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Recap on Twitter Updates

Marketing update! It’s time. Too many darn things are happening. I can’t ignore the updates anymore. Today, I’m focusing on that ever-lovin’ Twitter. //New profile layout The deets: Your cover image is beefed up to 1500 x 500, you can “pin” a post to the top of your feed, and your “favorites” are now more prominently displayed. What this means for you: Twitter is starting to put greater emphasis on imagery and beefing up the importance of engagement. Listeners and...

Week In Review: The Leftovers

via Nuts week, ladies and gents. Crazy packed. Weird winter weather. Too many uncrossed items on that check list. But, I’m leaving all of that stress and feelings of incompleteness in the past. Stay right where you should, sir! In last week. Now I’m able to sit back and read a few things that I didn’t have the time to fully digest in the past 6 days. These are the mysterious leftovers that I bookmarked just for this quiet moment....

Pinterest Updates + How You Can Benefit

Pinterest mixed it up this past week! Designed to improve the user experience and encourage the user to keep pinning like crazy, the updates can definitely be crowd-pleasers. 01. Pinterest is now supporting GIFs. via Yep, yep. According to Pinterest, “Starting [Thursday, January 23rd], we support GIFs in all their animated glory! … For starters, you’ll be able to play your GIFs on the web, but we’ll be sure to bring them to your mobile soon.” What this means for...

Love + Enjoy! Happy Weekend

Happy Friday! Oh, gosh. A great week in the books. Super busy but we snagged a bit of quality time together and with those that we love so so much. Snaps! via As we usher in those two glorious days filled with giggles, storytime, relaxing morning breakfast, loads of laundry, coloring with Crayons and maybe a mommy/daddy date or two, I leave this week behind with a few fantastic finds. Leslie Knope does it right. Pinterest is adding new features!!...

Social Media Best Practices + Christmas Vacation

It’s no secret that National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a holiday staple in our household. From Thanksgiving until the new year, we pretty much run this puppy on repeat. Sure, the movie’s hilarity keeps us around but also the nods to family quirks and big dreams keep our eyes glued to the screen {or at least mine!}. Clark is definitely an odd ball, but with that odd ball comes a huge heart and a family that loves him. They would...

4 Quick and Easy Ways to Optimize Your Twitter Page

With the new year upon us, I think it’s a perfect time to revisit the use of social networks. With the rise in popularity of using social networks for business us, it is very important for businesses and organizations to take those social profiles to the next level. A quick way to do this is optimize those pages for search engines. I’m a huge fan of this. Although it can take some time to get a handle of the in’s...

Rethinking the Press Release for 2011

So many people claim that the press release is dead. In a time where there are so many options to create and publish news content and articles, nothing could be further than the truth. Sure, sending a press release to a news editor, in the most traditional sense, might not be the most effective method of promotion, which is why the press release should adapt to the times. Check out a few ways to leverage press release content for your...

To Tweet or Not To Tweet

I read an article on PR Daily last week titled, “7 Places You Should Never Tweet From“, and once I got over the fact that the post title ended in a preposition (cue the music for my hugest pet peeves!) and started to read the contents, I started to think of the wheres and whens for a tweet. Sure, we can say that a person shouldn’t tweet from a bar or bathroom (and I’m a full supporter of not tweeting...