Monthly Archives: November 2013

Final Thoughts: The Best of Social Media

Frankly, after sitting through the first class of this course, I thought about dropping it. I was overwhelmed, intimidated, and hesitant about taking a CSOM course as an English and French major in A&S. My first post focused on losing my iPhone this summer and how I spent three days struggling, disconnected from the online […]

Google Church

Googlism As the semester winds down, and my formal business education comes to an end I realize more and more how ridiculous much of it was. I have learned a great deal, and I feel much better equipped for this present business climate, but compared to eras of the past, with real industries, the present […]

I’m Going to Disney World! Sort of….

I had the great fortune of leaving for Thanksgiving Break on Friday Nov 22, a full four days before my roommates. However the only reason I was afforded such a luxury was because I had to get my wisdom teeth removed. Unfortunately due to a tricky health issue I couldn’t be put under anesthesia, so […]

#ShopSmall

This Saturday, November 30th is the fourth annual Small Business Saturday.  Founded by American Express, this movement to support and sustain the small businesses of our communities takes place the Saturday after Thanksgiving each year. Just a year after the movement’s founding, the U.S. Senate officially recognized the Saturday after Thanksgiving as Small Business Saturday […]

I’m Quitting Social Media!

Quitting Social Media Let me start by saying that I am not personally quitting Social Media. However, I have seen a lot of articles recently discussing this option. There is a new subculture of people who are quitting Social Media. Some are doing it for a short reprieve from the constant connection, others as a […]

Apps on Apps on Apps: How Will Marko Stand Out?

An article from January of this year stated that the Apple App Store is adding almost 20,000 apps per month. That’s about 665 apps per day. I’m sure that many of these apps will only ever get a few downloads, but that’s still a staggering number. One of these additions is an app called Marko, […]

You must read this before our last class!

Well now that I have your attention, you might as well stay and read about my final thoughts on social media. Since I’m apparently terrible at following instructions and didn’t create an “Initial thoughts on social media” blog I’ll have to go off memory. Upon signing up for the class, I originally thought we were […]