Social Media Day 2013
My LifeSocial Media

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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#PaulasBestDishes
Social Media

#PaulasBestDishes: The Best Twitter Hashtag in a Long Time

So some of us are just finding out that Paula Deen is racist and terrible. She’s losing today and Twitter has made her the butt of its jokes for the past 2 hours, to the delight of everyone. @BrokeyMcPoverty (writer and foolery enthusiast), asked if a hashtag existed yet, and …

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Hillary Clinton Twitter
PoliticsSocial Media

Hillary Clinton is Already Winning on Twitter

Hillary Clinton is now on Twitter, yall! And the lady is already rocking the place. Her bio is winning everything. I especially love “hair icon, pantsuit aficionado, glass ceiling cracker.” You know Hillary perfected the mom bob like no one else. And her pantsuits are iconic in all their matronly glory. …

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5 Wordpress Plugins Every Blog should Have
Social Media

5 Plugins Every WordPress Blog Should Have

Plugins are add-ons that give WordPress (self-hosted, not .com) sites extra functionality. They’re basically apps for your sites, and whatever you want, there’s a plugin for that. But just because you can use plugins for whatever doesn’t mean you should. Every plugin you add to your website is one more thing …

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Pinterest_Pageviews
Social Media

How Pinterest Brought Me Over 100,000 Pageviews in the Last 3 Months

Pinterest is an online visual site where you can “pin” pictures (and videos) while following other folks and re-pinning their stuff. I joined at the end of 2011 and quickly became addicted to it. I e’em wrote a blogpost in January 2012 on how I’m obsessed with Pinterest and board creating. …

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Blogging SEO Branding Webinars
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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 …

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Bill Gates Facebook
Famous folksSocial Media

Bill Gates Isn’t Giving You Money for Sharing A Facebook Picture

There’s a picture that has been shared into my Facebook newsfeeds and each time I see it, I *facepalm* and wonder where common sense went. It clearly took a vacation and said “I’m on a break” from society at large. This OBVIOUSLY photoshopped picture of Bill Gates holding up a …

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Blogging 101
Social Media

How Some Bloggers Are Doing It Wrong: A Rant

Last night, I was on Twitter and a rant came forth from my spirit about how some bloggers are placing priority and significance on the wrong things, which is why really high quality blogs are hard to come by. Below is the rant that came from it. Please share it …

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Stages of Twitter Dealing with a Beyonce Event
Famous folksSocial Media

Stages of Twitter Dealing with a Beyoncé Event

Beyoncé is the world’s biggest popstar right now and whether you love her or not, it’s hard to argue this fact. Based purely on her numbers and accomplishments and popularity, she is. Every move of hers is clocked and folks act a fool at the sound of her name. Especially …

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google-reader-issues
Social Media

Don’t Leave Us, Google Reader! *Wall Slides*

I read A LOT of blogs and news sites everyday to laugh, learn and stay in the loop. But I don’t visit every single one, because they’ll mean I’d need to visit 89 of them. I just subscribe to them and they come to my Google Reader. Some of you …

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