Social Media For Small Business – Ask HOW Instead Of SHOULD

Many small businesses are still asking whether they should invest time and resources in social media. The question you should be asking is not whether to jump in the social media game, but how you can be most effective at doing so....more

16 Terms You Need to Know to Understand Your Social Media Metrics

Every blogger begins their blogging journey for their own reasons. There are communities to build, experiences to share, and for many, money to be made. Regardless of our intentions for starting a blog, most of us do get to the point where we would like to grow our blog, and monetize it. In order to do that, we must understand metrics, or how people engage with our content. ...more
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Top 10 Most Annoying People on Social Media

Let me first start by saying we are ALL guilty of at least a couple of these…me included, or especially me.  This is what social media is…we are all trying to get somebody, anybody to laugh at the ecard we found, re-pin our pin, like our picture, tell us we look great, share our post, read our status and comment, promote our business etc. etc....more

6 Easy Ways to Spring-Clean Your Blog

As a blogger, one of my favorite things to read about are blogging posts! I am constantly trying to make my space on the Internet the best it can be. Considering it's now April (wait, what?! Where is 2015 going?), it's time to think about spring cleaning! Think about it: you clean out your closet and your kitchen and that huge pile of papers growing on your desk, but what about cleaning up your blog? Here are six things to check and clean up to get your blog into tip-top shape. ...more
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Social Media Advertising For Small Business – Part 6 – Instagram And Pinterest

In this final episode of our blog series on social media advertising, we’re tackling two relative newcomers to the game....more

Starting a business on accident

"Packing my bags and giving the academy a rain check"...more

To blog or not to blog.....

I've been toying with blogging for years, even started a few times only to lose interest.    I joined a few social media sites, linked them and started sharing my passions.  I've found that twitter is full of hate-filled women and perverted men with a dash of sanity within the mix.  After an attack by a self proclaimed "progressive-feminist" I had to ask my teen what the definition of a troll was.  Apparently my desire to engage people in conversations is frowned upon and considered trolling.  Wow!  In high school it use to be called debate....more
Yes, it will work out for you.  I'm back after taking a 8 month break.  It's what you make it, I ...more

Social Media Advertising For Small Business – Part 5 - Google+

This installment of our advertising series focuses on Google’s social platform: Google+. Many people use the platform, but it doesn’t have nearly the social credibility that Facebook does....more

31 Days, 32 Revelations: Digital Snobbery

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