Author Archives: Matt Bernier

How to hide from recruiters

Disclosure: I worked for a recruiting agency for the past couple of years. Most recruiters use many of these sites to find you, this information is not specific to any one recruiting company or recruiter. It is just information for you … Continue reading

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Controlling my email habits

I have had to learn to control my email checking habits. It took a long time, because the anxiety of possibly missing something was too much for a long time. Then I realized that I am not responsible for someone … Continue reading

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Add Doge Donate information to the bottom of your WP posts

As you can see at the bottom of this page, I have QR code and a donation address for my Dogecoin wallet.  I have built a plugin that will add this information to the bottom of all posts automatically. The … Continue reading

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(Tater) Tots for Toys

I love tater tots. They are delicious. Kids love toys. Toys for Tots is a thing. Why not (tater) tots for toys?   Cook some tots, sell them, eat them, proceeds goes to Toys for Tots. Done. Easy. Simple. Fun. … Continue reading

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Day 128

There was a game on Facebook that popped up in my feed as an ad. They put up a Panzer and said, “Now you can feel like Patton”. I commented, “Um, Panzer was a German tank, so now I can … Continue reading

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Day 127

[no pictures this day] I am an anxious person. Often, I just start thinking about something I have to do and if I get that rush of anxiety I just walk away. I am trying to push myself into the … Continue reading

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Day 126

Stats today: Bitcoin: 0.00003786 BTC owned (thanks to tryBTC) TheStatupShirt Facebook ads: 7500 impressions, 5 clicks, $3.80 spent in the first 4.5 hours WatchGoodEats.com stats: Ad: 82 page views for $0.05 Traffic: 605 page views per week over the last … Continue reading

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Day 125

I got my hoodies today. I am very excited. So excited I published these: http://thestartupshirt.com/now-hoodies/ and https://www.facebook.com/mkbernier/posts/10101877844770980 I tried to set up a Facebook ad, but it wouldn’t process. It finally did process and is scheduled to run tomorrow afternoon. Shirt of … Continue reading

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Day 124

Doing a count where a value in one column matches a value in another column in Google spreadsheets is a pain. You have to add in error checking in case the filter returns #N/A. I called a candidate who has … Continue reading

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Day 123

Snow. Outside. Managing 4 VAs at the same time, trying a couple out to see who I like – is daunting. Want to be annoyed? Close iTunes. Plug in your iPhone. Close iTunes. Plug in your iPad. Close iTunes again. … Continue reading

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