So Now What? Kavanaugh, Trauma, Healing and Moving Forward

 

 I have this fantasy of buying one of those sheds from Home Depot and having a friend sheet rock the thing, add some electricity and then make it the most girly place possible (that’s my taste, romantic, soft, flowery). There’d be a super big comfy chair, a laptop desk and it would smell like spring… More So Now What? Kavanaugh, Trauma, Healing and Moving Forward

Funkafied Technology Or How the User Experience Dictates Function

 

  I realized the other day, I have no idea where our iPad is. It’s first generation (damned early adopters) and when we got it, we could barely put it down. It was always on the coffee table ready for game playing, email checking or Googling some weird fact or question we had about something… More Funkafied Technology Or How the User Experience Dictates Function

Listen2Youth Brings Silicon Valley Social Media Tips to CALPA

 

  I am a huge fan of California’s state parks. It’s like our parks are part of my DNA. My mom worked at Henry Cowell, I served on our local Friends of the Santa Cruz State Parks board. More importantly, as a resident of Santa Cruz County, I have been spoiled by the accessibility of… More Listen2Youth Brings Silicon Valley Social Media Tips to CALPA

Get Technology Off My Back: Teenage POV on the Need for Tech Integration

 

  Tyler Headley is a sophomore attending high school in the Pacific Northwest. He writes for us about tech, the user experience and social media – and his ideas about making changes that match the lifestyle of today’s youth. If you have questions for Ty, please leave a comment below.   When you walk into… More Get Technology Off My Back: Teenage POV on the Need for Tech Integration

KissMetrics Offers Great Tips for Creating Your Social Media Profile

 

  The folks at KissMetrics write an excellent blog post on the 10 Elements of a Successful Social Media Profile. They make great points about consistency across profiles and authenticity in posting (like use a photo of yourself  for your personal profiles, not an avatar or object). Creating a successful social media profile for your company is… More KissMetrics Offers Great Tips for Creating Your Social Media Profile

Three (Social Media) Things You Can Do Right Now to Help Your Brand

 

  If social media scares you – and based on a new study this isn’t a bad assumption – you don’t have to jump in with both feet. In fact, there are three easy ways you can get your feet wet without making a huge commitment. And you can help your brand. This isn’t size… More Three (Social Media) Things You Can Do Right Now to Help Your Brand

The Value of Youth as an Emerging Market: Key Requirements for Online Services

 

  We just wrapped a study with a proprietary panel looking at an online tool that would normally be considered a “business product” focusing on the user experience and new features. But we did something a little bit different. We threw our teen panel into the mix. This younger audience really shifted the results.  … More The Value of Youth as an Emerging Market: Key Requirements for Online Services