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Keep Me Waiting and I Will Leave

I tied to think up a great blog but in the end I was defeated. My laser mouse was all over the place. WTF i said to myself. Oh it might have been easier if  I did to have so much in my mind with the job search but there it stands. I have had major hurdles both with my
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Visuals are All

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I am not at present able to upload any media. To me part of what I want and need to tell in my storytelling must include graphics. This has led me to not posting. It also has led me to a realiszation about the importance of this blog to me. I am unsure
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Falling Behind. Draper Style.

I’m a big fan of the AMC series Mad Men. One thing that I draws me to it is the setting. The details and fashion are very well researched. If you have watched the entire series to date, you will notice changes to the set design and the characters fashion. Subtle yet very specific changes that reflected the changes over
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Canada Senator Mike Duffy Cannot Hide from Social Media

If you are not from Canada, then excuse the following post – unless you want to see a leading G8 country not descend into non democratic principles. Some might say that we have already done this because of the scandal involving many senate members. Our Senate is not elected, but appointed. We like to think that they are folks who
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2006 Bites Abercrombie & Fitch on the Skinny Jean Ass

You might have noticed a bit of a gap in the posts in the past few weeks as I took a break from writing to concentrate on some other urgent projects. Now back, let’s dig into something I heard about a few days ago. Since I don’t shop at the store, I was not aware that the retailer Abercrombie &
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Social Timing Insights [Infographic]

When to post, tweet, speak, shout. This infographic from Argyle Social gives some idea as to the whowhatwherewhatwhenwha?

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Looking for a Little Third Party Like

The following story from the Metro chronicles the efforts that Ford has taken with regards to social media. I find it not only interesting, but a story that continues to change and evolve as social media becomes more of our lives. Facebook is bringing brands closer to the consumer and letting the consumer take the controls with it comes to
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Like and Comment this Post

It’s far easier to like a post than comment is it not? Think about a friend posting a picture. How often do you comment as opposed to simply liking it to let them know you appreciate the post. Now think about posting as a Facebook page admin. When you post something you are more often to get a like than
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Pearltrees. Social Worthy? Nah.

Pearltrees allows you to bookmark sites just like StumbleUpon. It mixes that function with the pinning and organizing approach of Pinterest. You can post notes and photos as well as the URLs, which are referred to as ‘pearls’. The folders you put them in and organize heirachically are called ‘pearltrees. You can then engage in an open curation of the
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America Still in Love with Television

According to a Nielsen’s U.S. Consumer Usage Report 2012, nearly 120 million people within television homes own four or more TV sets. Unit Ownership: Interesting that the penetration is high on HD but this reflects the ongoing decline in cost of entry for panel televisions. An emerging story here is the smart televisions – here labelled as Internet-enabled TVs. These
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