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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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Newbie Tips for BlogHer 2013 in Chicago

June 28, 2013 Social Media

In a little less than a month bloggers from everywhere will be making their way to Chicago, Illinois for the 2013 BlogHer Conference. Yes, I will be among them. Last year I was a bit critical of the BlogHer conference, but the powers that be at BlogHer have promised they have listened to feedback and […]

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Tweetdeck Web Version for Twitter Parties

June 21, 2013 Social Media

This is a super quick tutorial today, I will do a longer more in depth one if you all would like. Right now because of Twitter’s API changes, TweetGRID is not available. Many of us use them for parties on Twitter. For now I am using web.tweetdeck.com for parties. Set up a tweetdeck account Link […]

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Network Yes, Steal Clients No

June 19, 2013 Social Media

This week for Work Wednesday I wanted to talk on a touchy subject. This happens in all sorts of industries, but I’m relating it today to my field of social media. I attend many conferences, blogger/brand trips, and local events throughout the year as well as attending many online events. Occasionally I see, or hear, of […]

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Instagram for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone and Desktops Even

June 18, 2013 Social Media

Instagram is a social network that allows you to share photos as they happen (or later) with your friends and family. I have been using it for a long time now and I really enjoy it. Not only is it fun to share my own photographs, but I really like looking at other people’s photographs […]

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