UPDATE 059 – The Morning Greeting For Saturday, January 30th, 2021

2021-01-30-SAT @ 8:29 AM CST – 10:27 AM CST – – – Good morning readers! Today I’m starting up a new monologue in my social networking routine. It is simply called The Morning Greeting! By: David Thrift (that’s me ya’ll). I am at my kitchen counter desktop this a.m. where I had intended to get my taxes done online, I don’t know that I’m going to get that done today. I need to, but I’m pressed for time with all the writing I need to get done for my morning online check-in. Here’s a few things I have to share with you this morning.

1st UP – X1 Nano Review – ThinkPad’s answer to the Air? – From Mash IT – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC2IDlWRrRgMAe9fRc4juEA – – – Here’s a video for a super cool and very thin & light 13″ Lenovo Thinkpad laptop. If you don’t know it, I’m a slight bit technology geek, and I love watching technology progress into the super thin and light computing machines that are getting slimmer and lighter every month. Well this laptop is insanely small, but for someone who really needs a thin and light machine for travel & on the go, or just to go chill out at the coffee shop… this might fit the bill. Bear in mind though that it is pretty expensive (aren’t they all!). Check out the video review at – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC2IDlWRrRgMAe9fRc4juEA

2nd UP – Just a quick and simple productivity tip I personally use: In Notepad on your pc, create a text file called Official Scratchpad (or whatever you want to call it – that’s what I call mine). Use that file to do your writing for your social media posts, newsletters, and blog posts. You can create templates in it that allow you to build a matching format for all of your platforms that you use daily. For example, I like to place timestamps at the beginning of my updates. It’s intended more for my own personal use than for my reader’s, because I like to see when I wrote and posted information. With that written into my template, all I have to do is edit it – and it’s so easy and quick. It’s more convenient to have a template to customize with each of your posts, than it is to write new posts from scratch (that’s why I call my text file “Official Scratchpad).

3rd UP – I want to share some Etsy shops with you. I’m a huge fan of Etsy… ok, not so much Etsy itself, but the people who use it to sell their handmade products. (Fun Fact: I used to run an Etsy shop called The Hat Pit. It was where I sold my hand-knit beanies. I discovered however that promoting other businesses on Etsy through my blogging was more fun to me. That was how I got started as a business promoter and business directory owner). I only promote Etsy shops that are operated in the United States, so if you love supporting American businesses, then check these out.

(A.) – HOME & LIVING > OFFICE – circleandsquaredecor – Spanish Fork, Utah – Description: Welcome to the ORIGINAL personalized dry-erase board and acrylic calendar shop and the #1 Etsy featured custom calendar shop. WE SHIP THE FASTEST! All of our items are custom designed and created on a large professional press in order to not only have a high-quality look, but also won’t fade over time. – https://www.etsy.com/shop/circleandsquaredecor

(B.) – WEDDING & PARTY > WEDDING JEWELRY > NECKLACES – delezhen – Boston, Massachusetts – Personalized Gemstone Jewelry Gifts – https://www.etsy.com/shop/delezhen

(C.) – TOYS & ENTERTAINMENT > TOYS > STUFFED ANIMALS – CrochetFromKatie – Bellingham, Washington – https://www.etsy.com/shop/CrochetFromKatie

4th UP – A handy alt codes chart for special characters – https://tools.oratory.com/altcodes.html

5th UP – More copy/paste emoji’s than you’ll ever know what to do with. This site has an emoji for nearly everything. – http://getemoji.com/

This post is from Crash Reboot! (my newsletter) (Have you backed up your important files lately?) – You can always find all of my posts archived for this newsletter at my personal news blog – https://dn247.wordpress.com

David Thrift – CEO, The BIG List U.S. Business Directory

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BIO 001 – AS OF 2021-01-30-SAT: Is a United States Army Veteran.
BIO 002 – AS OF 2021-01-30-SAT: Born in KY, raised in AL. Heart in AL • CA • FL • GA • TX.
BIO 003 – AS OF 2021-01-30-SAT: Spent more time banned on Facebook and Twitter in 2020 than used them.
BIO 004 – AS OF 2021-01-30-SAT: Did not vote for Biden. Didn’t have to. His dead voters did.
BIO 005 – AS OF 2021-01-30-SAT: Fell in love with audiobooks in 2021 via free library apps – Overdrive, Libby, & Hoopla, and recommends everyone to get a library card, and use it!
BIO 006 – AS OF 2021-01-30-SAT: Hates to drive, but loves road trips.
BIO 007 – AS OF 2021-01-30-SAT: Does not watch tv, nor subscribes to tv-like services such as Netflix, Hulu, etc.
BIO 008 – AS OF 2021-01-30-SAT: Feels like anyone who has time to watch tv all day has too much time on their hands for squandering (but takes guilty pleasure in catching Kelly Clarkson Kellyoke videos on YouTube – don’t hate!).
BIO 009 – AS OF 2021-01-30-SAT: Is a business owner who sometimes (ok a lot of the time) has trouble acting like one (life is short right?).
BIO 010 – AS OF 2021-01-30-SAT: Decided at 49 (what, you’re not that old) to grow his hair long “one more time before getting too old” because he still has it all, and it isn’t gray yet.
BIO 011 – AS OF 2021-01-30-SAT: Loves Spotify + Soundcloud + Mixcloud.

INTERESTS: Advertising • Blogging • Business • Earthcam • Gaming (Nintendo Switch) • Music • Networking • News • Photography • Politics (just enough to know who has my back) • Publishing • Reading (prefer audiobooks) • Surfing The Internet (serious junkie – like attached at the hip to the WWW – needs a break lol) • Technology

FAVORITE ALT CODES: Alt 248 (°), Alt 249 (•), Alt 036 ($), Alt 0169 (©)


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The Morning Greeting! by David Thrift has been circulating since Saturday, January 30th, 2021. It is published nearly every morning in David’s social media channels, newsletter, and blog.

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