Please, customize your LinkedIn connection requests.

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // June 13, 2017
Hi Danika, I’d like to join your LinkedIn network. I’ve seen this message in my inbox a hundred times. It’s the automatically generated message LinkedIn sends when people don’t customize connection requests. I’m not pointing fingers. Not everyone knows a customized connection request is even an option. You have to go directly...

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Disaster maps, WWDC and Taylor Swift: the week in review

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // June 9, 2017
Our weekly roundup brings you a list of curated content in social, technology and Mindset Digital happenings from need-to-know news to silly social trends. This week in social… Disaster maps feature will help organizations act faster in crises. The Facebook feature will help humanitarian organizations “paint a more complete picture” of how...

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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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