B(l)oomers Party Fabulousness

B(l)oomers Party Fabulousness

No, I’m not officially a “baby boomer”, I was born in 1970. And no, I’m not trying to age myself prematurely either. However, when I read about the B(l)oomers party by BOOMbox Network that was happening in Chicago and saw the fabulous sponsors and fabulous women who were attending I felt compelled to go. (Disclosure: I have not been compensated … Continue Reading →
Tutorial: How to Make Twitter Buttons

Tutorial: How to Make Twitter Buttons

While there are tons of plugins to automatically add Twitter buttons to blog posts for sharing, many are not customizable for each and every post. Sometimes we also need a Twitter button for our readers that we want to put within a post instead of at the beginning or end as most sharing plugins place them. For these special instances … 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 … Continue Reading →
Be Informational Not Confrontational

Be Informational Not Confrontational

This weekend there has been a new drama online about KFC’s kids meals. KFC invited several bloggers and their children to an event and they were promoting their updated kids meals. Then as the attendees started sharing on social media the drama started when those who are not fans of KFC (or fast food in general) jumped in too. I … Continue Reading →
How attached are we to our computers? [infographic]

How attached are we to our computers? [infographic]

I know that I am very attached to my computer, well actually to any of my devices will do in a pinch since they are all computers of various sorts. The average person spends 66 hours per month on their computer. I think I may be just a tad (ha!) higher in hours than that! Although, this is what I … Continue Reading →
All business is not always good business

All business is not always good business

One of the reasons I love working in social media is that it is not all business – sort of. Not realizing when I started this blog that it would go where it has, what I was doing was just sharing myself. My blog is about me, my life, my interests, my world. That turned into business, but honestly the … Continue Reading →
How Social Media Can Make or Break a Movie [infographic]

How Social Media Can Make or Break a Movie [infographic]

Here is this week’s infographic. This week a look at how social media can make or break a movie. So many of us tweet or Facebook or blog, etc. about the movies we have seen these days – it is interesting how this impacts a movies success or failure. How Social Media makes or breaks a movie infographic by sramzee. Continue Reading →
Instagram Pages Are Live

Instagram Pages Are Live

Happy dance, Instagram pages are now live! I really love Instagram (follow me on Instagram) but I have always wanted to be able to see people’s Instagram photos on a website and not just within an app. We could see just one at a time if they tweeted a photo, but now Instagram has given us all a page! Your … Continue Reading →
Creating Links to Single Tweets on Twitter

Creating Links to Single Tweets on Twitter

I created a tutorial about this back in 2008, but I thought I would update since Twitter has changed a little since then. If you need the link to an individual tweet that you, or someone else, has sent on Twitter it is very simple. Go to Twitter.com and go to your profile page (or whomever). You will see the … Continue Reading →