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 … Continue Reading →
Learn to Paint Online and Win Prizes at Twitter Chat

Learn to Paint Online and Win Prizes at Twitter Chat

Hey all – tomorrow night (Thursday) I am hosting a very cool Twitter chat where you can learn about these really fun online painting classes . Cindy Harrison and Melissa Reyes will be joining to share with you about the new season of Paint with Heart. Each week you are provided with an online course to create a new painting! Remember, art is about the process, not the end result, … Continue Reading →
Twitter “Best Tweets First” and How to Revert

Twitter “Best Tweets First” and How to Revert

Twitter has made a change so that the default on your timeline is best tweets first. While I appreciate Twitter wanting to make the user experience better for the majority of the people, I also understand that there are many of us who would prefer it to still remain chronological of all tweets. Luckily, it is very easy to revert back to the old way if you want. How to … 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 … Continue Reading →
Recent Changes to Twitter

Recent Changes to Twitter

Twitter has been changing and evolving and I thought I would share with you some of the recent changes. Don’t worry, the base of Twitter has remained the same, these are just a few tweaks and some extra features they have added. You can say a lot with a heart. Introducing a new way to show how you feel on Twitter: https://t.co/WKBEmORXNW pic.twitter.com/G4ZGe0rDTP — Twitter (@twitter) November 3, 2015 Favorites … Continue Reading →
TUTORIAL: How to Pin a Tweet to the Top of Your Twitter Profile Page

TUTORIAL: How to Pin a Tweet to the Top of Your Twitter Profile Page

Twitter has some really useful tools that you can use including the ability to pin a particular Tweet to the top of your profile page. This is a great way to highlight a special photo, blog post, event, offer, or anything you like. While I use this tool as part of my business in social media and as a blogger, you can do it for personal Twitter use as well. … Continue Reading →
You In Your Own Year in Review Compilation for 2014

You In Your Own Year in Review Compilation for 2014

There are so many social networks we share our lives on and at the end of a year it is kind of nice to go and look back at what has happened. There are some automated features on some networks and some third party apps and tools that allow you to make looking back a little easier and more fun. Facebook Year in Review – This will automatically pull photos … Continue Reading →
How to be social on Twitter

How to be social on Twitter

Back in the day Twitter was so much more social. It still is often, but several people rely on it now as more of a billboard and just stream out links to their own content. For me, I want to continue to be social on Twitter and always am encouraging others to do the same. Here are some tips to help you do just that. Follow Social People Find those … Continue Reading →
Age Restrictions for Social Media Platforms Infographic

Age Restrictions for Social Media Platforms Infographic

At the Type-A Conference last week my friend Linda Sellers told me about her (new to me) site, Tech Granny. What a brilliant idea! Her blog talks tech but to older, and wiser, folks like grandparents. We all know that kids are born into tech these days and it is second nature to them. Grandparents can learn from Linda about social networks, smartphones, and the like so that they can … Continue Reading →
TUTORIAL: How to Effectively Use Tweetdeck for Twitter Chats

TUTORIAL: How to Effectively Use Tweetdeck for Twitter Chats

  Twitter chats and parties are a very common and useful way to share information, promote brands, and have fun. I attended and hosted them for many years (contact me if you are interested in having me host a party for your brand). There are no right or wrongs in what services you use for Twitter chats and Twitter parties. Everyone has to find what works best for them. However, I prefer … Continue Reading →