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My 10 Commandments of Screen Time and Technology Use

Cate Pane | Posted 06.07.2014 | Parents
Cate Pane

Thou shall not bear false witness about the amount of screen time in thy family life. Thou shall not relax technology use guidelines when thou art weary.

How to Build a Killer Email Marketing List for Your Business

Jonathan Long | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Jonathan Long

As your list grows and you continue to nurture it, the possibility of subscribers that turn into repeat purchasers increases as well.

Gmail's 'Shelfie' Prank Mocks Selfie-Obsessed Culture

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology

It's not even April Fools' Day yet, and already Google has released multiple pranks. In addition to a Google Maps-based Pokémon challenge, the co...

Stop Building Lists, Start Building Relationships

Hilary A. Doe | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology
Hilary A. Doe

Stop building lists and start building relationships -- you'll create strong communities and movements in the process.

Some Things I Never Thought I'd Say

Marion Winik | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty
Marion Winik

I left the message in the "Drafts" folder and within a day or two, found I felt absolutely no need to reply to the email. All that steam had evaporated; I didn't care.

9 Tips That Helped Me Beat My iPhone Addiction

Dana Mark | Posted 05.26.2014 | Parents
Dana Mark

When I'm checking my phone or emailing on my computer, I know I'm not at my best as a mom. I kind of hear the kids' voices clamoring for my attention as I focus on the task at hand (or at fingertip), but not really. I know I tell them to "hold on," and I don't always say it so nicely.

The Boy Who Invented Email

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.24.2014 | Technology
One World with Deepak Chopra

Most 14 year old boys find themselves interested just in sports, school dances and making it through high school.  Shiva Ayyadurai was no ordinary 14...

10 Email Tricks to Land a Job Interview

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Email is often how we first interact with an employer, so doing it right is critical to success. The way you communicate in your job search provides "work samples" for the employer, and demonstrates your ability to communicate well (or not).

The Simultaneous Present

Marissa Lepor | Posted 05.18.2014 | Media
Marissa Lepor

So why do we spend so much time capturing and sharing moments if they prevent us from actually living in them? Maybe it's not just about stopping and smelling the roses; maybe it's about sharing a moment with that rose and truly appreciating it.

Why Nobody Replied to Your Email

Ian Altman | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

They asked you to send them more information. You sent them a compelling document after you returned to the office. But, that was four days ago... and they still have not returned the email. What happened?

DOCUMENTARY: How One Email Changed One Guy's Life... Forever

Tony Potts | Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment
Tony Potts

For anyone who has been adopted, adopted or had friends and family who were adopted, this film is incredibly resonant.

All Forms of Communication Have Collapsed

Lori Day | Posted 05.05.2014 | Media
Lori Day

When your work depends on communication with other human beings, like mine does, this is the worst problem ever. Try to think of a worse problem if you want, but you can't.

Mardi Gras and Multitasking: More in Common Than It Seems

David Ropeik | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
David Ropeik

We ought to worry what the constant cognitive Mardi Gras of our über-connected/multitasking existence is doing to our social and intellectual health, to our decision making, and even literally to our safety.

What Can Happen When You Mindfully and Compassionately Send Criticism or When You Don't

Whitney Hess | Posted 05.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Whitney Hess

I wrote an email yesterday that I didn't want to have to write. After three weeks of back and forth with someone I hoped to hire for a project, her mo...

5 Rules of Email Etiquette

Her Campus | Posted 04.28.2014 | College
Her Campus

You may be surprised to find out that our generation actually isn't the leader in email expertise. With the rise of rapid communication through texting and social media, it's super easy to not think twice about important emailing rules and nuances.

Is It Wrong to Plagiarize from an Email?

Adam Grant | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

The Internet has cracked down on kleptomnesia and intentional plagiarism. Now, online tools can instantly crawl through millions of records to see if your writing is authentically yours. Yet the digital era has opened the door for a third kind of plagiarism.

These Things You Do Every Day Have Changed The English Language As We Know It

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.20.2014 | Books

We're always adding new words to the English language -- selfie, twerk, hashtag, et cetera. This isn't about that. We tap out more messages each da...

Disappointed With Your Email Marketing Results? Try Personalizing Your Subject Line

Jayson DeMers | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Jayson DeMers

Standing out in a customer's inbox is becoming harder than ever, thanks to increasingly discerning email users. Today's savvy consumer is often checking email on mobile devices while on the go, searching subject lines and sender names for the few items worth reading.

Mayors Think They Can Avoid Disclosure Rules By Using Private Email Accounts for Government Business

Peter Scheer | Posted 04.13.2014 | Los Angeles
Peter Scheer

The public has lost patience with elected representatives who game the legal rules to avoid disclosure of information to which the public is entitled. We'll soon find out if the judiciary also has lost patience.

Can The Fifth Protect Bridgegate Emails?

Joel Cohen | Posted 04.09.2014 | Crime
Joel Cohen

As the eminent legal scholar John Henry Wigmore famously expressed, cross examination is "the greatest legal engine ever invented for the discovery of truth." But when it comes to emails or texts, they tend to speak for themselves.

Email Follies Plague Corporate America

Daniel Garrie | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology
Daniel Garrie

It is beyond refute that for every email sent, there's an excellent chance that someone, or many persons, may have kept a copy.

Powering Down to Power Up

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 04.05.2014 | Religion
Naphtali Hoff

How smart are we for owning smartphones? And is there anything that we can do to avoid being completely consumed by our technological cravings?

Are You an E-mail E-diot?

Greg Savage | Posted 03.30.2014 | Business
Greg Savage

It seems the more ways they invent for us to communicate, the worse we become at it. Meet 5 e-mail e-diots that need to learn the error of their ways. I am pretty sure you know them already.

How to Make Quick and Easy Custom Email Signatures

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Using your actual signature instead of just typing your name gives a fun and personal touch to your business documents, like newsletters, blog posts, client letters and holiday correspondence.

Email Deliverability: Design Won't Matter if It Isn't Delivered

John Fox | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
John Fox

Your email newsletter templates are meticulously crafted, down to the last color and font, for maximum visual appeal. As for what happens between "send" and "receipt" is a technical detail -- something that happens automagically in a swift, direct line from you to your recipients... right?