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Apps, PR, Public Relations & Marketing, Technology

Five Free Digital PR Tools

There are tons of helpful PR tools available that help us do our jobs every day and make our lives a little simpler. However, many of those tools come with a steep price tag!

Luckily, the internet is chock full of tools and services we can utilize without  burning a hole in our pockets. Here are five free digital tools that can help boost your PR activity.

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Apps, Random Musings, Tips+Tricks

“I Don’t Know, What Do You Want to Eat?”

Here is a scenario that often becomes reality for my boyfriend and me: We wake up early on a Sunday morning with the intention of enjoying our favorite weekend activity, brunch! We get ready for about an hour, only to realize we have yet to pick where we’re going. We then spend another hour attempting to compromise on a place, and by the time we leave we feel defeated and simply #hangry. Learn from my mistakes, and check out my top three sites and apps below to help you pick somewhere to chow down!

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Apps, Events, Holiday, Technology, Tips+Tricks

Apps for an Easy Labor Day

Labor Day is weekend kicks off tomorrow and that usually means backyard BBQs, poolside soirees and a well-deserved three-day weekend. But as much fun as a holiday weekend can be, it can get just as stressful. There’s party planning to do, travel itineraries to coordinate and plenty of food and drinks to prepare. For this Labor Day, we’ve come up with a list for you to make your weekend a little bit easier and a lot more fun.

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Apps, Events, Technology, Tips+Tricks

Five tech tools to help plan your wedding!

Weddings are a beautiful occasion to celebrate your union with your loved one in front of friends and family, but they can be quite daunting to plan for. As someone who’s getting married in about two months, I’ve had the chance to try out just about every wedding-related technology over the past year. Below are some of my favorite websites and tech tools that have kept me on track (and sane) during the wedding planning process.

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Apps, Brainfood, Random Musings

Five Ways to Kickstart Your Day Without Coffee

From cold brew to drip to espresso at Starbucks, Dunkin’, or that neighborhood shop you’ve fallen in love with, we all have specific ways to enjoy our cup of coffee. After four years of decline, coffee drinking is back on the rise, according to the NCA National Coffee Drinking Trends 2017 report.

Coffee is undeniably the go-to pick-me-up in the morning for many Americans, but if you’re looking to change up your routine or avoid coffee-shop lines, we’ve come up with some ways you can get your day kickstarted without the extra caffeine.

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Apps, Technology

Extreme Coupons: The App Edition

Let’s face it, living in a big city like San Francisco is a blessing for me but not so much for my wallet. During my very recent college years, I got myself into the habit of looking for different ways to save a little extra cash. Over time I have found some of the most useful apps that help me find discounts, save some money, and track my spending.

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Apps, Gadgets, Technology, Tips+Tricks

Got text neck? We can help!

Let’s face it. It’s 2017, and there’s no shame in having your smartphone ready at a moment’s notice. From keeping up with friends to responding to work email on-the-go, our devices are essential to our everyday lives. They’re practically an extension of us. However, a phenomena known as text neck has come out of our consistent use of electronics. Text neck comes from our tendency to lean forward from our neck when we’re working intently from our devices, which can put unwelcome strain on our neck and backs. Our phones and laptops aren’t going anywhere, but there are ways to avoid the negative effects of text neck without losing the convenience of our devices. We’ve come up with a list of four ways to counteract it.

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Apps, Technology

Six Apps for Surviving a New City

As exciting as a big move to a new city can be, it can leave you feeling overwhelmed and lost (literally). From apartment hunting to finding the city’s best brunch, moving can get tricky. Luckily, there are many apps and websites that will help you survive your new city and get the most out of your fresh start. As someone who just made the move from Florida to NYC, I’ve used the apps below to help me get situated in Manhattan.

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Apps, Tips+Tricks

3 Fun Things You Can Do With Your Instagram Photos

Alongside Gmail and Facebook, Instagram is one of the most frequently used apps on my smartphone. As an avid photographer, I love posting my own pictures on Instagram, and to browse through others’ beautifully ‘grammed photos. However, there are times when I just want to print a photo from Instagram to stick on my wall or use the photos I’ve taken to create a nice gift for friends and family. Thankfully, there are a ton of companies that offer Instagram-friendly printing options that are not only easy, but also affordable and stylish!  Read more

Apps, Technology

Baby Tech: Sign Me Up!

Having a baby is super exciting - and scary! I’m currently pregnant and have been getting up-to-speed on all the essential products that can help make the transition to new parent go more smoothly. I’ve stocked up on lots of onesies, burping cloths and bibs - but have my eye on some more tech-savvy products that promise to make life just a bit easier.  Read more