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New Etsy Course on Drive. Register TODAY!

By CAK Staff

Are you a crafter, an artist, or a collector of vintage items? Are you interested in turning your hobby into an online business?  Connected Nation’s innovate digital learning hub, Drive, has a new course for people looking to sell their wares on Etsy. For Alaskans, this course will help them learn how to sell their Alaska Native arts, crafts, and other products online, giving them access to millions of new customers across the globe. Interested in registering for Drive? Learn how below: How to Use Drive from Connected Nation on Vimeo.   Want to be a trainer on Drive? Learn how to here: Drive Video for Trainers from Connected...

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Smartphone Applications Bettering our Lives

By Connected Nation

Written by: Zach Gerhardt You might remember the 2009 Apple Commercial, “There’s An App For That” that described how there is essentially an application on an iPhone for everything. Since then, all smartphones now carry “apps” consumers can utilize for many reasons. Whether it is the hottest game or a ledger to help manage your finances, you can access and download apps on your smartphone and use them a minute later. According to Business Insider, Apple launched the App Store on July 10, 2008. Users of iPhones during the launch of the store had access to nearly 500 applications. Now they have access to hundreds of thousands. PhoneSaber, New...

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