What's the Ideal Length of a Tweet? Shorter Than You Thought.

Buffer posted a roundup of the ideal length of anything you may write online: from headlines to blog posts.  Ideal length of a tweet? 100 characters. I know -- they want you to waste the other 40?  You can take those words over to Facebook where the ideal length is only 40 characters.  Luckily, the ideal blog post can take up to 7 minutes to read.  Wheeeeew, at least I can be wordy over in my personal space. ...more
Let just write what we need to write, and read as much as we are compelled. I'm pretty sure ...more

Writings In Social Media: Gender Stereotypes All Women Hate

I love Facebook. Yes, I really love it.I know what Twitter is. And I even have a Google+ profile, as I need it for my work. I can't call myself a very passionate social media fan, who spends hours online, posting and liking everything, or sharing photos and links with other users. I am a kind of “passive” users, who like observing everything that happens online and sharing the most interesting content from time to time. And I am a woman....more

How to Choose the Facebook Posts You Want to See

Every day I read Facebook posts complaining that they are not seeing posts from the pages they follow and that their own reach is about 1%. There is definately a way to see more of the posts from your favorite bloggers and if we spread the word, your readers will be seeing more of your posts too!  Here is how you can make this happen! http://www.onetipsychick.com/2014/04/facebook-how-to-choose-posts-you-wa......more

Social Media Savvy

I know everyone is up on their Twitter and Facebook accounts and the like.I actually came across something on Facebook that spoke volumes to me and even tied in to a post I wrote this past week, about making peace with my past.The Facebook post said” When the past calls, let it go to voicemail.It has nothing new to tell you.”I read it and digested it and thought about how spot on that post was.There is a reason why the past IS the past. You can’t relive it.Learn from your mistakes and remember good times fondly.You have to go through to the future....more

4 Ways I Tamed the Facebook Monster

Recently, my friend Annaliese wrote a blog post about breaking up with Facebook. When I read it, I felt a little twinge of jealousy. Ah, to be free of the social media demon. I longed for her new found time for reading and simply soaking up life. I fantasized for a moment about deleting my Facebook account and never looking back. Then I remembered, there are a few things I still like about Facebook. ...more
frufrugal  I completely relate to that feeling of envy! And completely agree - the fact that ...more

Fundraising on Facebook

Photo by Sean MacEnteeFundraising on Facebook can be a great way for...more

Things I did wrong today

I do a lot of things wrong every single day, as a parent and a person. Lest you think my days ever go any different, I thought I'd break this one down for you. AHEM. Things I did wrong today:1) I made the girls make their own beds. (Like they do every damn day. Not sure why today it made me the meanest mommy, but there you have it.)...more

Stop Misusing Social Media by Following These Easy Steps

Do you ever feel like you're spinning your wheels on social media? You publish a post and then think that it's time to get to work sharing it all over Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google +? We hope that the traffic comes in and our numbers go up and our audience is engaged.  But we also feel tired and more often than not as if we're talking to a wall. It's time to rethink social media. ...more
I was moving on from this article to do just the things you pointed out were wrong, and why they ...more