Academy Awards 2016: 5 Lessons Every Business Should Learn

Ladies and Gentlemen, we survived! If you are reading this post you made it through the Academy Awards 2016 broadcast. Last night the world watched last night as the Academy of Motion Picture Artists and Sciences presented the highest awards in film. This ceremony was  anticipated by some and deliberately boycotted by others (I’m looking at you, Jada Pinkett Smith). I can’t remember a time …

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4 Ways to Jumpstart Your National Margarita Day Celebration

Welcome to National Margarita Day! This unofficial holiday is reported to have been started by a group of bartenders. The date of origination is uncertain. However, the margarita was created in the 1930’s. All you need is tequila, triple sec and lime juice [over ice] for a celebratory drink. National Margarita Day is observed each year on February 22. How will …

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3 Things Steve Harvey Taught Us at the Miss Universe Pageant

The world watched Sunday night as host Steve Harvey announced the wrong winner of the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant. This was his first time hosting the competition, and he read the elimination card wrong. It was one of the most awkward moments I’ve seen recently on television. Steve Harvey realized his mistake and walked back out [on the stage] to fix the error. …

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4 Blogging Tips to Start Doing Now for Better Results

It’s the first week of October. It’s time for set goals and implement blogging tips to finish the last three months [of the year] strong! The days are getting shorter and the nights longer. The mornings are getting darker and the temperatures are falling. It was 45 degrees here the other night! This is one of my favorite times of the year. …

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Blog Elevated: The 10 Best Things I Learned in Dallas

I did something brave this month. I attended the Blog Elevated conference in Dallas…all by myself. I drove the 5.5 hours from Northwest Arkansas. I showed up. I was present (in mind and body). I met awesome bloggers. I learned great stuff. This was my first Blog Elevated conference, and I’m so glad I attended. The setup was different than …

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Friday Faves | September 25

Friday Faves is a weekly blog prompt/series with the opportunity to share my favorite content from the previous week. This week the Pope visited the United States, Baseball regular season is winding down and Bike Blues & BBQ took over Northwest Arkansas. However, I found the time to consume great content. Here’s what I loved:  Periscope Summit.  The cool kids …

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Literacy: 4 of My Best Reading Memories {#NWARKCares}

This post is part of the #NWARKCares series by the Northwest Arkansas Bloggers group. To view other posts, visit the Northwest Arkansas Bloggers Pinterest Board. September is National Literacy Month. It is estimated that 20% of adults in Arkansas are illiterate, as reported by The National Institute of Literacy. The current population (2010) of Arkansas is 2,915,918. That would mean 583,184 …

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Social Media Headlines: Did You See These 4 Items?

Tech Tuesday is a weekly series that recaps social media headlines from the last week. Topics include new features, marketing campaigns and platform advancements. I also share my thoughts on these social media headlines and ask questions to spark open dialogue and conversation. As I went about life, social media headlines continued to dominate my newsfeed. The past 10 days were crazy for me. I was …

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Sirius introduced, the new SiriusXM Fly, on Channel 47. This station is described as “Hip Hop and R&B from the 90's and 2000's.

SiriusXM: Why I Can’t Stop Listening to Channel 47 {Music Monday}

Last week I was slightly shocked when SiriusXM updated the channel lineup in the latest update on August 13. Fox News was now on Channel 115, which used to be CNN. Headline News had also moved up the dial, to 117. In addition to the news channel updates, Sirius also introduced, the new SiriusXM Fly, on Channel 47. This station …

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Friday Faves: 4 Things I Loved This Week

Whew! The first week in August was busy for me. I attended a couple of events this week. I watched more broadcasts on Periscope. I also streamed my own broadcasts. Are you on Periscope? It’s one of my favorite networks. SEE ALSO: 5 Things I Learned from Periscope and Meerkat {App Tuesday} Maybe you’re looking for useful information. Maybe you’re …

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