If you follow me on Facebook, then you saw the drama going down last week when someone stole my Facebook page and started posting a string of odd videos. A lot of people asked how exactly that happened, so here's the whole story. It's easier to just say I was "hacked" but technically I was … Continue reading How Someone Stole My Facebook Page
I haven't been blogging and posting as much as lately. I've just been busy with life and not feeling the urge to share every detail. Unfortunately it seems in the world of social media, overshare is the norm and an expected part of being an "influencer" even if I am reluctant to call myself that. … Continue reading Blogging and Social: Choosing Quality Over Quantity
I keep seeing these long Instagram posts that go on and on as you scroll. Does anyone really read those to the bottom? Does anyone actually type in the link if one is included? I'm just curious. Please chime in. From my own experience on my posts, people either read just the first line and … Continue reading Does Anyone Really Read Long Instagram Posts?
Follow these easy steps to quickly boost your follower numbers and engagement with more likes and comments. Instagram made the announcement a few months ago they were going to warn and limit accounts that were using third party apps or growth services to grow their account with fake likes and followers. This caught my attention … Continue reading 10 Steps to Boosting Your Instagram Followers and Engagement
When Pinterest first came out, I thought it was a great place to find and collect cool photos of things and inspiration. I created boards like "Hair Color Ideas" or "House Inspiration" and they were filled with pretty photos I could easily glance at while looking over the board. Fast forward to a few years … Continue reading Mommy Bloggers Ruined Pinterest
We live in an age of social media influencers, where bigger follower numbers on Instagram mean bigger campaigns and more money. Building a following and improving engagement takes a lot of time and effort, so many individuals and companies looking for a better presence are turning to bots instead of humans to get the job … Continue reading Why Inspiring Content is the Worst Instagram Comment Ever
I recently tried a marketing lesson thing that was supposed to unlock some sort of magical secret to using Twitter effectively and growing your audience. The main lesson I got out of it: 1) Follow a bunch of people 2) Unfollow them if they don't follow you back 3) Repeat It got more detailed than … Continue reading The Unfollowers, or The Super Annoying Trend of Following Just to Unfollow
When I first saw bloggers posting about upping their Insta-game with a felt letter board, I didn't really get it. And then when I saw it, I was like, well now I have to have it! It's a framed felt board with little slots to stick in letters and numbers. The more I looked, the … Continue reading I Got a Felt Letter Board, Now What?
Trying to do a YouTube unboxing video with a child is not as easy as it looks, so I thought I'd share a few tips I've learned from experience. It's still a learning process and it changes as they get older and a bit easier to work with! I was sent a complimentary subscription box … Continue reading 5 Tips on Doing a YouTube Unboxing Video with Your Child
Back in the day, influencer positions mostly belonged to actual celebrities like movie stars and famous models. Thanks to social media, the new influencers on the block are regular people that like to post their stuff online, like me. I fell into the influencer niche because I’m a sucker for free samples. Like honestly, if … Continue reading Under the Influence – Finding a New Blogging Niche