Tag: social media

Advice For Marketing With Instagram

marketing with instagram

Over the last year, I’ve become very attached to using Instagram. Although I’ve had little training in photography, I consider myself an amateur photographer (or fauxtographer, as defined on Urban Dictionary). I don’t have a fancy camera, but I’ve been doing what I can to get pretty handy with my iPhone. I started using Instagram […]

Social Media and Technology

Social Media Marketing World 2013

social media marketing world

This spring, I’ve been on a conference bender. I’ve attended three big conferences in the last 3 months, with 2 more in the next month. I can barely recover from one conference before heading out for another, and haven’t adequately blogged about my experiences. Last week I attended Social Media Marketing World 2013 in San […]

Social Media and Technology

Why I Love Type-A Conference

One of my favorite things about being a blogger is connecting with other bloggers. While social media indeed gives opportunities for connection beyond blogging, the real connections happen in person. I’ve been attending blog conferences since 2009, and the conference where I feel most at home is Type-A Conference. Beyond BlogHer, which is definitely the […]

Fun

Peter Shankman In Utah – Let’s “Shank” The Love!

Over the past year, I have served on the leadership board of Social Media Club of Salt Lake City. One of the fun things about being on the board is helping plan our events and guest speakers. On February 28th, we’ll be having our biggest SMCSLC event since the 2012 relaunch of the Club. Peter […]

Social Media and Technology

New Media Expo 2013 – A Recap

Last week, I attended New Media Expo 2013 in Las Vegas. Formerly known as BlogWorld, it was my first year attending this conference. And let me say…it was awesome! I found it interesting to be at a conference that wasn’t a blogging conference geared toward female bloggers. I love my lady blogger friends, but it […]

Social Media and Technology

Social Media And The Digital World Of Teens

Last week, I was featured in the Deseret News, one of the local newspapers in Salt Lake City, discussing kids, social media, and online safety. I’m pleased that people┬álike what I have to say about keeping your kids safe online, because it’s such an important issue for me. Libby, the producer from KSL News, gave […]

Family

The Digital Divide – Teens And Online Safety

Rosie Bullock

There are so many opinions on the correct way to parent your children. The older your children get, the more dangers and temptations they will have to face. Never has the danger that my daughter faces been more on my mind than in the past year or so. Not only has she turned 12, but […]

Culture

Social Media and Narcissism

It’s time for some head shrinking! Today’s Topic: Does the use of Twitter, Facebook, blogs and other social media make us appear more narcissistic than we really are? It’s been an interesting few weeks for me. In a jumble of health problems, sleep deprivation, writing my story about surviving lung failure, travel, sticking up for […]

Culture