Although Google+ is now one and a half years old, many fans and friends still ask what it is, why they’ve been added to someone’s Circles (okay, particularly mine) and whether they need it when Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter are already overwhelming them. Good question — in fact it’s one that has many social media […]

One of my favorite pastimes when I have a moment to indulge is to connect with my Twitter friends from all over the world.  On Thursdays, starting at 10pm EST, you’ll find me under the hashtag #mediachat where journalists converse in 140 characters to learn the latest in traditional and modern media. @newsle I get […]

Facebook Interests. Not everyone knows about this fairly new feature from Facebook released only a couple of months ago. It let’s you create your own news feeds based on common interests. If you don’t know where to find it, go to “Home” at the top right corner of your Facebook page. Next, look bottom left […]

Today I read an interesting breakdown of us moms and how we interact online. No surprise, we’re all different, much like we are in the real world. The study was done by MWW, a top Public Relations company in New York, with offices throughout the country. According to MWW, we moms get bucketed into 5 […]

Celebrities have been reaching out to fans through the likes of facebook, twitter and other social media communities for quite some time. But lately, they’ve gotten savvy and are starting to capitalize on their huge audience followings by creating their own community sites with offerings like music downloads, ticket purchase and live chat, just for starters. Zooey […]

Oh yes you can. Plenty of mom-preneurs are doing it. And here’s how to start. Take one of your hobbies, say photography, painting, gardening—you name it—and create a facebook business page. Give it a name, and follow the instructions to set it up. Once you have 20 followers, you can create a better URL name, […]