Five Important Videos You Need To Watch

I want to share five important videos from our YouTube Channel. I realize this post will sound self-promoting but I promise you, it’s based on what we are seeing in Remote and hearing over the phone. Why Do I Have A YouTube Channel? There are a number of reasons I have a YouTube Channel. At the top of this list […]

What In The World Are YouTube #Shorts ?

During the presidency of Donald Trump, you heard a lot about TikTok – the little app that allows people to create brief (15-second) videos with music, sound and video effects, filters, text and more. “Shorts” is YouTube’s response to TikTok. For most, these videos are entertainment – people showing themselves dancing, lip-syncing or just doing crazy things. I’ve been playing […]

6 Social Media Practices That Will Make You Happier

Introduction I want to share 6 Social Media practices that will make you happier. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok, Snapchat, KIK…the list of Social Media platforms goes on and on. Like almost everything in life, there’s a positive and negative side to being on one of these platforms. Let’s look at some of them: Frustration and Unhappiness Yes, Social Media […]

InstaFun!

When it comes to Social Media, Instagram has become my #1 go-to app. Do you have it yet? While you can use Instagram on a computer, it really works best as an app on your smartphone and/or tablet. Why should you be using Instagram? You can see beautiful pictures from all over the world: You can get an inside look […]

LinkedIn

If you’ve ever gotten a direct email from my business account, you’ve seen what’s pictured above as part of my signature. While everyone pretty much knows about Facebook, a number of people have asked me about LinkedIn. They want to know what it is and should they be on it? Like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc., LinkedIn is a Social Media […]

Crisis Response

Although Social Media can sometimes take on a very negative, if not nasty, role in our lives, the various platforms often offer assistance during a tragedy or natural disaster. Many times, we can get messages through on Social Media when there is no other form of communication available. As an example, those of us in Florida are keeping an eye […]

FB – BD

I recently celebrated a birthday and I received a ton of birthday wishes on Facebook. It’s fun having these greetings and I like to do the same for others. Unfortunately, I’m not always in Facebook and I sometimes miss birthdays which I’d really like to acknowledge. Does this happen to you, too? Here’s the good news. You can actually go […]

Don’t Use My Photos!

Here is something that people are seeing posted in Facebook and Instagram. (In Instagram, the word “Facebook” is replaced by “Instagram.” Don’t forget tomorrow starts the new Facebook rule where they can use your photos. Don’t forget Deadline today!!! It can be used in court cases in litigation against you. Everything you’ve ever posted becomes public from today Even messages […]

Feature/Favor

Today, we’re introducing another new feature on our blog. In the right-hand column, where you see things like “Recent Posts,” “Recent Comments,” and “Subscribe To Blog Via Email,” we now have “Upcoming Events.” Here you’ll see a list of seminars and webinars and other events when we schedule them. We’re adding this feature because people often call or email us […]

I Got The T-Shirt!

Yesterday, the world came crashing down for those addicted to Facebook and/or Instagram. The apps, both part of the Facebook Social Media family, stopped working correctly. The outage affected people differently. For instance, I didn’t have any problems logging into either platform but I couldn’t “Like” any posts and I couldn’t comment. As soon as I clicked the “Like” icon, […]

A Social Media Pitfall

Social Media – it has its positive impact on people’s lives everyday. There’s an opportunity to interact with people from all corners of the globe without leaving your home or office. You can see sights you might never see in person, you can learn of other cultures and you can form friendships with people you might never meet face to […]

Caveat emptor

You didn’t have to take four years of Latin like I did to know that “Caveat emptor” means, in English, “Let the buyer beware.” It’s a phrase we’ve heard for years and years and it’s always been an important precept for making purchases. One of the many advantages of the Internet is that people are given the opportunity to tell […]