Jun 03

Revisiting Privacy and Creepy Facebook Ads

I've written before on privacy. And in my post 2.5 years ago I expressed a rather lax viewpoint on the subject. I can't say my opinions have changed drastically, but a recent Facebook post caught my attention and encouraged me to revisit the topic. The post in question: Now I'm not stupid. I know I voluntarily give Facebook my information. And I know what they plan to do with it. If I'm speaking honestly, I'm not even completely against targeted advertising. I'd much rather see my sidebar ...Keep Reading
Apr 23

For the First Time in Forever…Brittany Feels Inspired!

If you're reading this, welcome back! Perhaps if I spent more time working and less time quoting Frozen there would be more of you. But the past is in the past (crap) and it's time for new beginnings. So allow me to reintroduce myself - I'm Brittany. Part-time social media manager, Full-time professional job hunter. Yep, that’s still happening. But I won’t bore you with my job hunting woes. What I really want to talk about in this post is - Inspiration. The word is in the title of this blog ...Keep Reading
May 23

My Beef with the Trending Topics

Every time I log on to Twitter there are a few things I have to check before I do anything else. The first place my eyes always divert is to that little box on the left side of the page which holds none other then the trending topics. The trending topics can sometimes be a life line for me. I've admitted that I get the majority of my news from social media channels, so I rely on them to tell me important things like if someone famous died, a tragedy occurs, a natural disaster happened in the world, ...Keep Reading
Apr 29

Judge a Blog by it’s Title

Sometimes it’s okay to judge a book by its cover, or a blog by its title. If you want to make a good first impression, don’t name your blog any of the following. 1) How to Gain More Twitter Followers. 2) 10 Tips to a Great Blog 3) How to Increase Your Blog Traffic 4) What Makes a Good Blog Post 5) 5 Ways to Improve Your Blog 6) How to Make Money Online 7) Be a Better Blogger 8) 20 Reasons to Start Blogging 9) 10 Ways to Increase Your Social Media Presence 10) Get More Readers 11) ...Keep Reading
Mar 03

Google Glass: Gimmicky Gizmo or Groundbreaking Gadget

(Forgive me. I was really proud of that alliteration)  If you haven't heard about Google Glass, then where the hell have you been?! Google Glass is Google's new, highly anticipated gadget that could change the way we interact with the world. This new wearable technology is the talk of the tech town and is itching to be the biggest thing since the release of the iPhone. So what exactly is this marvelous piece of technology? It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a......smartphone taped in front of ...Keep Reading
Feb 18

TV Out. Web Video In.

For the first time in my life, I don't have cable. I thought this would drive me crazy and at while at times it does, it has forced me to seek out other entertainment options that I otherwise wouldn't have discovered. This past Sunday, I tuned in the Third Annual Streamy Awards. For those who are not aware, the Streamys are basically the Emmys of web video. The two hour event was streamed live online. In between performances by Soulja Boy and Vanilla Ice, awards were given to some of YouTube's ...Keep Reading
Feb 14

7 Things I Love That are Completely Unrelated to Romance and Valentine’s Day: 2013 Edition

This is somewhat of a follow up to a similar post I did in 2011 about how much I hate Valentine's Day. So, to amuse myself on this stupid stupid holiday, I have composed a list of  7 things I love that have absolutely nothing to do with this awful day. 1) YouTubers: YouTube is totally the new TV. Who needs cable? I've recently become obsessed with a few different channels. Here are my top 3 at the moment: MyHarto: Home of My Drunk Kitchen. Lots of booze, something that resembles cooking, and ...Keep Reading
Feb 07

Britt Inspired Update: I Need a Job

So remember when I said I was back? Well, I lied. Not on purpose. But, the “real job” got in the way and I ran out time to work on the blog. Well, now the “real job” no longer exists and I need a new “real job” so I’m starting the blog back up again to prove that I can write and do stuff on the interwebs. I’m working on a blog post for tomorrow so keep your eyes peeled. And if you know of any job opportunities in Denver, hit me up. :)

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