4 Ways To Use iPhone 6 Plus with 1 Hand

Did you buy an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Thinking about it? A week ago, the iPhone 5/5S/5C were the latest and greatest iPhones. Here is Apple’s commercial touting one of that model’s major benefits–that you can use it with one hand.   But that was before there was an iPhone model with the word “Plus” in […]

4 Key Changes in the New iOS Twitter App

If you use the official Twitter app, you may be confused or frustrated as Twitter rolls out their new design. Here are 4 key changes you should know about: Lists are now under the gear icon rather than the lower middle portion of your homepage. Drafts are now accessed by clicking the quill (the same […]

iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? This Makes the Decision Easy

You can read multiple wandering reviews about these cool new products, written in prose, or you can use this one-pager to quickly access whether you should upgrade to iPhone 6, 6 Plus, or neither. The goal here is fun, efficient empowerment, helping you choose and have confidence which model is right for you.   Here are 4 Ways […]

Throngs of Diffidence: All About the U2 + Apple Deal

This story is about the business of the U2/Apple/Universal Music deal for the free digital release of Songs of Innocence. My Songs of Innocence album review is here. This story is 2300 words long, not my usual “about 300.” Why’d I title this “Throngs of Diffidence?” Because “diffidence” means “lack of self-confidence” and Bono threw out a few […]

U2 – Songs of Innocence Album Review

This is my review of U2’s Songs of Innocence. Here is my review of their deal with Apple. U2’s most recent album release was in February of 2009. Since then, we have already had two Olympics competitions, two world cups, five Super Bowls, five MLB World Series and five NBA/NHL/etc Championships. Six (6!) iPhone generations […]

How to Use Desktop Twitter on iPhone & iPad

The Twitter app is great but if you’re on iPhone Safari looking at Twitter, it’s probably because you want the full desktop experience, rather than a facsimile of what the app already gives you. Access the desktop version of Twitter by clicking here. Know any other good Twitter tricks?

Super Bowl Synergy: Free Music From U2

Here’s a quick, practical example of Super Bowl-sized synergy. Synergy is the collaboration of two or more organizations to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their individual effects. Synergy works best when it’s just a natural alignment of organizations’ regular activity. When you align what companies are going to do anyway, nobody […]

Literary Agent List

I often get asked by new or aspiring authors at conventions or over social networks if they can submit a manuscript or proposal. Like most companies in the creative arts, we do accept submissions but only through agents and attorneys (or colleagues) with whom we already do business. This is really in the best interest […]

Will Music Found in Nooks Kindle a Fire?

If a store that only sells music is still in business at all, that’s incredible, right? So why is Amoeba adding digital product sales? Will they lose focus on their core of being known for deep catalogs on old school vinyl? Not likely. Somehow they’ve managed to find even more music that hasn’t yet been […]

The Genius of Jesus’ Marketing Plan

There are plenty of books, blogs and sermons about how Jesus and the church need new marketing. This is not that. This is more the observation that Jesus himself, son of God, is a brilliant marketer. And, before you consider this irreverent, please read on and consider. More often than they’d like to admit (or […]