Monthly Archives: May 2013

Beautify Your iOS Photos with Over

May 16, 2013
Over App - Add beautiful typography to your photos

99.94% of the time, I’m disappointed by apps.  Like most things in life, it’s all fancy packaging wrapped around empty promises followed by crushing reality, lingering disappointment and reduced self-esteem for having been a big enough sucker to believe in anything to begin with. Every one-hundred-thousand apps or so, however, one comes along that is…

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Big Frog Goes Big and Gets Noticed: Awarded Golden Ed Award

May 14, 2013
Big Frog receiving The Golden Ed Award

Big congratulations to Big Frog for receiving the second Golden Ed Award. Big Frog, headquartered in downtown Dunedin, is rapidly opening new franchised custom t-shirt stores all around America. Leeward, Big Frog’s Chief Executive Frog, was kind enough to show 13 Guys Named Ed around the office and introduce us to his great team. Leeward…

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Coming Full Circle: TypeKit’s Desktop Font Access

May 7, 2013

Starting mid-June, desktop fonts will be included with Typekit Portfolio, Performance, and Business plans, as well as paid Creative Cloud subscriptions. “We’re starting with 175 font families from 7 top-tier foundries. You’ll be able to sync them to your desktop and use them in all your applications for web mockups, print design, word processing, and more. This feature will…

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Writing a B2B White Paper

May 7, 2013
How to Write a Business-to-Business White Paper

Get to the point immediately And take care of the details last. Punch line: “That’s not a duck… that’s my wife!” The standard worry is that a punch line won’t have any impact unless the mechanics of the joke are laid out in perfect, airtight detail. The reality is, if the punch line is good…

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How should you RSVP?

May 1, 2013
Business Networking Groups and Social Networking

Tonight, as I do most nights, I am putting on my best “social butterfly” dress and hitting the town. No, it isn’t Ladies’ Night at Club TrendyName, but something even more important: a social event being put on by a networking group we belong to. I attend these events often and do my best to represent the rest…

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