On Vacation

Hey everyone, Girl’s Guide to Social Media is taking a small vacation and will return! In the mean time, you can find me on Twitter, Pinterest and the Girl’s Guide to Social Media Facebook Page. See you soon!     ...more

Tweet for Peace. #PeaceDay21Sep

One of the reasons I have such a soft spot for nonprofits and social media is that social media allows anyone to make an impact. Many people feel their efforts are insignificant if they don’t have enough money or enough time. Not with social media! Helping a nonprofit spread its mission and encourage others to [...] ...more

3 Things I Liked in Social Media, Week ending Sept. 2.

I hope everyone is enjoying their Labor Day weekend! I’ve spent the weekend catching up with friends, grabbing sunlight and sipping cool drinks. Couldn’t ask for more. Even though it’s Labor Day weekend and I shouldn’t be “working.” I actually don’t feel like I am laboring when I write this post because I love what [...] ...more

Better Targeting for Brand Page Updates on the Horizon?

Yesterday, I was surprised to see a number of targeting options – gender, age, language, interests etc – on one of the brand Pages I manage. I tweeted with enthusiasm and couldn’t wait to leverage this new functionality. Yet, Facebook must be slowing rolling this out or testing it. When I visited both the brand [...] ...more

Pinterest's Updated Re-Pinning Experience

 Have you noticed Pinterest's updated user experience with repinning?The updated user experience seems a little bit more elevated and stream-lined. Here's what I discovered:...more

On Facebook, Ask and You Shall Receive.

It's easy to get distracted on Facebook.One minute I'm looking at my sister's recent status...but oh, look! Nike just updated their cover photo! Then oh wow, two of my close friends got engaged. All this could happen in a matter of 75 seconds.Now think about your Page's updates. Are fans seeing those and engaging with the content? Fortunately, every time a fan gives a thumbs-up, comments or shares your Page's updates this action gets published on their and their friends' news feed.Why not take it a step further?...more

3 Things I Liked in Social Media, Week ending August 12. #BlogHer12

I usually post these recaps on a Sunday or Monday, but things have been pretty nutty over here. So, better late than never, right?! 1. BlogHer 2012 Virtual Conference – I had the opportunity to attend BlogHer ’12 in New York. I had a great time and learned so much. I understand conferences can be [...] ...more

Get Social During the Summer London Olympic Games

It's finally happening this Friday. After what seemed like 6 months of hype, the London Summer Olympics officially begin this Friday, July 27. I think this may be the most "social" Olympics, yet. I am super excited for this because I LOVE the Summer Olympic Games! Here are some ways to get social during the London 2012 Summer Olympics.Olympic Athletes HubFacebook ...more

Meet Pinstamatic

We're all pretty familiar with pinning web content onto our Pinterest boards, right? I often find myself pinning recipes, accessories, social media finds all the while these pins point to an actual landing page for more information....more

"Star" Your Close Friends on Facebook and See More of Their Updates.

This is a screenshot of my News Feed. Look at how cluttered it is! The left hand navigation shows an exhaustive digest of lists, apps, interests and more. I can't help but notice ads such as Sponsored Stories and Recommend Pages. Ugh! So. Much. Clutter....more