How to Find Voice Memos From The iPhone “Record Audio” Shortcut

How to Find Voice Memos From iPhone Shortcut

With Apple Shortcuts you can create a shortcut to record voice memos from the iPhone using Siri or a link on your iPhone home screen… But where do voice memos go, and where are they stored, after they are recorded using Shortcuts? Where Do Voice Memos From The iPhone “Record Audio” Shortcut Go? Even though I didn’t get it at first… It turns out that the Shortcuts app is pretty cool, actually. As I wrote about previously, Apple’s Shortcuts app allows you to create shortcuts for everything from firing up…

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How to Cancel Uptime Robot

If you want to know how to cancel Uptime Robot, here’s the answer… You need to email them. What Is Uptime Robot? Uptime Robot is a service that checks your website at specific intervals to confirm that it’s up and running (i.e. publicly available). If you run a blog or website that is a source of income, obviously you need to know if it’s gone down for some reason. Websites go down because of software issues, hosting issues, hacking, malware… Basically all kinds of reasons. And it always seems like…

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Which Cryptos Will Survive?

If I had to guess which cryptocurrencies will live through the current train wreck of cryptocurrency… And survive the long-term, I would guess it’s very few of them. I think cryptocurrencies make sense conceptually because “solid state” and software is eating the world, as Marc Andreessen once said. Recently some MIT researchers even developed a solid state plane that flew without any moving parts… It flew about 100 yards just by electrifying the air in Star Trek “ion drive” fashion The cryptos that may survive the long-term will be ones…

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Vidyard Pricing? (Sorry It’s Not Public)

Vidyard pricing isn’t publicly available? Bummer. Anyone who’s curious about Vidyard pricing because they are looking for a video hosting platform will be disappointed to find out that Vidyard’s pricing is not public… Why isn’t Vidyard pricing available? I don’t know… The only thing I can assume is that they’ve made it a “secret” to get you to call them or to fill out the request form for free demo. Vidyard Pricing Questions Are The 2nd Most Common on Google Vidyard’s approach to pricing transparency is stupid. Why? Because anyone…

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Buffett is Probably Buying Now

What Warren Buffett is Buying AAPL

When Warren Buffett is buying stocks, one of his principles of investing is: “Be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful.” With $100 billion in cash on the sidelines, and few choices of investments to make, Buffett recently repurchased $1 billion of his own Berkshire Hathaway stock in a rare buyback. However, this recent insane market pullback includes a few stocks that Buffett’s team at Berkshire Hathaway is bullish on… Apple being one of them. Berkshire Hathaway Holdings 2018 Another one of Warren Buffett’s investing…

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Cemetery Arbitrage

cemetery arbitrage

While it seems counterintuitive, homes located near cemeteries sell for around 11% more than homes further away from cemeteries… Redfin did some research on home sales in five different locations across the U.S. and discovered that homes near the dead sell for $162 per square foot vs. $145 per square foot further away. This is a surprising stat. It suggests that if you can find a fixer-upper near a cemetery, buy it for a bargain and fix it up, you might be able to make more money than you would…

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Short Emailing Like Texting Can Be Effective

In sales you need to get your point across and also be considerate of your prospect’s time… It’s tempting to email someone who you don’t know and be polite and formal… “Dear Mr. So and So, I’m writing because…” Or “Hi James, Good talking with you the other day…” Leading with a salutation (eg. “Hi James”) often works fine in an initial email… However, if a sales relationship takes shape, with multiple emails, calls, whatever, I think it often makes sense to lose the salutations in subsequent emails. This conveys…

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How to Freeze Top Row and First Column Simultaneously in Excel

How Freeze Top Row First Column Simultaneously in Excel

Sometimes if you’re building a spreadsheet in Excel you want to be able to freeze the top row and the first column simultaneously…   However, with Microsoft Office 365 it’s not clear how to do this. The “Freeze” option only allows you to “Freeze” column A or Row 1 from the menu bar. If you select Freeze Column 1, you can’t also choose to Freeze Row A… However, you can select cell B2 and click “Freeze Panes” this will freeze Row 1 and Column A simultaneously. Selecting “Freeze Panes” in…

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The Upside of The Bottom

Maybe the most common approach to drug and alcohol addiction (of keeping addicts away from the bottom with treatment, interventions, etc.) is all wrong. Perhaps, instead of imploring our friends and loved ones to stop doing whatever it is they’re doing, we should encourage them to do more. Not only keep drinking… Drink more. Don’t stop doing drugs… Do more drugs. Just hopefully they won’t die… But maybe they will kill themselves. I mean, we all die… It’s inevitable. It seems sick, I know… But the world is kind of…

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Is There A LinkedIn Publishing Rel=Canonical Option?

Is there a LinkedIn publishing rel=canonical option

Prior to republishing an article from my blog using LinkedIn Publishing I wondered if LinkedIn includes a Rel=Canonical link option to help publishers avoid duplicate content… It turns out that the answer is “no”. LinkedIn doesn’t offer a rel=canonical option, or build it in by default like Medium does… This a bummer for two reasons: Digital sharecropping is a really stupid long-term business model. Google can penalize you for duplicate content. However, depending on the age of your blog and your goals, reposting an existing article from your blog on LinkedIn…

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