Author Archives: clinecapen

Final Thoughts, it’s complicated!

My initial blog post was titled “Out of Balance”. What I thought I knew and what I didn’t know really was what was out of balance. Secret confession, I had no idea how to pronounce Airbnb before this class, I had envisioned a fancy sounding French pronunciation. Chalk that up to at least one thing learned but […]

Impacts to pet adoption in the digital age

I love being a pet owner and apparently so don’t a lot of other people. There are approximately 70 million pet dogs and 74 million pet cats in the Unites States. Add to that pet rabbits, turtles, birds, snakes, and other members of the animal kingdom and you have an industry impacting about 80 million […]

To Angie’s List or Not To Angie’s List: That is the question

I’ll be honest finding a contractor sucks! Last winter an ice dam required me to get a small section of my roof replaced. Searching for a reputable roofer online to me seemed a kin to the proverbial searching for a needle in a haystack. How would I know if they really are a trusted professional producing high quality […]

Pokémon GO we know what you did last summer.

Pokémon GO takes over the world! Unless you were in a coma last summer you’ve heard of Pokémon GO. Launching on July 6, Pokémon GO quickly went viral and skyrocket to be the #1 App both in popularity and revenue. An AR mobile game, created by developers Niantic Inc., the App features those little Japanese monsters that […]

Getting shamed by my fitbit

Why do I need to track that? I was not that person, no way was I going to walk around with a piece of plastic around my wrist and be held accountable to a little screen that would shame me about my “cheeks” being in my seat too long. Then I got my fitbit and […]

Death of a Car Salesman

At the end of Dec 2016 I purchased my first new SUV – that’s me over to the right! This was not my first new car purchase, I had bought a Ford Fusion in 2011. Prior to that I have a respectable list of used cars including: 2- Oldsmobile Alero, 2- Ford Taurus, another Ford Fusion, […]

Social Media- Out of balance

The scales have tipped Social media is a powerful tool and applications seems limitless with new opportunities being uncovered almost daily on how to harness its power. What began as a way to connect people has transformed into a media giant that commands more of our attention daily. My initial thoughts about social media is that […]