Digital Media

Search Trends: Is November Too Early for Christmas Music?

Search Trends: Is November Too Early for Christmas Music?

It's November. Summer and most of the fall are gone and this mean two things here in Detroit. First, it is going to start getting really cold around her pretty quick. The second, is that at least one or two radio stations in the area will start playing Christmas music non-stop. For some people — like my wife — the onset of Christmas music early is a great thing and very welcome. For me, though, I often find it to… Continue Reading

Google Drive vs Dropbox | Battle of Privacy in the Cloud?

Google Drive vs Dropbox | Battle of Privacy in the Cloud?

I don't generally trust free Internet services. While I use things like Google services and a lot of social media, I always plan for those services to change or be gone. Online storage services like Dropbox, iCloud, and even YouSendIt bring the whole privacy issue to a new level as you are not just consciously posting items that your friends or the public may see but you are posting actual files. These files could be personal. They could be client files… Continue Reading

The Rise of Small Video Cameras…and Your Brand Advocates

The Rise of Small Video Cameras…and Your Brand Advocates

I still remember my dad's video camera growing up. It was one of those RCA units where the camera was one piece and it connect to a separate VCR deck with a special cable. So if you wanted to record on the go, you'd be lugging a heavy camera, heavy tripod, and a boombox sized VCR deck with you. Talk about practical! As most consumer technology goes, the video camera has evolved drastically over the past 30-years to being faster, lighter,… Continue Reading