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How To For Beginners: Curate Twitter to Help You Stay Woke

ICYMI (in case you missed it), Twitter is the new water cooler: the best place to learn things you might…

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Oh Yeah – You’re Looking at a Retirement Savings Expert Right Here

In the spring of 2012, I joined a rag tag group of people at Financial Engines to kick off their…

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Turning Infographics into Real Time Dynamic Marketing Tools is a Win for Business

As a content provider – I think I must spend at least thirty percent of my life creating content for…

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Financial Engines Delivers a Social Security Planner Everyone Can Use

I’ve been working with Financial Engines for a couple years now and one of the bigger projects has been their…

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Hoover Institution Debuts New Website and It’s Very Cool

It’s been a year since I’ve blogged which is a bad testament to a good year! It’s been busy with…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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New Client: Animoto Helps Us Promote Our Business

We are thrilled to welcome a new client: Animoto! If you haven’t played with Animoto yet, we invite you to…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Apple iPad: Quinn Provides a Teen’s Point of View

Guest Blog: Quinn is an avid Apple fan and an active member of our teen panel. When the news of…

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It’s Still All About the User Experience: Think Shoes!

When you think about it, nearly everything comes down to the user experience. Which phone you choose, which software packages…

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Day One at Ypulse Youth Marketing Mashup a Success!

It was hard to fall asleep last night. My head was reeling with ideas from the first day at Ypulse….

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Meet Listen2Youth at Tech Titans SD Forum Event

Join us on Wednesday, May 13 in Palo Alto to learn how today’s teens are also today’s entrepreneurs. SD Forum…

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Dear TiVo: Help Me Find New Music

An open letter to TiVo: Dear TiVo: You know I love you (and I am not alone). Without you, I…

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Is Disney Trying to Keep Parents Out of the Loop?

Last week I sat through three different sessions at the Ypulse National Mashup (a great event) where I heard from…

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Did You Purchase a Wii Fit at Best Buy? Maybe You Were Put on Hold…

I was supposed to be at the store today at 10am when the product hit the shelves. I stupidly didn’t…

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Kids and Tech: Are we Googling our Way to a Stratified Society?

These are strange times. I listen to the news and worry about the price of gas, global warming and if…

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Burger King, McDonalds: My Daughter Asks, “Why are fast food meal toys so stupid?”

Yep, that’s what she asks every time we order a kids meal at a fast food restaurant. She’s eight and…