Author Archives: Amelia

Recap: It wasn’t that bad!

The Good Overall I’m really happy  that I had the opportunity to start a blog. Yes, it was painful at times and I felt bad writing about random topics knowing at least one other person had to read my posts … Continue reading

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Sugar high, it’s everywhere!

A Life-Changing Article: Lately there’s been a lot of buzz about sugar and its pseudonyms: sucrose, lactose and fructose. In the April 13 New York Times Magazine Article, “Is Sugar Toxic” Gary Taubes describes studies by Robert Lustig examining sugar … Continue reading

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Update: The Nike Training Challenge Social Media Experiment

 We’re in the middle of the fourth week of the Nike Training Challenge. Quick reminder, the Nike Training App offers over sixty workouts total, in three levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced. The goal is to complete all the workouts … Continue reading

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Catch a train, send a tweet!

How Amtrak is using social media     I spend a lot of time with Amtrak, I frequent the Northeast Regional route to Washington, DC, back up to New York and repeat. I also spend enough time on their website … Continue reading

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#NikeTraining App Challenge – are you in?

My colleague and I discovered the Nike Training App and instantly fell in love. She’s convinced she can replace her personal trainer with her iPhone, and I’m convinced I might have found a workout routine that will keep my attention, … Continue reading

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A Feathered Frenzy

Today I realized BIRDS ARE BACK, and they have been for a while. Fair enough, the hashtag made a serious comeback too, but birds are everywhere. Thanks to Twitter, Angry Birds, Rio, birds dropping from the sky and a recent … Continue reading

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Altrusocialmedia // PART II!

Social media giving platforms – so many options. Part 2 Thanks for checking in two weeks ago, when I compared three dominant online fundraising tools: Facebook Causes, Crowdrise and Jumo. Now I’ll outline a few others that are a bit smaller, without the … Continue reading

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