Month: April 2016

Scanner Apps

Scanning a document, a magazine article, or any printed page is easy with your iDevice. Simply take a photo of the page using the camera in your phone/tablet or using a photo from any camera. You can also take a photo of the document through these apps. Once you have the photo you can create a PDF or an image file to share, or by using OCR, convert the photo of the printed document to editable text to be used as you need. In the video, I am demonstrating some…

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Snapchat for Seniors

Snapchat launched in September 2011. There are now 100 million daily active users with 18% of all social media users using Snapchat. The average number of photos shared on the service is 9,000 snaps per second! There are 8 billion daily video views. Most of the Snapchat users are millennials (73%).

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Your User Group is a Shopping Mall

Your User Group is a Shopping Mall by Hewie Poplock Over the last year, I read some articles about shopping malls and their need for reinvention or closing their doors. I realized that the similarities between shopping malls and user groups were quite amazing. Gone are the shoppers looking for the traditional mall of the 1980s and 1990s with a collection of stores, a food court, and a movie theater. Times have changed. New and innovative shopping experiences have developed and are thriving. Many of the old indoor malls have…

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FaceBook Cloning is a real problem

In the past few weeks I have had 2 friends ask to be my friend on Facebook. This is not unusual, except I am already friends with both of them. What has happened is their FaceBook account has been cloned, or copied. The header is the same as their real account. One of the friend’s name was misspelled, but the other was correct. The article explains what they bad guys are trying to accomplish and it also offers a sample message that should be emailed to your friends, your contact…

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Make your emails count

Do you use email to contact your User Group, Fraternal Organization, or your non-profit? This is a webinar that you should watch to gain a better understanding on how best to create that eNews or email announcement. Whether you use Constant Contact, MailChimp, another service, or just compose your own, get some great ideas. Get your email read on a computer, a tablet, or a phone & get it noticed. Watch it at http://blogs.constantcontact.com/email-marketing-for-nonprofits/ Your readers are making decisions on whether or not to open and interact with your email,…

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