Why Aren’t You Using G+?

I love G+ because I can select who is in my circles. I’ve got a couple thousand people who pepper my timeline with electic yet interesting news items and I work hard to share the best of the web as I see it.  Periodically I share a bit of my own work there, but like … Read more

Why I Quit Private Facebook Groups

24 hours ago I was a member of approximately 20 private or secret Facebook groups. Some of the groups revolved around mom blogging, others were for Stumbleupon, others were regional and others weren’t particularly homogenous, we just happened to “know” each other. I logged onto Facebook on my birthday and had the standard notes from … Read more

Facebook, Teens, Privacy and the end of COPPA

Recently I wrote about why I won’t be friending my children on Facebook and the rules of our house. I wrote about why kids don’t need adult friends online and access to our children. The backlash was swift and severe. People just don’t agree with me and, as usual, I’m totally okay with that. I … Read more

Growing Your Blog Traffic

This morning I read a post about how to get more traffic. It’s a good post, and like any blog post it’s a good beginning. Because blogs are short… they’re so short that blog isn’t even the word, they were Web Logs but bloggers can’t even be bothered to have seven letters and a space … Read more

Google Plus, SEO, Driving Traffic and Losing Friends

I’m enjoying Google Plus right now. I like the hangouts and I like the stream. I like the stream of information because it’s a small stream and it’s not super spammy, yet. With twitter and with facebook I’m connected to a lot of bloggers just like myself. Bloggers love to promote their work. Bloggers are … Read more