Gini Dietrich

Gin and Topics: Basketball, Baseball, and Puppies

By: Gini Dietrich | December 13, 2013 | 
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This week's Gin and Topics has Titus the basketball whiz, a Mastercard ad parody for the Red Sox, dogs that won't pass cats, a WestJet Christmas miracle, and Moscow giving away free train rides in exchange for squats... Read More
Shanna Mallon

Six Pinterest Tools for Your Blog

By: Shanna Mallon | December 12, 2013 | 
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By Shanna Mallon As a blogger, you know Pinterest is more than a pastime for blogs. Besides being a great social bookmarking tool, Pinterest is a strong referral source. In fact, according to the stats, this photo-centric social network draws more referral traffic than YouTube, Google, LinkedIn, and Reddit combined. So what does this mean for you? How can you make the most of Pinterest for [&hellip... Read More
Lindsay Bell

The Three Things, Edition 58

By: Lindsay Bell | December 8, 2013 | 
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Welcome to the 58th edition of The Three Things, the weekly update of three links, podcasts, videos, or books you can’t miss – from Howie Goldfarb (Blue Star Strategic Marketing), Joe Cardillo (Visual.ly), and yours truly. For those of you new to this series, The Three Things arrives in your inbox on Sunday mornings (unless you don’t subscribe, but that can easily be fixed if you hurry over and [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Gin and Topics: Holiday Songs and Dogs in Boots

By: Gini Dietrich | December 6, 2013 | 
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By Gini Dietrich Well, Thanksgiving came and went in about .03 seconds and now we have just a little more than two weeks until Christmas. My sister-in-law was giving me a hard time yesterday because I haven’t started shopping yet. She said, “This is so unlike you!” Yes, it is. But days are going by so quickly! I must be getting old. (She’s also stressed because [&hellip... Read More
Lindsay Bell

Truth, Lies, and Facebook Memes

By: Lindsay Bell | December 4, 2013 | 
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By Lindsay Bell So, as I sat down to write this post, I had lots of ideas going through my mind. And I’m not going to lie, most of them were negative. You see, in the past few months I’ve encountered some truly despicable behavior in the digital space. No sugar-coating it. I’ve heard people bad-mouthing others. Experienced constant negativity and criticism. Watched as thoughts or [&hellip... Read More
Philip Given

Social Photography: Shoot More, Share More

By: Philip Given | December 3, 2013 | 
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By Philip Given There is a perennial divide between gear-obsessed hobbyists and seasoned photography pros. “It’s not about the equipment,” the pros say, “just get out there and shoot.” This is truer than ever before as we’re armed with an incredibly powerful photographic tool right here in our pockets – the camera attached to our mobile device of choice. In an Instagram-heavy world, you might be [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Social Media: Six Ways to Evolve in 2014

By: Gini Dietrich | December 2, 2013 | 
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By Gini Dietrich I hope everyone in the U.S. had a really good Thanksgiving! If you follow me on Facebook, you already know that we made bracelets on the Rainbow Loom, took a cycling “class” in my basement, cooked and ate Thanksgiving dinner, saw Frozen, went ice skating, made our own pizzas, and visited The Bean at Millennium Park. All-in-all a very successful holiday weekend (and [&hellip... Read More
Lindsay Bell

The Three Things, Edition 57

By: Lindsay Bell | November 24, 2013 | 
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Welcome to the 57th edition of The Three Things, the weekly update of three links, podcasts, videos, or books you can’t miss – from Howie Goldfarb (Blue Star Strategic Marketing), Joe Cardillo (Visual.ly), and yours truly. For those of you new to this series, The Three Things arrives in your inbox on Sunday mornings (unless you don’t subscribe, but that can easily be fixed if you hurry over and [&hellip... Read More