52 Prompts for Bloggers Who Feel Blocked – Enough for 1 Post a Week for a Full Year!

52 Prompts for Bloggers Who Feel Blocked – Enough for 1 Post a Week for a Full Year!

So I’m a blogger, obviously, but I have felt blocked for a while now. It dawned on me that I need to follow my own advice. I have older posts with writing prompts in them that were aimed at use for teens, but really anyone can use them. As a blogger these can help us jump start our creativity again. So I’ve taken some of my favorites from my original writing prompts posts and twisted them up a bit and also thrown in some new ones to inspire myself and my blogging friends. My personal goal is to blog about … Continue Reading →
Update Your Social Media Accounts for 2017

Update Your Social Media Accounts for 2017

With the start of the new year, this is the perfect time to check and update all of your social media accounts. Many of us sign up for just about everything new that comes out, some are more particular. Regardless of how many social media accounts you have, it is always a good idea to log in and update them occasionally. Some of the social media accounts you should be sure to look at are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, SnapChat, and Pinterest. What to Update on Social Media Accounts: Password If it has been sometime since you have updated … Continue Reading →
Technology and the Business of Blogging #BizOfBlogging

Technology and the Business of Blogging #BizOfBlogging

Blogging can be a hobby or a business or something in between. I have made it my full-time business and know many others that have as well. However, I know plenty of people who are somewhere in the middle and also plenty who just do it for fun. Regardless of why you are blogging and engaging in social media, we all can use technology tips to make our work easier. I’ve been working with @domainME for quite some time now  (disclosure: this post was inspired and sponsored by Domain.ME, the provider of the personal domains that end in .ME. As a … Continue Reading →
Facebook Facts and Stats Infographic

Facebook Facts and Stats Infographic

This week’s infographic, yes I share one each Saturday, is about one of the most popular social networks, Facebook. Even if you don’t personally use Facebook you probably know tons of people who do since billions of people around the planet use Facebook. As a side note, don’t forget to change your Facebook password often and update the security settings regularly. Which of the Facebook facts did you find most interesting from this week’s infographic? Infographic Source: Dark Bear Web Solutions Continue Reading →
Everyday Tech Talk – Social Media Security

Everyday Tech Talk – Social Media Security

BLAB UPDATE: Blab has closed down sadly. Embedded videos are no longer available. Some of the transcripts, notes, and comments are still available in this post however. This week Tommy and I talk about social media security on social media channels. How to protect yourself on Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms. Please let us know if you have any additional questions! Join us next Monday night for another Everyday Tech Talk with @RobynsWorld and @tommytrc on Blab!   Continue Reading →
Facebook Options: On This Day

Facebook Options: On This Day

Facebook options include them showing your past posts, called “On This Day“. Some people love this, some hate it. Regardless, here is a quick overview of the options you have for the On This Day feature on Facebook. Facebook watches your old photos, status updates, and other posts from previous years. You will notice on the main feed page often these items at the top of your feed. You can opt to re-share these items on your current feed or not as you like. One of the problems though is that Facebook does not know what are happy or sad … Continue Reading →
How to Print a List of All Your Blog Posts

How to Print a List of All Your Blog Posts

It seems like forever that I have wanted to know how to print a list of all my blog posts. With the recent domain name change I really wanted one to easily mark off the posts that I have updated completely since the transfer was not as perfect as I would have liked. Finally, I have figured out a way to do it and I am sharing because I know I can’t be the only one who wanted to do this. Your blog will need to be on WordPress in order to do this because you need a plugin. Simple … Continue Reading →
Inspiring Women – The Lesson I Learned Today

Inspiring Women – The Lesson I Learned Today

So I was working at my home office today, not unusual. I was writing a post for this blog about apps for smartphones and tablets (it will be coming soon) and I was listening to Blab.im in the background, no unusual. I love listening to all kinds of Blabs – kind of like video podcasts/live talk shows, as I work. It is not uncommon for me to take a few minutes to jump around and try out different Blab’s as I work. I’m always trying to gain knowledge about my work in social media on Blab. Today as I was … Continue Reading →
#STLBlab – Creating  a LOCAL #STL Blab Community

#STLBlab – Creating a LOCAL #STL Blab Community

BLAB UPDATE: Blab has closed down sadly. Embedded videos are no longer available. Some of the transcripts, notes, and comments are still available in this post however. This is a replay of the live broadcast with ✦ Karen Goodman, Mark Goodman, Marlo Anderson, SORMAG – LaShaunda, Robyn Wright, Tim Gillette, and thomas clifford Continue Reading →