Category: My Life

My Spring Webinars on Blogging, Branding, SEO and Getting Traffic

[ 1 ] April 11, 2013 |
My Spring Webinars on Blogging, Branding, SEO and Getting Traffic

Hey folks! Yesterday, I released my newsletter announcing the 4 webinars (online classes) I’m having this spring! My goal is to have those who just started blogging and those who’ve been blogging for a while but don’t feel confident about it walk away knowing they can do it effectively. AND you can take them from wherever […]

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The Luvvie Glossary of Random Stuff I Say!

[ 93 ] April 2, 2013 |
The Luvvie Glossary of Random Stuff I Say!

I have developed my own lingo because I’m random and lazy so I’ve found certain ways to express my emotions that are sometimes shorter than what folks are used to. I forget sometimes that I’m almost speaking my own language so when I write and talk like this and folks look at me funny, I’m […]

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5 Highlights and 5 Lessons of my First SXSW

[ 12 ] March 13, 2013 |
5 Highlights and 5 Lessons of my First SXSW

I’m just getting home from Austin from my first SXSW Interactive Conference and I had an amazing time! So much fun in the 5 days I was there and I also learned some lessons while there. Saddown and let me share them. The fun began after I picked up my badge with the homies Chescaleigh […]

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My March Madness: SXSW, Red Pump Rocking and Other Stuff

[ 4 ] March 5, 2013 |
My March Madness: SXSW, Red Pump Rocking and Other Stuff

My peoples! I’ve been a bit more MIA than usual here and that’s because I am in the middle of my version of March Madness. The next month is NUTS for me with everything I’m doing and speaking engagements and events so be cool if I don’t post as much. Lemme tell you what I’m […]

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In Case You Miss Me, I’ll Be at Social Media Week Lagos

[ 6 ] February 16, 2013 |
In Case You Miss Me, I’ll Be at Social Media Week Lagos

My peoples. So don’t put out an amber alert on a G, but I will be missing around these parts for this next week because I’ma be in Nigeria for Social Media Week Lagos. YASSSS GAWD, hunny! I organized a panel called “Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age” and will be joined by two dope folks, […]

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The LuvPrah Giveaway was Awesome! And Giveaway #10 Winners

[ 3 ] February 15, 2013 |
The LuvPrah Giveaway was Awesome! And Giveaway #10 Winners

Two weeks ago, I got the crazy idea to do a massive giveaway thing when I hit 10,000 fans on Facebook. I wanted to do 10 giveaways to thank the folks who put a “like” on it. Two days later, I got that magic number. And today, I have over 10,600 fans. WOW! Where did […]

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10,000 Fans, 10 Companies, 10 Giveaways: My LuvPrah Moment

[ 24 ] January 29, 2013 |
10,000 Fans, 10 Companies, 10 Giveaways: My LuvPrah Moment

On Sunday, one of the folks on my FB fan page (hey Eleanor, girl) mentioned that I was almost at 10,000 fans. I was about 150 people short, and she wondered what I’d do to celebrate when I hit that mark. So someone else (hey Day Mo) suggested I do a giveaway. And me being […]

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Overheard at the Airport: Hoodrat Chronicles

[ 10 ] January 24, 2013 |
Overheard at the Airport: Hoodrat Chronicles

When I was headed back from DC the other day, I managed to get to the airport a full hour before my flight. Y’all know DAMB well that never happens. I expected a gift or something because I’m usually running through security with 10 minutes left before my flight leaves. Anyway, I got on my […]

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Social Media Week Lagos, Here I Come!

[ 13 ] January 15, 2013 |
Social Media Week Lagos, Here I Come!

Social Media Week is a global event that happens in multiple cities all over the world at the same damb time. The goal is to explore the “social, cultural and economic impact of social media.” So it’s basically All Social Media Everything. It happens twice a year, in February and September. This next one is […]

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I Was on WGNTV’s “People to People” With Micah Materre!

[ 18 ] January 13, 2013 |
I Was on WGNTV’s “People to People” With Micah Materre!

My peoples! I somehow failed to give y’all a heads up but I was on TV this weekend! It was WGN-TV’s People to People with Micah Materre, and I had a GOODT time! I was invited on to speak about my work with my nonprofit organization The Red Pump Project as well as my blogging […]

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28 Facts About Me on My 28th Birthday

[ 51 ] January 5, 2013 |
28 Facts About Me on My 28th Birthday

Today’s my birthday. YAYYYY!!! And in honor of me turning 28, I’ve decided to write 28 facts about me. Some of these are known. Others might be new. 1. My name does really mean Love. 2. Red is my favorite color (I know. You couldn’t tell before). 3. I don’t like long walks on the […]

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Why My Site Was in Internet Purgatory for the Last 24 Hours

December 20, 2012 |
Why My Site Was in Internet Purgatory for the Last 24 Hours

Lemme tell y’all what happened. These past couple of months, I’ve been breaking my own traffic records. In fact, since July, my site traffic has doubled. I’ve been getting ALLA THE PAGEVIEWS! And I realized that I needed to upgrade my hosting account. I got the BRIGHT (read: really dumb) idea to make this change […]

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Ratchet and the Geek’s All Scandal Everything Episode

[ 3 ] December 14, 2012 |
Ratchet and the Geek’s All Scandal Everything Episode

You might know that I just kicked off a podcast with my friend Scott Hanselman in October. It’s called Ratchet & The Geek and we talk about all things pop culture, social media and technology. And we also talk about Scandal, because we’re both stans of the show. We decided to do a special episode […]

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