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How to be Annoying on Social Media — This Week in Social Media

Happy Friday everyone! This week on Social Media Unscrambled we had a very intense and frank conversation with Ralph M. and Carol Lynn Rivera from Rahvalor that had nothing to do with social media. Instead we discussed the future of our show as we feel we have reached a crossroads. Since I suspect many entrepreneurs go through something similar I’d suggest […]

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A social network that pays you!

Happy Halloween everyone! This week on Social Media Unscrambled we had a blast and learned a lot from Mandy Edwards, of Me Marketing Service. If you want to learn about social media ads and etiquette have a listen! The other day a friend introduced me to a social network that actually pays you. If you would like to sign up […]

Three Steps to Capitalizing on Celebrity Deaths

It’s always sad when a beloved celebrity dies. HA HA! Just kidding. Celebrity deaths are awesome! Why? Because celebrity deaths present a prime opportunity to get engagement on your blog! And everyone knows that engagement is the new orange which is, of course, the new black. (Mental note: when a black celebrity dies, engagement will […]

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Banks are using social media to assess your loan application: This Week in Social Media

Happy Friday! Here is your weekly social media news round-up:​ ​​ Interesting story: some banks are using social media to assess your loan application. You’ll probably want to learn how, and why, they are doing this. LinkedIn is making some significant changes to their platform. Please read their blog post for more information; it […]


Why Would a 7-Year-Old Girl Tell Off Lego’s? This Week in Social Media: February 3-7, 2014

Happy Friday! Given the popularity of last week’s funny news round-up I have decided to add one funny link from now on. Anyway here’s your weekly news round-up: This week a 7-year-old girl told off Lego’s and her letter went viral. Please take a look at the link above to find out what she […]

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Links to Make You Laugh: This Week in Social Media: January 27-31, 2014

Happy Friday! Here’s your (very different) weekly social media round-up: This week I have shared things to make you laugh, including my weekly podcast, including my latest episode of Social Media Unscrambled which devolved into a hilarious mess. Our guest even called it a “delightful disaster.” There are also funny videos, comics etc. Nothing unsafe for […]

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This week in Social Media: November 18-22, 2013

Happy Friday all!  Here is your weekly social media news round-up: Have you ever wondered how heads of international organizations use Twitter?  Of course you have! This week I’ve included an infographic showing their use of Twitter. Who would have thought this would be a reality even a few years ago? My friend and […]

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“Please tell Grandpa to stop poking my boyfriend.”

Like it or not folks, grandpa can poke your boyfriend.  Or your spouse.  Or even you.  And it’s legal. The other day while enjoying dinner with my good friend and SEO consultant Linda Lovero-Waterhouse, I learned that her father joined Facebook. Shortly after joining he friended his granddaughter’s boyfriend.  A quasi-Seinfeld-esque comedy of errors ensued […]

Nestle’s social media application misses the point

The other day Reuters reported the following: So in addition to chocolate, Nestle is trying to reduce your stress by updating statuses on your behalf. Clever idea, but this misses the point. People are not stressed because they don’t have time to put stuff on social media.  Rather, they more likely feel stress because they […]