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#238: Hanging On by a Kitestring

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We’re taking a little bit of time off this summer for family time, but we don’t want you, our loyal seven listeners, to miss out. So we’re revisiting some of our favorite episodes over the next few of weeks. This is a special rebroadcast of Episode 116 with special guest Chris Farias of Kitestring.


In this episode of the UnPodcast we welcome back our friend Chris Farias of Kitestring to join us in discussing the importance of design and visual branding, the pointlessness of designing by committee, the minefield of feedback, and how to use mispellings to flush out the jerks.

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226: The Queso Quotient

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In this episode, we discuss the proper ratio of queso to guacamole as it regards customer service problems. We also talk about GDPR; Captcha in real life; subscribing to a car and how that’s different than leasing; passive aggressive feedback to God; the problem with reselling digital photocopiers; an app that helps blind people see; and Uber food delivery by drone. All this, a made up word and so much more.

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222: Luck, Timing, Skill, and Alison

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From traveling mailboxes, shower screens, ESPN’s Reply-Allpocalypse, a Starbucks big oops, and liars on LinkedIn, you have to have at least one of the four essential ingredients for success: Luck, Timing, Skill, and Alison.

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#157: A Mostly HR Episode

In today’s episode, we cover stories in the world of Human Resources: Scott’s One-Armed Chair adventure; Google discovers the secret ingredient to teamwork; what law says you have to answer emails or texts after hours; and two-team building approaches that are subtly different from each other (in that only one could actually kill you). All this plus a snarky made-up word of the week and a follow up to a listener question. Absolutely nothing else!

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#154: Caffeinated Chaos

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#119: Hanging On by a Kitestring

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In this episode of the UnPodcast we welcome back our friend Chris Farias of Kitestring to join us in discussing the importance of design and visual branding, the pointlessness of designing by committee, the minefield of feedback, and how to use mispellings to flush out the jerks.

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#100: In Front of a Live Studio Audience

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we celebrate 100 episodes in front of a live studio audience. We discuss how we accidentally became our own topic on this show, how the Internet helped Scott get a BIG present, and, of course, what happens when bad PR spam mail hits your inbox.

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#93: The Chart Episode

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we look at the state of Social Media through some interesting, and slightly twisted, statistics.

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#053: Before You Send that Tweet. . .

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On this episode of the UnPodcast, we talked about the whole new world of digital boundaries, and how we’re happy that social media wasn’t around when we were growing up.

We also discussed how brands should handle both negative and positive feedback on media, and what you should do before you send that tweet (or email) that you may regret.

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The Best Time To Never Send Email

aaahAs usual, I’ve had enough.

Every month a new “study” comes out to say when the best time is to send email out to your list/subscribers/mother.

This study say between 12am-3am http://blogs.constantcontact.com/fresh-insights/best-time-to-send-emails/

This study says 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. – 4 p.m http://blog.getresponse.com/best-time-to-send-email-infographic.html

This study says 6am-7am http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505125_162-57411092/the-best-time-to-send-email-so-it-will-get-read/

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