What Businesses Can Learn From Shake Up in Fast Food Industry

It seems that Americans are making better food choices. It’s obvious by the latest round of commercials and social media campaigns I see. Kentucky Fried Chicken One of KFC’s recent commercials suggests we’re buying less fried chicken and stopping at the grocery store and buying more rotisserie chicken. A Bloomberg Businessweek article said KFC is […]

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#WhyIStayed: Power of the Hashtag

If you’re a small business owner, you may have heard that using hashtags is good for business. I’ve sat in on webinars where experts say that journalists often search hashtags for stories and people to interview. This week those statements are being confirmed in the media. In the news is the story of Ray Rice […]

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How To Use Hashtags

You may remember it being called the pound sign, or the symbol for a rousing game of tic-tac-toe. Today it’s called the hashtag and it can help amplify your message on social media networks. How to use hashtags has caused some small business owners a bit of confusion. Especially when you see posts with hashtags like this: […]

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Getting media coverage for your event

Update: At the time of posting, I wasn’t certain if Houston bloggers had been included in the PR push for the Smahrt Girl event. Pamela Ellis, founder of the organization sent me a note to say that fellow blogger Mandy of CEOglam and Brevello also helped promote the event.   It’s prom season and Smahrt […]

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Link To My Site…Or Maybe Not

As long as I have been blogging, it has always been a good thing to include links to outside sources in your blog posts. Now backlinking is still a gray area for me. Yahoo still won’t let me participate as an expert and answer questions because of some erroneous online advice I followed years ago. […]

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