Social Media Marketing Strategies 101: The Ghost of Orkut Rises to teach 7 Essential Lessons

It’s officially October and I’m so ready to bring out all my pumpkin and spider decorations. I won’t lie, I’ve been hauling my “Coffee, Scream, and Sugar” mug to work since September—in my own way I’ve been trying to lure out Fall. But it’s Georgia, and we’re all dying in this never-ending Summer…so I’ll just … More Social Media Marketing Strategies 101: The Ghost of Orkut Rises to teach 7 Essential Lessons

3 Social Media Tips for Entrepreneurs that will Transform your Business

There is a lot that social media practitioners can learn from looking at the success of other businesses and following their model. Today we will look at Weixin, a successful social networking app, and pull 3 strategies this app and its creators have successfully deployed to market to their audience, engage with their audience and … More 3 Social Media Tips for Entrepreneurs that will Transform your Business

Authentic Cyberactivism: How You Can Activate Your Network for Social Good

Viral Cyberactivism and Social Media The Facebook Breast Cancer awareness meme had several qualities which made it easy for it to make it go viral. The meme hit three main traits that audiences at large are willing to engage with at any given time; those are cyberactivism, personalization, and lack of financial/time commitment. In general, … More Authentic Cyberactivism: How You Can Activate Your Network for Social Good

3 Critical Social Media Tips for Authors: What Warby Parker Can Teach Us

There are many things we as authors can learn from other businesses and industries and apply their methods into our author platform to generate our own success. Today, I’m going to be taking a look at Warby Parker, an eyeglasses company, and how they used social media to communicate with their customers, reduce customer dissonance … More 3 Critical Social Media Tips for Authors: What Warby Parker Can Teach Us

Lifely Update: I Was A Guest on the Typing While Tipsy Podcast!

Thank you to everyone who has reached out to me over the last five months. The outpouring of support from all of you has been overwhelming and so very humbling! I haven’t had a chance to respond to everyone, but know that your messages were received and brought so much joy to my heart. As of … More Lifely Update: I Was A Guest on the Typing While Tipsy Podcast!

Why You Might Want a Closed Door Policy When You Write

I’ve been reading Stephen King’s book On Writing for my MFA this semester and the most useful section for me has been the memoir section. I just love the way King chronicles his journey as a writer. He’s so transparent about the many struggles and failures he had along the way. It’s very inspiring. I … More Why You Might Want a Closed Door Policy When You Write

25 Hyped Series for Sci-Fi and Fantasy Bookdragons Everywhere

When I first got back into reading I felt so behind compared to everyone else. I followed several amazing book bloggers who quickly pointed me towards some of their favorite series. In the hope that this list is helpful to someone else who feels like they just want to start somewhere, here is my top 25 YA … More 25 Hyped Series for Sci-Fi and Fantasy Bookdragons Everywhere

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About What I’m Writing

Today I’m talking about all things having to do with what I’m writing, how long I’ve been writing and basically everything you (never realized) you ever wanted to know about my writing. Dreamweaver has been a work in progress since March of 2015. The first draft took me a month to churn out. After completing … More Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About What I’m Writing

Detective Work, A Lovable Heroine, A Punchworthy (But Very Kissable) Sidekick // New Adult Paranormal Book Review

What makes Voodoo Moon so special is that it’s set in a lush and vivid post-apocalyptic world where magic, assassins, paranormal beings and one seemingly unsolvable mystery collide in a thrill ride of deceit and a pile up of dead bodies. … More Detective Work, A Lovable Heroine, A Punchworthy (But Very Kissable) Sidekick // New Adult Paranormal Book Review