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My Blogging, Branding, SEO and More Webinars for Fall 2013!

Hey folks! I’m back with 8 webinars (online classes) this fall, and four of them are classes I’ve never offered before! Favorites like the Blogging 101, Branding and SEO 101 are included but I’ve added classes on securing your website, Google Analytics and SEO 202! There’s something for someone at any level of the blogging game in my list of classes. Plus, you can …

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#50ShadesofShade: I Read 50 Shades of Grey and Live-Tweeted It

On Friday evening, I read Samantha Irby’s post on her 50 Shades of Grey read and it made me laugh so hard that I was inspired. I have managed to avoid the book soccer moms everywhere have been losing their minds over, even after it was sent to me as …

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#ABCReports: ABC News’ FAIL on “Twerking” Roasted on Twitter

After Miley Cyrus showed her (lack of an) ass (literally) at the MTV VMAs, she’s been the subject of everyone’s posts and news reports. It’s been over a day and many of us are over it. However, ABC News decided to do a “scientific” report on twerking and it’s just …

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10 Ways You're Doing Twitter Wrong
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10 Ways You’re Using Twitter Wrong (And Many Ways to Get Reported as Spam)

There are a few right ways to do social media but there are SO MANY wrong ways! People think just because they signed up for Twitter or Facebook, they get it. NAWL! Nope. Nay. The thing I love about social media is the fact that you can connect with everyone …

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EBONY’s Trayvon Tribute Covers and #BackwardsBoycotts on Twitter

EBONY Magazine’s September issue has four powerful covers, dedicated to the memory of Trayvon Martin. One cover has Trayvon’s family (mom Sybrina Fulton, dad Tracy Martin and bro Jahvaris). The others have Spike Lee, Boris Kodjoe, Dwyane Wade and their sons rocking hoodies with the words “WE ARE ALL TRAYVON.” …

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10 Hilarious Vine Videos You Gotta Watch

I know that when Instagram video kicked off a couple of weeks ago, folks were declaring Vine to be dead since it allowed folks to post up to 15 seconds of video. But I shook my head because I’ve never been here for IG video. All it did was provide …

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About This Whole Black Twitter Thing…

The phrase Black Twitter started as a joke when people realized the power of Black people who use Twitter. People started noticing that we were driving hashtags and trending topics. Then Nielsen did research and found out that African American women are the most active group on Twitter. Since then, …

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#BlackBuzzFeed
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#BlackBuzzFeed is Twitter’s Newest Awesome Trending Topic

I’m an avid reader of BuzzFeed, because their lists are addictive and their GIFs are amazing. Twitter wants to see what would happen if BuzzFeed created a section for topics that Black folks loves to talk about, thus starting the #BlackBuzzFeed hashtag that is now the #1 trending topic in …

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Dinosaur Love
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My Advice About Dinosaur Love and the Weirdest Facebook Post Ever

I get some strange messages via email or on Facebook sometimes and most just get a side-eye. But yesterday, someone dropped THE WEIRDEST message I’ve ever got on my Facebook fan page wall. And it’s either I’m being trolled (most likely) or people are truly stranger that I could ever …

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Social Media Day 2013
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Happy Social Media Day!

Today is the 4th annual Social Media Day so rejoice! Mashable created it in 2010 to celebrate the digital revolution, and all over the world, people are celebrating the day with meetups and events and whatnots. What social media has meant to me has been the power to connect to …

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