How To Maximize Your Time On Twitter as a Small Business

Every small business owner wants to get the biggest bang for their time buck, especially when it comes to social media....more

4 Social Media Tactics that Can Take Your Blog or Business to the Next Level

It is easy to get overwhelmed by all of the different social media advice available online. Social media experts are all keen to give you advice on how to maximize your social media reach, how to ensure that each update you post has maximum impact and reaches your target audience. It's overwhelming because in a way, they are all correct - if you had the time and the resources to be constantly monitoring, posting, updating, liking, retweeting, hashtagging or whatever then no doubt your blog or small business would be flying. ...more
Thanks for the tips! Keeping up with all the of the social media platforms can be so stressful!more

Is Social Media Giving You Christmas Envy?

How often do you look at someone else's social media feed and feel the pressure that you're not living up to some impossibly unrealistic standard? Have you fallen into the trap of comparing yourself to the seemingly fabulous lives others are portraying on social media and feel that you're somehow falling short? It happens to me all the time, and it's not a good feeling. Frankly, it sucks and during the holiday time of year, it's even worse. I'm not some crafty DIYer or chef or baker or candlestick maker. ...more
Yes, I feel it too.  In fact, I feel all kinds of envy so much via the social media platforms, ...more

How I accidently started a television network this year...

You just have to see what happens next,Bonnie BrudererExecutive Producer,

Sometimes We Have to Talk About the Hard Things on Social Media

I've seen it a lot lately. Statements from Facebook friends and Twitter friends about how the world is too divisive and too many negative things are posted. So from now on, they are only going to post happy, uplifting, fun things. I get it. Oh boy, do I get it. There is a lot of heartbreak and sadness in this world. But sometimes, not all the times, but sometimes, don't we need to talk about that bad parts of this world? Don't we need to speak up about things that might seem unspeakable in order to affect change? ...more
Arrow252525 BlogHer I think so too! Thanks for reading!more

Is Your Public Life Fair Game? NaBloPoMo, Day 10

"Is Your Public Life Fair Game?"I remember the old standard that if you were going to break up with someone, you should do it in a public place so that they wouldn't make a scene.  If they do, however, does someone else have the right to film it and publish it?  Kinda like this article I saw earlier today... ...more

How to Guarantee Your Posts are Shared on Social Media

I have been implementing a new social media strategy which focuses on sharing the work of others, especially on Twitter. I love reading your posts, articles and stories, but sometimes I am unable to share them. If you want your work to be given its best chance to be seen by a wide audience you might want to pay attention to the following areas. ...more
Hi Katie, Just read this post and thanks for the great advice! Have not checked in for some ...more

Let's Take a Good, Hard Look at Social Media for #NationalStopBullyingDay

Lena Dunham quit Twitter, something many of us think about doing from time to time. She explains: "The environment [on Twitter] became so hostile that it couldn't possibly be okay for me to be reading this stuff." Which I think sums up the problem in a nutshell. ...more
I couldn't agree more! It is exactly why I do not have Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and the ...more

Twitters ups its Security Game

Twitter recently announced its new tool to help with management and monitoring of its users’ accounts: the Twitter data dashboard....more
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Top 5 Twitter Don’ts For Small Businesses

Twitter has a die-hard following, and its lightning-fast nature makes it easy to feel left in the dust. Lots of lists out there will list Twitter tactics, but there are some tried-and-true tips that are essential for success on this platform....more