How to Keep Your Sanity in the Last Few Days of the Election

Megan Brandrup

By Megan Brandrup This presidential election has been one of the most publicized and talked about elections in U.S. history. Whether you support Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, you are probably counting the seconds until this election is over. Political ads get repetitive, fliers on your door get irritating and phone calls from political candidates start to interfere with your …

The Best Family-Friendly Halloween Movies!

Megan Brandrup

By Megan Brandrup These days, it can be difficult to find Halloween inspired movies that don’t involve murderous psychopaths or scary monsters under your bed. Keep your whole family happy and in the Halloween spirit with these fun and family-friendly Halloween films! 1. Hocus Pocus This 1993 Disney classic has been a Halloween favorite for years! Your kids will love going …

Staying Organized: Uncluttered Surroundings, Uncluttered Mind

Megan Brandrup

By Megan Brandrup Cleaning and organizing is usually associated with the Spring season. However, I personally believe that when it gets cold outside, is when people need help staying more organized. Staying organized is something I have personally always had a passion for. It’s important to be organized in many aspects of your life. At work, at home, and when …

iPhone 7 Extravaganza

Megan Brandrup

By Megan Brandrup Apple has announced in recent days the brand new features of their highly anticipated iPhone 7. Apple released a video showcasing all of the new features of their newest phone, and it is taking social media by storm. Here is the official promo video:  The iPhone 7 has many revolutionary new features. People have been most curious to see …

Coloff Digital has a New Home!

Megan Brandrup

By Megan Brandrup The Coloff Digital team has started a new and exciting chapter! Coloff Digital officially has their own office space! Coloff Digital will no longer be located inside of the KIOW Radio Station. We are now located at the Forest City Innovation Center. Although we will miss working with the KIOW staff, we are excited to have more …

Snapchat Stories Vs. Instagram Stories: Which is better?

Megan Brandrup

By Megan Brandrup The popular photo publishing app, Instagram, has recently released a new feature for its users. This feature allows users to create “stories” that can be viewed by a user’s followers. There have been a lot of mixed views on this new feature and some have said that Instagram is trying to rip-off the app, Snapchat’s whole format. …

Utilizing the Business Side of Pinterest

Megan Brandrup

By Megan Brandrup Pinterest has turned into a social media website of sorts. It is great for sharing recipes, decorating ideas, projects, and so much more. Recently, Pinterest has branched out to make their website more friendly for businesses to use. You can now sell products, provide links to websites, and even have clients share their opinions of your products …

Spectacular Snapchats

Megan Brandrup

By Megan Brandrup “Snapchat,” is a popular app that allows users to take pictures and use filters or draw on their pictures, and then send these pictures to their friends. Some users simply only write things on photos, while others take a much more creative approach. Here are some of the coolest Snapchat drawings I have seen floating around the …

My Coolest Instagram Pictures

Megan Brandrup

By Megan Brandrup I recently returned from a three-week trip abroad. While away, I visited Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, Cinque Terre, and countless other amazing places in Italy. I also visited Paris, France and London, England. While in these amazing places, I was able to capture pictures that I will hold dear to my heart for the rest of my …

My Mother is on Facebook

Megan Brandrup

By Megan Brandrup As a child of the social media age, I am used to waking up every morning and checking all of my social media accounts. I look through my Facebook notifications. I read through my emails, and occasionally I scroll through IFunny and check out the latest memes to circulate the internet. Social media and the internet are …