OMFG I Love This Stuff

I’m not a review blogger and I don’t want to become one. I do, however, love to try new things and I love driving new cars. The cars will stay here, on the blog. But I’ve been meaning to tell y’all about my treadmill desk for ages and I can’t bring myself to write a blog post about how my treadmill desk changed my life (and it did). I have a dilemma. I find great things (most of them under $20) and I’m a sharer, an oversharer but a blog …

Getting Pitched by a Fake Employee

This morning I got an email about a stealth startup. It was fishy and I wondered aloud (by aloud I mean on Facebook) who would answer an email like this. It’s not horrible that Amanda is asking for me to work for them without knowing what the product is. It’s not horrible that Amanda sent me a form email and couldn’t even format things correctly. The deal breaker is that Amanda clearly doesn’t exist. You see I clicked over on that LinkedIn profile because on the off chance that Amanda …

The Problem With Email

I don’t read my emails. I mean, I read some of them but clearly not all of them or this wouldn’t happen. And when you don’t read your email you miss out on things. I recently deleted an invitation to speak at a conference in Australia. Thankfully the organizers┬ácontacted┬áme on a social network as well so we may be able to make it work. I have no idea how many opportunities I’m missing. So now I’m trying to get my inbox down to a reasonable number 1,747 are too many …

Rapportive: Firefox Plugin For Social Media

If you’re like me, you use Mozilla’s browser Firefox to surf the web. I use Firefox because there are so many fabulous add ons. Today I found a new great one. Rapportive. Basically Rapportive takes your gMail account and makes it social. Now, when I get an email from someone Rapportive checks with Gravatar, Rapleaf and Twitter to give you relevant infomation about whomever you are emailing with. Rapportive gives you a right column sidebar with information about your new friend. If I’m emailing with Stephanie, this is what I …