There’s got to be a better way! Apple vs. PC?

Help a Nerd Out! This week’s question gets straight to the point. “I have a very simple question for the nerd community: Apple or PC?”  Come on, guys… you know you have a passionate opinion! Lee B. I have a love/hate relationship with MAC. I REALLY wanted to switch over at work, but our predominantly PC culture made it almost impossible. I …

There’s got to be a better way! Activity Tracker

Help a Nerd Out! Kim H. wrote to ask, “I can’t decide which activity tracker to buy. What would you recommend?” Nerdy community… chime in! Which step counter or activity tracker do you love the best? Gianna C. for basic use- FITBIT ONE..because it does NOT go on your arm. the results are actually a little more accurate. Darcy B. I like …

There’s got to be a better way! Music Streaming

Help a Nerd Out! Here’s a question we received this week from Scott A…. “Beth, I’ve never seen you write about music apps, so maybe you could ask the nerdy community? What streaming music service is the best and why?” Scott’s right… I don’t review many apps for downtime. What do you guys love? Chime in! Christine V. I’m a devotee …

There’s got to be a better way! Convert a document to a PDF from your phone

Help a nerd out! This week’s question from the community: “What is the best app for scanning documents to turn them into PDFs from your phone?” My very favorite scanning app is Microsoft’s Office Lens, and two of you agreed with me… plus a few others added even more favorites. Great job! Dorea A: I use TurboScan and like it a lot. Ron …

There’s got to be a better way! Royalty-free images

Help a nerd out! This week’s question: “Where are the best places to get royalty-free images that I can use for marketing and social media?” Melissa H.: I have two go-to places for images: morguefile.com (great search feature) and unsplash.com (email subscription with 10 new images every 10 days). Liz. A: Entrepreneur lists 14 sites, it’s my go to!  Kathleen C.: My favorite topic. Some of …

There’s got to be a better way! Facebook Banners

Help a nerd out! This week’s question: “Beth, is there an easy way to create headers for our Facebook pages?” Mary P. writes: The first thing that comes to mind is Canva. They make it soooo easy!! Digital adds another vote for Canva: I personally use Photoshop for my clients’ Facebook covers. I just create an 851×315 image to use as a template …

There’s got to be a better way! Task Managers

This past week’s question: “Beth, what is the best tool to track tasks for both home and work in one place — something that will work on all my devices even though they’re on different platforms (PC and Mac, etc.)” I’ve been very happy with Redbooth in the past.  My assistant swears by Todoist. She’d be lost without it. Fellow …