10 Tips on Being SOCIAL on Social Networks [Work Wednesday]

10 Tips on Being SOCIAL on Social Networks [Work Wednesday]

For this week’s Work Wednesday I want to share a reminder that many in social media, or businesses using social media, have forgotten. Social media is just that – SOCIAL! While I use social media to promote my own blog, share sponsored information, and use it for my business in general – I do really try to remain SOCIAL as well. The reason that social networks have been so popular … Continue Reading →
Making Your Own Facebook Cover Photo

Making Your Own Facebook Cover Photo

Facebook cover photos – those big ones at the top of your Facebook page are 851×315 pixels in size. You can easily make our own images in Paint, Fresh Paint, PicMonkey, Photoshop, and other programs. If you click this blank image below it will open up to full size of 851×315 and you can start with that as your blank if you need one – or you can go to … Continue Reading →
Win a Calphalon Stainless Steel Cookware Set

Win a Calphalon Stainless Steel Cookware Set

I received an email on behalf of Stonefire Authentic Flatbreads telling me about their Facebook giveaway. I have not ever tried their products myself, but the final prize in their giveaway is a nice Calphalon Stainless Steel Cookware Set valued at over $250 plus a variety pack of the flatbreads. This time of year seems to be when everyone seems to notice they really need a new set of pots … Continue Reading →
Facebook Private Messages Made Public and HOW TO FIX YOURS

Facebook Private Messages Made Public and HOW TO FIX YOURS

We all see all sorts of warnings about what Facebook is or is not doing that are actually untrue. Facebook privacy is always a  big issue. When the latest started people said it was untrue, but then people started actually finding it was real. Some sort of Facebook mishap has caused some past PRIVATE MESSAGES on Facebook to end up in your PUBLIC TIMELINE available for anyone to see. Now … Continue Reading →
Sharing local venues on social networks

Sharing local venues on social networks

Many of us are at ease using social network to share things like vacation photos or vacation events. However, I would love to see more people take advantage of sharing about local venues on social networks also. A good example of this was on Memorial Day when my husband and I went to the Veterans Memorial Walkway in O’Fallon, Missouri. We have passed by this many times since it opened, … Continue Reading →
Holland House Meal Makeover Moms Sweepstakes

Holland House Meal Makeover Moms Sweepstakes

You still have a few days to enter the final month of the Holland House Meal Makeover Moms Sweepstakes! Just visit the Holland House Facebook page to get started. The monthly winners get a recipe consultation with a panel of experts and the grand prize winner gets a cooking set valued at $300 – who couldn’t use a new cooking set? Good luck! Disclosure: I am a Mizkan brand ambassador … Continue Reading →
Stop Sleeping Around and Giveaway

Stop Sleeping Around and Giveaway

Have you ever felt dog tired? Do you wish you could sleep like a baby? I know I sure have! Sleeping has always been a struggle for me and I am not alone. A study suggests that at least 40 million Americans each year suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders, and an additional 20 million experience occasional sleeping problems. No wonder I see so many “can’t sleep”, “insomnia returns”, and … Continue Reading →
Win a PC, play some games, see the Northern Lights, and a blogger tool

Win a PC, play some games, see the Northern Lights, and a blogger tool

How about a little of this and a little of that today for a Monday Mixup? Win a Hunger Games engraved HP Folio 13 computer over at the Windows Experience Blog. Apparently this Hunger Games movie is a big deal (grin). Simply share how you would use a PC insider the Hunger Games to win the games in the comments on the Windows Experience Blog for your chance to win. … Continue Reading →
Quick and Easy Sharing to Facebook

Quick and Easy Sharing to Facebook

While many blogs have sharing buttons for Facebook (share or like) readily available, not all websites do. To make quick and easy work of sharing something to Facebook you can use the Facebook Share Bookmarklet. Get it on Facebook and quickly add it to your browser favorites bar, then whenever you want to share something just click the button and a sharing box will pop up about the site you … Continue Reading →
TUTORIAL – Changing your tagging settings on Facebook

TUTORIAL – Changing your tagging settings on Facebook

Today during the weekly #VZWBuzz Twitter party I mentioned about changing your tagging settings on Facebook. Several folks had no idea this was even possible so I said I would do a tutorial for everyone. I did a screen capture video to walk you through it. If you have any questions though, just leave a comment and I will try to help more. The video explains how to go into … Continue Reading →