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TUTORIAL: How to Effectively Use Tweetdeck for Twitter Chats

September 7, 2014 Social Media

Twitter chats and parties are a very common and useful way to share information, promote brands, and have fun. I attended and hosted them for many years (contact me if you are interested in having me host a party for your brand). There are no right or wrongs in what services you use for Twitter chats and […]

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4 things you may not know how to do on Instagram

July 23, 2014 Social Media

Ok folks, we are sticking with the theme again since you all have enjoyed this weeks 4 Things You May Not Know How to Do on Facebook and 4 Things You Might Not Know How to Do on Twitter. Today I am sharing some Instagram tips with you. Instagram is a photo social network and […]

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4 things you might not know how to do on Twitter

July 22, 2014 Social Media

Well yesterday’s post about 4 things you might not know how to do on Facebook was very popular so today I’m going to share 4 useful tips about Twitter. The first 2 many of you will already know about, the 3rd some may know, but I saved the best for last as it is the […]

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4 Things you might not know how to do on Facebook

July 21, 2014 Social Media

Facebook is an every changing environment and I do not think anyone can ever know all of the things you can do, change, share, etc. on it. Today I thought I would share a few of the Facebook things that you might not know about. Share That You Are an Organ Donor When you are […]

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I am Blogmas Worthy!

January 15, 2014 Social Media

Doing a little happy dance here because one of my posts was selected as one of the 20 funniest posts by All Things Fadra in her Blogmas 2013 Awards! I think it is pretty darn cool to have made her list! The post that made the list was my crazy taxi cab story from my […]

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Now about those ads…

December 8, 2013 Social Media

I just wanted to say a quick word about the ads now appearing on my blog that you may have noticed. These are a way for me to earn money and make it possible for me to do some of the giveaways that I do (like the $500 giveaway, the popcorn giveaway, the tablet giveaway, […]

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TUTORIAL: Adding Social Media Chicklets to Your Blog [Work Wednesday]

November 20, 2013 Social Media

This week for Work Wednesday I am going to share a tutorial on how to add social media chicklets to your blog. These are also sometimes called icons, buttons, and numerous other things. The gist is they are the small images with the different social network logos on them that you put on your blog […]

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10 Tips on Being SOCIAL on Social Networks [Work Wednesday]

November 13, 2013 Social Media

For this week’s Work Wednesday I want to share a reminder that many in social media, or businesses using social media, have forgotten. Social media is just that – SOCIAL! While I use social media to promote my own blog, share sponsored information, and use it for my business in general – I do really […]

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B(l)oomers Party Fabulousness

August 5, 2013 Living

No, I’m not officially a “baby boomer”, I was born in 1970. And no, I’m not trying to age myself prematurely either. However, when I read about the B(l)oomers party by BOOMbox Network that was happening in Chicago and saw the fabulous sponsors and fabulous women who were attending I felt compelled to go. (Disclosure: […]

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BlogHer ’13: The Good, The Bad, The Brands

July 31, 2013 Social Media

This past weekend was BlogHer ‘13 in Chicago. If you have not heard of it, this is the largest conference for primarily female bloggers in the USA and has been happening for several years now. This was my fourth year attending. Last year I was a bit critical of BlogHer ‘12 and honestly I did […]

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