Category Archives: Social Media

No One Likes a Copycat

We are what we are, we gain nothing by copying others. We interrupt our regular programming for a hilarious copycat scenario that has now happened upon me twice. In May 2010, mochilas kanken classic my friend Clare let me know … Continue reading

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Interview With Maria Ross – Author of Branding Basics For Small Business

Note From Grace: Recently, Maria Ross contacted me about reviewing her book, Branding Basics for Small Business. I don’t regularly review books (I’m a total book geek) but I was intrigued by her personal touch, her background in Ladies Who … Continue reading

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When Opportunities Fade Naturally

Blogging opens up a lot of new opportunities. It’s as though you’re constantly “out” there, without really putting yourself out there. People find you; agencies, public relations professionals, editors for other publications, etc. It’s exciting, always interesting and at the … Continue reading

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On Originality, Blogging Content and Copying

Something recently happened to me that spurred this post.  I have kept quiet about this to remain respectful and ensure everything has been smoothed over but in light of transparency, I wanted to share with everyone. This month I was … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Honesty, Social Media, Trust | 32 Comments

The Humble Product Review

Samsung began to hear complaints that the speaker on the side of their flat-panel TV was too wide for many customers’ entertainment sets. Consumer product reviews were buzzing around the web. Samsung listened and redesigned the product to hide the … Continue reading

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Are You Always Plugged In?

This blog post came about because I just got back from the beach. A much-needed vacation, with some of my best girlfriends. Before I left, my co-worker dared me to completely unplug and to not open a computer the entire … Continue reading

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Local Businesses in Boulder Hold It Down

Call me a localvore (pertaining to not only food, but any local business). Coming from a small town I recognize the importance of the Mom and Pop stores and I love the sustainability that can be found from local business. … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Yourself Fired Because of Twitter

Ironically, a friend not on Twitter, but who makes fun of me because I am sent me this article from MSNBC, “Twitter Gets You Fired in 140 Characters or Less.”Although this story may not be breaking news, I still can’t … Continue reading

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