Recently, someone said to me ‘you must live the happiest life ever’ I was shocked and said, ‘Why, do you think so?’ to which she replied ‘Well, your Facebook is full of pictures of reading, or going places and doing things and unless what you’re posting isn’t true – you’re living a happy life.’ I […]Read More What do Your Social Media Posting Say about You?
If you are a regular reader, or even just taken a casual glance at my blog, you know I rarely write about business. Not because I am not interested or because I don’t think about it or even because I have nothing to say. I rarely write about business because, well, it is just not […]Read More Social Media – You get out of it what You put into it
For months we have been having trouble with our internet! Sometimes we would drop service as much as 8 times an hour. We had encountered this problem when we first signed up for AT&T service (last May). Last year we had several techs visit to try to fix the problem….none were completely successful. In late […]Read More Addition by subtraction
A couple of years ago the City of Las Vegas came up with an ad campaign that said something like what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. It’s a catchy slogan and something we all want to believe. We want to believe that we can go to a place where we can act or do […]Read More What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas – but, what about everywhere else?
Part of the way I feed, clothe and have the ability to live indoors, is the use of social media. In case you are reading this and want to ask the question my mother asked last week ‘SOCIAL MEDIA, what’s that?’ The answer is social media is any avenue that acts socially using online technology. […]Read More Sharing is what it is ALL about
I like to talk with people. I love the exchange of ideas. I’m also keen on sharing knowledge. Last night I had the opportunity to speak to a group of local business owners about social media. The joy of talking with other small business owners is palpable for me. At one point in our discussion […]Read More To Link or Not To Link
Last Thursday Friday (Thanks to @dawnbugni for sending me a tweet to remind me it was Friday not Thursday) was one of my favorite days…it was Tweetup day!! I know it may sound strange to those who haven’t yet succumbed to the twitter addiction, but the day I get to see my twitter friends IRL […]Read More Good times at the Cape Fear Tweetup
A goal of mine in 2012, along with consolidating my blogging, was to write consistently about social media. Last year I did well keeping up with my inspirational blog, and the occasional posts to my Glynne’s Soaps blog; However, when it came to blogging about social media, I quite simply was not any good. What […]Read More Are you Using Social Media to it’s Full Amplification?
I am relatively new to the Klout game. I will freely admit I was resistant. I couldn’t see how a Klout Score would make a difference in my world. It all seemed a little spammy to me – Tweeting to your friends to join; the mean message stating your high score than their low score. […]Read More Klout unto others as you would have them Klout unto you
Calling someone or something the Egg McMuffin of _________ is silly! I am absolutely at a loss of words for what it can mean to be the Egg McMuffin of ____________. I am worried about anyone or thing that might consider it a compliment. Hey, you’re the quick, cheap, breakfast I can pick up on the […]Read More The Egg McMuffin of Blog Posts