Type-A Conference Notes: What You Don’t Know About Content Creation

Type-A Conference Notes: What You Don’t Know About Content Creation

This post is the fourth post in a series I am writing about my experience at the 2014 Type-A Conference on social media. Blogging has remained the same in some ways since I started this blog in June of 2008, but there are changes being made as well. As with any business, hobby, or even life as a whole, we need to grow and change. Without change we become stagnant … Continue Reading →
Type-A Conference Notes – Write Posts People Can’t Stop Reading

Type-A Conference Notes – Write Posts People Can’t Stop Reading

This post is the second in a series I am writing about my experience at the 2014 Type-A Conference on social media. There are many business-centric sessions at Type-A conference but I do try to step out of my comfort zone a bit on some of the sessions. To that point I decided to attend Refining Your Voice – How to Write Posts People Can’t Stop Reading presented by Megan … Continue Reading →
Type-A Conference Notes – Mack Collier is a Rock Star!

Type-A Conference Notes – Mack Collier is a Rock Star!

This post is the first in a series I will be writing about my experience at the 2014 Type-A Conference on social media. The opening keynote speaker at the 2014 Type-A Conference was the amazing Mack Collier. You may have heard of @MackCollier and his legendary #blogchat that he hosts every Sunday evening on Twitter. That was actually my first introduction to Mack, the chats, and then I met him … Continue Reading →
For a mom, traveling without kids is just like trying to make a phone call

For a mom, traveling without kids is just like trying to make a phone call

Have you noticed that the house will be quiet, kids are playing nicely, hubby is busy on a project, the pets do not need anything, and you actually have a free moment to make a much needed phone call. You pick up the phone…dial the number…they answer…you get less than one sentence out…and then… Mom! Hey mom can I ____? Honey where are my keys? Woof! Bark?! Meow!!! inside my … Continue Reading →
Blog Giveaway Linkup July 14-20 plus Join Me?

Blog Giveaway Linkup July 14-20 plus Join Me?

Welcome to the new week! Here is the weekly blog giveaway linkup. Please feel free to add your giveaways anytime Monday thru Sunday. A new linkup starts each Monday. Also, if any of you bloggers are interested in sharing this linkup with me please let me know. We would use the same code on all blogs, that would help more people see it to add their own giveaways and for … Continue Reading →
I am Blogmas Worthy!

I am Blogmas Worthy!

Doing a little happy dance here because one of my posts was selected as one of the 20 funniest posts by All Things Fadra in her Blogmas 2013 Awards! I think it is pretty darn cool to have made her list! The post that made the list was my crazy taxi cab story from my trip to Boston in November. Do you remember that? I just hope I did the … Continue Reading →
Blog Giveaway Linkup: January 13-19

Blog Giveaway Linkup: January 13-19

It is Monday again and time for a new blog giveaway linkup! Bloggers: Add your own giveaways from your blog to the list to share with my readers. Readers & Bloggers: Enter these giveaways from other blogs for a chance to win fun prizes and to discover new blogs you might enjoy. Good luck! Continue Reading →
FULFILL: My 2014 Word of the Year

FULFILL: My 2014 Word of the Year

I am not sure where I first saw this, but many of my peers are creating their “word of the year” for themselves. This sounded like a great idea and I have been thinking about what word would serve me best in 2014 and finally I came up with the word fulfill. Merriam-Webster defines fulfill as… Fulfillment is not always my strong point. I have a ton of ideas and … Continue Reading →
Blog Giveaway Linkup: January 6, 2014

Blog Giveaway Linkup: January 6, 2014

Happy New Year! Sending you all lots of luck to win giveaways and lots of traffic on those of you with blogs offering giveaways! What was your biggest blog win in 2013? What was your best giveaway for traffic on your blog in 2013? If you are not seeing the links for giveaways, please view on the site or in full site mode instead of mobile. Continue Reading →
Blog Giveaway Linkup December 30-January 6

Blog Giveaway Linkup December 30-January 6

It’s the last Monday of the year. We have a big group of regular readers not online because of the holidays plus an entire new group of readers who just got new devices during the holidays. If you are hosting a giveaway on your blog please feel free to share it here to reach them all. The linkup is active until January 6, then next Monday a new one will … Continue Reading →