The Collectors Cards are the coolest thing ever

I cannot tell you how useful and fun the new Nerd Know-How Collectors Cards are. Not only are people using them in our programs to learn more about apps — they’re also treasuring them as takeaways to share after the events! They’re available in sets of 10 packs or more at extraordinarily reasonable prices — perfect for gifts for your …

Amazon Giveaways: An Intriguing Experiment

This week the super-smart company Amazon.com gave all of us marketing folks another way to spend money on its online store with Amazon Giveaways, an easy, super-fast way to reward your followers and communities with prizes. Setting Up an Amazon Giveaway I’m known for being giveaway crazy, so I was quite excited with the new feature, which lets you scroll …

Coming Soon… Nerd Know-How!

[Insert triumphant music here] I am excited to announce that I just sent my editor the manuscript for Nerd Know-How: The 27+ Best Apps for Work (and How to Use ‘Em!). This means that we should have the book in hand by no later than May! I’m going to be kicking off a Kickstarter project to help fund the production costs. …

Our Annual Gift to You: The Best of Your Nerdy BFF 2014

Every year (well, we started last year), we look back at our best issues of the NerdWords newsletter and our most popular (and important posts). Then we compile all the essential tools and news and synthesize them for your easy-reading pleasure. Last year’s issue was really a double dose, since it included everything from 2012 and 2013. This year’s edition highlights …

New Book Sneak Preview… LastPass

Shhh…. Don’t tell anyone, but I just have to give you a sneak preview of my new book, which provides specific tips, tricks and details about my favorite tech tools. I’m hoping to have the new book out in fall 2014. Disclaimer! This is the very first draft of this chapter. Typos? Errors? I got ’em, I’m sure. Please be …

Valentine’s Giveaway: Super Nerd Pack

In honor of Valentine’s Day, let’s share some tech tools we LOOOOOVE! Leave a comment with your favorite tech tool below by midnight San Diego time to be entered into a drawing for this nerdy prize pack. DEADLINE: Midnight San Diego time, Feb. 14, 2014.