It seems appropriate that, after a brief hiatus on FAVES + CO., to pick back up with this announcement. When the 6th Annual Shorty Awards take place on April 7, 2014, I will be there as your virtual host, the Shorty Awards’ digital correspondent. And, the deadline for Industry nominations is quickly approaching.
We have been a one television household for the past nine years and, somehow, it worked for us. Until this past year. My husband is affectionately known as the “master of the remote,” commercials abhor him and his FOMO requires him to constantly scan channels. In the past, having one TV worked for us because: 1) we watched less TV than the average American viewer; 2) are willing to watch something the other person likes; and 3) it’s always been this way.
I remember the first few weeks and months of being a first-time parent. Well, barely. The sleep-deprived, foggy state-of-mind keeps you pretty close to home and away from operating heavy machinery. My iPad became my lifeline to the world. I didn’t use the phone as much because I didn’t want to “wake the baby,” but did want to read, shop and stay connected.
If you’ve bravely ventured into the world of Apple’s newly released iOS 7, then you’re probably going through a learning curve. That is, unless you’re one of the developers who got access pre-launch. For the rest of us, we’re learning a new version of an operating system we knew well and it takes a minute. Here are seven tips to get you started:
There are credible, online, third-party endorsements like, when the media mentions you, that give your brand a boost. These mentions may result in more views to your website, followers on Twitter or more people mentioning you. The lifespan of these stories are typically pretty swift, what we call the “the tornado effect.”
IFTTT just announced the launch of a New York Times channel, integration with Instagram videos and other updates. We will provide more updates soon, but wanted to get the news to you first.
To cut the cord or not? It’s not really a question that needs answering at this point. Why? Because when it comes down to brass tacks, the hacking together of and payment for a la carte content and products doesn’t offer the same amount of content you get from cable.