Blogging Basics: Dont Get Sucked Into Social Media!

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I am fully aware of using social media for blogging and for businesses!  With over 29,000 Twitter followers at @KelliBMiller on Twitter and regularly scheduled twitter parties, I understand the value.  However,  I do tend to occasionally over-spend my time there, Facebook, Pinterest, and on G+.  LOL!    If there’s one thing that has stood out in […]

Twitter Party 8/22: GreatCall Child Safety Device #BacktoSafety

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Crystal from CrystalandComp and I will be co-hosting an upcoming Twitter Party with GreatCall! Perfect timing for Back to School! We will be talking about the GreatCall 5Star Device that can be used in case of emergency. With the push of one button you can be immediately connected to NAED Certified Response Agents or 9-1-1. […]

End of First Quarter Goals Check In


We are over a fourth of the way through 2013!  Now is the time to sit down with your goals that you made at the beginning of the year and do an evaluation! How are the goals coming? Has your focus changed? Have your priorities changed? Are you working towards your goals? Do you have […]

Blogging Basics: 3 Productivity Boosting Approaches and Tools


Earlier in this blog post series, we talked about how each social network is just a little bit different and our approach to each one should be carefully crafted. At the time, I cautioned against simply using social media integration tools to broadcast the same thing across your social networks. I stand by that advice […]

Blogging Basics: Your Roadmap to Social Networking


Over the past couple of posts, we’ve been working on helping you understand your target audience and find your unique positioning when it comes to social media. These are crucial first steps to becoming a social media success and once you have those items a bit clearer in your mind, you’re ready to start experimenting […]

Menu Plan Monday: Twitter Party Today! #SkilletSauces

I am super excited about the Twitter Party that is happening at 12:00 pm Central, today!  This is the perfect topic for today… what’s for dinner!  Seriously, we are going to be talking about menu planning ideas and how Campbell’s makes it easy to get dinner on the table using their Skillet Sauces!  I hope […]

Blogging Basics: Growing Your Highly Targeted Social Media Following


We’ve all seen pages on Facebook with thousands…even millions of followers. We’ve seen the same with Twitter and other social networks. It may seem a little overwhelming if you’re starting with a small following and it may feel like you’re just not going to get anywhere if you don’t have a huge following. But the […]

Blogging Basics: Making Twitter Work for You! #learntoblog


Last Tuesday, I co-hosted a G+ Live Hangout with Crystal and Company.  Several of you guys attended and I think it went extremely well.  This week we will be discussing Pinterest and giving you some suggestions to make it work for you.  So, On Tuesday February 12th at 10 am Central (11 EST, 9 MST, […]

Giveaway: Monkeez Make a Difference

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I LOVE sock monkeys, so this caught my attention! About Monkeez and Friends (from their website) “Monkeez Makes A Difference believes in children and the great big difference they can make in this world. Purchase any of the whimsical, colorful, Genuine Monkeez & Friends knit or plush characters that feature a Monkeez Makes a Difference […]

How I almost Doubled My Hits to Website Traffic in January!

Last month, the post telling you where my hits to website traffic is coming from went well.  I have been working very hard behind the scenes to grow my blog traffic and it seems to be working! Crystal (Crystal and Company) and I will be starting a Google+ Live Hang Out chat on Tuesday mornings […]