Using Technology to Write Meta-Descriptions, Summaries and Abstracts

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Using Technology to Write Meta-Descriptions, Summaries and Abstracts This post is the second part to How to Write Meta-Descriptions, Summaries and Abstracts. These days, there is an app to perform virtually any function, so why not one for summarizing text. I am always scouring the internet for ways to perform tasks faster and more efficiently, and earlier in the year, while researching ways to auto-summarize my blog posts to use as a meta-description, I discovered a few options. What I have found, is that manually summarizing takes more time, but the results are far better and more accurate than the technology options. The technology … [Read more...]

Nanci Govinder – Downsizing Risks, Summer Series Interview

Nanci Govinder

Nanci Govinder - Downsizing Risks, Summer Series Interview Each week during July and August, I am featuring one of the interviews from my book,  Tales of People Who Get It, and post it on the blog so that you may learn from some of the interviewees.  This week, I feature Nanci Novinder, who showed her vulnerability and asked for help. Related:  Living an Authentic Life – Gabriel Draven, Summer Series Interviews Leading Women toward Self-Sufficiency, Anthea Rossouw – Summer Interview Series Pay Your Taxes – George Fraser, Summer Series Interviews Building Relationships – Andrea Nierenberg, Summer Series Interviews Samy Chong – … [Read more...]

How to Write Meta-Descriptions, Summaries and Abstracts

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How to Write Meta-Descriptions, Summaries and Abstracts I must admit that I am not great at writing engaging headlines – I know that there are formulas tested by the ad men of yesterday, and when I remember, I use some of those formulas. And writing meta-descriptions are a chore for me, and in my opinion, they are more about search engine optimization and making Google happy. And most of the times, if I am honest with myself, I do not invest enough time to craft the meta-descriptions for my blog posts. However, something clicked for me today that will cause me to change my errant ways. I know that if I do a better job writing … [Read more...]

Samy Chong – Employees, Your Most Valuable Asset, Summer Series Interviews

Samy Chong

Samy Chong - Employees, Your Most Valuable Asset, Summer Series Interviews Each week during July and August, I will take one of the interviews from my book,  Tales of People Who Get It, and post it on the blog so that you may learn from some of the interviewees.  This week, I feature Samy Chong, who treated his employees well. Related:  Living an Authentic Life – Gabriel Draven, Summer Series Interviews Leading Women toward Self-Sufficiency, Anthea Rossouw – Summer Interview Series Pay Your Taxes – George Fraser, Summer Series Interviews Building Relationships – Andrea Nierenberg, Summer Series Interviews In 2007, I published my … [Read more...]

5 More Lessons from my Informal Liberal Arts Education

Lessons from my liberal arts education

5 More Lessons from my Liberal Arts Education In 7 Lessons from my Informal Liberal Arts Education, I extracted some key lessons as I read through my course notes. For me to penetrate the information, I have to take the time to reflect on what I am reading. As I continue to interact with course notes, I found some other important lessons from my liberal arts education that I would like to share with you. Game-changing technologies change the way ideas spread. Today, people talk about social media making ideas going viral, bringing us information on important events in real time. During the Renaissance, the invention and adoption of … [Read more...]