A HOW-TO BLOG FOR CHICAGO BUSINESS

Jan 7, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

Why Juking Your YouTube Stats is Very, Very Wrong

Why Juking Your YouTube Stats is Very, Very Wrong

While many of us were opening gifts and engaging in Festivus (for the rest of us!), Universal Music Group and Sony found themselves getting a great big old lump of coal in is stocking in the way of having...

Jan 3, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

Tech-Savvy Chicago Will Be All in the Clouds

Tech-Savvy Chicago Will Be All in the Clouds

On Thursday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that Chicago is “adopting a cloud strategy for all employee email and desktop applications,” according to a press release from his office.

Jan 2, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

App Shout-Out: Fantastical (Mac Only)

App Shout-Out: Fantastical (Mac Only)

Over the break I got a lot of time to play around with a couple different apps I want to tell you about. The first one is Fantastical, which Inc. Well contributor Jay Margalus actually turned me onto about...

Dec 31, 2012
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By Josh Burns, Edited by: David Wolinsky

What Strategy Businesses Need To Know In 2013

What Strategy Businesses Need To Know In 2013

You may have heard it several times over, especially in the past couple years, but I think it will ring true in 2013 more than ever, Stories are going to fuel business, organizations, and products in 2013,...

Dec 25, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

A Peek Inside Chicago's Inventables

A Peek Inside Chicago's Inventables

There was a time when 3D printers and those types of gadgets seemed to be out of reach for us regular folks -- but did you know that time is actually long gone? It's true: In the last decade, laser cutters...

Dec 25, 2012
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By James Ellis, Edited by: David Wolinsky

How (and Why) to Keep it Simple

How (and Why) to Keep it Simple

I had a roommate in college who spent a semester in recently-post-communist Russia. When she got back, we went grocery shopping and I got to see first-hand the rule of simplicity.

Dec 18, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

Why the LinkedIncubator is Genius

Why the LinkedIncubator is Genius

Did you know before reading this headline that LinkedIn has launched its own incubator? Dubbed the InCubator (get it?) “engineers can get 30 to 90 days away from their regular work to develop ideas of their own...

Dec 17, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

CEO: Groupon Still 'A Local E-Commerce Company'

CEO: Groupon Still 'A Local E-Commerce Company'

For all its twists and turns, ups and downs and iterations and permutations, Groupon CEO still sees his company pretty much the way it originally started.

Dec 17, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

Are Social Media Majors Poised to Lead our Futures?

Are Social Media Majors Poised to Lead our Futures?

Can you write a Textbook on Twitter? How about Facebook or Pinterest? You probably wouldn’t want to because by the time the book even gets to the publisher it might be obsolete, in need of a drastic update...

Dec 17, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

What Should Every Small-Biz Website Have?

What Should Every Small-Biz Website Have?

Clearly, or at least, hopefully, we’re at the point in our relationship with the Internet where everyone understands that your company’s website doesn’t need to be some sort of Swiss army knife-like Amazon.com...

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