What’s On My iPhone – February 2020

I haven’t posted one of these in a really long time. Given the attention to screen time concerns over the past couple of years, I’ve really slimmed down the applications I use – and have installed – on my phone. Currently I’m using an iPhone XS. My structure is 2 pages worth of apps and I keep an empty row between the apps and the dock. I’m also immune to the red notification dots. Page 1 Everything should be self explanatory. But some quick thoughts: … Read Full Post

Google Alerts for Fun and Profit

This post was originally posted in May, 2011 as Easy Reputation Monitoring. That post was deleted when I pruned my blog content in September 2018. A client had asked me if I still had, so here it is as it was originally posted. Visit: Google Alerts. Enter your search term in the box. In this example, I’m searching on my full name, so wrap it in double quotes to search as a phrase. Set it to Everything, As-It-Happens, Only the best results, and delivery to … Read Full Post

Turn any YouTube Channel in to an RSS feed

I was looking for an RSS feed for a YouTube Channel for the content automation purposes when I stumbled upon some instructions from Daniel Miessler’s blog. I’ve updated them a bit to reflect the changes to YouTube has made in simplifying channel URLs: Go to the YouTube channel you want to track Point your attention to the Address Bar of your browser Grab the string of code off the end which is your Channel ID, for instance, mine is: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPavAskuDNLl8bMmz7KF9BQ Take the channel id string: UCPavAskuDNLl8bMmz7KF9BQ … Read Full Post

Weekend Exploration

Ramp up your weekend with these six things to watch, read, ponder or do. Tour a VolcanoWatch:  National Geographic Balldur – bring relax and Luxory into your home.Look: Kickstarter 30 timeless lessons on creating killer content from one of the greatest business minds and copywriters: David OgilvyRead: WPCurve Life as a fire lookoutRead Excerpt: High Country NewsBuy the Book: ~$13: Amazon How to Create a macOS Sierra USB InstallerDo: Tekrevue You Suck at Excel with Joel SpolskyLearn: YouTube

Links from the last week

If you follow me on Twitter (@shartley, @shawnhartley), you’ve seen these recently. If not, enjoy some light weekend reading. Randy Riggs Structured Meeting Planner: http://davidseah.com/blog/2012/09/randy-riggs-structured-meeting-planner-dr02/ Top Six Content Marketing Mistakes: http://www.jeffbullas.com/2012/08/10/the-6-top-content-marketing-mistakes/ 37signals Earns Millions Each Year. Its CEO’s Model? His Cleaning Lady http://www.fastcompany.com/3000852/37signals-earns-millions-each-year-its-ceo%E2%80%99s-model-his-cleaning-lady Infographic: Check out these smartphone statistics http://www.healthcarecommunication.com/Main/Articles/807197aa-e8ad-43c8-878b-c47f7f051bb4.aspx 5 tips to make social media measurement easier http://www.healthcarecommunication.com/Main/Articles/19932490-d7db-4362-8499-4424675b8a3d.aspx (link broken 7/17/21) Physicians’ Stories told by Physicians http://thehealthcaremarketer.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/physician-stories-told-by-physicians/

Some Light Weekend Reading

If you follow me on Twitter, you’ve seen these recently. If not, enjoy some light weekend reading, and then question yourself as to why you aren’t following me. For the conversationalist version of me, @shartley; for the content curation version of me, @shawnhartley. Supercharge Your Energy for Ad Agency New Business: http://fuelingnewbusiness.com/2012/08/01/tips-to-boost-energy-for-agency-new-business/ New Research on Why CEOs Should Use Social Media http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/07/new_research_on_why_ceos_shoul.html Secrets of Super Negotiators – Monetize Everything http://www.forbes.com/sites/shenegotiates/2012/07/25/secrets-of-super-negotiators-monetize-everything/ Why You Shouldn’t Buy New Followers For Your Business http://www.openforum.com/articles/why-you-shouldnt-buy-new-followers-for-your-business Study: Ad Agencies Not Doing … Read Full Post