How To Prepare For A Blog Conference

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Blog Conference season seems to be kicking into high gear. If you are a first time attendee you may be asking yourself, “What have I gotten myself into?” Well, let me tell you this, if you utilize the tools you are given while attending, you will have a lot of success when you return home. […]

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Social Media Breakfast Is A Happening Event In North Iowa

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I started our social media breakfasts in North Iowa in June of 2013. And in one years time I think it’s fair to say that all attendees, including myself, have learned a lot. It’s no secret that social media is continually changing, so there is always something new to learn! Just when you think you […]

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Creating “Buzz” In Social Media: September 9, 2014 (1-4 P.M.)

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North Iowa will be buzzing with all types of Social Media on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Social Media is changing how we all interact and we want to help you be safer and smarter online. Join us from 1-4  P.M. on this afternoon to be challenged and inspired. We have a lineup that we think […]

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Old Age Means Nothing When It Comes To Facebook

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Facebook is a social media platform that people of all ages are embracing. Do not think for one moment that so called, “old people” do not use Facebook. Head on over to your local coffee shop and I can guarantee you that you will see people of all ages using the Facebook app on their […]

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Engage In A Face To Face Conversation- Your Conscience Will Thank You

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Social Media has changed how we all interact. As you know, I love social media and the new experiences that come with it. Some of my closest friends are folks that I have met online through social media. The best part of it, is getting to know them in real life. Yes, meeting them in […]

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Social Media Is Not A Dumping Ground

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Over the course of the past couple weeks I have been approached by a few people to help them grow their businesses. Bloggers specifically need to realize that social media is all about interacting.  If your goal is to grow a business, it is never ok to dump blog posts onto a social media platform […]

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Meet Jason Smith of Dream Dirt: An Iowan Utilizing Social Media Day In And Day Out

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When I hopped on the Twitter train several years ago, I looked for Iowa folks to connect with. I will admit, that in 2009, it was hard to find Iowans on Twitter.  And my own first tweet was pathetic! It is clear that I had no clue what Twitter was and what the proper terms […]

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Connections Are Vital To Growing a Successful Business

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All because of blogging, Social Connections, LLC came about. My passion for connecting others and helping businesses grow is what I love to do. After all, who doesn’t like to be a part of something grand, right? I know I sure do!   I have met many leaders in the blogging industry over the past […]

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Your Kids And Online Safety

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Each day I hear someone say, “I really don’t know how to handle this.” What makes my head turn is the fact that this person is referring to the internet and social media. The internet is a part of our lives and it is not going anywhere. We all need to step up to the […]

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Building A Community Through Social Media

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  Have you ever been a part of a community through Social Media? Here in North Iowa we are making things happen when it comes to Social Media. Several people from all across North Iowa gather once a month to chat about all things Social Media. June of 2013, I took the plunge and decided […]

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