Monthly Archives: November 2013

Link Friday: The Winter Travel Edition

Posted on Friday, November 29, 2013 by Kate

Winter is almost here, so it’s time to start thinking about traveling during this chilly season.

  • Want to go on a global adventure? Here are some of the most exciting, colorful adventures Earth has to offer this winter.
  • No passport? No problem. There’s plenty of amazing cities to see right here in the good old U.S. of A. this winter.
  • If a road trip is more your style, strap on the snow chains and get ready for a wintery (and breathtaking) adventure.
  • Before you hit the highway, make sure you’re prepared with these road trip must-have apps.
  • No plans for a winter getaway this year? Enjoy these stunning photos from around the world from the comfort of your couch.

Happy traveling!

Link Friday: The 2013 Black Friday Edition

Posted on Friday, November 22, 2013 by Kate

Black Friday is almost upon us. There are those who love the tradition and those who loathe it. Either way, you can’t argue that it’s a force to be reckoned with.

  • This year’s Black Friday controversy is the multitude of stores opening on Thanksgiving Day to give shoppers an early deal.
  • But is it even worth your time? Huffington Post calls this year’s Black Friday specials “recycled and lame.”
  • Become a savvy Black Friday shopper by following this advice.
  • If you’re a business owner, take advantage of this annual kick-off to the holiday shopping season through social media.
  • Don’t feel like fighting the crowds on Black Friday? Maybe Cyber Monday is more your style. Find out the pros and cons of both here.
  • And finally, a comical look at Black Friday “deals” by the ever hilarious publication The Onion.

Link Friday: The Hungry for Thanksgiving Edition

Posted on Friday, November 15, 2013 by Brianna

Prepare your stomachs, Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away! We’re definitely drooling over the Thanksgiving links we found this week.

Enjoy!

Link Friday: The Craziest Internet Fails Edition

Posted on Friday, November 8, 2013 by Brianna

It’s safe to say common sense isn’t always exercised on the Internet. While some Internet goofs are laughable and others just plain embarrassing, you don’t have to surf far to find them.

Moral of the story? Spell-check, understand the power Internet virality and think twice before you send that Tweet!

Link Friday: The Hacker-Proofing your Social Media Edition

Posted on Friday, November 1, 2013 by Brianna

An account hack spells social media disaster! Hack-proof your company’s social media to prevent problems like these from happening…

  • A very public hack happened this spring, when someone mysteriously logged onto Burger King’s Twitter account. The hacker changed their photo to the McDonald’s logo and name to “McDonalds,” proceeding to post 53 raunchy tweets to their 80,000 followers.
  • Along with Burger King, two other major companies were hacked in the spring. One hacker tweeted that Jeep’s CEO and employees were doing drugs, and another detailed layoffs and mismanagement by international media retailer HMV.
  • Be smart about your social media and prevent potential hacks. Here are 7 ways to keep your social media safe.

Good luck and happy Friday!