SoFabU On The Road LA January 30, educational blogging conference

I've been blogging for years and have attended many conferences. The very first few conferences I attended I was nervous and unsure of what to expect. But as I started getting more comfortable with my new business endeavor, I stopped worrying about the silly things and started focusing on using conferences to learn and grow. It wasn't until I joined the Social Fabric community that I truly felt supported and was able to build an awesome network of friends and peers also navigating their ways Read More... {Read More...}

5 tips to help avoid identity theft during summer travel

Many of us will go on summer vacations this year and focus on relaxing with family. Many of us will also have our identity stolen during our summer vacations. By protecting your identity and not just simply monitoring your credit, you can enjoy  your summer vacation without having to worry about identity theft. As part of a sponsored campaign by Find Your Influence and LifeLock, I'm sharing 5 tips to help avoid identity theft during summer travel. We all have ideas of Read More... {Read More...}

It’s okay to take a break, social media influencers can go on vacation too

As a social media influencer, the work day never really ends. Growing your presence, consistently creating content, and fostering your online relationships takes time. Most often, more time than you can anticipate. With constantly changing goals and focuses on different platforms, it's easy to get overwhelmed and never walk away from your smart phone in fear of missing an important opportunity for engagement and growth. It's summer and that means my daughter is ready for some fun. I am extremely Read More... {Read More...}

Blog Organization: tips and free printables to keep your blog organized {part 4: editorial calendar}

Keeping track of a busy schedule is challenging. Adding the production of regular consistent content on your blog or website and you step into a whole new level of difficult. With out an easy way to see entire months at a time and up to a full year in advance, choosing a topic to write about each morning is time consuming. Not only is it time consuming, not having a plan might actually be wasting your time more than you realize. Managing a small business means you should be keeping track of Read More... {Read More...}

Teaching your children about cyber safety with the help of the CyberTribe

“I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of  Mom Central Consulting for BGCA. I received a promotional item to thank me for participating. As parents, we are experiencing the learning curve just as heavily as our children growing up in a digital world. The safety concerns we face today are not the same issues of concern our parents had. The internet simply was not as present in our childhood. While cyberbullying may be a new term in our vocabulary, it Read More... {Read More...}

Blog Organization: tips and free printables to keep your blog organized {part 3: schedule and time management}

I juggle quite a few roles in between blogging. I'm a busy mom and preschool teacher in addition to many other responsibilities. This blog has afforded me great opportunities to work from home but multi-tasking and time management is critical for success. With out my blog organization binder I wouldn't have a clue as to where I should be spending my time while working from home. In a short series with tips and free printables to keep your blog organized I have already shared how I keep track of Read More... {Read More...}