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First Generation iCar: Will We Steer with a Click Wheel?

By now you probably know how much we love a good future tech story. So news of Apple Car piqued our interest. According to BGR.com, a very credible insider has leaked some details. But further research doesn’t bear out the credibility of those leaks.  Originally, Hyundai announced that they were in talks to build the car. …

Notes on a Wild Year — Part Two

Last time we talked about what character traits we found useful in 2020. Now let’s look at some new skills we added and some we became experts in really quickly:  COVID rules and regulations Remote work Running a virtual event Video editing Keeping the foot on the accelerator when it felt like brakes would be …

Notes on a Wild Year, Part One

When we started this year, our goals were fairly straightforward. And then the world went sideways. It was a chaotic time for everyone and we weren’t an exception. One day we were talking about  social media campaigns and the next we were creating COVID response statements.  Shifting gears wasn’t easy, but we leaned on the …

The 👏 Internet 👏 Is 👏 Amazing.

(Take a) Break (on) the Internet! Remember when you used to check Facebook or Twitter to check out for a few minutes? Those days are long gone. But we all still need a break. Whether it’s your job, your kids or your Facebook friends you’re trying to get away from for a few minutes, we …

Vote. Vote. Vote.

Sometimes an email appears that’s just what you needed to read. Today, it was Tekstartist, a letterpress artist we love (and display on our walls), with an important message: VOTE. This free and share-able image is comprised of the following quote by Hank Green, a New York Times best selling author: Every day of the …

The Working From Home Memes That Hit Too Close to Home!

So, how are you? How’s work-from-home life treating you?*   The days … all 24 hours of them … the weeks … all 7 days of them … It’s for our own good, and it’s working, but being under house arrest (more or less) is changing work life in unexpected ways.  Let’s recap a few …

Why Digital Marketing is So Important During the COVID-19 Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way that we’ll live our lives for good. Things will get better at some point – hopefully sooner than later – and life will settle into a new normal, but we’ll be changed for good.  At Avenir Thinking, we’re confident that our growing family of clients will get through …

Facebook, the Open Graph and Website Page Previews

You have a WordPress website, and you want to share your original content from the website to Facebook. In most cases, this is fairly straightforward. You just copy the URL of the page or post, and paste it into the ‘share’ box in Facebook. Ideally, the right image, title and short description appear as a …

Year-End Review

I’ve been a fan of all things French since I was a student at Tufts University way back when, and this year, I was fortunate to be able to spend the month of September in Paris revisiting some old haunts and enjoying that magical city. In fact, when naming my company, that love of France …