4 things you might not know how to do on Twitter

4 things you might not know how to do on Twitter

Well yesterday’s post about 4 things you might not know how to do on Facebook was very popular so today I’m going to share 4 useful tips about Twitter. The first 2 many of you will already know about, the 3rd some may know, but I saved the best for last as it is the tip that people always say “I DID NOT KNOW THAT!” when I tell them in … Continue Reading →
Mobile Photography Sharing Statistics [Infographic]

Mobile Photography Sharing Statistics [Infographic]

Did you have your smartphone camera out on Thanksgiving? After you took those photos did you share them on Facebook? On Twitter? On Instagram? If so, you are among the majority. More and more of us are snapping pics of daily life and sharing on our social networks. I definitely do this quite a bit. It is fun and I love sharing plus I love the other end of it … Continue Reading →
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 →
#NFLAllClear Twitter Giveaway

#NFLAllClear Twitter Giveaway

This season there is one minor change we need to make before heading to the stadium to see our favorite NFL teams, we need to be All Clear! In an effort to enhance security and at the same time make entry quicker for game attendees, the NFL now is asking fans to use only clear bags and small clutch bags. Coolers and backpacks have not been allowed since 2001 and … Continue Reading →
Tweetdeck Web Version for Twitter Parties

Tweetdeck Web Version for Twitter Parties

This is a super quick tutorial today, I will do a longer more in depth one if you all would like. Right now because of Twitter’s API changes, TweetGRID is not available. Many of us use them for parties on Twitter. For now I am using web.tweetdeck.com for parties. Set up a tweetdeck account Link your Twitter account to the Tweetdeck account Open web.tweetdeck.com Create columns by clicking on the … 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 Twitter itself gives us a great tool to use. Simply … Continue Reading →
Win a dishwasher

Win a dishwasher

Lowe’s and Bosch are giving you a chance to win a new dishwasher. I need this myself! Our dishwasher is 17 years old and loud. I would love a new quiet one! Along with the dishwasher prize, there will be some Lowe’s gift card winners also. Disclosure: I was provided this info by the PR firm, but have not been compensated. Just sharing with my readers because you all love … 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 list of recent tweets that have been sent. To the … Continue Reading →
I’m in Charlotte, NC for Type-A Parent Conference

I’m in Charlotte, NC for Type-A Parent Conference

It is that time of year again, time for the fabulous Type-A Parent Conference. We are in Charlotte, NC for 2012. This is a wonderful annual event where we get together and learn from each other about blogging and social media. As always, I will be tweeting things I’m learning during the sessions while I’m here. That will be mostly during the day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Lots of … 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 →