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Embedded Social Buttons Cheat Sheet

I just went through the process of adding follow buttons for my social media accounts to my website ( and thought it would be useful to compile a list of all of the resources I used.  They are not the prettiest all lined up next to each other, but it works for now until I […]

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Custom YouTube Embeds

Google provides some hidden settings for customizing your YouTube videos, you can see the full documentation here.  The following is a quick overview of the most relevant settings. URL formatting:  Google’s preferred method of embedding videos is now iframes opposed to the oEmbed code, so the formatting for your settings will look like this: “Google’s Provided […]

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2012 Holiday Gift Ideas

While this list may have been a little late for Black Friday specials, if you are like me than you have just started thinking about your Christmas gifts.  Here are a few of my top pics to buy any time of the year, so why not get them for your friends and loved ones this […]

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Adding Extensions to iOS Contacts

A not-so-hidden feature in iOS is the ability to add extensions to phone numbers (most relevant for business) that will be auto dialed after the call is picked up.  When entering the number into the contacts information, hit the “+*#” button in the lower left of the dial pad and you will have an option […]

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