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Ef Rodriguez

Entries by Ef Rodriguez

Smashburger Brings Eats and Tweets to Boulder

(8) Comments | Posted March 10, 2010 | 3:30 PM

Strangely, the qualities I look for in a good burger actually mirror what I look for in the ladies. I'm after the hotness. I'm after some olfactory intrigue. And good conversation doesn't hurt.

That's the approach that underdog burger chain Smashburger brought to Boulder last night at its...

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How to Find a Job in Denver Public Relations

(7) Comments | Posted March 3, 2010 | 11:50 AM

I work at a national public relations firm whose headquarters is in Denver. We recently put out a call for an account coordinator focused on social media and received more than 100 resumes in a short amount of time.

I went through them all personally and was appalled at...

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Twitter's "Local Trends" Feature Snubs Denver

(6) Comments | Posted January 27, 2010 | 2:06 PM

Last week, Twitter launched a feature called Local Trends to 1% of users. The new feature lets users select a location in order to see which topics are most popular among the people in that area. So if you live in Dallas and want to know...

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Denver Needs a Dunkin' Donuts

(9) Comments | Posted November 9, 2009 | 11:47 AM

Americans love simple pleasures, and Coloradans are no exception. A night of bowling, mindless television, elastic waistbands -- these are the mainstays of classy, classic Americana. They soothe the mind, quiet the restless soul and placate the empty and vacant. And if you were to summit this massive mountain of...

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World of Warcraft in Colorado

(6) Comments | Posted October 12, 2009 | 11:50 AM

I play World of Warcraft. Despite the wholly inaccurate stigma associated with the popular online role-playing game -- "favored by basement-dwelling weirdos who abandon their social lives for the game and its elf-eared denizens" -- I love it.

And I'm not alone, though I often feel as though...

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Ford Hosts a Taurus Tweetup in Denver

(4) Comments | Posted September 23, 2009 | 6:47 PM

As part of a 100-city social media blitz to promote its 2010 Taurus, Ford descended upon Denver last night to host a tweetup where attendees could inspect the new car and test-drive it on our rain-slicked streets. I was among the local bloggers they invited to Katie Mullen's downtown and...

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