Why I Think it’s Bad News to Share your Blog Rates

I am a part of many communities that bloggers unite together in support of each other. In some of these communities, bloggers share opportunities for each other to make more money or to review fantastic products as well as host giveaways. While I am all for the blending of bloggers together in a supportive community, I think of blogging communities as that of a normal work environment. If I were working in an office outside of the home then my rate I get would not be something open for discussion and in most cases I could get fired for sharing […]

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How Would I Use $750 to Grow My Blog?

The question has been asked by the National Association for the Self Employed (NASE), they want to know “How will you use $750 to grow your blog?” and my answer is this; When I started this blog it was a venture into the unknown, a friend from my direct sales days became more like a sister to me and encouraged me to get into this Mom blogging world as a means to make some extra income and meet amazing people.  Since December 2008 I have changed the name of this blog once and grew it to nearly 2,000 subscribed readers […]

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How do you Get Twitter Followers & Facebook Likes?

Social media is a big deal, many companies are coming on board or already on board with social media because they have realized the impact their engagement with customers has on their business advancement. Customers and prospects enjoy seeing their favorite brands interacting on Facebook and Twitter because it puts a more personal “you care about me” attitude out there. When customers feel cared for, businesses grow tremendously! What happens when you are more of a blogger or a business that doesn’t really sell anything but rather shares knowledge on a specific niche? How is it that you engage people […]

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Twitter Alerts: The Start of a Successful Marketing Plan

All too often Twitter users are online tweeting it up about their random thoughts or whatever they may be up to at that moment when all of a sudden a business tweets back at them. This puts the Twitter user in amazement or curiosity, “how did this business find me to @ reply me?” There is an amazing tool offered by a variety of websites such as TweetBeep or Twilert that allow a person or business to sign up for free and get daily alerts, instant alerts or weekly alerts as to when someone is on Twitter talking about keywords […]

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Which Flowers To Send For Holidays

I am not good with flowers, rarely do I buy them and rarely do I get them, however, it is important to think about what kind of flowers work for which holiday or event. Let’s say you are looking for a flower shop to order from online, such as the florist london website. First thing you will want to do is have a look around and if you are on any social networks ask around to see if friends have used their service. This way you are getting word of mouth advice on whether this is a good place to […]

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Heidi Party II iPad App & Chili’s Winner

Two giveaways have ended … Heidi Part II iPad App with FOUR winners: Anna MommaDJane phxbne Super Frugalette I had a Chli’s $20 Gift Card Giveaway for only Newsletter Giveaway Subscribers, Twitter and Facebook Friends. The winner is: MommaDJane All winners chosen using Random.org Please enter Rocko’s Modern Life Season One DVD giveaway that ends July 5th. More giveaways coming soon, to include a Personalized storybook! Congrats and please complete THIS FORM so that I can send your information along to the sponsor! All of these giveaways had low entries, tell me, what type of giveaway items are you all […]

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CLOSED Heidi Part II for iPad Review and Giveaway #win #giveaway @justkidsapps

Today I am prepared to giveaway FOUR codes to FOUR lucky people who leave a comment below about wanting this book app, Heidi Part II for iPad. I personally wish I had an iPad to review this, but I don’t have one .. yet! Here are some important points: The “Heidi Part II” for bothiPad and iPhone, these are separate apps, hasn’t been released on the App Store, but you can check out Part I here. The second part comes a logic continue for the first part and the 2-d part story focuses on the titular Heidi, and the challenges she’s […]

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Your Time is Worth Money

Since I am going to be at Type-A Parent Conference and of course have to plan that trip and such I decided now would be the time to bring up some of my really old blog posts. I am talking from 2008-2009 era, I hope you enjoy and if you were not a subscriber back then well you will get some new content topics to comment on! Happy Reading! I often spend my days networking, translation: rambling on and on for hours with friends over the Internet on social media sites. I would not say the networking I do is […]

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