A whole lot has happened since my last blog post. First, I started a new job. Second, I did the craziest thing I have ever done hands down: booked a flight to London for this fall. Third, I did the second craziest thing I ever done: I wrote and published my first e-book, Win The … More True Life: I wrote a book
In my last post, I stressed the importance of developing skills to be a successful social media strategist. I developed most of the skills I have gained from attending trainings and learning from some great mentors along the way. One such mentor is Beth Becker. Beth is a social media strategist and trainer extraordinaire. I … More Attend a Social Media Training in DC!
Late last week, @ReignofApril brought us the trending topic #ReignyDayJobs on Twitter. There are lots of people looking for jobs, and the hashtag connected job seekers with job leads in their field. It’s also another avenue to network with professionals and ultimately to take online relationships off-line. I participated from my personal Twitter account: The first … More Everyone Isn’t a Social Media Strategist
I’ve loved trap music ever since Gucci Mane came on the scene – I maintain that we would not have the current set of trap music without Gucci. It just wouldn’t be the same. I especially love listening to O.T. Genasis and Young Dolph’s “Cut It” when I’m bustin’ out squats at the gym. The … More You (Don’t) Have To Cut It: It’s Okay to Make Money
It’s that time again. The NFL Draft took place this week, and Laremy Tunsil’s name was on everybody’s lips–for the wrong reasons. Because of a video tweeted of Tunsil taking a hit from a bong, he lost out on millions of dollars. From MarketWatch: A single tweet may have cost one NFL rookie more than $10 … More One Tweet Can Cost You Millions
You probably have heard by now that the greatest musician of all time Prince has passed away. My husband and I have been listening to Prince since we heard the news – my husband was a really big Prince fan–and have found our own ways to mourn and acknowledge this loss. After all, we aren’t … More Using Social Media to Respond to Pop Culture News
I have a confession to make. The VH-1 reality show Love and Hip Hop is one of my guilty pleasures. It plays out like a telenovela and it is delightfully ratchet…and I love every second of it. I watch every Monday night–much to my husband’s disappointment as it overlaps with the beginning of WWE Monday Night Raw. … More What Cardi B. Teaches Us About Building a Brand on Social Media