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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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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 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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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
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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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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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There’s a New Pope and the Internet Goes Nuts

Today, white smoke came out the Vatican chimney, telling us that they picked a new Pope. I’m not Catholic but I still wanted to know who they picked, and I can’t even tell you a good reason why. Within minutes, Twitter blessed me with this graphic: Because Grumpy Cat is …

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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 …

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10 Lessons Celebrities Need to Learn About Twitter

The other night, I got into it with a celebrity on Twitter over a question I asked. I won’t get into details because it really went from 0-60 and it was disappointing and made me become less of a fan of someone whose work I really respected and really liked. …

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Tom From MySpace Read Someone For Filth on Twitter

Note: This post was clearly supposed to be for yesterday but what had happened was… Loitering on Twitter pays off sometimes. Because if you do it at the right time for long enough, stuff will happen that’ll have you eating popcorn like Michael Jackson in Thriller. Last night, I sho’ll …

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