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How Startups are Helping People Get Through COVID-19

While the COVID-19 pandemic has threatened many businesses, there is a silver lining in all of this. Some startups are setting up to help those who are struggling during this troubling time. It’s a moment when entrepreneurs are showing they care and responding to new needs.

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Does Your Business Need Digital Marketing?

Digital marketing can get a bad reputation for being invasive. It can include annoying ads, tracking you everywhere you go over the internet, popping up when you’re busy concentrating on something else, or getting in the way when you want to watch a video. Badly done digital marketing doesn’t help anyone, and it could even hurt your business, rather than improve it.

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How Advertising Has Changed Since The Digital Era

The advertising industry has changed dramatically over the last 25 years. With the birth of the internet and the rise of new technology and social media platforms, we’ve seen a dramatic shift in the way we advertise new products and interact with businesses.

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I decided today to take as long a walk as possible

I decided today to take as long a walk as possible

I decided today to take as long a walk as possible. Sadly, today isn't as marvelous and glorious a day as it was yesterday—though who knows, I haven't spend any time outdoors in days as I am in self-quarantine.

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Digital Networking & How to Build Relationships on Screen

Studies show the importance of personal relationships in career advancement and business leadership over the usual ‘hard skills’ associated with technical knowledge and field expertise.

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Are QR Codes The Future Of Marketing?

If you’ve ever visited China, Kapan, or South Korea, then QR codes may not be new to you, but here in the US and in much of Europe, they’re still a relatively novel phenomenon.

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Technology Changes Within Businesses? Some Of The Ways You Can Take Advantage

Starting a business from nothing is always going to be a challenge, and with the enhancements of technology, it can now mean that you have many more different avenues that you can explore when it comes to making those changes. However, the big issue that entrepreneurs face is making the most of the different types of technology and options they have and making sure they take advantage of them within different aspects of their business.

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History of the Potomac Boat Club on the Potomac River in Washington, DC

History of the Potomac Boat Club on the Potomac River in Washington, DC

After I received some historical information about my local rowing club, the historical Potomac Boat Club (PBC) I wanted to learn more about my club (I'm a Senior Member) and I found this on the site. Enjoy!

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Framed history of the Potomac Boat Club dating from the Club's 60th birthday celebrations in 1929

Framed history of the Potomac Boat Club dating from the Club's 60th birthday celebrations in 1929

I am a Senior Member of the Potomac boat club, founded in 1869, and am damned proud of it. I really don't know that much about the club, I am sorry to say. But now, thanks to fellow Senior Member Nicholas Woodfield, I discovered the following "framed history dating from the Club's 60th birthday celebrations in 1929." Enjoy! It's both informative and extremely interesting. Sort of a written time capsule and love letter. Enjoy!

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Is Autonomy The End Of The Road For The Truck Industry? Don't Bet On It!

Every so often, a random commentator will proclaim the end of the truck industry as we know it. Some new technology will come along that will allow us to transport goods from A to B faster and cheaper.

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2007 Google Apps Case Study: Abraham Harrison manages a successful virtual business using Google Apps Premier Edition

2007 Google Apps Case Study: Abraham Harrison manages a successful virtual business using Google Apps Premier Edition

I was doing some searches on Google about Abraham Harrison, my first digital PR agency, and found this amazing old gem from 2007. AH was an earliest adopter of Google Apps and Google wrote a case study about the agency. I was living in Berlin at the time.

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Roku Smart Soundbar Review

Roku Smart Soundbar Review

My last splurge before lung-fishing into the Coronavirus bog is this Roku Smart Soundbar

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That time Lori Gottlieb quoted me in the Atlantic about how women are too picky

That time Lori Gottlieb quoted me in the Atlantic about how women are too picky

Back in my 30s, my Renaissance Weekend friend formally interviewed me for an article she was writing for The Atlantic. I felt feelings of both pride and humiliation.

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A Social Media Conversation With Chris Abraham by The Buzz Bin

A Social Media Conversation With Chris Abraham by The Buzz Bin

Geoff Livingston interviewed me for The Buzz Bin back on July 19, 2007, and I discovered it today while Vanity Searching and thought I would revive it and share it with you here.

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5 Reasons You Should Consider Getting Your Master's in Computer Science

5 Reasons You Should Consider Getting Your Master's in Computer Science

A computer science degree opens the door to jobs in software design, network administration, app development, and IT support.

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Dekafit by Spartan Zones Official Map

Dekafit by Spartan Zones Official Map

The DEKAFIT model is made up of 10 unique DEKA Fitness Zones, each designed for its own specific purpose. All DEKA Fitness Zones require basic essential movements. Historically speaking, many of these movements were required in order to help humans survive.

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Gerris Working with Spartan Race to Launch Dekafit With Influencer Marketing

Gerris Working with Spartan Race to Launch Dekafit With Influencer Marketing

We at Gerris are excited to be working with Spartan Race to launch their new fitness, racing, and competition product called Dekafit by connecting with online fitness influencers of all types.

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Spartan Launched Dekafit

Spartan Launched Dekafit

DEKAFIT is a true modern-day decathlon of fitness for participants of each and every fitness level. It's the very first environment that inspires continuous training and exercise. Putting an emphasis on training with a purpose, DEKAFIT gives you the ability to consistently set goals and challenge yourself.

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Spartan just launched a new workout and training system they’re calling DEKAFit

Spartan just launched a new workout and training system they’re calling DEKAFit

Spartan just launched a new workout and training system they’re calling DEKAFit:. In the same way that they’ve made obstacle racing globally popular, Spartan plans to do the same thing for functional fitness using a process that includes both training and competition. The first event is in Denver on March 21st at the University of Colorado’s Bowlen Fieldhouse (register here) with the second event in Dallas on May 2nd at the Cowboy’s Ford Center (register here).

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Don't Let The Size Of Your Business Get In Your Way!

When it comes to running any business, there are always going to be things that get in your way. If you spend all of your time complaining about how unfair that is, you're never going to get anywhere. The truth is that there are always workarounds for any business challenge as long as you're willing to put in the time and hard work.

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How To Hold A Productive Business Meeting

It doesn't matter how long you’ve been in business, a meeting is not an easy thing to command. There are always nerves and worries that you’ll get tongue-tied, or the message which you’re trying to convey won’t get across. There is also the worry that people will be bored with what you have to say, and you won’t engage your audience as you speak.

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Roger Wolfson On How To Write Your Own ‘Avatar’ via ScienceFiction.com

Roger Wolfson On How To Write Your Own ‘Avatar’ via ScienceFiction.com

Many experienced writers find science fiction to be a most exciting and creatively expansive form of writing – but we still don’t venture into it.

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Happy Valentines Day

I found this online on July 1, 2019, and am setting this to post on my blog on February 14, 2020. In the future!

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Roger Wolfson on Fitness and Moderation

Roger Wolfson on Fitness and Moderation

I was in my 20s when I met Roger Wolfson. He has always had a vision for his life even when he was in his young 30s. He's always nourished his mind, body, and spirit, and has never gained an ounce of fat (only muscle) while keeping a positive attitude even while the planet is burning around us. Think globally but act locally personified.

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Turns out my perfect watch was always a Casio G-Shock GW-5000 Square

Turns out my perfect watch was always a Casio G-Shock GW-5000 Square

I tried being the Seiko Diver guy but it turns out I've loved digital watches ever since Indiglo so my EDC watch is now the Casio G-Shock GW-5000-1JF, the Japanese-made version of the everyman's digital G-Shock Square that you can pick up at Wal-Mart for $50.

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Starting a Business? It Pays to Seek Niche Advice

Starting a business is no laughing matter. It’s probably one of the most difficult things that you’ll ever do in your life, aside from raising a family. It takes many considerations, it requires a lot of patience and hard work, you need to be dedicated, and it can collapse around you if you’re not vigilant.

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Addicted to Blundstone Boots Since 1996

Addicted to Blundstone Boots Since 1996

Long story short, during the Summer of 1996, I had decided to wear steel-toed boots on a plane trip with stops all across the earth. Even though it was five-years before 9/11 and the TSA didn't get exist, metal detectors did. By the time I got to Sydney, Australia, I traded the heavy pair of construction boots for a sleek pair of slip-on Australian farmer boots: a sleek chic pair of dark brown Blunnies—Blundstone 500s.

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Memories of Renaissance at Oxford

Memories of Renaissance at Oxford

Back in 2002 I attended a special conference on the campus of Oxford University and lived in a student cell at Pembroke College. It was amazing.

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Catering to a Niche With Your Business

Niche markets can be extremely fun to cater too, but they also tend to be high risk due to lying in untraversed territory. If you think you can cater to a niche market, hopefully, the following advice will help you to get started out in the right direction!

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