show you how to do it by yourself. 🙂 Continue reading

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How To Grow a *Local* Twitter Following

Twitter’s basic etiquette is generally follow-me and I-might-follow-you, so you must be following people who have some interest in your product, and they might just return the favor. So really the trick is to *find* local followers. And I’ll tell you how. 🙂 Continue reading

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