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Instagram Q&A – Part 2

Q&A continues to be one of my favorite things. Here’s more Instagram Q&A!   Q: What are Stories? A: Stories are short, disposable posts that last for 24 hours. You can add photos or videos to your story, and people watch and tap through them like television. Viewers can reply...

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Instagram Q&A – Part One

When I attend a conference or a talk, the Q&A section is always my favorite part. It’s one thing to prepare a talk, but it’s another to field questions from those who are trying to grasp this new information. Here’s some Q&A geared toward to a small business owner or...

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How Can I Use Instagram on the PC?

If you’re like me, you spend your day in front of a PC. You’re faster at typing on a full keyboard than a phone, and apps that insist on creating a mobile-only experience can be frustrating. Yesterday, my friend Luke sent me a direct message on Instagram with a response...

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What Can I Do If I Hate Windows 8?

There’s one main thing to complain about when it comes to Windows 8 – that Microsoft changed EVERYTHING.  When I first started using it about 18 months ago, I wasn’t a fan at all. But there’s one simple change that’s made it tolerable and given me back a normal experience....

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Know Anyone for Social Media Marketing Platform?

Earlier today, one of my contacts, Rachel, posted on Facebook the following: Know anyone that needs an internship (there is a small stipend) …See below: message me for the inside scoop.   Successful Construction and Real Estate Services Company is seeking an Intern to assist with Setting up our Social...

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How Can I Download from YouTube?

How To Download from YouTube (Video and Audio)   YouTube has great content. But what if a video gets taken down? Or what if you want to enjoy that content without being online?   To download content from YouTube, I recommend JDownloader. It’s a free program that allows you to...

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How Can I Redownload Microsoft Office?

How Can I Redownload Microsoft Office? When you need to re-install Windows, you often need discs to reinstall your software, and Microsoft Office is the one you need first.  This creates a panic – where are your installation discs? Did you put them software safe – and now no longer...

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What should I look for when buying HDMI cables?

The answer is – whichever cable is least expensive. HDMI cables are designed for connecting HDTV’s to other devices, like your cable box, Blu-Ray player, XBOX, PS3, or your computer to your monitor. HDMI cables cost anywhere from $5 each (or less,  if you find a sale) to $100 each. ...

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I think I have a Virus – What Should I Do?

Before doing anything, make sure you actually have a virus. Did your anti-virus software alert you to something? Or is your computer acting differently than normal? If you have an alert from your anti-virus software, is it giving you any indication that the threat was quarantined or removed? Very often...

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Why is My Computer So Slow?

This is a great question because fixing this problem costs so much less than it used to years ago. The shortest answer is – “buy and install more memory (RAM)”. One of my college professors used to have a rule about upgrading an older computer before buying a new one....

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Should I Renew My Anti-Virus Software?

Why You Should Never Pay for AntiVirus Software (or, how to save $50.00 per year). Every once in a while, someone will come up to me and say – “hey, good news! I paid for the latest anti-virus software renewal updates, just like you said!” At that point, I like...

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