Yes, There’s a Tool for That! 25 Tips to Speed Up Your Day-to-Day Digital Workflow

Back in June I gave a hands-on presentation at the MARCOM Annual Forum demonstrating 25 of my favourite tools that have optimized my digital workflow over the years. It turns out the topic really resonated with the audience so I have decided to post up the slides right here on my blog in case you missed the presentation.

Here is the official description of the presentation I gave (slides embedded below):

“Have you ever found yourself wasting a considerable amount of time performing some annoying, repetitive process within a common application, social media website, or your web browser? Wish there was a “magic” shortcut or simply a better way of getting it done? Continue reading “Yes, There’s a Tool for That! 25 Tips to Speed Up Your Day-to-Day Digital Workflow”

Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012

Back in early 2011, I created a collaborative Google Spreadsheet (available at www.mobilegovernment.ca) to compile a list of Canadian government organizations (federal, provincial , municipal +crown/agency) that have created  mobile websites and/or mobile apps. As a supplement to that spreadsheet I also created a visual presentation with screenshots of each entry, which I try to update every 12 months and have embedded below. Continue reading “Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012”

How to find out who’s linking to you in 60 seconds

I have an easy hands-on video tip for you today. Lesson #7 of my “Learn in 60 Seconds” video series shows you how to use a tool like SEOMoz’s Open Site Explorer to find out how many other websites/web properties link to your own. This is a great way to benchmark interest in your properties from a traditional SEO linking sense. It’s also a great way to see if your partners are indeed linking to your web property without having to look through their sites. I apologize for my cracking voice ahead of time. I still haven’t been able to shake off the cold I got a few weeks ago (even lost my voice completely at one point). Slowly, it’s getting better. Continue reading “How to find out who’s linking to you in 60 seconds”