How boring brands can win on social media

As a business owner, you may think social media isn’t worth the effort. You may have dabbled in Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn and seen minimal (if any) results. Of course there are other businesses that do well on these platforms – like Nike or Google – you may think. But these are exciting brands! What […]

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 101 by dStringer

For the last two weeks, I have been using our social media postings to support Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  It became very clear to me last year, the tech world had a huge connection to the ugly reality of Domestic Violence, from the dark side of GPS usage to stalk victims, to the bright side of Safety Apps for quicker responses to a victim in crisis.

USING “TECH” TO SAVE LIVES…OUR SUPPORT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH by dStringer

Every month there is another cause to support, sometimes several of them.  In some ways, the multitude of "cause" issues have rendered the campaigns a bit mundane.  Unfortunately, with domestic violence, the constant reports of abuse from the everyday household to the celebrity keeps this issue in the news and far from being mundane.

THIS IS NO JOKE…by dorothy stringer

Identity theft, social engineering, phishing,...these are all terms that are part of our life, whether you are aware or not.  We are so tied to our computer and the internet.  And even if you are not technically savvy, the world around you is, and because of that, your security is tied in with the world.

BIG BROTHER IS INDEED WATCHING…by dstringer

Recent events in Washington would definitely support the fact that the already massive scale of surveillance in place to keep us safe is not enough. Now, the governmet believes it needs greater access to our computers, even if that means majorly stepping all over our privacy and constitutional rights.

MEET GEORGE JETSON…by dstringer

 

I can remember, less than 30 years ago, one of my first employments was at a department store.  I started off on the sales floor, and graduated to director of Marketing and Display.  I was, however, still on the sales floor when our company graduated to the world of computer technology, sometime in the early 1980's.

The main thing I will always recall was the HUMONGOUS contraption setup in what was known as.