Working with web-based visuals? Then you need to check out TinyPNG

Pete Brown
Pete Brown // April 18, 2017
Have you ever liked a service so much that the best you can do when recommending it is to blurt out its name and mime a mic drop? As if its usefulness transcends the feeble words you’d otherwise try to summon? I never thought I’d wholeheartedly recommend any modern web service...

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5 ways you can use social media to get an internship

Ashley Nelson
Ashley Nelson // April 11, 2017
“Getting an internship is harder than finding a job.” I have been told this by many a media professional. It’s unfortunate but, as I’ve found, entirely true, and the irony is that to land a job you need prior experience...which comes from having internships before entering the job market. While...

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MSD Podcast, ep 18: When groceries go digital

Mindset Digital
Mindset Digital // April 6, 2017
Find out what happens when three Mindsetters put online grocery shopping to the test [Note: This podcast is companion content to our written review of online grocery shopping available here.] The digital era has ushered all sorts of on-demand conveniences into our lives - from entertainment to banking and bill paying to...

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Let a handout take your presentation to the next level

Mike Taylor
Mike Taylor // April 4, 2017
Last time we met here, I touched on a couple of things you should do before you start crafting your presentation. Before we start down the path of building slides, we need to touch on the difference between presentation slides and documents. The biggest problem with most slide decks I...

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Tips Tuesday: Use an Online Calendar to Organize Your Workload

Ann Cady
Ann Cady // March 21, 2017
Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, my brain proudly stored all my to-do’s and time commitments, work and otherwise. My calendar, first in a paper form and then online, was just for meetings. You know—the ones other people scheduled. Then slowly but surely, my brain got too...

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How to write an (almost) perfect LinkedIn headline

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // March 7, 2017
Whether you’ve had your LinkedIn profile since the dawn of time (in this case, I mean 2002, when the site first launched) or are just now getting around to making a profile, you’re going to need a headline. “But isn’t the headline just a place to put my job title?” WRONG. Your...

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Rock your next presentation: don’t skip these critical offline steps

Mike Taylor
Mike Taylor // February 28, 2017
What does your presentation process look like? Far too many people jump directly into PowerPoint and just start spraying bullet points all over the place. ...but some of the most important steps you can take to be a successful presenter should happen before you do any work on your slides. Here...

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MSD Podcast, ep. 15, Tool Time: Google Pro Tips

Mindset Digital
Mindset Digital // February 22, 2017
You think you know how to Google? You’d be surprised at all the functionality hiding behind that search bar. Mike ‘the Tool Man’ Taylor returns to the Mindset Digital podcast to walk me through a whole lot of tips that will make you a true Google Ninja. [embed]https://soundcloud.com/mindset-digital/ep-15-googletips-tooltime[/embed] Links from this week's...

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It’s time to stop throwing shade at vertical video

Pete Brown
Pete Brown // February 21, 2017
While our eyes prefer horizontal frames, our hands prefer holding our phones vertically. And in the ongoing battle between the two, it seems our hands are winning. So, let me get this out of the way first— I love doing this: I know it makes me look like a caricature of a...

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