• Will LinkedIn’s Redesign Make It Feel Less Spammy?

    >>[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] Let’s be honest. For many of us, LinkedIn lost its appeal when we started getting bombarded by spammy, canned requests for connections. When the fake accounts became commonplace, and the ads to join LinkedIn Premiun started to take away from the professionalism they intended to evoke. To quote an iPhone in Canada post, “LinkedIn […]

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  • Cloud Services for Startups That Are Actually Useful | Part One: CloudHQ

    >>[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] The Same Stupid Lists We see a lot of top cloud-service lists covering topics from productivity, to customer relationship management (CRM) and data backup, but in actuality, they’re just the same damn list over and over. Not unique, not innovative, just depressing. Here, let’s do it right now. Productivity Trello <– This […]

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  • What Exactly are Facebook’s Instant Articles?

    >>[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] If you follow the happenings within the social media sphere, you can see the constant attempt by social channels to add extra services here, there and everywhere. Instagram for example, just rebranded and even changed the length of their video time, Snapchat added stickers and the ability to create your own geo-filters, […]

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  • Does social media fill a biological niche?

    >>[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] A Synopsis The uses of social media these days abound, but what we often neglect is its true value within our communities.  Social media is easily viewed from two angles – personal use and business use. Each channel began with its own specific community – people used Facebook to connect with friends […]

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  • How Instagram has turned professional photography into fine dining?

    >>[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] As a young professional just exiting a post-secondary program focused on photography, the mere mention of  ‘Instagram’ conjures feelings of love and hate. Mobile photography is popular – to say the least. Bridging the gap We all know people with DSLR cameras if we don’t own one ourselves. In many amateur circumstances, many […]

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  • Believe it or not.. LinkedIn isn’t Facebook

    >>[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] There’s been a rash of updates as of late, from supporters of a certain U.S politician, finding their way onto LinkedIn. Normally this is far from being an issue, business and politics, after all, go hand-in-hand. These posts, however, haven’t had the decency to walk the fine line of crass/ clever, […]

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  • Let’s Be Honest About Our Struggles #BellLetsTalk

    >>[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] I am the sum of my experiences, nothing more, nothing less. I have cultivated my own unique convictions because I decided to experience life, make foolish mistakes, and laugh at the end of the day. Throughout my 35 years, there are three sayings that have followed. They have inadvertently become the […]

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