Ryan Matthew Pierson

A Blog of Ersatz Savvy

Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ are already grabbing the attention and time of countless people across the world. Over one billion people have Facebook accounts, with both Twitter and Google+ following not too far behind. These networks are massive, and it’s because of their grow...

One of the more annoying aspects of Fallout 76 is its overly-aggressive depth of field. Just about everything beyond your crosshairs is rendered blurry and difficult to see. There is a solution to this problem!

First, locate the Fallout76 directory where your copy of Fallout is installed. If you...

How would you plan a marketing strategy around something as local and focused as a hardware store? This might seem like a big challenge on the outside, but in reality, a hardware store is a fascinating business.

In a recent #AskGaryVee video on YouTube, Jan van der Reis asked, “How to crea...

Running a company in 2013 is very different from running one in 2003. In fact, the way business is done today has more in common with local shops in the ’50s than anything. This is due largely to the rise of social media and how very cost-effective it is to generate and keep up a very real relations...

10 years ago, I joined a virtual world called Second Life. What started as a curious dip of my toes into a young virtual world became a career-changing revolution.

I had heard that it was a place where you could make real money very easily by making things or dealing in virtual real estate. I join...

You’re about to be a daddy, and you want to support the person that is bringing this new life into the world. Whether you’re heading to the hospital amid contractions and broken water or taking part in a planned induction, being a daddy in the Labor and Delivery ward is an experience like none other...

In the wrestling business, this is what it means to be “over.” Being over is a very, very good thing. When an entire arena spends 20 minutes chanting someone’s name, and that they deserve their title, it’s a very rare treat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpWZ32YTFw4

Something similar happens i...

Becoming a father was something I didn’t expect to happen. I mean, my wife and I wanted to have kids, but as the years went by, we assumed that the stars weren’t aligned for us. Now that Luke is seven months old, I’ve noticed a lot of changes that came with our bundle of joy.

Let me be clear: I lo...

This election year has been insane. Accusations of sexual misconduct, corruption, and endless arguments about temperament have drowned out the issues that actually affect the lives of the citizens the President would represent. I’ve followed the campaigns closely, initially supporting Bernie Sanders...

As the years tick away, I’m finding myself in a situation where my fandom for the Star Wars universe is growing stronger. A franchise which has captured the imagination of young people for generations has tightened its grip on mine into my mid-30s.

Star Wars was always a big part of my life. I hav...