How to bookmark an individual post on Facebook

In a previous post I explained how to link to an individual Facebook post. Since then I have seen several of my friends say they are “sharing” a post so they can find it on their Timeline at a later date. Sharing a good post is great because it lets your friends enjoy the posts that you […] The post How to ...

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Q&A: How do I delete my LinkedIn account?

Question from Jaimey P.:  I opened a LinkedIn account a couple of years ago when I was thinking about switching jobs. I no longer use that account and I haven’t logged into it in months. I receive several emails a day from LinkedIn with updates and other stuff and it wastes my time having to […] The post Q&A: How ...

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Silence a ringing phone immediately by pressing any physical button

Have you ever been in a setting where complete silence was expected only to have your smart phone start ringing? Whether it was during a church service, an important business meeting or in a packed movie theater, it was probably quite an embarrasing event. In all likelihood you panicked and started fumbling around trying to get the […] The post Silence a ...

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Q&A: Is it ok to use Gmail for my business email address?

Question from Gabe P.:  I recently retired after a long career in public service and I’m planning to start a second career as a professional photographer. I’ve already lined up a few shoots through word-of-mouth but I’m planning to put up a business page on Facebook and have some business cards printed to promote my […] The post Q&A: Is ...

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Advertisers and publishers hate ad blockers, but they have only themselves to blame for them.

The recent explosion in the number of Internet users installing ad blockers has greatly reduced the amount of advertising revenue being earned by online publishers. In fact, I recently started using the popular AdBlock Chrome extension myself, and I doubt if I’ll ever surf the web without it again. Publishers hate ad blockers because the ads they place […] The post Advertisers and ...

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Proposed New York Law Could Require Government to Buy American

You’ve already heard about some of the “Buy American” initiatives that are attempting to support American manufacturers. But what if buying American made products was actually required by law? That’s what one lawmaker has proposed for certain government purchases in central New York. Ted Morton is an Erie County Legislator who has proposed this new rule. The law would change ...

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