The OG Weekender: 3.2.2012

March is in like a windy, sunny, snowy, balmy, dreary, hot, wet, lamb / lion combo.  2 days into the month, and we are the weather is typical schizophrenic late Winter early Spring Dayton, Ohio fun.  Like they say, if you don’t like the weather today, jut wait until tomorrow – it’ll be totally different.  Looking at my iphone weather app, it appears that all my known icons are getting a workout over the coming days, meaning that I may have some outside fun and I may be stuck inside for yet another weekend.  In the event we’re all stuck inside for yet another weekend, The Ohlmann Group has you covered with another edition of The OG Weekender.

Stop Emailing Me! – Are you constantly receiving unwanted email messages, but finding that you are either too lazy or busy to go through the process of unsubscribing?  Instead of repeatedly deleting these annoyances only to have them resurface again tomorrow, try out unsubsrcibr – a free service that will scan your gmail inbox for unwanted subscription emails and give you the ability to one click opt out of any and all of them in a matter of seconds.  The free version will scan the last 5 days of email you’ve received.  It is a great way to get rid of those email messages you don’t want so that you have a little extra time to focus on those you actually do want.  I have a hunch one of my colleagues is going to love this.

I’m A Survivor – With the seemingly apocalyptic weather outside and it being 2012 and all, we thought perhaps you might be interested in Lifehacker’s latest gem MacGyver, Survivalist, or Stockpiler: The Urban Survival Skills Everyone Should Know.  In the event of a zombie apocalypse, meteor crashing into your town, or myriad other disasters you can use this guide to make the most of it.  Cheers!

It’s Tricky to Rock a Rhyme – So you’ve got google analytics installed on your website… now what?  Well, in the event that you don’t just want to hire us to make sense of all those cool numbers, charts, and graphs, you can check out this handy, dandy little guide from SEOmoz – 11 Google Analytics Tricks to Use for Your Website.  While it won’t tell you everything, the article offers some great fundamental advice for making all that data make sense.

In Your Face – Well, in case you missed it Facebook launched their new design for brand pages this week.  The good news is that the design is pretty nice.  The bad news is that you have to make the move to the new format by the end of March.  We would be happy to help you make the transition.  However, if DIY is more your style, just follow this guide from the amazing people at Hubspot – The Complete Guide to Setting Up The New It will walk you through the basics of making the move over to the new timeline based pages.

Write On – Looking for some good advice to keep you on track with writing?  Check out Novelist Henry Miller’s 11 Commandment’s of Writing and Daily Creative Routine.  Simple tips to keep you cranking out pages of poetry and prose.


From the creative team at The Ohlmann Group – have an amazing and creative weekend.

The Ohlmann Group

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