13
APR
2014

My New Favorite Platform: Craftsy

I recently discovered a new website, Craftsy. I’ve been telling anyone who will listen about how wonderful it is. I’ve taken art classes online before. You learn a lot of principles, but the way the class is setup, it’s usually hard to really learn anything....
13
MAY
2013

Happier App: Discover Happy Moments in Every Day

Happier is the only social media platform I know of that is positive in design. I’ve been using it for about a month now, and while it is still a small social network, I hope that it will continue to grow. This Happier app, only available for Apple users at the moment,...
17
OCT
2012

Edgerank Affecting Your Ability to Reach Facebook Fans

In September, Facebook changed it’s Edgerank algorithm yet again affecting Facebook Pages’ visibility. Edgerank Checker and Post Rocket have posts worth reading detailing how Facebook displays posts in users’ newsfeed to prioritize posts that have the greatest...
06
AUG
2012

FPRA 2012 Annual Conference: Breakout 1C, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition: The Big Reveal!, April Schroeder

Did you miss the FPRA Annual Conference? No worries. Check out my blog post about what some local PR pros did to make Extreme Makeover: Home Edition happen in their area. They used a variety of new media techniques. You can simply click here. Don’t forget to let me know...
01
NOV
2011

I Need a Name Change Kit

I imagine getting married and changing your name, or just changing your name in any circumstance, is much more complicated today than in the pre-internet era. I got married October 23, and I am still waiting on my marriage license so I can begin to get my legal name change. For...
03
JUL
2010

How Social Media Sites Impact the Entertainment Industry

The entertainment industry has been greatly impacted by the internet. Specifically, new media technology has brought both paid-for and earned publicity to celebrities, filmmakers, musicians and artists everywhere. According to the article Convergence and it’s consequences...
30
JUN
2010

How Technology Has Changed Our Communication with Friends, Family and Colleagues

Technology has changed how we go about accomplishing many of our daily activities. Communication with friends, family members and colleagues has changed as technology has evolved. In many ways technology and the internet have provided people with another avenue to reach out with....
16
MAR
2010

Personality in Social Media

I think it’s important to recognize how social media becomes the conduit through which our thoughts run. The second something enters our brain that we find remotely cute or entertaining we have to tweet, share, comment or post about it. In many cases the Internet has...