About those Kardashian pantyhose…

If you're a blogger, and you haven't heard about the BrandLink Communications PR fail that happened in the past 24 hours, well, you've been living under a rock. It started with a poorly written pitch that landed in many email boxes on Thursday, mine included. It included a paparazzi style photo of Kim Kardashian in Pretty Polly pantyhose. I glanced at it and promptly deleted it. It wasn't … [Read more...]

So how do I improve my Alexa ranking anyway? {Social Media Sundays}

Alexa toolbar

It's something that seems to be a common question in many of the blogging communities I belong to... so like any good blogger, I googled it. As of Saturday, my global Alexa ranking is at 122,346. My US ranking is 17,081. Here are some of the things I've found: Install the Alexa toolbar. Now, I've done this personally, so I know it helps. Have your friends install it too. I'll explain why … [Read more...]

Preparing the Tech for #BlogHer11

All that's missing is the labels!

With BlogHer '11 less than 30 days away, I figured I better make a list of what I need to do on the techy side of things.... In no particular order: 1.) Schedule some Facebook posts, tweets and blog posts so I just don't have to think about it. Sure, I'll be doing this throughout the conference too, but if I get caught up in the excitement of hanging out with my fellow bloggers, I don't have … [Read more...]

Please vote for @Faces_of_Loss to win a 25k grant to help parents that have lost a baby.

Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope

Have a minute? Please take a moment out of your day to VOTE for my friend's amazing non-profit organization, Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope. This $25k grant can go a long ways in helping moms that have lost their babies because of miscarriage, stillbirths or infant loss. Thank you in advance from me, an angel mommy. http://www.refresheverything.com/facesofloss Please share this on your … [Read more...]

My #CommentHour cherry is popped!

Comment Hour

Well, tonight I participated in my first Comment Hour. Each Wednesday, starting at 6:30pst/9:30est, join a fast paced Twitter Party where 25 blogs are chosen at random and called out for everyone participating to follow, comment and otherwise love. Props to the fabulous @Unicornbeauty (Pepper) (who I have my suspicions is also @commenthour) for hosting! You can find learn more about … [Read more...]

These are some amazing peeps…

blogger business cards

I met some incredible folks at Bloggy Boot Camp, and I thought you just might like to know who some of them are too. I'm grabbing buttons where I can, and they are in no particular order. Don't worry I am NOT playing favorites. :) I KNOW I've missed some buttons so PLEASE send me your code and I'll add it. Same thing if I missed your GFC since I am trying to follow everyone. Boy is this a lot … [Read more...]

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