Most likely, the computer nerd in your life enjoys what they do and is happy to help you. But if you want to show some love to your techie this Christmas, here are some last-minute gift ideas that can still arrive in time for the big day.
The question I get asked quite a bit by clients (especially the 'very new to social media' clients) is "How much time should I spend doing this?" Realistically, you could spend all day in front of Twitter, Facebook, etc looking for conversations to engage in, friends/connections to make and cultivating business referrals. But who really has the time to do that?
Last March, I sat down with my father, CEO of Young's Jersey Dairy to discuss my future. I had struck out finding work as an Early Childhood Educator in the Columbus, OH area and was unsure of what my direction was going to be. What came from that meeting was a vision to help other businesses do what I have been helping Young's Dairy do for most of my post-childhood life, build relationships with their customer base online.
I was walking into my office away from my office (the local Panera bread) the other day I looked up and saw something different about their menu boards. They had taken out two of the traditional corragated cardboard static signs and replaced them with flat screen TVs.
How many times have you had a great idea late at night, sketched down some notes, wake up in the morning and look up some information and realize that someone has already done that? I know I've done it a few times.