Your Personal Brand and How to Improve It!

When I think about branding, I think of the scorched brand on a cow's rump which says, "This here cow is mine, ya'll!" Then I think about commercials selling products on TV. "This product makes laundry cleaner," or "Buy this new car and you'll be as cool as Matthew McConaughey." Personal brands aren't much different.... Continue Reading →

Travel Tips and Tricks for Your Next Trip!

I discovered these travel tips and tricks while traveling a ton last year. Say that three times fast. I thought I'd share my favorites. Oh, man, now I'm rhyming. These tips save time, help with packing, and have made traveling so much more enjoyable. Travel season is almost upon us! I hope to travel again soon if Danny... Continue Reading →

Pinterest Group Board Party!

Pinterest is one of the best ways to increase blog traffic. Joining Pinterest group boards can assist you in a big way. The idea is to pin across many boards to get traction and increase the number of repins. In other words, instead of waiting for others to build your numbers, you can pin on... Continue Reading →

Social Media Saturday!

Good morning, Wild Riders! Are you on social media? Do you have a Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, or Facebook Page? Would you like to increase your views and followers? Here's your chance. Drop ONE link from ONE social media account, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, or Facebook in the comment section and follow at least THREE more. This... Continue Reading →

Twelve Reasons To Use Twitter

I was shocked to read an article by the Associated Press about Twitter. Few have signed up for an account since the US election. I assumed with political tweets making worldwide news, people would be curious to see them first hand. Nope. People use Facebook to keep in touch with friends and family. It remains... Continue Reading →

Wild Thoughts on Election Day #MyVote2016

This election has been a crazy reality TV show where the most unpredictable moments have blown our minds. Admit it. Jaw-dropping shock value is addictive. The lack of decorum and respect, name-calling, accusations and bullying has been like watching a high school kid troll on Facebook, only the actions came from a seventy-year-old man. On... Continue Reading →

Traditional vs. Self-Publishing Blew Up Facebook

My Facebook page blew up with comments after I shared an article written for The Guardian by Ros Barber entitled, “For me traditional publishing means poverty, but self-publishing? No way.” Whoa! She believes that making a living as a writer is almost impossible when being traditionally published since authors receive such a low percentage on... Continue Reading →

THINK BIG!

Monday morning, I drank my first cup of coffee of the day and alternated between checking blog stats and answering comments. Then a very loud voice shouted in my head. “THINK BIG!” I stopped what I was doing. Did you say Think big? “YOU’RE THINKING TOO SMALL,” the voice bellowed again. I sat up and pondered... Continue Reading →

BEWARE of Cyberspace Snake Oil!

Have you been bought? Seduced by the glitz, the glam, attracting paparazzi like steel filings to a magnet, and for some, the bouffant hairdo their personal stylist creates, many are in a full-out sprint to the top. They don’t care what they have to do to get there. Nothing is comparable to feeling adored and... Continue Reading →

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