Girl Scout Cookies to be sold online

The Girl Scout Cookies have entered the social media space, switching to allow online sales of Girl Scout cookies. I’ve seen so much buzz around the social media space in the past in regards to Girl Scout Cookies, and this will be interesting to see how it affects sales. Apparently, each Girl Scout will have their own storefront, and be able to invite people to their store via email. As part of … [Read more...]

Neiko 51031A 1-Inch by 15-Feet Ratcheting Tie-Down with Soft-Grip Levers and PVC-Coated Hooks , 4-Set Review

From my Amazon.com review of  Neiko 51031A 1-Inch by 15-Feet Ratcheting Tie-Down with Soft-Grip Levers and PVC-Coated Hooks , 4-Set I bought these for a recent move, using a Budget truck. They were great- I purchased the 15-feet so that I could wrap the tie-downs around furniture so that it would stay put in the truck. The color was easy to spot when we were unloading, and no marks were left on … [Read more...]

Samsung Electronics 840 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Single Unit Version Internal Solid State Drive MZ-7TE120BW Review

Samsung Electronics 840 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Single Unit Version Internal Solid State Drive MZ-7TE120BW, as per my Amazon Review: I own several of the 840 series drives, and have not been disappointed by one of them. All of the drives have been reliable, and have greatly sped up the systems that I placed them in.I used one of drives in a laptop- it has slightly extended battery … [Read more...]

iOttie Easy Smart Tap Dashboard Car Desk Mount Holder Cradle for iPad mini Review

iOttie Easy Smart Tap Dashboard Car Desk Mount Holder Cradle for iPad mini (HLCRIO106) based on my Amazon Review: I bought this so I could use Waze on my iPad mini as a navigation device for my car. I checked the laws of most states, and in the United States, and iPad mini is about the maximum size you can use for navigation within the drivers view.This stand is great, and I can attach it both … [Read more...]

Social Media Consultant, Week 1

I've spent the last week trying to build a portfolio of clients for my Social Media Consultant business. I first started with local establishments, by looking at their Website and Social Media Pages. I used a rubric to score each of the clients on their websites, with categories like "Frequency of Updates, Visual Appeal, Engagement with Fans, and Enticing to new customers." Each of these … [Read more...]

TP-LINK TL-WA850RE 300Mbps Universal Wi-Fi Range Extender Review

TP-LINK TL-WA850RE 300Mbps Universal Wi-Fi Range Extender, Repeater, Wall Plug design, One-button Setup, Smart Signal Indicator review from my Amazon.com account: As others have pointed out, this product disconnects frequently and leaves the internet unusable until you reset it. I've updated the firmware and worked with support, but there are just issues with this device. TP-Link support was … [Read more...]

Becoming a Social Media Consultant

I have decided that I wanted to become a social media consultant on my own, after seeing a lot of success due to actions that I've implemented in the different places that I've worked. Over time, I've seen bosses make the big money (as they probably should- assuming the risk and such), but I've wondered if I can make it on my own. So I'm starting to blog about how I'm going about this transition … [Read more...]

Snapchat: Coupons for Business

Snapchat Logo copyright Snapchat, Inc. This website/Author has no affiliation with Snapchat, Inc. We’ve seen the disappearance of the 14-25 year old demographic off of Facebook (http://www.businessinsider.com/decline-of-facebook-user-numbers-2014-4). But to which platform has this demographic moved? One of the biggest (and largely untapped) resources for businesses is Snapchat. And Snapchat could … [Read more...]

The Social Giveaway- A quick way to build fans of a product brand

Today, I ended up entering a contest on Twitter- one in which a Sony Camera- the QX100, was being used as a giveaway for the @Sony Main Twitter Page. I’ve been working for ArtsPromo lately, an organization that runs the digital media accounts of various musical groups and artists. It’s interesting how I forgot how effective a product giveaway contest can promote a product so easily via social … [Read more...]

My Speech to the Pioneer Valley Regional School District School Committee regarding funding.

2/11/2014 Hello, I am Jason DeFuria, a third year science teacher at Pioneer Valley Regional School and a member of its technology committee. I am here to speak with you tonight about the state of technology throughout the school. Pioneer Valley Regional School is currently saddled with outdated hardware, software, and infrastructure, meaning the school lags behind when it comes to technology. … [Read more...]