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Internet Technology Translated For Newbies

If you’re a little intimidated by the Internet, this short YouTube video, viewed by more than 10 million people should help you navigate this new and exciting frontier.

One of the Internet Marketing Strategies you need to consider is finding videos like this and sharing them with your suspects, prospects and clients. The important point to remember is that they must be relevant to your audience.

Texting codes for seniors

As we know, seniors are adopting the “Interweb” like never before, so if you’re sending texts to them as part of a multi media campaign, you should use the most recent codes, sent to me courtesy of Andrew Powell of Montreal, Canada.

ATD – at the doctors.

BFF – best friend fell.

BTW – bring the wheelchair.

BYOT – bring your own teeth.

FWIW – forgot where I was.

GGPBL – gotta go, pacemaker battery low.

GHA – got heartburn again.

IMHO – is my hearing aid on?

LMDO - laughing my dentures out.

OMMR – on my massage recliner.

OMSG – oh my! sorry, gas.

ROFLACGU – rolling on floor laughing and can’t get up.

TTYL – talk to you loud.

The 7 habits of highly annoying emailers

7 Habits Of Annoying EmailersI came across this insightful article by Dudley B. Dawson

Below are seven habits that consistently appear at offices across the world. If you have additional examples, please feel free to provide them in the comments below.

1. Including email signatures that include credentials like “MBA” or “HRMS” after their name. Existing readers are well aware of the distaste for credentials in email signatures as described in “Email Signatures: Adding “MBA” after your name is very telling“. [Note – I disagree in principle with this, but will leave that for another blog post – this article is about Dudley’s list, not mine.]

2. Adding clipart to your email. Often the work of administrative assistants, human resources, or other corporate cheerleaders. To think that when these people attach the clipart they imagine recipients smiling. This is called reputation distortion. Those who think others believe them to be a cheery person are actually the people most despised by the office. Clipart photos are to corporate cheerleaders as rainbows are to the GLBT.  Immediate and universal identification. Continue reading ‘The 7 habits of highly annoying emailers’

First Technical Support Call

Today’s post will become a classic because it’s so relevant for anyone who is in technical support or has to deal with customer service requests. It’s a contribution from Daniel Pinter of B Technologies. There are so many lessons that we all can learn from… Of course AFTER we stop laughing (at ourselves)!