Category: Being Digital

Wheels Up: 7 Digital House Cleaning Items to Complete on Your Next Flight

On your next flight, consider a digital clean up of your phone. It’s a good way to wipe digital clutter, dial in settings, and help you better understand your phone. Before you begin, I recommend switching your phone into low power mode, so as not to burn too much juice while you embark on this

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Yelp Won’t Save Itself, So Consumers Have To

(This article in an opinion piece on how Yelp or new Yelp users can work to improve Yelp as a service.) Yelp is fledgling. They’re advocating for antitrust action against Google in Europe and the US. They’re even participating in an anti-Google lobby which recently served this author a LinkedIn ad. These regulatory pushes are

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PSA: Don’t Buy a New Car Unless it has this Feature

So you’re about to buy a new or new-to-you car. You have your money saved for a down payment and financing lined up from your local credit union. Now its time to buy that car, truck, or SUV, but wait! Your new car needs this one new feature that has seemingly flown under the radar:

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Self Driving Car Companies are Missing One Important Theme for American Adoption

It’s not safety, liability, and availability that will be top of American’s minds when they consider adopting self-driving cars, it’s freedom. It may sound cliche, but it’s why Americans are obsessed with the current one person one vehicle status quo. It’s why Americans are loathe to take buses and trains. They will make exceptions of

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Google Maps List: My Favorite Restaurants in Portland

When I tell people I’m from Portland, they often ask if it really rains all the time (it’s complicated), if it’s really like the show Portlandia (it is), and where I love to eat. On the last question, there are WAY TOO MANY PLACES IN PORTLAND THAT I LOVE TO EAT. Even if I just

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How to Send People Directly to Your Business’s Google Review Page

Are you a business owner or manager of a Google My Business (GMB) listing who wants to send people directly to your review page on Google so they can leave a review? Here’s how: Step 1: Build a link to send folks directly to the GMB ratings page: Put the business’s “place ID” in this

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