Archive for March, 2011

As some of you might have noticed, Facebook has undergone many recent changes to both personal profile and business pages.  The look and feel of both entities have enabled users to more quickly and easily find shared interests, photos, and other items, making the Facebook platform even more opportunistic for businesses. (more…)

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  • Friday, March 18th, 2011

  • Scan this

    In looking at print advertisements, 2D QR codes are popping up more and more. The goal for this little black and white box with jagged lines and odd geometric shapes is to allow people with smartphones to scan them and immediately be sent to a website, commercial or video for additional information. (more…)

  • Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

  • Aiming high – 20 years later

    Although it sounds ominous, it wasn’t a foreshadowing of things to come. Still, the morning was dark, overcast and lightly misting. My brother and sister got up early and we said our good-byes in the kitchen of our house, giving them hugs as they wished me luck.

    My parents drove me to the Reuss Federal Building in downtown Milwaukee. On the 15-minute drive there I was thinking “what have I gotten myself into?” But I think most people have that thought at one time or another. They parked the car near the entrance, got out and gave me more hugs good bye. My mom, with tears in her eyes, told me she loved me. I told them the same, turned around and off I went into the wild blue yonder. (more…)