Truth be told, I'm a wee bit of a podcast junkie.  Nothing's better for me than listening to tricks of the trade or inspiring stories from people I identify with and trust.  Playing an episode gives me the feeling of...
Midlifers really like Pinterest.  In fact, according to Ignite Social Media, 53% of Pinterest users fall between thirty-five and fifty-four years of age.  What's more, 80% of all users are women.  So, it's safe to say female midlifers are big...
As a business owner, I find streamlining my social media tasks an absolute necessity.  Otherwise, I get overwhelmed with the minutia and spend half my day wading through posts and tweets.  Not a productive or efficient use of my...
This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small percentage of the sale at no additional cost to you. I love shopping.  Not for clothes, handbags, makeup, shoes or jewelry, but...
While researching podcasts that would help women improve their social media skills, I came across dozens of lists celebrating and describing popular shows. "Great," I said to myself.  "This ought to be a straightforward article to produce and share."...
To be honest,  I don't like the term 'elevator speech.'  It sounds aggressive and triggers memories of cheesy, fictional salespeople like Joe Isuzu and Herb Tarlek. Can you imagine being trapped in a slow moving, metal box listening to...
This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small percentage of the sale at no additional cost to you. I know several bloggers who use freelance writing to supplement...
Sometimes it requires great effort to stay motivated in your career.  Experiencing frustration or discouragement is a common occurrence in the lives of most professional women.  The path to success is fraught with obstacles like unconscious bias, sexism, racism,...
Whether you own a business with a blog, you're a freelance writer or a traditional blogger, learning to write a shareable blog post quickly is an essential skill that can be quite lucrative.  Even if you've never written a post...
I no longer look at the # symbol and say, "that's the pound sign."  I suppose the repetitiveness of social media has beaten that response out of me.  It did take several months to make that mental shift, though....