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What’s a birthday without cupcakes?

May 10th, 2009 · 19 Comments

Celebrating my one year blogaversary with some link love and a gift for you, my readers.

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Tags: Blogging · social media · Travel

My quest: winning a ticket to OMBC

March 12th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Why I would love to win a free ticket to Online Media Boot Camp!

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Tags: Blogging · PR · social media · Travel

Social media saved my dog’s life

December 8th, 2008 · 16 Comments

Astute readers may have noticed that it’s been far too long since my last post. You see, I spent most of the last two weeks in November away on vacation in California. I’d planned to blog about the trip – and our use of technology to make it a truly cool “vacation 2.0″ experience – [...]

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Tags: social media · Travel

The great Minneapolis art hunt

October 16th, 2008 · 5 Comments

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Tags: Ohio · social media · Travel

“Webbed Marketing, Please Send me to the New Marketing Summit”

October 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

The online marketing gurus at Webbed Marketing have done it again. How’s this for a super cool social and SEO experiment to get the bloggers blogging and online buzz-meters buzzing? This definitely falls into the category of “I wish I’d thought of that.” I’m so glad I get to work with the WM folks and I can’t wait [...]

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Do you still mail things?

August 18th, 2008 · 6 Comments

While we were still in DC, we saw many beautiful old buildings and statues engraved and adorned with words and phrases. The words may be poetry, wisdom or noble notions, but all are sentiments meant to stand the test of time. One that really stood out was the engraving on the southwest corner of the grand [...]

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Things I’m working on

August 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Chris Brogan, social media guru extraordinaire and sort of a mentor-from-afar for me (and for a lot of people, I’d warrant), recently posted a list of things he’s working on and how his readers/community can benefit. I thought that was such a cool idea that I’m going to do the same here. It’s worth noting that [...]

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How to truly go viral

July 21st, 2008 · 8 Comments

I wish I had a dollar for every time a client asks me for a program that will “go viral.” Everyone wants to be or have the site, video or blog that the whole world is buzzing about. It’s exciting - especially when you think about what that kind of popularity and word of mouth could do for [...]

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My favorite Ohio rides

May 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

It’s motorcycle season again at last, but I’ve only been out on two wheels once this year. Pathetic, right?! But the weather and our schedule just haven’t been cooperating. So, to keep me from going crazy during this rainy, busy week when I’d rather be out on my beloved Purple Grrl, here are my top 3 favorite rides so far. [...]

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Tags: Ohio · Travel

new blogging policy…and llama love

May 8th, 2008 · No Comments

There’s nothing worse than an unattended, stale blog. I hate that I haven’t posted in so many days! Yet I am so busy right now that it’s nearly impossible to find the time. So I’m laying down a few ground rules for myself. 1. If I’m too busy to write a real blog post of substance, [...]

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Tags: Blogging · Ohio · Travel