Monthly Archives: January 2012

Driving the Acura NSX: Pictures of the Experience

This past weekend, I made a trip to Carlsbad, CA to visit my godfather and to see my parents who were visiting from North Carolina.  I don’t see my godfather that often so this was a special trip for me.  … Continue reading

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How to Customize a Link Using bitly

Tuesday night, I attended a Stanford Small Business Entrepreneurs Club event.  The guest speaker was Carlos R. Hernandez and his topic was “Social Media for the Uncomfortable.” Carlos began his talk by explaining that five years ago the most technical thing that … Continue reading

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The Power of a Handwritten Thank You Note

In today’s marketplace there is a lot of conversation about ROI.  Here is a small time investment that you can make that will pay big dividends — a short handwritten “Thank You” communicates way more than your few sentences of … Continue reading

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Four Effective Uses of Social Media

We rely on social media to connect, communicate, educate, promote, receive information and be entertained.  It is likely that you are participating in more than one social network. You’re probably already a member of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and perhaps, Foursquare, but…

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Social Media Promotes a Real World Encounter

Last night I was shopping for some snacks at Lucky’s before going to a friend’s house.  As I was walking toward the checkout counter, my friend Rawlins ran up from behind and surprised me.  It was a great surprise because I … Continue reading

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