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Holy moly we’ve got SPAM on our hands!!

And I’m not talking about the meat! I posted a list of quick tricks for IDing SPAM and avoiding internet phishing scams on the Schipul Blog this morning but I think it’s a pretty important topic so I wanted to repost it here. Especially since (and I’m not admitting anything here) I may have fallen for it… right in front of our IT director. So yesterday I received an email that looked like this guy below (minus the pink arrows
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January/February in Review: Mom2 + Monica + a whole lotta Kirtsy and a little bit of Boulder

Whew! The last two months have been crazy, wonderful and beautiful all at once. I believe the last time I sat still for any length of time was when I went to see Eurydice…. and wasn’t New Year’s Eve like ten minutes ago?! I don’t want forget a bit of the amazingness and glitter that consumed January and February so without further ado…. a couple months in review! An open conversation between Moms & Marketers Mid-January I realized I hadn’t
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Thoughts on Outliers: Will I EVER be a twittering Beauty Queen Who Flies Planes?

I finished reading Outliers a few weeks ago and, like all of Malcolm Gladwell’s books, I loved it. It now resides on my top ten shelf smack dab between Twilight and Enchantment. Gladwell’s insight into into “success” is mystifying and staggering and humbling all at once. With Outliers, Gladwell irrevocably proves that there is no magical kool aid you drink to become successful. Success is about hard work (10,000 hours of it!), some special circumstance and a dash of luck.
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Internet Speak: Part 2

I now present to you Part Two of my ongoing series, “Silly Stories that I Hope Will Help You Unlock Some of the Vast Mysteries of Twitter and the Interwebs.”  Or something like that. But really, I’m only kidding (a little). The truth is, the secrets only seem vast when you encounter certain Twitter-isms for the first time. Trust me. I had some pretty interesting and random thoughts when I first saw the following shortcuts and acronyms scroll across my
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Social Media Lessons “Wii” Can Learn from Nintendo

It is no secret that I love my Wii*; I tweet about our relationship quite a bit and there are tons of pictures of me playing GH3 on Facebook. It is the only video game system at which I am any good, and because of that, there have been more nights than I care to admit that I was up WAY past my bedtime playing Guitar Hero** or Mario Kart. That being said, I have never blogged about Nintendo or
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