What I learned from my first Blog Conference #BBCDallas

5am at LAX airport. Super tired but excited to start our journey (That's Dinah!)

When I first started blogging, I did it because I loved going to other blogs, reading what they had to say & entering giveaways on their sites. I wanted to do that too because it looked like fun. While it is fun, it’s also A LOT of work. I didn’t know that you can actually make money at this & make it a business. One of the best resources I have used to help me in this journey has been The SITS {Read More}

Pay It Forward Backpack Event


Back-To-School is everywhere! The topic, the supplies, the s even here on this blog I’ve done a bunch of posts and giveaways about it. While I am kind of burnt out on BTS, there’s one thing I’m not burnt out on & that’s paying it forward & helping others. I signed up to do a Pay It Forward blogger’s challenge with 84 other amazing bloggers. Our goal? To see what school supplies we could get with $25 (backpack included), sponsored {Read More}

The Link Between Social Media and Customer Service


Have you ever used social media to contact a company with a complaint or a praise? I actually just had to do that this past weekend. I got an immediate response that I don’t think I would have gotten had I emailed the company or called them. Nowadays, companies hire people just for monitoring their social media for questions, concerns, complaints or praise (which I think is a great thing,,,if you have great service/interaction with a company, make sure you {Read More}

Scheduling Posts on Facebook Tutorial


This past weekend, I attended the Elevate Blog Conference (amazing! Post coming!), and there was a question asked about what people used to schedule posts for Facebook (for Twitter I use Hootsuite but have heard that if you use it for Facebook, the amount of people that see your posts is a LOT smaller than if you do it through Facebook itself). I wanted to do a quick tutorial on scheduling posts on Facebook because it’s been a HUGE help {Read More}

Bloggers: Photo Ready Giveaway Event

Canon Photo Ready Giveaway

If you’re looking for a great giveaway to promote, here’s one for you! Photo Ready Giveaway Event Prize: Canon EOS REBEL T4i 18.0 MP CMOS Digital Camera Prize Package {RV$950+} Event dates: 4/23 – 5/14 Open to Worldwide {prize package open to US&CAN winners}, if winner is outside of US&CAN, they will receive a $750 Amazon Gift Certificate instead Requirement to join * Publish Announcement Publication {seen here: http://goo.gl/L00F3} or pay $5 fee * No more than 1 blogs per {Read More}