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#BeSocial A New Fun Weekly Twitter Chat

August 31, 2015 Social Media

I am still so in love with Twitter – it is by far my favorite social network. However, lately it is not as “social” as it used to be. People used to chat and just be funny, silly, and talkative on Twitter. Lately, there seems to be a lot more broadcasting happening instead. We don’t […]

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How to Control What You See in Your Facebook News Feed

July 13, 2015 Social Media

A few days ago Facebook updated the control we have over our Facebook newsfeed. The news feed is what you see on the main page of Facebook once you login – all those stories, updates, photos, and such from people you are friends with. This means when viewing in the default “Top Stories” you will […]

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8 Ways to Help You Get Noticed as an Influencer

June 9, 2015 Social Media

A work related post today for everyone. While I am considered an influencer myself by many brands and approached often, I also work the other side of the fence in seeking out other influencers to represent a brand or work on a campaign. This is actually one of the harder parts of my job as […]

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Making Money Blogging [video]

March 11, 2015 Social Media

I was supposed to speak at the #BAMC15 conference this past weekend but the weather on the route did not cooperate. Normally I fly everywhere but I was going to drive this time and look what happens. Hmph. Since I could not make it there in person I did a quick video. I would have […]

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Learn How to Create New Media Content at NMX

March 2, 2015 Social Media

This April I will be headed to the New Media Expo Conference (NMX) in Las Vegas. NMX is a conference where content creators, think bloggers, vloggers, podcasters, etc., can learn new ways to grow their online presence and create even better content. What To Expect At NMX 2015 LAS VEGAS Content Creation As I mentioned […]

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How Yoga Can Help You at Work

January 29, 2015 Social Media

While I normally talk about tips on growing your business and using social media on Thursday posts, today I am broadening my scope. For most of us who work in social media we spend a large amount of time sitting behind a computer. This can be bad for our overall health but I have been […]

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Why and How To Attend Blogging Conferences

January 22, 2015 Social Media

Conferences can be a big expense for bloggers but the right ones can really be worth the time and money you invest in them. The face-to-face contacts you make at conferences can be so much stronger than the ones we just make online. These stronger connections can also lead to more opportunities to make money […]

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TUTORIAL: How to Pin a Tweet to the Top of Your Twitter Profile Page

January 8, 2015 Social Media

Twitter has some really useful tools that you can use including the ability to pin a particular Tweet to the top of your profile page. This is a great way to highlight a special photo, blog post, event, offer, or anything you like. While I use this tool as part of my business in social […]

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7 Steps to Creating an Editorial Calendar for Your Blog and Social Media Channels

January 1, 2015 Social Media

Welcome to the new year! This is a great time to look back at your blogging and social media from the past year and see what really worked, what did not work, and set new goals for what you want to achieve. Along with that, making an editorial calendar for your blog and your social […]

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You In Your Own Year in Review Compilation for 2014

December 26, 2014 Social Media

There are so many social networks we share our lives on and at the end of a year it is kind of nice to go and look back at what has happened. There are some automated features on some networks and some third party apps and tools that allow you to make looking back a […]

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