Come Join Me on the Modern Mrs Darcy 2016 Reading Challenge

Come Join Me on the Modern Mrs Darcy 2016 Reading ChallengeAnne at Modern Mrs. Darcy has extended a challenge to “read 12 books in 12 different categories in 12 months.” I am accepting the challenge and I encourage you to do the same.  Read the rest of this entry

Book Review: Instagram Basics For Your Business

I picked up Instagram Basics For Your Business* because I wanted to know more about Instagram and Sue Zimmerman is an expert on the topic. Unfortunately, I was very disappointed with the book. For 28 pages, it was over priced, and it did not provide the level of content expected from Sue. Read the rest of this entry

Book review: Evernote. Wow! I Didn’t Know It Could Do That

As a huge fan of Evernote, I am always on the search to find out how I can squeeze more out of this great program. That is why I was  pleased to find this book, Evernote. Wow! I Didn’t Know It Could Do That.: How-To Tips with Pics* by Garth Scaysbrook. He was able to introduce me to new ways of leveraging Evernote that I had not seen before. Well done! Read the rest of this entry

If you can read, you can learn everything else

If You Can Read, You Can Learn Everything Else“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” ― Mark Twain

Over the past couple of weeks, I have discussed the topic of reading at length. It has been on my radar so much that I am now seeing and hearing about reading in  articles and podcasts I frequent. Reading is perhaps the most important skill you can learn. Being literate will help you learn countless other subjects. If you cannot read, you are at the mercy of others. I wonder why our education system is under attack. Read the rest of this entry

Book Review: The Art of Social Media – Power Tips for Power Users

If you are interested in getting a jump on using social media for your business or non-profit, I would strongly recommend The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users* by Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick. The authors have put together a book that is part to-do list and part resource guide. This should be your quick start guide. Read the rest of this entry

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