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Ryan Blake
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#ibeacons  will soon send you alerts as you walk through retail stores
Share this post Retailers find themselves battling online competition for their shrinking share of the market. In a time where 19% of shoppers leave a store to shop online for lower prices, some believe the retail industry is endangered. But now, new technology may provide a way for brick-and-mortar stores to fight back. The technology, …
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Are you a #developer  working on a team? Check out these tools
Share this post Software development in a distributed world is a process that is extremely reliant on tools. When working with a virtual team distributed across the world, communication is a challenge that many tools aim to help with. For those of you that attended our Webinar on Agile Development, you heard MentorMate COO Jamie …
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The  #vikings  chances of getting an elite QB keep getting better. Take a look at who I have them taking in the  #nfldraft2014  
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Ourlads has Manziel going to Vikes:  http://www.ourlads.com/nfl-mock-draft/2014/.  Would you prefer Bridgewater over Manziel?
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Who are the #vikings  going to get in the #nfldraft2014 ? This post narrows it down to 3 scenarios with 6 possible players we will take.
With the NFL Draft quickly approaching in May, chatter is heating up about who the Vikings should, or could take with their 8th overall pick. Many assume we will go after a quarterback. However, with multiple teams ahead of u...
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Will the #Vikings  hire former player Jack Del Rio as their head coach?
A look at the short list for who will be coaching the purple and gold next season.
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+Lee Cosens yes, Zimmer is appearing to be the front runner. Hopefully now we can focus on our draft pick, I just posted on that as well.
http://vikingsbase.blogspot.com/2014/01/minnesota-vikings-2014-nfl-draft.html
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A lot has changed since my last mock draft. The biggest story has been Bridgwater falling to the second round by most estimates. I still have him as my 2nd QB, but it was clear that he was a big question mark for being consid...
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Where is mobile headed in 2014? Our panel of experts will tell you.
In 2013, we saw major advancements in the mobile industry. The most recent hot topic of the mobile world is wearable technology, offering all new data and statistics to the users. Cloud-based data storage was another big trend, expanding the limits of what mobile can offer. Another trend came with marketing taking on a new …
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The Short List for the Vikings' Head Coach Vacancy
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The short list for #vikings  head coach position
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In a previous blog post we analyzed the differences between identical searches in Google and Bing; however, we never compared image search results. They are probably pretty similar right?

Totally wrong!

What Miley Cyrus Can Teach Us About Bing & Google Image Search Results: http://mentormate.com/blog/what-miley-cyrus-can-teach-us-about-bing-and-google-image-search-results/
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    2017
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20 Mobile Industry Expert Predictions for 2014 - MentorMate
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