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Social Responsibility: You Don't Need to Be Big to Make a Difference

Janine Popick | Posted 06.12.2012 | Small Business
Janine Popick

My marketing company, VerticalResponse, was probably in business about five years before we put a stake in the ground and said, "We're going to help o...

How to Use Social Media for Social Change

Dorie Clark | Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact
Dorie Clark

Social media is the perfect tool for mobilizing your friends and colleagues to take action on a cause you care about -- sending a letter to a legislator, signing up to attend a rally, or spreading the word through their own social channels.

How to Get Your Customers to Grow Your Business for You

Janine Popick | Posted 05.29.2012 | Small Business
Janine Popick

Spending money on advertising alone just doesn't work anymore. You are not the proud owner of your brand; your customers are. Listen to them and do whatever you can to make them happy, and watch your business grow - by leaps and bounds.

To My Internet Service Provider: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, But I'm Doing It!

Lori Day | Posted 05.27.2012 | Comedy
Lori Day

So I say to the worst Internet service provider in the world, to whom I have given dozens of hours of my time over the years dealing with their incompetent customer service and tech support professionals and their highly unstable platform, goodbye and good riddance.

Email Still Connects More Of The World Than Facebook

Reuters | Patricia Reaney | Posted 05.27.2012 | Technology

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Most of the world is interconnected thanks to email and social networking sites such as Faceboo...

Judge Cebull: 'Resign'

Rep. Hank Johnson | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Rep. Hank Johnson

There is no place for a federal judge who uses racist, divisive language.

Judge Apologizes Over Racist Obama Email

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics

Richard Cebull, Montana's chief federal judge, apologized to Obama after admitting he forwarded an email comparing African-Americans to dogs and imply...

How To Stop Email Overload

Harvard Business Review | Posted 02.24.2012 | Women

Complaints about email abound. Perhaps you've heard some of these or uttered them in pain yourself: I receive hundreds of emails a day. I can spend my...

Ex-Googlers Develop Turbo-Charged 'Email' System

The Sydney Morning Herald | Posted 02.21.2012 | Technology
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Email has "stagnated" and three Australians who quit Google say they have built a product that will change the way we interact with email and allow us...

A Valentine Mystery: What Do Our Email "XOXOs" Say About Our Digital Relations?

Maggie Jackson | Posted 04.14.2012 | Technology
Maggie Jackson

When we're unthinkingly throwing "best" at our children or "xo" at a new business contact, we may be missing a crucial leap of imagination: what the person at the other end of the line may be feeling, thinking and expecting.

Is This The Worst Way To Announce A Split, Or The Best?

Abby Tolchinsky | Posted 04.11.2012 | Divorce
Abby Tolchinsky

As a divorce mediator and lawyer, sometimes I feel like I've heard it all. I am terribly hard to shock. And yet, yesterday something shocked me: a divorce announcement via email.

Measure Twice, Cut Once: Choosing the Right Domain Name for Your New Business

Janine Popick | Posted 04.09.2012 | Small Business
Janine Popick

With so many URLs floating around, getting a good domain name for a new company can be almost as tough as reducing the national debt -- almost, but not impossible.

Motivating Employees: 3 Ideas That Just Might Work for You

Janine Popick | Posted 04.10.2012 | Small Business
Janine Popick

I recently got interviewed by one of my employees who is looking to hone in on his career path. He's a newly appointed manager and he wants to make su...

A World Without Facebook?

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 04.04.2012 | Comedy
Davis Schneiderman

Consider the many ways you need to check in with your social network and the all-seeing, almost totalitarian power of the text message. Yes, communication is all-but-instant, but so is observation.

Write A Letter Or Send An E-mail?

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 03.26.2012 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

In addition to e-mails, sit down and write a few long, detailed, personal, honest letters expressing your ideas and feelings. Write them in longhand, if you still know how to do that.

Help Me Understand ...

John Joss | Posted 03.24.2012 | Media
John Joss

We live in an era of over-communication surpassing the grotesque, bordering on the obscene. We are now the helpless victims of TMI, or Too Much Information.

Answering The Telephone For Personal Connection

Jen Bilik | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jen Bilik

No one is more amazed than me by how much I've enjoyed -- and benefited from -- this personal return to the telephone. I find myself thinking about these dear friends and family members more frequently, like they're a regular part of my life, as once upon a time they so deliciously were.

Brazil: Checking Email After Hours? It's Overtime

AP | Posted 01.13.2012 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian workers who find themselves answering work emails on their smartphones after the end of their shifts can qualify for overt...

Will the Postal Service Save Email from the Grave?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.07.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Email needs a traffic cop, with the power to manage the electronic commons and keep things running smoothly and fairly. I say save email. And I think my friend Pete the Postman is just the man for the job.

RIP: The... Pause

Suzan Colón | Posted 02.05.2012 | Technology
Suzan Colón

Technology was supposed to make our lives easier and even richer in some sense, but today's tech is really about [insert snap of fingers] NOW.

Email Is Too Cheap

Gernot Wagner | Posted 01.17.2012 | Technology
Gernot Wagner

The average time taken to respond to an email is greater, in aggregate, than the time it took to create. Email is too cheap to send. That, in a nutsh...

What Are Smartphones Doing To Our Relationships?

Nancy Colier | Posted 01.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

I suppose that I too am guilty (if that's the right word) of avoiding contact, or taking the easy way out. And so I asked myself, what are we all so afraid of? The easy way out of what?

LOOK: Google Unveils The New Gmail

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 01.01.2012 | Technology

After previewing an upcoming Gmail redesign in a YouTube video in late June, Google has officially taken the wraps off its new-look email service, sho...

Avoid These Five Dumb Email Mistakes...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 12.14.2011 | Comedy
Paul LaRosa

A simple thank you is nice and polite of course but my problem is the 'reply all thank you.'

Yahoo Says It Censored Emails

CNET News | Posted 11.21.2011 | Technology

Yahoo apologized yesterday after people using its e-mail service were prevented from sending messages about anti-Wall Street demonstrations over the w...