How Can You Sustain Your Social Networks in the Midst of Chaos?

Sustain social networks

When you run your own business, you never really take vacation.  The business is in your mind all the time.  Personally, that is fine with me since I really enjoy what I am doing.  There are times though, when I have to shift my focus and let me business go on “autopilot.”  Recently, we moved from Maryland to Texas.  This was one of those times ... [ Read More ]

How to be Consistent with your Social Media Posting

How to be Consistent with your Social

One of the most important principles in social media marketing is consistency.  You have to post consistently good content to be successful.  Yes, the content has to be good as well, but today I want to focus on consistency.  I find that clients who are starting out with social media struggle with being consistent.  In order to overcome the ... [ Read More ]

Priority – Education – Action

PEA

You have seen it in Facebook and in blogs: people pick 3 words to focus on in the New Year. As I was listening today in church to the message, it hit me what my 3 words to focus on for 2014 are: Priority In a world so full of commitments, it is an absolute must to consider your own priorities and work from there. My number one priority was, is ... [ Read More ]

Inventory 2013

Inventory Check list

As the year comes to a close, it is time to take inventory for my personal and my business life. Have I achieved the goals I set for myself this year? How did I do with the challenges that the year brought me?   In my business life, I haven’t achieved all the goals I had set for myself. I wanted to publish my first book this year and that ... [ Read More ]

Great iPhone App to Send Cards

just wink

Yesterday, while I was cooking, I remembered that I didn’t look yet into the birthdays for May. Yes, I know – it is kind of late to do that at the end of May. You see, I got my new iPhone for Christmas and I couldn’t decide which calendar app to use. So, I simply added a couple of calendars and tried them out. I decided to stay with one calendar ... [ Read More ]

What’s New In Social Media This Week?

Every Friday, we list the most popular or helpful articles and links we have seen and shared during the week on our social networks. This week, articles include what Twitter really is looking at for metrics, the new Twitter notifications, a guide about SEO and much more...   1) Twitter’s Dream Metric Is Not Followers – It’s How Many ... [ Read More ]

Want More Clicks on Twitter?

Are you on Twitter?  Have you ever wondered how you could get more clicks?  I am sure those are just rhetorical questions.  The answer to how to get more clicks on Twitter was created by Dan Zarrella: Source: danzarrella.com via Wendy on Pinterest ... [ Read More ]

3 Easy Tips On How To Get More Traffic To Your Website

website traffic

Online, one of the most significant keys to success is getting website traffic.  The more visitors you have, the better your sales and profits. I assume that you have a niche and you know your keywords.  Based on those assumptions here are 3 quick and easy tips to get website traffic fast!   Tip #1  Make sure you’re tagging your ... [ Read More ]

What is a Hashtag?

A lot of times when I talk about Twitter, I mention hashtags.  With Pinterest coming unto the scene, hashtags are important not only for Twitter.  Here is a great infographic from Social Caffeine that explains what a hashtag is and what you can use it for: Source: lorirtaylor.com via # social-media-rockstar.de on Pinterest ... [ Read More ]