A Digital Bill Of Rights?

Surfing the web tonight I came across a blog post claiming it was a Digital Bill of Rights. I was a little shocked. I had never heard of such a thing, so of course, I had to click. What I found was something that Mashable and their digital community had come up with. A succinct … Read more

The Most Popular Social Network For CEO’s

We all have our preferred social network. For some it’s Twitter, or Facebook, maybe it’s Google Plus. Depending on what you’re looking to accomplish on social media, you choose what platform is right for you. Now, the answer to this might be obvious to some, but the most popular social network for CEO’s is LinkedIn. … Read more

Parenting Tips for Traveling with Young Kids

Family vacation is a great fun and it can be learning experience for kids and parents alike. But traveling with young kids can be trying and need extra preparation. Write down things before you pack so you won’t leave necessary things behind.  I share parenting tips for traveling with yound kids which worked out for … Read more

Admit It, You Love To Hate Blogging

We all love blogging at times and we all hate blogging at times. I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again. Blogging is tough. Those of you who have been at it for a while should give yourself a pat on the back, seriously. It isn’t just another hobby, it’s much more than that. Something … Read more

18 Things I Absolutely Love About Blogging

There are good and bad things about any topic. Sometimes though I feel as though we get sidetracked (at least I do) about getting the next post out. I feel like it’s time to take a step back and remember why I love blogging so much. So here are my 18 reasons. I’d love for … Read more

We’re Judging Your Blog & What To Do About It

They say that when you’re making a first impression, you have seven seconds to “wow” them. Seven seconds! Does anyone else think that’s crazy? Who can make a decision in seven seconds? We all can, without even thinking about it. We’re judging your blog without even realizing it. Your blog is your way to make … Read more

Connecting With Your Audience – Listen

One of the best ways of connecting with your audience is to really listen to them. Believe it or not they tell you exactly what they want and it’s up to you to pay attention. How does your audience tell you? A few ways, and to figure it out, ask yourself the following questions. 1. … Read more

Taken Out Of Context

There’s a reason people put great value in proper context. Have you ever seen an athlete or politician say their quote was taken out of context? Sometimes, they say that to try and downplay what they said. Other times, the media are to blame. Regardless, there’s a lesson to be learned. Context is imperative to … Read more

Connecting With Your Audience – Speak Their Language

Have you ever worked for, or known someone that has worked for a company where they used a ton of acronyms? Or perhaps they used words that meant something totally different outside the organization. It’s frustrating, and confusing to outsiders. Now imagine how your readers must feel if they don’t understand an acronym or word/phrase … Read more

Combating The Blank Screen

You ever have that experience when you’re all set to put some words on paper (or, in this day in age, on the screen) and you find yourself staring at the mouse cursor, watching it flash repeatedly? Yeah, I know, it’s a silly question, but I know it’s something that can antagonize writers, even the … Read more