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Must-Have Items For Bloggers Who Travel

November 20, 2014 Social Media

Traveling has become a part of my job in social media. I go on trips for brands and attended conferences fairly often. Whenever I am getting ready to go on a trip I often see other bloggers wondering what they should bring or not. I thought I would share a few of my must-haves when […]

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How to be social on Twitter

November 13, 2014 Social Media

Back in the day Twitter was so much more social. It still is often, but several people rely on it now as more of a billboard and just stream out links to their own content. For me, I want to continue to be social on Twitter and always am encouraging others to do the same. […]

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Where to find free and low-cost stock images for bloggers

November 6, 2014 Social Media

Many years ago it was a fairly accepted, but wrong, practice for bloggers to do a search on Bing or Google for images that they wanted to use on a blog post. If you are still doing this – stop! Here are a few of the free and low-cost options I use regularly. Graphic Leftovers […]

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Must-Have Productivity Apps for Bloggers and Social Media Professionals

October 30, 2014 Social Media

You all know how I love apps of all kinds, but I am often asked about apps for bloggers and social media folks like myself. The following are all apps I use on a variety of smartphones and tablets for my social media work. OneDrive This is my number one go to app for work. […]

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Type-A Conference Notes: What You Don’t Know About Content Creation

September 29, 2014 Social Media

This post is the fourth post in a series I am writing about my experience at the 2014 Type-A Conference on social media. Blogging has remained the same in some ways since I started this blog in June of 2008, but there are changes being made as well. As with any business, hobby, or even […]

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Type-A Conference Notes – Write Posts People Can’t Stop Reading

September 25, 2014 Social Media

This post is the second in a series I am writing about my experience at the 2014 Type-A Conference on social media. There are many business-centric sessions at Type-A conference but I do try to step out of my comfort zone a bit on some of the sessions. To that point I decided to attend […]

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Type-A Conference Notes – Mack Collier is a Rock Star!

September 24, 2014 Social Media

This post is the first in a series I will be writing about my experience at the 2014 Type-A Conference on social media. The opening keynote speaker at the 2014 Type-A Conference was the amazing Mack Collier. You may have heard of @MackCollier and his legendary #blogchat that he hosts every Sunday evening on Twitter. […]

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For a mom, traveling without kids is just like trying to make a phone call

July 31, 2014 Living

Have you noticed that the house will be quiet, kids are playing nicely, hubby is busy on a project, the pets do not need anything, and you actually have a free moment to make a much needed phone call. You pick up the phone…dial the number…they answer…you get less than one sentence out…and then… Mom! […]

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Blog Giveaway Linkup July 14-20 plus Join Me?

July 14, 2014 Reviews & Giveaways

Welcome to the new week! Here is the weekly blog giveaway linkup. Please feel free to add your giveaways anytime Monday thru Sunday. A new linkup starts each Monday. Also, if any of you bloggers are interested in sharing this linkup with me please let me know. We would use the same code on all […]

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Blog Giveaway Linkup: June 23-29

June 23, 2014 Reviews & Giveaways

Welcome to the first blog giveaway linkup of summer! Please add your blog giveaways here anytime throughout the week. Next Monday a new linkup will begin.

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