Tourists Kiss Buddha and Get Sentenced To Six Months – Sri Lanka

Three French tourists, two women and one man were convicted on Wednesday in Colombo, Sri Lanka for desecrating a temple. The three tourists photographed themselves kissing a sacred Buddha. One woman took a picture pretending to kiss the Buddha on the lips while the man posed imitating the Buddha. The three travelers, aged 26-35 acted […]

The Top 5 Things I Learned from BlogHer’12

Now that BlogHer ’12 is over, I’m full of lessons, inspirations, and self-confidence.  The BlogHer conference in New York was attended by about 5000 people, and every one that I met had something to offer, even if they were in a completely different area of blogging.  Here the top 5 things I learned at BlogHer […]

#GundTopDog Twitter Party

We all love stuffed animals and most of us had a favorite. For more than a century, GUND has been creating unique teddy bears and other soft toys recognized the world over for their quality and innovation. They’re now giving dog owners a chance to show off that cute face in a picture and have […]

Do You Have Conference Curb Appeal?

Despite admonishments to the contrary since childhood, when it comes to people, I “judge a book by its cover.” I bet you do too. We can’t help ourselves. It’s human nature. When meeting someone new, we give her/him the 30-second once over. Is this someone we want to know? Someone we would be comfortable with? […]

Six Professional Tips For Structuring Your Blog’s Video Storyline

Last  week television producer and media coach Lora Wiley- Lennartz  focused on performance tips- coaching for bloggers who are making, or think about making or aspiring to make better videos for their blogs.  Today she will work on making your performance better and  give you tips on ways to enhance your blog video storyline . […]

The Power Of A Handshake

How someone shakes my hand, tells me a lot about that person. Are they friendly or standoffish, dependent or independent, focused or scattered? In my more than three decades as a public relations and communications consultant, I have shaken more than my fair share of hands.  Thanks to my eclectic client roster, the hands I […]

Top Performance Coaching Tips For Your Blog’s Video

      Today I am sharing a bit of my professional wisdom with bloggers out there who are making, thinking about making or aspiring to make better videos for their blogs. This information is geared to bloggers wanting to do more personality driven videos, not straight technique demos.  Today I will focus on performance. […]

Five Tips For Creating a Blogger Bio That “Gets” You

  By Sheila Jamison  A pithy little bio can help establish a Blogger’s point of view, credibility and personality.  So many bloggers are used to observing and reporting on external subjects that they may find writing about themselves awkward. In actuality, it’s central to establishing and/or introducing yourself to an audience. As you seek to […]

David Arquette and EcoMom Fight Childhood Hunger #It’sAllGood Campaign

Did you know that David Arquette & Ecomom.com are partnering in a major way to help fight child hunger in the US?  Although most people associate hunger with 3rd world countries or the homeless, many working US families struggle knowing where their next meal will come from.  In many ways America is the land of plenty […]