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Archived Since:July 3, 2008

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How to Scan Anything You Want Into Minecraft Using Sprout by HP

A couple months ago, I was lucky enough to be one of a few that were selected to receive a Sprout by HP. As part of the criteria, they wanted me to come up with some ideas for cool things I could build and make using the device, which has a 3D scanner built in. Show More Summary

Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

Some amazing things have been announced at Facebook's annual developer conference, F8, going on yesterday and today in San Francisco. From new apps for Facebook Messenger, to a platform for Internet of Things, to one of the most amazing...Show More Summary

No Known Solutions In Sight for Copyright Issues or Monetization for Facebook Video

At Facebook's now annual F8 developers conference, 2 issues seemed to be on the mind of developers and content creators in the audience of their "What's New With Facebook Video" session: copyright infringement and in-video monetization. Show More Summary

How to Find the Fans of Your Facebook Page

I had a client ask me the other day if they could identify their 10,000th fan for a giveaway. The truth is on Facebook, they don't make it easy to know who your fans are. In the Facebook API it limits you up to only a few hundred fans that you can retrieve (and that only works on occasion). Show More Summary

The Entirely Contextual, Peer-to-Peer, Self-Aware Future of Technology

This article is part of the ‘Think Further’ series, sponsored by Alger Financial Management. For more ‘Think Further’ content and videos, click here.As I talk to others in the tech industry, I'm often asked, what's next for technology? First there was the PC, then the web. Show More Summary

Google+ Isn't Dying. Facebook Isn't Dying. The News Feed is Dying.

Paul Adams, inventor of Google+ Circles, and an all-around smart guy, wrote a post I shared earlier today on Facebook about basically the death of "the destination". His post really resonated with me. I've long wondered, with the death...Show More Summary

The Facebook Fraudster's New Strategy: Friend, Fraud, then Forget - How to Protect Yourself

A common Facebook social engineering or fraud tactic is to pick someone with friends you want to target, copy their Facebook profile entirely, and then start friending their friends one by one, until your new profile looks completely authentic. Show More Summary

How to Protect Your Online Social Media Presence Using Facebook Business Manager

Facebook's recently released Business Manager is a God-send for any social media manager or strategist or even security department desiring to manage multiple Facebook Page admins among dozens (to even hundreds or thousands) of Facebook Pages and Ad accounts. Show More Summary

I'm Writing Minecraft For Dummies, and This Time it's a Family Affair

Hi, my name is Jesse Stay - I'm writing Minecraft For Dummies and Minecraft Recipes For Dummies, and yes, I'm officially crazy (but loving it!). I guess you could say I'm now addicted to writing books.When I first started writing my first book, I'm on Facebook--Now What??? with Jason Alba, I thought I was crazy. Show More Summary

Ford's Future Competition Won't be Cars - It Will be Software

Google gave us a peek into its future and vision today as it announced, and showcased new, Google-designed cars that are built entirely for driving on their own, without humans. The future indicates, to me not that Google is building...Show More Summary

Growth Hacking: How to Know Who Has Viewed Your Facebook Profile

I shared earlier a method I came up with that allows you to target the subscribers (now called just "followers") of a public profile on Facebook (you know, the profiles with the "follow" button like mine at - not to be confused with a business page). Show More Summary

Bitcoin Use-cases: Turning Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, and the Blockchain into a Fully Functional Peer-to-Peer Internet

A lot of non-Bitcoin investors and people with little knowledge of Bitcoin are freaking out right now about the fall of Bitcoin's value in the last 24 hours due to China forbidding deposits into their main Bitcoin exchange. I'm actually kind of excited about it, because I think of Bitcoin as more a protocol than I do a currency. Show More Summary

Growth Hacking: How to Target Ads to the Followers of a Public ("Follow") Profile on Facebook

I shared earlier on this blog the benefit of using a personal, "Public Profile" on Facebook over a Fan Page on Facebook to personalize the experience and grow your network. I encourage each of my clients to, when they have the choice, choose the public profile over the Fan Page for personalities in the company for the reasons I shared earlier. Show More Summary

The Blockchain and the "All for One, One for All" Demise of the Centralized Server

It's amazing how history repeats itself. Internet history began with the conception of room-filled mainframe computers and "nodes" that would connect directly to the mainframes relying solely on the power of the central mainframe to get their signal and perform various tasks sent to the mainframe. Show More Summary

First the PC. Second the Web. Third the Cloud. And Now...The Chain - Why Bitcoin is Not Just a Currency - It's a Platform!

What if you could transfer stock to another individual, without a stock broker or stock certificate? What if you could sell your home, without a real estate broker or deed? What if you could sell your car without need for a title orShow More Summary

How Your Cub and Girl Scouts (and Youth) are Being Cheated in the Personal Manufacturing Era

Our youth are in for a wake-up call when they grow up. Gone will be blue-collar work. Gone will be factory and manual labor jobs. Gone will be construction and mechanical jobs. The fact is, machinery, robotics, and computer programming are replacing all of this, in favor of devices average families can buy and set up in their living rooms. Show More Summary

The Perfect Use of Custom Audiences Through Facebook Ads

Custom Audiences are a terrific way to build Facebook ads that convert and bring strong traffic back to a site. The way they work is this: You have an email list You import that email list into Facebook's Power Editor Facebook matches...Show More Summary

Your Constantly Evolving, Constantly Changing Social Media Plan

When I was younger things were simpler. TV, Print News, and when the internet, even websites would remain pretty static. My, how things have changed! In a world of "Generation Me", with Millenials being raised on the internet and using...Show More Summary

YOU Get a Free Book! And YOU Get a Free Book! How to Use and Make Money Using Facebook Ads

I mentioned last week that I was launching a new webinar on Facebook ads. In this webinar I'm going to be showing you one of the biggest questions I get in my consulting and coaching for my clients - how you can MAKE money instead of...Show More Summary

How to Optimize Your Facebook Ads for Event Conversions on Eventbrite

In preparation for my upcoming webinar on Facebook ads, I felt I would be a hypocrite if I did not use some of the strategies I'm teaching in the webinar on my own event for the webinar. In searching Google, I couldn't find any goodShow More Summary

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