building an effective social media strategy {part 5}

We’ve spent the past month exploring social media and answering questions about building an effective social media strategy. I hope you have been following along with us and finding the information encouraging and useful. Here is a quick recap of the previous posts: Part 1: 3 biggest issues with social media {overwhelm, uncertainty, and usage} Part 2: 3…

you are a content curator: four ideas for using pinterest to build your brand

you are a content curator: four ideas for using pinterest to build your brand

Recently I was reminded we are all content curators. We bookmark pages, subscribe to blogs, share photos and articles on Facebook, and tweet information. We’re building our own online scrapbooks. Everyone, not just bloggers. Perhaps the most obvious tool for this content curating is Pinterest. Oh how we love Pinterest! {My husband mocks me because I…


for the bloggers

This week is for the bloggers! Resources, Trying to figure out how to track your blog or website’s content on Pinterest?  This great post from Mashable offers some answers.  {Be sure to check out Erin’s boards on Pinterest for great color ideas, typography inspiration, and other design information.} Confession:  Finding images for posts is my nemesis….

distractions, pinterest, and google webmaster tools

Jeff Goins’ site is one of our favorite for writers.  I’m personally looking forward to hearing him speak (and hopefully meeting him!) at Blissdom later this month.  Distraction-Free Writing was a guest post on his blog this week and it was excellent.  Succint but practical ideas for eliminating distractions as you write.  Ethan Waldman, the…