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There’s an App for That?

March 19, 2013 | posted in: News and updates | by

So we woke up to more snow – again.  This time we figured we we should get some help, so we got Techie out on the snow blower…we figured there should be an app for that. We think eventually there will be an app, but in the meantime there are several apps that can really..

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Tech Day Camp Early Booking ends March 17th

March 15, 2013 | posted in: News and updates, Uncategorized | by

Just a quick reminder that early booking for the United Regional Chamber’s Tech Day Camp at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School ends Sunday, March 17th. We have a great line up of 36 workshops, 28 expert workshop leaders and lunch is included.  This will be the best opportunity in the area to learn great..

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United Regional Chamber Athena Awards

March 15, 2013 | posted in: News and updates | by

We had a great time at the United Regional Chamber’s Athena awards! Great people and conversations and it was all topped of with this awesome dessert…just an added bonus. Massachusetts State Representative Elizabeth Poirier gave a fabulous keynote about working as a woman in the State House and the challenges women face that are different..

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The Toolbox Inc at the Athena Awards

March 13, 2013 | posted in: News and updates | by

Thursday March 14 from 11am-2pm at the Highland Country Club (104 Mechanic Street, Attleboro), the Toolbox Inc and Tech Day Camp will be at the Athena Awards. Athena’s mission is to: Supporting, developing and honoring women leaders Inspiring women to achieve their full potential Creating balance in leadership worldwide Come join us for lunch and..

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New Pinterest Analytic Tool

March 12, 2013 | posted in: News and updates | by

Another day, another change in the technology we use to build our businesses…Today, Pinterest rolled a new analytic tool. The first feature, which shows data on how many people have pinned from a site, how views each pin has, and how many users have visited a site from Pinterest, is available for free today for companies..

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SM – Networking 2.0

March 11, 2013 | posted in: 2013 Franklin Workshops | by

What happens after the business card exchange? If you’re like many people you have stacks of cards. And you know there’s business in there somewhere. What’s next? In this session, you’ll learn how to move from a quick conversation at a networking event into a long term, mutually beneficial relationship. Join author Diane Darling as..

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iPad Keyboard Shortcuts – Dave Caulo

March 11, 2013 | posted in: News and updates, Notes from Past Events | by

If you are like most people, getting used to a touch keyboard is really challenging after using a traditional keyboard all your life.  Here is a clip from a Toolbox Marketing Breakfast with Dave Caulo teaching Tips and Tricks for the ipad.  Basically in this short video Dave explains that there are 3 keyboards on..

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Maybe You Knew Facebook Yesterday….

March 8, 2013 | posted in: News and updates | by

Maybe you knew facebook yesterday…Today facebook announced plans for new ways to filter the news feed. Great. At the Toolbox we maintain that technology changes so quickly that it is nearly impossible to keep up with it.  Here is a quote from a Techcrunch article: “Why is Facebook adding new streams? Because we are information..

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SM – Increasing Your Social Media Presence Through Collaborative Tools

Amongst a sea of competitors, increasing user engagement is a difficult and time consuming process. Through the right planning, effort and choosing the unique strategy to fit your needs,a company or individual can steadily build the foundation of a social media presence through the art of collaborative tools. Experience the session increasing your social media..

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After Party at the 3 Restaurant

March 6, 2013 | posted in: News and updates | by 1 Comment

No great conference is complete without a great after party to completely decompress, so to complete the day at Tech Day Camp, we are having an after party at the 3 restaurant.. The restaurant is conveniently located about 1/2 mile from Tri-County RVT High School at 461 W Central St (rt 140) in Franklin.  We..

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B – Microsoft Office – Tips and Tricks

March 5, 2013 | posted in: 2013 Franklin Workshops, News and updates | by

No matter what operating system you are working on, the odds are that you are using some version of Microsoft Office. This workshop covers great tips, tricks and best ways to work with the latest version(s) of Office. Review changes, how to get back to old familiar screens as well as tips on how to..

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I Need a Job

March 1, 2013 | posted in: News and updates, Why Go to Tech Day Camp | by

With all the rapid changes in technology, it’s really hard to keep your skills current. Or maybe you are trying to re-enter the workforce and you need to catch-up with skills needed for today’s workforce. In either case, what skills do you need and how do you get them? I saw this article 5 Things..

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How to Make Pinterest Work for You – Julie Burdan

February 26, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

Julie Burdan, Marketing Coordinator at Essential, presented a workshop on Pinterest at Tech Day Camp 2012.  Pinterest is one of most rapidly growing social networks and can be very effectively used to grow your business. Here is a clip from Julie’s presentation:

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Facebook for Business – Trish White

February 25, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

Tricia White, past Executive Director of the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce and food blogger (Friends Food Family), gave a great presentation on facebook for business at TDC 2012. Tricia is well known around New England for her great social media presentations and workshops. Here is a clip from her presentation:  

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Social Media Metrics – Leslie Poston

February 25, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

Leslie Poston co-authored Twitter for Dummies and is authoring Social Media Metrics for Dummies for Wiley Publishing, gave a great presentation on Social Media Metrics and how to tell if any of this stuff is working for you. Although Leslie really doesn’t like math much, she give several ways to effectively measure your social media..

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Leslie Poston and Jeff Cutler – a Google Analytics Lesson

February 25, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

While at Tech Day Camp in Norwell, Jeff gave a presentation on content creation. One of the points he made during his session was about content curation. That point was a bit off-base because of recent changes Google has made to their measurement and tracking mathematics. Essentially, Jeff advised folks to take a bit more..

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Create the Right Content – Jeff Cutler

February 25, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

Jeff Cutler, a freelance/social media journalist with 21 years experience in traditional and new media, gave a great presentation on developing the right content for your social media marketing mix.  Jeff is a guest blogger on several large blogs and currently runs 21 of his own – Jeff Culter.com. Here is a clip from his..

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Twitter 101(ish) – Trish Fontanilla

February 25, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

Trish Fontanilla (@trishofthetrade), is the community manager at Vsnap and an avid twitter user. Trish presented Twitter 101(ish) at Tech Day Camp 2012. As an avid twitter user Trish gave powerful examples how to use Twitter effectively, from how to choose your twitter name to growing followers. Here is a clip from her presentation:  

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Email Marketing – Tricia White

February 25, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

Tricia White, past Executive Director of the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce and food blogger (Friends Food Family), gave a great presentation on email marketing at TDC 2012. She showed how email fits into your overall marketing plan, how to market effectively, and many dos and don’ts for great email marketing. Here is a clip from..

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Google+ “Like Facebook… for Business People” – Lew Sabbag

February 25, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

Lew Sabbag, currently the VP of Social Media & Community for the American Marketing Association/Boston, presented a workshop on Google+. Google+ is relatively new and people are working hard to figure out how to make it work for their business. Lew did a great job taking the workshop attendees through the process of setting up..

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Football and Networking – Keynote TDC 2012 – Diane Darling

February 25, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

Diane Darling started Tech Day Camp off with the Keynote presentation on effective networking and how to get the most out of the day. Here is her keynote presentation:  

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Dominating YouTube Nation – Rob Ciampia

February 25, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

Rob Ciampa, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Pixability, gave a great presentation on video marketing.  He showed several examples of successful video marketing and what makes a successful video.  YouTube was really covered well. Here is a clip from his presentation:

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Creating a Social Media Mix – Barbara Oliver

February 25, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

Barbara Oliver started the days social media workshops with a great overview of how the major social media channels work together to build your online presence and how they work to grow your business. Here is a clip from her presentation:

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WordPress Beginners Workshop – Tech Day Camp 2012

February 24, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

The WordPress Beginners Workshop at Tech Day Camp 2012 was full! It was a great course that was loaded with great information – as usual. Both Kurt and Jon was as awesome as ever. Here are the slides from the workshop.   WordPress Beginners Workshop from The Toolbox, Inc.

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Moving Your Organization to the Cloud on the Cheap

February 24, 2013 | posted in: Notes from Past Events | by

Here is follow-up information from Marc Baisman’s Tech Day Camp 2012 presentation “Moving Your Organization to the Cloud on the Cheap”. Marc has a great post on the Community Organizer 2.0 site titled “Strategies for Succeeding in the Cloud: What’s Stopping You?“. You can see the slide presentation below. Streamlining Nonprofit Organizations: It's All About..

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