Technology Resolutions for the New Year

4 01 2012

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A new year is upon us and while many are celebrating the close of one year and welcoming another that is certain to be momentus, others are scrambling to tie up loose ends and prepare for the onslaught of new responsibilities. As technology becomes ever popular, the necessity for making tech oriented resolutions (and keeping them!) also rises in importance. We welcome Aaron Mandelbaum, a man who has a knack for gently reminding us what we should have been doing when we weren’t maintaining our other resolutions.Use Recommendations

Best described as an entrepreneur and digital strategist, Aaron Mandelbaum most recently served as the Web Marketing Manager for Big M Inc. There his team was responsible for social media, advertising, ecommerce, SEM, SEO and new technology projects for two chains of women’s fashion retail.  Aaron has spoken at numerous industry events and has been quoted in key publications including Internet Retailer and Shop.Org. His consulting practice (Icebreaker Consulting) provides private executive level coaching and education in social media, technology, ecommerce, marketing, personal productivity and more.

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Online Shopping Return Policies and Dealing with Customer Service

3 01 2012

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Now that Christmas has come and gone, and the excitement of all you, or your kid’s gifts have leveled off, is everything exactly what you or they wanted? Well, if you’re picky like me (so close Mom, love it anyway), then what do you? Many times things are bought online, and it’s hard to find out what to do with your unwanted gift. What are your options? What are the secrets to getting what you want? Andrew Schrage is just the man to ask.

Andrew Schrage is a co-owner of the Money Crashers Personal Finance site. He has an economics degree from Brown University, and previously worked at an investment fund based out of Chicago. He has a passion for all things financial and feels there is an educational void when it comes to personal finances.

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