Lindsey C. Holmes is the CEO/Lead Strategist of Usable Tech Co (formerly LCH Business SM & Tech), a digital marketing firm based in Newark, NJ, with an office also in Washington, DC. Lindsey is the Evernote Small Business Ambassador, a self-taught developer, a proud geek, and mom of a shih-tzu named Banks. She spends her free time converting the masses to understand and apply the technology that will make their lives better. Follow her on Twitter @lindseycholmes.

 

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Chitter Wants to Give You Free Chit

Chitter is rewarding users for posting photos to social media, and businesses with quality user generated content to rival the best traditional marketing plan. As user generated content is most trusted by the consumer, Chitter hopes to “help businesses begin to …

Medallia and SXSW Do Some Good for Austin’s Homeless

Startup Medallia and Austin’s Foundation for The Homeless are teaming up to do some good at SXSW. Volunteers with ‘Donate Your Swag To The Homeless’ t-shirts stood outside the ACC and collected any extra swag, the multitide of gifts and giveaways that one gets at …

A Few Tips for Your First Time… At SXSW.

SXSW has become the launchpad to all things cutting edge and creative in Interactive, Film and, Music. Twitter launched, or ‘blew up‘ according to co-founder Evan Williams, at SXSW in 2007. Prince performed a six-hour comeback concert last year. Chelsea Clinton will …

iMedicare Makes Medicare Painless

Flaviu Simihaian aims to make Medicare cost effective, help pharmacists and their patients navigate an often too difficult system in healthcare, and stop world hunger. The young CEO of iMedicare, a Medicare comparison app available for iOS, has achieved two of the three… …

Lessons to Learn from a Drag Queen

I’m not gay, just happy. That’s how I landed at the largest gay pride festival Charlotte has had in 19 years last weekend. I was in Charlotte for a friend’s birthday, and was welcomed by gorgeous Queens in fire wares, aka Drag Queens–a few…

Shiphawk Offers Headache-Free Shipping

Do you sell on auction sites like eBay or Amazon? Like money, but hate shipping?  Me too! ShipHawk provides packing, shipping, insurance, and residential or commercial pickup services for shipments of any size.  “You can overnight a letter, or ship an earthmover, in less…

Bid on Local Services with Bidzy

Bidzy allows local service providers to place bids on services such as haircuts, nails, automotive services, etc., through their mobile app or website. A customer specifies when they need the service, how far they’d like to travel for the service, the minimum rating for…

VEVO Launches VEVO TV at SXSW

VEVO unveiled VEVO TV at their SXSW party this week, an “always-on,” broadcast-style music and video channel. VEVO TV is  available exclusively in the US and Canada on VEVO.com and through apps for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Xbox and Roku. Adidas Originals, …

Fast Fig Makes Math More Productive

Fast Fig, one of nine startups in the inaugural Austin DreamIt Ventures Class at SXSW, is a word processor for math. Students, teachers, and professionals can type and solve math problems and collaborate entirely online. Math functions include basic math, calculus, and more. …

Andy Cohen’s Got The 411 at SXSW

Andy Cohen has been taping his hit show “Watch What Happens Live” on Bravo live from SXSW this week. He announced his plans on Friday, March 8th at a special presentation with executive producer Michael Davies. Andy and Michael talked secret/ exclusive guests for…

Tech Steals the Show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

The tents even look more “tech” – Bryant Park’s white tents from 2010 were traded for a mirrored glass pop-up structure at Lincoln Center. With guards in black suits and earpieces, and guests flashing QR codes from their Fashion GPS app, Mercedes-Benz …

How to Be Unfashionable, According to Donna Karan

Fashion great Donna Karan graciously shared the key to her empire’s success with a small room of bloggers and fashion influencers in the American Express (AMEX) Skybox during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (MBFW) Fall 13. “Be in the now,” she said. Whew! If I …