2017 Year End Tech Review

The year 2017 saw both social media and hackers much in the spotlight. Fake news posts on Facebook, Twitter, etc, fake user accounts on all platforms, fake news websites, real news reporting on fake news, and multi-billion dollar companies such as Google and Facebook often the inter-medium through which fake advertisers advertised fake content. The […]

High Low Glitter: From Dinner Table to Dot-Com

High Low Glitter was started as a dinner table game, some 15 years ago, by Stephanie Ross. She began the activity as a way to get her young daughters talking about their days, but quickly found it also taught them all the power perspective and finding gratitude. I was introduced to said daughters and High Low […]

What’s the Harm in Oversharing? I’ll Tell You

April Fools! Yesterday’s post was less a joke and more a sociology experiment of sorts, an informal survey of opinions regarding online privacy and identity ownership. These two relatively new issues are both intertwined and evolving at the speed of the Internet.  Surprise Surprise prompted many well thought out opinions, but also illuminated that many people haven’t […]

Surprise Surprise

Yesterday I got an email from a cousin, and it had a curious subject line: You might want to check Facebook… I hadn’t been on FB for a couple days.  My first thought was: who died?  Just a few months ago I learned about the death of a good friend living over seas via FB. […]

Clues That It’s Time to Redo Your Website

Today I did a competitive review for a client, assessing who in my client’s industry was doing what with their internet presence. This is a normal process I do with practically every client or would-be client. Typically in any given review I find a couple competitors with well-built, well-designed websites doing a terrific job promoting […]