I've spent the last month or so learning new things. Like how to use Infusionsoft, how to completely gut and rebuild a WordPress theme and how to work with a group of people I've never met in real life in an organized fashion. (Thank you, Basecamp!) The relationship with Alli was already there. It's been valued for a long time. I've worked on her projects, launched cool stuff with her and enjoyed her friendship over the years. We 'get' each other and she often jokes that I'm an 'Alli Translator.' Build relationships with people because you value them, not because you value their network.
Sand. Sun. Water. In December. I can not tell you how exciting this is!! When everyone I know is bundled up at home, sitting around a fire, I’m going to be on a cruise to Cozumel, Mexico with 99 other social media savvy folk, soaking up the sun and some knowledge!
Guest Post: By Regina Lewis, AOL Consumer Advisor These days, your teens’ “friends” aren’t just the kids hanging out in your kitchen and family room, they’re hundreds of contacts on their “friend” and “buddy” lists. More than 50 million teens (ages 13 to 17) are online worldwide and the average number of “friends” is 130. For many teens, these numbers are even higher. It’s not unusual to have more than 500 “friends” and more than 1,000 profile photos. So, how can you realistically keep up with your child’s vast circle of “friends” and ongoing status and photo updates? 1. Become a “Friend” For
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Being a social networking freak enthusiast I am always on the lookout for tools or apps that will make my life easier. While I'm not a fan of the all famous TweetDeck, which I've heard will handle most of my demands, I've come across a solution that is both fun and functional. ZooLoo is not a new social networking site or community. It is a "Complete Online Environment." Yes, there are ways to connect with others from within the application, but that ability is just an add-on to an all-around genus idea. After setting up your profile, you create a dashboard. Here you pull in widgets; Twitter,