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Joshua Lockhart

/ Joined 28 June, 2011

Joshua Lockhart is an okay web video producer and a slightly above mediocre writer of online content. You can fawn over his work here:

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Liking Can Make You Smart: 5 Ways To Use Facebook For Education

Liking Can Make You Smart: 5 Ways To Use Facebook For Education

Facebook can teach us lots of stuff, but most of the time, it’s nothing that we really want to know. But what about the real educational value of Facebook? Stuff that’s — oh, how do you say it — Educational? Believe it or not, it’s out there. Whether you are the parent of students, a student at a university, or just a student of life, we’ve got a few tips that will make your Facebook experience just a bit more valuable.

Joshua Lockhart September 4, 2013
Liking Can Make You Smart: 5 Ways To Use Facebook For Education
5 Ways To Get Your Friends Talking About Your Facebook Photos

5 Ways To Get Your Friends Talking About Your Facebook Photos

Photography has always been something considered to be admired and discussed among friends. “Cool picture!” people always say. “I remember that!” However, can’t we bring this type of discussion to the world of online social media? Facebook photographers, we know you love posting photos to get some attention. That’s why we want to help.

Joshua Lockhart September 3, 2013
5 Ways To Get Your Friends Talking About Your Facebook Photos
How To Really Start Conversations Around Your Facebook Photos

How To Really Start Conversations Around Your Facebook Photos

So you’re a new startup for an app/gadget/website/service, or maybe you’re just a freelances trying to sell yourself, and you aren’t sure how exactly to get conversation going on your Facebook Page. Look around, it seems like photos are all the rage these days, right? Below, we’ll tell you how to use your Facebook photos to start conversations on your Page.

Joshua Lockhart August 29, 2013
How To Really Start Conversations Around Your Facebook Photos
Get Your Kid To Read: 4 Tips To Make Reading Fun With Technology

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Get Your Kid To Read: 4 Tips To Make Reading Fun With Technology

It seems like technology has stolen this generation’s love of reading, but is it possible that it could also recapture it? Today, we have four tips for you (with tons of sub-tips written throughout) to help you use technology to make reading fun for your kids. Throughout this piece, you’ll find a few ways to charge up the reading “environment” for your child, and hopefully get him or her fall in love with reading.

Joshua Lockhart August 28, 2013
Get Your Kid To Read: 4 Tips To Make Reading Fun With Technology
Google Launches Landing Page For Helpouts – A Live Video Marketplace [Updates]

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Google Launches Landing Page For Helpouts – A Live Video Marketplace [Updates]

Ever wanted to bring a professional into your home to help you with fixing your computer? Thanks to Google Helpouts, you will soon be able to, and best of all, professional assistance won’t be limited to just tech support. With Helpouts, you’ll be able get help with nearly anything.

Joshua Lockhart August 25, 2013
Google Launches Landing Page For Helpouts – A Live Video Marketplace [Updates]
Are You In A Rush To Make Money From Home? Spot 7 Work At Home Scams

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Are You In A Rush To Make Money From Home? Spot 7 Work At Home Scams

Wealth, speed, ethics — when it comes to money, you can only pick two. When it comes to working from home, it’s very likely that you won’t get a chance to even pick one of them. That’s because most opportunities to make money from home are simply scams. While there are some ways to make money from home, there are more ways to get scammed than there are authentic opportunities for profit.

Joshua Lockhart August 22, 2013
Are You In A Rush To Make Money From Home? Spot 7 Work At Home Scams
YouTube Android Now Allows Minimizing Of Videos While Browsing And Searching [Updates]

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YouTube Android Now Allows Minimizing Of Videos While Browsing And Searching [Updates]

Google has been rolling out some major changes to its YouTube app lately, and it looks like the Android version of the app has received a useful – albeit comparatively minor – change to its interface. In short, this significant change will allow users to minimize videos while they browse or search while in-app.

Joshua Lockhart August 22, 2013
YouTube Android Now Allows Minimizing Of Videos While Browsing And Searching [Updates]
The Best 10 Google Docs Tips For Teachers As They Go Back To School

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The Best 10 Google Docs Tips For Teachers As They Go Back To School

Back-to-school time is underway, and I’m sure you teachers are already balancing your lives, your classroom, and your pesky administrations. What could make life just a little bit easier for you? Google Docs, my dear educator friend. Google Docs. Below, we have ten awesome tips to help you out when handling your students and their parents. Some of them you may know, but others, you very well may not.

Joshua Lockhart August 19, 2013
The Best 10 Google Docs Tips For Teachers As They Go Back To School
How To Win A Job Interview Via Skype

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How To Win A Job Interview Via Skype

For some reason, many tech users tend to separate “reality” from what’s on their computer screen. We’re bolder people online, hiding behind text conversations, artsy profile pictures, and creative (and also sometimes off-color) user names. While Skype interviews do not necessarily provide anything for the user to hide behind seeing that everything is practically face-to-face, it’s important to establish that everything you are doing is real.

Joshua Lockhart August 16, 2013
How To Win A Job Interview Via Skype
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