Enhance your performance on Facebook with keyboard shortcuts


  As we prepare to work in an even more socially networked world in 2013, it is important that we find ways to work smarter not harder. One practical way I have found to work smarter and quicker is to use Facebook keyboard shortcuts designed to expedite how we navigate the world's most popular network….

The Digital Christmas Story


After just setting up our table-top nativity scene and reading the story of Christmas with my 5-year-old,  I remembered this short video that so perfectly tells the social media age version of the same Christmas story. Even though this video is a couple years old now it is still a fun holiday treat to share….

My Favorite Social Things in 2012


  Here we are nearing the end of 2012 and if you’re like me you are probably dizzy wondering where the last 11 months have gone.  Looking back, I'm pretty certain a great deal of my days were spent keeping up with the latest social network updates, sifting through news feeds, posting status updates, joining conversations…

Top 4 Facebook News Feed Factors Revealed


Without a doubt one of the biggest frustrations Facebook page admins are experiencing today is understanding how Facebook determines what will be shown in fans news feeds. It was recently revealed that only 10-16% of  fan page posts actually ever make it into a fans newsfeed. Yowza! No wonder we are struggling to get engagement…

Three easy ways to turn Facebook friends into fans


You've successfully created your Facebook business page but you can't seem to get the 'like" love flowing much past your family and a few close friends. If only that theory "build it and they will come" were actually true! Trust me, we have all been there! So how do you start getting people to like…

How to Participate in a Twitter Chat


I don’t know about you, but I’m hooked on Twitter! I find it to be a super quick and fun way to not only express myself online but also gain valuable insight on topics important to me and connect with people who share my similar interests. Recently I started expanding my Twittersphere by participating in…

Top Eight Takes on State of Social Media 2012


As we are nearing the end of 2012, it is nearly impossible to keep up with all the latest social marketing news and trends. Just think about it, in the first 9 months of 2012 Facebook has gone public, Instagram was acquired for $1B, Google+ passed Twitter in number of monthly active users, and Microsoft…

Top 10 Reasons You Should Attend the Florida Keys Digital Marketing Conference


It’s almost here –  September 27-28, the first-ever Florida Keys Digital Marketing Conference! If you’re like me you’re still wondering where all those “supposedly-lazy days” of summer went! But with the kids back in school and Fall  fast approaching,  I can’t think of a better way to kick off the upcoming season and get all…

Are You Mobile Ready?


The new office space of the 21st century is the on-the-go space.   In fact, it is anticipated that by 2013 more people will use their mobile phones than their PC to get online.  What does this mean for your business? It means your customers are going mobile —are you? The good news is, getting your…

Improve your online marketing results at the Florida Keys Digital Marketing Conference


Are you ready to truly move the needle on your online business results using today’s hottest digital strategies such as social, mobile and search marketing? If so, I invite you to attend the inaugural Florida Keys Digital Marketing Conference on September 27-28 at the Hilton Key Largo Resort at MM 97 in Key Largo, Florida.  Florida Keys Digital…