Category Archives: Tips

Need Relief at the Pump? Check the GasBuddy HeatMap

TweetWith the new year we saw gas prices dip to a level not seen in a number of years. Hold on though because the prices are now quickly rebounding. So how to find the cheapest cheap gas? (unless of course … Continue reading

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Tip – Optimal Dimensions for Images Shared on Social Networks

TweetYes indeed, we love social media just as much as the other guy and you can find us on most of the popular “must have” social channels. Images are a huge part of our social strategy, particularly as it is … Continue reading

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Tips to Locate and Track Your Lost or Stolen Android Smartphone

TweetI’m a pretty heavy Android user, and I’m also a big lover of my device(s). So naturally I’m also quite proactive when it comes to keeping them secure. Here’s a tip on how you can hopefully secure your Android smartphone … Continue reading

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The Business Card is Not Dead! Card DesignsThat Will Blow your Mind

TweetHave you looked closely at your business card lately? Have you ever passed one out to someone and they paused, carefully looked it over (both sides) and said “WOW!”? If not then perhaps you should think about spicing it up … Continue reading

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Smartphone Tip – Unlocked BlackBerry Smartphones at Just $299

TweetLooking for a new, or additional smartphone? Did you know that BlackBerry devices, many unlocked, can be bought directly from BlackBerry online? A quick look at the BB online shop reveals a number of smartphones for sale including the Bold … Continue reading

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Our Most Popular Social Media Shares from the week

TweetThis week we saw plenty of activity and engagement via our various social media channels. the following are the stories and tips we shared that seemed to have resonated with our connections and generated the most activity… enjoy! Provo, Boulder, … Continue reading

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Safety Tips For Winter Road Conditions – #1 Tip Map Your Route

TweetSome helpful tips put together here by the American Trucking Association to help keep us all safe on the busy, and often icy, roads this holiday season. Winter road conditions can lead to dangerous situations. Fortunately, a team of million mile … Continue reading

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Top 200 US Colleges Ranked by Daily Beast

TweetRanking are always fun and here’s another fun “top List” for you to browse in order to get an idea of what are considered by some to be the Top Colleges in the US. The Daily Beast’s Down + Dirty … Continue reading

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Volunteer Map Data Collection Opportunities to Build the National Map

TweetHave you ever wanted to contribute to the National Map? Well, now that the USGS has embraced the crowd there’s an opportunity for you to do just that! If you have access to the Internet and are willing to dedicate … Continue reading

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5 Things on Friday #12 – A Geo-Geeky Edition!

TweetI realize it’s been some time so once again I’m pleased to share a fun and hopefully useful 5 Things on Friday.. enjoy and sorry about the delay! ;0) This edition gets a little geeky for our developer friends… Some … Continue reading

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Hot Mobile Apps to Maximize Fun this Summer with Your Smartphone and iPad

TweetSummer is a great time to load up on those handy mobile travel apps. Just in time for Memorial Day and the unofficial kick-off of summer, Sprint has shared a few tips for road warriors. Taking a road trip this … Continue reading

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Webmaps – CDC Tracking The Spread of Influenza with FluView

TweetThe CDC has published a clever webmap resource enabling visitors to quickly and easily track the spread of the Influenza (flu) virus in the US. Weekly data as reported by ILNET are used and the map also provides an animation … Continue reading

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