Social Media

Karma Online and In Real-Life

January 20, 2011

If you read my 8th grade yearbook, you will see that someone wrote me a note that said “you’re a nice girl, but you are really negative.” For many years I saw the glass as half empty. I can’t exactly say when it changed, but over time I realized the power of positive thinking. I found that the happier I felt, the nicer I was to other people, the better my life got. Good things happened.

Engaging Examples.

October 10, 2010

This week Midori Connolly and I conducted a webinar that was hosted by Destination Marketing Association International. Our topic was Engaging Technology: Using Social Media to Enhance Your Meetings. Webinars are a great way to share information, but sometimes it’s hard to make all of the pieces work right. This webinar was pretty interactive and…

Social Media and the First-time Attendee

January 14, 2010

I recently attended the PCMA Convening Leaders conference in Dallas, TX. I was a first time attendee, but I was not your average first-timer.

Changing the Game Forever

January 12, 2010

Note: This post originally appeared in a free eBook published by Ready2Spark. Download the book here. Companies and associations spend a lot of time, money and effort planning events. Back in the day, the tremendous amount of planning that went into an event was all to ensure that when an attendee arrived at the meeting,…

No Time For Social Media?

November 8, 2009

It was brought to my attention that it has been some time since my last post. Why? Well, it is because I have been busy. Is that an excuse? No. It’s not. How can I encourage people to use social media and be a slacker myself?