Blogging, Social Media

When to use #Ad in your tweets

No Comments 10 April 2014

How do you stay transparent while bringing marketing value to the brand?  There is an art to it, so you aren’t spamming your stream.  It’s a fine balance.  Be selective.   As Mark Schaefer recently wrote about “The Slippery Slope of Influence Marketing,” “emerging Citizen Influencers have to be very judicious in their relationships with […]

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Blogging, Social Media

Search and Social Essential for Today’s Marketing Success

2 Comments 26 June 2013

I recently attended the Demand Success 2013 Vocus Conference in my hometown of Washington, DC at National Harbor’s beautiful Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. It was such a professionally organized presentation, and those Vocus people really know how to entertain!  #Demand13 #NationalGaylord What a fantastic opportunity—I had a front row seat which allowed me […]

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Blogging, Social Media, Tech, Travel, Videos

Blissed Out at Verizon Tech Heaven in NYC’s Times Square

2 Comments 07 April 2013

A corner of New York’s Times Square has become my own personal geek heaven!  A group of 20 #VZWBuzz brand ambassadors traveled to the Big Apple this past Thursday—some of us to meet for the first time, while others were re-united from previous trips. We started the visit off with a wonderful dinner and powwow […]

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Blogging, Social Media, Videos

Cherry Blossoms and Blogging Tips Bloom at @EdgarDC Tweet Up

No Comments 27 March 2013

I was compensated by the Mayflower to host this event, the fun that I experience & write about is mine

I want to thank all of you who were able to come out and join us at Make Your Blog Blossom: Tips on Research and Audience-Building.  We had a wonderful time, both giving our presentations and also meeting all of the attendees and enjoying @EdgarDC’s fantastic food and drinks at The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC […]

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Blogging, Social Media, Tech

How do you protect yourself when recording events?

8 Comments 16 February 2013

When I saw her title, “Sued in Six Seconds: Avoiding the Entanglements of Twitter’s Vine“,it certainly got my attention.  I reached out to columnist and new media attorney Kerry Gorgone, to ask her a few additional questions since I was planning to have our upcoming event “Make Your Blog Blossom: Tips on Research and Audience-Building […]

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Blogging, Social Media

How Do You Plan to Take Your Website to the Next Level in 2013?

23 Comments 03 December 2012

Last year I asked ten bloggers to share their blogging secret sauce.  This year I asked them how they plan to take their websites to the next level in 2013. Personally, I would like to incorporate more videos into my blog in the coming year.   In my experience, setting up and videotaping and editing […]

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Blogging, Social Media, Twitter

What is the most valuable social media advice you received?

34 Comments 23 June 2012

When it comes to the ever-evolving rules of social media engagement, a little sound advice from trusted friends could go a long way.  With the seemingly endless lists of social media Do’s and Don’ts in circulation on the Internet, I find it important to stay on top of the latest best practices.  If you’re anything […]

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Blogging, Inspiration, Photography

Building Self-Confidence

44 Comments 19 May 2012

While perusing the net for some inspirational quotes to share on my social media pages I found this list of 12 points about building self-confidence by Allan Loy McGinnis.  I’d like to share these motivational points with you.  I’ve added my own thoughts on each point underneath each one.  Tips like these offer easy, yet […]

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Blogging, Photography, Social Media, Travel, Twitter, Videos

Luxury social media tour

19 Comments 18 May 2012

This spring, I took a social media tour with six Twitter friends.  I had so much fun taking part in this adventure with old friends and new.  I enjoyed the diversity of the group most of all, as well as the incredible activities our hosts planned for us.  Please note that the @fsscottsdale @WildHorsePassAZ @visitphoenix […]

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Blogging, Social Media, Twitter

Is this about You?

25 Comments 23 April 2012

Is this about You?  It’s not personal.  This blog has featured a few articles on how to get noticed on Twitter or how not to get noticed on social media.  To branch out to new topics, here are some points on not taking social media so personally and being authentic in your approach. Many use […]

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