Social Media Jobs Across the United States

Turning your hobby of blogging into a job can be incredibly appealing, and many people have done just that, taking jobs in the social media sector. Utilizing data from Onward Search, Mashable took a look this week at the common salaries for social media jobs, presenting a range based on 20 cities in the United States. But the infographic was helpful even if you don't currently hold a job and want to see how you measure up against others in your area. It can give you a sense of what jobs exist out there in the social media world; ones you may not have known about until now. ...more

Using Social Media for Social Action

I'm writing this post from a hotel room in Maseru, Lesotho. Lesotho, in case you didn't know, is deep in the southern-most part of Africa, land-locked by South Africa. It is, you might think, an unlikely place for a blogger to be. After all, what do bloggers have to do with aid in Africa? But you'd be wrong. A blogger can have a lot to do with aid in Africa, or any other kind of social good. I'm here for some very good social media reasons. ...more

Catherine-- this is a beautiful blog post! I am clicking through all of your links, and each ...more

Changing the World, One Mother At A Time

I am a mother.  I am lots of other things but as society continues to discount and undervalue this role, it is easy to get frustrated and not claim it as loudly as I should.  The world talks about how important mothers are.  Yet often mothers are the last ones on the list to be asked for their opinion about the issues that affect them.  The blogging and social media revolution is turning that around as the mothers who blog morph into a powerful global force. ...more

Social Media- A Day of Opportunity

By Bob Speyer, Web Success Team ...more

Show Off That Work: Three Great Artist Sites Make it Easy

If you've been searching for a quick easy way to get your art in gallery format, look no further than Dripbook--an artist community site that declutters the viewing experience and puts the art first. Dripbook has the ease and functionality of Flickr--you can upload, drag and drop your images into sets or artist "books" grouped according to your preference. Artists can create a profile, message or connect with other members--unless, of course, you aren't completely engrossed in uploading your entire portfolio. ...more

I don't think you'll be disappointed! ...more