Awesome Tech Tools for Meeting Planners

This year I was honored to present a program at the American Society of Association Executives, a gathering of 4000+ professionals from the world of associations. My session focused on great tools for organizing events, and this awesome article in Smart Meetings Magazine really captured the best tools. The reporter called me “endearing, engaging and chock full of practical tips …

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 …

Google Photos: It’s All That (and a little worrisome)

A couple of weeks ago Google offered a great gift to the Internet universe: free, unlimited photo storage for all. Free. Unlimited. 100%. Free. People keep asking me, “Does that mean I can upload…?” Yep. Everything. All the old family photos, everything on your mobile device, any images you have stored on other cloud services. Free. Unlimited. The Good Besides …

Great apps from ASAE’s Great Ideas

I was honored to be chosen for two sessions at this year’s Great Ideas Conference for the American Society of Association Executives. Attendees submitted their favorite apps in my sessions to create a running list of the best. Peruse and enjoy! You can also view it in the original spreadsheet here.

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 …

Introducing the New Book Cover!

This week was incredibly exciting as we embarked on a design adventure with 99designs to create the cover for (not quite finished) book #3: Nerd Know-How: The 24 Best Apps for Work… & How to Use ‘Em! Book covers can cost upwards of $5000, but design contests on 99designs start at a few hundred dollars. I bought the $799 Gold …