A Letter To My GoGirlsMusic Community

I started GoGirlsMusic because I wanted to create a community where female musicians could feel comfortable sharing their triumphs and setbacks, networking with other female performers and women in the music business, and grow their careers. Thank you for your support and encouragement along the way. It is nearly twenty years later and we are […]

Why Are We Excited About Ello? Because It’s Not Facebook!

By now you have probably heard about the latest and greatest (and perhaps hype?) surrounding the newest social network on the block: Ello. It’s been making the rounds all over our Facebook and Twitter news feeds. Mashable and Techcrunch has been reporting about it┬árepeatedly. It made me wonder what was the big deal. “Why is […]

Folking It Up at NERFA, Rockin’ NYC & Teaching Social Media

Last month I journeyed on a whirlwind trip to New York City and Kerhonkson, NY for GoGirlsMusic.com events and the NERFA (Northeast Regional Folk Alliance) Conference. Here’s a recap: My travels started by meeting up with my trusty sidekick, singer/songwriter Laura Marie. She and I have traveled together to music conferences in the past. She […]

How I Became The #2 Social Media Power Influencer in Houston, TX

Back in June I had the pleasure of learning I was named the #2 Social Media Power Influencer in Houston. And if you didn’t know, Houston is the 4th largest city in the US. So this my friend, is a pretty big deal. I’ve been a Social Media Strategist since 2005 and an Online Marketer […]

Taylor Swift Fans Are Loyal But Aren’t They Taking It Too Far?

If you haven’t heard the news, Taylor Swift fans – also known as “Swifties” – have been targeting a small, female owned t-shirt company who recently made a cute shirt for a friend who wanted to wear it at a recent Taylor Swift show in NYC. To make a long story short, the shirt listed […]

What Are You Shouting From Your Twitter Rooftop?

We are living in a fast-paced world. We expect great service and if we don’t get it, we’ll jump onto our Twitter rooftop and shout it out to the world. More than ever businesses are embracing the impact of good customer service through their social media, especially Twitter and Facebook. It’s incredibly awesome to see […]

Women Lead Men in Social Media Adoption

Interesting stats came across my desk today that show women leading the men when it comes to adopting social media. And no surprise women are still crushing it on Pinterest. Chart courtesy of Statista According to a March 2013 survey conducted by Burst Media, 65.4 percent of American adults have at least one social media […]