Assimilate and Be Happy!

With the New Year rung in, and everyone’s resolutions on the forefront, I’ve seen a pattern in my social and professional circles in regards to addressing social media in New Year’s Resolutions. Social Media is on everyone’s resolution lists in someway, whether to start a platform, be more persistent with existing platforms, or even whittlingContinue reading “Assimilate and Be Happy!”

12 Days of Social Media

On the First Day of Christmas I put on Social Media… A Blog Post sending holiday cheer On the Second Day of Christmas I put on Social Media… Two Holiday Retweets And a Blog Post sending holiday cheer On the Third Day of Christmas I put on Social Media… Three recipe Repins Two Holiday RetweetsContinue reading “12 Days of Social Media”

Key Helpful #SoMe Hints

A few weekends ago, one of my best friends rejoined the land of the living and rejoined Facebook. Now, he’s about to go #SoMe crazy, and it got me thinking, about what would be some best practices and suggestions for those individuals like him who are re-establishing their online identity and creating profiles. So, forContinue reading “Key Helpful #SoMe Hints”

Digital vs. Online

Over the course of the past few months since I began this blog I’ve been learning so much! My perspective of blogging has definitely shifted and has come to a point where I believe that at times a blogger is blogging to teach others what they, themselves, are trying to learn. Now I’m no expertContinue reading “Digital vs. Online”

Perspective Twist

A few weeks ago, I was at Jackson College to give a presentation on Social Media for their Success Day Conference. While talking with the organizers, they informed me that they wanted me to talk about professional uses and best practices of social media for community college students. So, I prepared a little presentation, butContinue reading “Perspective Twist”

Making the Call

As I have made a few mentions before in earlier posts, I volunteer my time on a state-wide  level for my fraternity. This is my second year and am really getting into the swing of things. As a new initiative for our state, I’m reinstating our regular conference calls. Now, conference calls with 10 orContinue reading “Making the Call”

Social Media: A History (With Commentary)

So, I was perusing my Pinterest last night for some ideas for a presentation I have to give on Social Media in a few weeks. (And of course Pinterest is the BEST place for ideas). Anyway, while I was looking over some of my social media pins one caught my eye in particular. It wasContinue reading “Social Media: A History (With Commentary)”


Let’s all admit, here and now, that we use Google Search more often than not, when we are initiating a project or an event. Shoot, most of us Student Affairs Pros second as graphic designers, marketing experts, event heads, etc and use Google to help us out many times for ideas or images. Now, I’veContinue reading “Google-And-Go-Find”

To Blog or Not to Blog: My Tips

Over the past week I’ve engaged in a few conversations with friends and colleagues about blogging and my experiences with it, why do I blog, what’s the purpose of my blog and if I thought it was simple or difficult. So I thought I’d give you my thoughts on blogging and some helpful tips that IContinue reading “To Blog or Not to Blog: My Tips”

The Tips and Tricks

So, over the past few weeks, I wrote some posts about PLEs /PLNs and Reinventing Your Online Identity. I figured today I’d go into some helpful tips and tricks that can apply to both in order to ensure successful and purposeful identities and networks. 1) Be Consistent: In order to establish a solid network youContinue reading “The Tips and Tricks”