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Getting social with small business: it isn’t a waste of time

Published on January 19, 2014 By dgreenbaum

If you can’t tell, DoctorDave Computer Repair in Lawrence is a social company. We don’t just socialize with our customers during service calls, but we are on Twitter, Facebook, Yelp, and Google Plus as well as blogging (just like this) I won’t lie and say it’s not time consuming because it is! Before I started [...]

How to protect against Google Death: The one phone call that can destroy your business (part 3 of 3)

Published on February 10, 2013 By dgreenbaum

The past few blog posts I’ve been talking about “Google Death”–when Google gives you the message “We do not currently support this location” and how missing one call (and being the top search result for computer repair lawrence ks) nearly destroyed my business. One of the key factors is I knew this content didn’t belong [...]

Stayin Alive after Google Death: One call that nearly destroyed my business (part 2 of 3)

Published on February 4, 2013 By dgreenbaum

Last blog post I talked about Google Death–when Google improperly removes your business’s listing. When I contacted Google I got the standard, canned, response (which I Googled to find out it was standard) I made some minor changes to the listing such as deleting an old location, but it had no effect. Eventually I got [...]

Social Media Club recap from May 9, 2012 regarding backups of your digital life

Published on May 9, 2012 By dgreenbaum

Hi @smclawrence members (and others reading this blog). Today at our meeting, a number of questions came up about backups, synchronization, and security. Fortunately, these are subjects I’ve already written about for GigaOM and you all inspired some more blog posts by yours truly so watch this space and subscribe to it! First, we talked [...]

Why employers ask for social media passwords–and how we work around it

Published on March 23, 2012 By dgreenbaum

The hot topic of his week was employers asking for Facebook and other social media passwords. I can completely understand why employers want this information. I talked about things applicants often do wrong to tank their employment efforts , but many times it’s more about learning the nuances of the applicant that can’t be derived [...]

The world’s most awesome cover letter (or at least a very good one)

Published on January 19, 2012 By dgreenbaum

I’ve been blogging the past couple of weeks about the hidden job market and why you should apply even when there may not be an open position. (We’ve got an open position and will give you $500 to refer us to the right person) The clincher to it all is the effective cover letter. Not [...]

Quick Tip: Facebook Security

Published on January 2, 2011 By dgreenbaum

How many times have you walked away from your computer and realized you left your Facebook logged in?  If you are a teenager, your parents are thrilled you did, but if you are a parent, do you want your kids to take a peek? What if you realize you left it open at a cybercafe [...]

Online accounts after someone goes offline- permanently

Published on November 21, 2010 By dgreenbaum

jefferson barracks national cemetaryOriginally uploaded by paparutzi Last blog post I talked about what to do with email accounts of a family member after the person passes away, or leaves the family due to a divorce. As I said it’s been on my mind lately with the anniversary of my father’s death at age 60 [...]

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