Author Archives: armour52

Never Enough Time In The Day

Of all the things I am interested in and all the new challenges in my life, a couple of overarching themes that impact whether anything gets done are time and money. There is never enough of it to get things … Continue reading

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Uber and Lyft Are Great For Everyone, Except Me

“Uber is the bomb.” “Oh man, did you try Lyft? They’re awesome.” “I take Uber EVERYWHERE. I never leave home without it.” On and on, everyday somebody at my job is the poster-child for these companies. So I got excited, … Continue reading

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Be A Pioneer

In late 2006 I was in a CVS and was having a conversation with a pharmacist. I had asked him if he was going to buy an iPod. I was ready to launch into how much I loved mine. He … Continue reading

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Homework, Homework, Homework!

I was never sure how I felt about digital fundraising platforms like Kickstarter, Crowdsourcing, GoFundMe, etc. It always looked a bit suspicious to me. I felt, “Why are people getting online asking strangers for money to fund their own personal … Continue reading

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Things That Go Viral

  Trump, Apple, and Bernie are viral. As our readings for this week point out, they all resonate with plenty of ethos, pathos, and logos. Trump and Apple have associated reputations that precede them and Bernie is the presidential candidate … Continue reading

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Getting A Gainful Job In A Digital Environment

A consumer’s attention is the new currency and if you can can capture that via your digital platform, then you’re only 30% there.  As our Google reading assignments pointed out this week, almost gone are the days where everything is … Continue reading

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All Eyes on Trump

Donald Trump is all things Internet. You do not have to search for him; he’s there.  I have more Donald Trump feeds on a daily basis than my twelve narcissistic Facebook serial posters.  He has taken over my Twitter, he’s in … Continue reading

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Getting Famous

Aside from the many business benefits that social media affords, what’s just as impactful is the influence social media and entertainment has on our youth and young adults. Our youth should be poised to be the future leaders of our … Continue reading

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Netiquette

We are learning higher and deeper concepts and their implications on social media but I also think it’s worth it to consider the more basic rules before we begin to build a marketing or brand campaign. Much like email etiquette, … Continue reading

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Wild, Wild, West

I was thinking  yesterday about how I learn and consume information on current events, trending topics, and anything else that interests me.  And of course, like a lot of people, I consume it mostly through Facebook and Twitter. The challenges of … Continue reading

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