Category Archives: Social Media

What Did We All Do Before YouTube?

What Did We All Do Before YouTube?

Do you remember when you first discovered YouTube? I don’t. At this point it just seems like one day it showed up and took over the world. And now YouTube is where we get entertainment, music, tutorials, and much more. Tons of people are deciding to Vlog instead of blogging, or as a complement toContinue Reading

Why You Should Care About Your Blog Stats

Why You Should Care About Your Blog Stats

When you first starting blogging you may have been doing it just for fun. You were not worried about whether or not others were actually reading your posts. But then things changed. You realized that you loved the interaction, the networking, the community, and of course the attention from brands. You started being offered sponsoredContinue Reading

Join Us for the #HomeDepotGNO Twitter Party Tonight with Tom Joyner

Join Us for the #HomeDepotGNO Twitter Party Tonight with Tom Joyner

Spring is here! One of the first things that come to my mind is spring cleaning and DIY projects around the house. There is SO much that I want to do…. painting, remodeling, decluttering, and gardening are just a start. I’m addicted to DIY television and I enjoy doing home projects. That feeling that I getContinue Reading

5 Free Tools to Help You Create Great Pinterest Images

5 Free Tools to Help You Create Great Pinterest Images

In my post Creating Pinterest Worthy Blog Content I gave you general tips on making sure that your blog posts are ready for Pinterest. Of course starting with great content is #1. Remember that not every post will do well on Pinterest. However, you should treat every post as if it could potentially be pinned.Continue Reading

12 Tips to Bring New Life to Old Blog Posts

12 Tips to Bring New Life to Old Blog Posts

For those of us who have been blogging for a while we may have years’ worth of great posts in our archives that have collected dust. Every now and then one of them may get a hit from Google or Bing, but for the most part those posts sit there collecting dust because no oneContinue Reading

Find Your Very First Tweet, Here’s Mine

Find Your Very First Tweet, Here’s Mine

This week marks the 8th anniversary of the first ever tweet sent on Twitter. In honor of the anniversary Twitter has released a tool to display your very first tweet. I was not a part of the madness back then. I joined on December 11, 2008. And I also sent my first tweet that day.Continue Reading

Using Email Signatures to Generate New Blog Views & Business Online

Using Email Signatures to Generate New Blog Views & Business Online

As a blogger and a business owner generating new leads that convert to business (money) is one of our main concerns. Having an online presence means that you want to bring new eyes to your website. When it comes to promotional emails, many users of the internet are likely to delete those which are irrelevantContinue Reading

Creating Pinterest Worthy Blog Content

Creating Pinterest Worthy Blog Content

This is something that has been on my mind for a while. It was almost 2 years ago now that I posted Am I the Only One Not Addicted to Pinterest? At the time Pinterest was shiny and new. It was mostly full of recipes, and there were all these rules and talk about thoseContinue Reading

Effective Social Media Marketing

Effective Social Media Marketing

As a small business owner and entrepreneur you quickly learn the importance of marketing yourself. Gone are the days of stapling posters all over the neighborhood. Thanks to the internet, marketing can now reach many potential customers via social media. On the other side as a blogger I have participated in many marketing campaigns forContinue Reading

Making Your Blog Appeal to Brands – Planning Your Blog

Making Your Blog Appeal to Brands – Planning Your Blog

I started writing this post back in November after some questions from another blogger. I realized that some new bloggers who want to take their blogs to the next level may not really have a gauge as to what it takes to make a blog work, to get asked to post sponsored content, to getContinue Reading

2013 Was My First Year as a Full-Time Entrepreneur: The Struggle is Real

2013 Was My First Year as a Full-Time Entrepreneur: The Struggle is Real

Yes, I am a couple of weeks late posting this, but it was for good reason. 2013 ended with a bang, and 2014 started with a bang! As you see I have not posted much yet this year. I just returned from CES. Yes.. yet another trip, so I’m catching up (as usual). However, IContinue Reading

Infographic: 10 Types of People You Meet at Conferences

Infographic: 10 Types of People You Meet at Conferences

Having recently attended the BlogHer conference here in Chicago and many other conference over the past few years, I can totally relate to the below infographic. I have encountered every type listed. I think I am a mix of a few. I am obviously addicted to social media. I am an entrepreneur. I love conferencesContinue Reading

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