Don't Depend on Google to Promote Your Business

Fact: Google is everywhere — in your business, in your home and your psyche and in your everyday conversations with friends. It is even a new verb, like “just Google it.” What did we do without the Internet and search engines to find our way in life. We are dependent upon Google for everything. It’s our new best friend.

Signs Of The South

Did you ever just decide to do something on a whim, just because it was funny, and then it took off? ...more

The Poop on Pampers Dry Max Diapers vs Facebook Moms: A Rash of Rashes or Rash Rush to Recall?

There's a battle raging online over little butts. Parents on Facebook posting cringe-worthy stories and photos of rashes, blisters, burns, and bleeding they attribute to Pamper's new Dry Max diapers....more

Keep Your Company and Your Blog Out of Trouble: The Scoop on Facebook Contests

On Wednesday, Mom 101 tweeted that a contest that requires “liking” a Facebook page for entry violates the Facebook Terms of Service and linked to my post from last January about the new Facebook (FB) contest rules. Her tweet spawned an interesting Twitter stream that made it clear that both companies and bloggers are still unclear about the Facebook contest rules. ...more
Hi, i was wondering about all the "Liking contests" you can see all over facebook. are they ...more

Undy 5000 - A brief run for a cure for colon cancer

Les Chisum, our father, brother, uncle, son, husband, and friend, was diagnosed with Colon Cancer in 2008. Despite medical predictions to the contrary, he is going strong. We will be walking in his honor at the Dallas Undy 5000 in October.The Undy 5000 is a 2k run/walk to support colon cancer research. On October 30, 2010, we will be participating as a team at the third Dallas Undy 5000!Please support our team’s involvement in the Undy 5000 with a tax-deductible donation. Your support will help us end colorectal cancer....more

Facebook Anxiety

I avoided Facebook for a quite a long while. Then, as I decided I was going to start a blog…it felt just a bit funny to have anxiety over joining the online community while sharing my life on a blog for all to see. So, I joined. I added a few people. I added more people. People found me. I found them. I’ve not really figured out the chatting aspect to it…yet....more

A Face Book Lifeline

s most of you know, my oldest daughter has reactive attachment disorder (RAD).  We recently spent a week in Colorado at a camp for kids with RAD.  You can read about it at It Takes a Village.  We learned that our kids are broken, but they can be healed with love, nurturing and a lot of structure and discipline.  We also learned that as parents, we aren’t bad parents, we are amaz...more

(PHOTOS) George W. Bush and BP: It Sucks to Be Accessible on Twitter

The Wild West of social media can be a dag-tootin' mess for politicians, celebrities and corporations who are used to having a barrier between themselves and the unwashed masses. I say it's all good, clean fun. Or ... in the case of BP and their fake PR agency, um, well. You'll have to see for yourself. ...more

Thank you for putting up this picture, I have to go & throw up now, excuse me.
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Would You Tweet a Birth? Would You Bring Your Laptop to the Delivery Room?

In addition to considering which people you want in the delivery room, women giving birth today also need to contend with what technology to bring to the stirrups. I'm not talking about sonograms or epidural pumps. There are Twitter, Facebook, and blogging to consider. There are cell phones, computers, Blackberries, iPhones, cameras and Flip videos to trot out. People are livestreaming their birth experience! ...more
I updated my blog throughout my labor. Easy to do with wifi and a laptop, and I have no regrets!more

How Do You Handle Etiquette When A Facebook Profile Becomes a Job Requirement?

Whether it's because you refuse to friend them or you did something to piss them off in real life, the way to really get people back apparently is to block them on Facebook. I much prefer the old awkward avoidance myself. ...more

I also do not friend people that I work with. I find it creates issues and allows co-workers ...more