I admit it. I must be the only techie person left on the planet who doesn't have a smartphone. I have a cell-phone, I've texted, and I've even accessed the Internet from my tiny, tiny phone for a desperate sports score check or weather scoop when traveling, but I don't have a shiny smartphone. Why? I haven't decided yet if it would be a productivity tool for my business or a simple, expensive, time-suck.
I saw the segment on abcnews.com about the hottest toys for 2010. PUPPY TWEETS! Gotta love it! I'm always curious about what my dog's do when I'm not home... Mattel has puppy tweets.... You get a plastic tag with a sound/pre recorded tweets/motion sensor that you attach to your dogs collar/pink or blue color/connect it to the USB receiver to your computer. You then create a Twitter account for your dog & enjoy updates! Your dog wants his spotlight in social media tool! It won't be available till later this fall!...more
Pew Research took a look at teens and young adults and the trends in social media and mobile use among the youthful crowd. The catchword to identify this generation is "millennials," or the first generation to come of age in the new millennium.
Pew first announced their findings on Twitter at @pewresearch earlier this month. Tweeting your research results is a trend in itself, but according to the Feb. 2010 report from Pew, it probably isn't something a young adult would do.
Over past few months Google has been trying to secure their spot not just as the go-to search engine, but as a real player in social media. Google Wave and the Google Nexus One phone were cool options to the norm and just last week Google unveiled yet another new social media tool: Google Buzz. Buzz is one more way to share your thoughts, pictures, favorite articles, etc. with your friends. Unlike Wave and Nexus One, Buzz has not been well-received for one reason: privacy....more
I wanted to really get to this topic. I myself, have been a victim of "comment bashing". When I wan on twitter the other night, I noticed I wasn't the only mom blogger that this was happening to. It is a crucial issue that needs to be resolved. While there's nothing we can do about these harassing comments, we all need to get along and stop the bickering from one social media mom to another.I am not sure if any of you out there have been a victim of comment harassment, but it's time for this nonsense bullying to stop.*From one social media mom to another*...more
Hi there fellow mommy bloggers. Who out there has proposed to start their own business in 2010? I am betting more than half of of you! 2010 is a great year to start your own online business.So you're asking. What can I do? There's a lot you can actually do if you put your mind to it. Don't fall for those pathetic schemes "I make $60 hourly online through Google!" That's complete junk and don't fall for those. What I am talking about is really hard work but very rewarding. If you want to start your own business in 2010 here's just a few ideas......more
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