Recently, I signed up for a LinkedIn Premium account. As a result, I've noticed an increase in people who have viewed my profile. It's also allowed me to view a lot more full profiles, and I've started receiving far more connection requests from strangers. LinkedIn is the place where I should be making new business … Continue reading Common LinkedIn Errors – And How to Fix Them
Way back in June, I was fortunate to have attended The Art of Marketing to see some of my marketing and communications idols speak. The morning was electric, but the afternoon kicked off with a panel discussion that was, in comparison, relatively subdued. And there was one comment uttered that left me incredibly unsettled. One … Continue reading Are Community Managers Undervalued?
A while back, I took a bit of a blog break. And during the month or so of not posting consistently, everything that could have turned my world upside down, did. Fortunately, among the bad, there was a lot of good. My little sister got married, I have some exciting new things potentially happening on … Continue reading How To Plan for a Blog Hiatus
Over the past few weeks, the same Tweet has been showing up in my feed. To paraphrase, it basically says that more people than really should be are calling themselves social media experts. Three times, I've asked the person who sent the Tweet for clarification and three times, I've not gotten an answer. So, I … Continue reading What Makes A Social Media Expert?
Last night, an old friend from high school passed away. I found out about it this morning, predictably, through Facebook. Although she and I hadn't had a face-to-face conversation in nearly two decades, I knew from keeping in touch via social media that she had married her high school sweetheart (a man she fell head … Continue reading Mourning
First, an apology. I haven't written a new post in a very long time. It was not my intent, and any content manager worth their pay (me included) would typically lose their mind over an untended blog - think of the valuable online cred you're losing! But, as the Beatles song Beautiful Boy says, life … Continue reading On Creating A Ruckus
I haven't posted recently because I'm tired. I've been coping with being the caregiver to a very sick loved one so writing has been the last thing on my mind after I get home from spending the day at the hospital, getting dinner together for the family in the evening and settling the children into … Continue reading I Am Grateful