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Making Friends in the Real World

California is the perfect place for my career to prosper. I moved out here one month after graduation and landed a pretty sweet job. It’s been such a wonderful experience. The weather is lovely. I live in an area that reminds me of my home state. My work environment is pretty ideal.

Shop Additions | January 2016

With the new year well underway we’re celebrating with new shop products! We’ll be releasing at least one new item every month until June. Coming January 14th: Flannels & Sweaters Prices for flannels start at $10.00 and sweaters start $15.00. Have you been sticking to your New Year’s Resolution? You deserve something nice. Reward yourself! Enter code: NY16 at checkout for 16% off your order starting January 14th until January 31st!

Colatris App

Many professionals are constantly starting and attempting to expand their businesses into larger markets. There is a very big barrier that can prevent this. No, not just money. Language. The ability to translate the marketing for your product can make or break your ability to expand. Enter Colatris. This app was designed by founders Josh Deffibaugh, Albert Eloyan, and A.J. Cihla. On the product website Colatris is described as: A fully automated, in-context translation solution for software. The tool enables global market reach while saving you hours every month. The app is still growing, but it comes highly recommended. Find out more about the app on their website. Like our blog? Check us out on Etsy, Facebook, Tumblr, or Pinterest!

G.U.M. Shop: Open for Business on Etsy

The shop is up and officially open for business on Etsy. We’re selling all sorts of items, mason jars, candles, 90s themed items, and mugs and they’re all customizable. Check back all week for new products and giveaways! Have a shop too? Feel free to share your shop info below or send it to I’ll share it on all of our social media. G.U.M Team

Music: Rising Hype Site

I have nothing at all against mainstream music. However, it doesn’t always my quench my thirst and desire to explore a variety of styles, sounds, and genres. With that being said, I like to explore new/rising artists as well. I haven’t been able to find too many websites that do this well. One that I stumbled upon the other day is Rising Hype. Rising Hype allows artists to upload their videos and songs in order to increase exposure to current and potential fans. It enables members to combine their materials across various social media platforms in one place. The catch? It focuses on hip hop. I listen to a bit of hip hop, but the site would definitely be stronger if it featured a variety of genres. It’s not exactly what I was looking for, but it’s not a bad place to start. Know of similar sites? Share your thoughts or suggestions below or send them to G.U.M Team

Artists to Know: Ryn Weaver | EXCLUSIVE: Full review of Ryn Weaver’s debut album “The Fool”

Originally posted on The Indiecept:
by Glenn Greenday Included in material provided to The Indiecept by former Musical Security Agency (MSA) leaker Edward Snowpatrol was an early copy of Ryn Weaver’s The Fool. Here is our track-by-track review: The sound of the Ryn Weaver machine starting up. That’s what you hear at the beginning of “Runaway”, the opening track off The Fool, the anticipated debut album of the rising star born Erin Wüthrich. Like a sort of vocal warm-up, Weaver wails wordlessly over a staticky soundscape of digital delay and feedback that gives way to a lyrical leitmotif: If it takes two I’m betting on you To hold me tight When tides are high What’ll you do? I’m waiting on you To dry these tears You made my cry This momentary vulnerability fades quickly into the tribal beat of the song “Runaway” proper, already a minute into the track. Perhaps the most sonically adventurous and surprising cut on the album, it signals its ambition. Her voice, usually a sweeter Florence Welch warble, sounds fierce. Evoking a primal postapocalyptic heroine (“Feet…

Codie Coding Device

In elementary school I remember learning how to type and use microsoft offices. I realized, years later, that this was a big deal because my parents weren’t taught this in school. They were trying to learn something that would become a necessity in our society. Now it’s our turn to struggle as our children are taught to code from elementary school. For those of you who don’t know, coding is a skill used to create websites, apps, and more. Coding skills, among other factors, have led to many young adults creating successful companies and becoming young millionaires. Now entrepreneur Adam Lipecz is trying to bring coding into the homes of many across the world with his creation Codie. As stated on the website: Our application fills the abstraction gap between kids imagination and the algorithmic thinking. We created our own program language to teach kids coding… The project is still underway. If you’re interested in pre-ordering your Codie or backing the project you can do so here. I will definitely be putting in my order. Pizza, …