Want to Use Tailwind for FREE? This is How I Do It

Tailwind is my hands-down FAVORITE scheduling tool for Pinterest.  I’ve used it for nearly two years and I use it a LOT.  I use it for myself and also for my VA clients, so I really give it a workout!  I like it even better because I’ve been able to use Tailwind for FREE for […]

How to Create Group Boards and Why You NEED Them

Joining other people’s group boards on Pinterest is very important.  But I think it’s almost MORE important to have group boards of your own.  Why?  Well, for one thing, you can be kicked off other people’s boards, but on your own boards, you can pin whatever you like as often as you want.  Also, it […]

I really HATE Instagram – Wanna Know Why?

I am starting to think I am the ONLY person in the world who absolutely HATES Instagram.  Everyone else seems to just LOVE it, but quite honestly, I just DON’T GET IT.  I do have an Instagram account, because I’m a blogger and I more or less have to, but I never know what to […]

How to Conquer your Email Overload

I’ve written before about my struggles with Email hoarding and digital organization in general.  There are very few areas of my life where I need professional help, but Email overload is one of them!  Thankfully, I have finally found a solution that works for me.  I think everyone struggles with Email overload these days.  I’m […]

Powerful Ways to Make Your Pinterest Account Skyrocket

Pinterest is probably the most powerful social media platform out there, but I constantly see people and businesses that are doing it all WRONG.  Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are all great tools, but I don’t feel that they have the same potential for driving the sheer volume of traffic as Pinterest does.     Here are […]

How to Use the new Tailwind Tribes Feature

Welcome!  If you are looking for some help with your Pinterest account, you are in the right place.  I love Pinterest and I LOVE teaching people how to do stuff, so this is definitely a win-win situation.   For me, Pinterest is a business, a hobby, and a bit of an obsession all rolled into […]

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Sneaky Tricks to Improve Facebook

I know I’ve been AWOL for a couple of weeks.  I know we call it Adrian’s Crazy Life, but seriously, you have NO IDEA how crazy my life has been over the last month.  First, my office sent me to California for four days to do some training with a new employee – and make a […]

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Avoid the Grammar Police with Grammarly

I write for several different blogs and sometimes I work as a freelance writer on Fiverr.com as well.  So I do a LOT of writing in a week, and I’m not always too careful about my grammar and punctuation choices.  That’s why it’s been really helpful to have Grammarly enabled on my computer.  I’ve been using it […]

True Confessions of an Email HOARDER

OK, I have a confession to make.  When it comes to Email, I am a true hoarder.  I’m pretty good about physical clutter, but I live and die by my computer.  When it comes to Email or digital files, I never like to get rid of ANYTHING.  That is classic hoarding behavior, but because it’s […]

Why Blogging is the BEST Hobby Ever

I’ve been blogging since May of 2007, which is like “dog years” in the blogging world.  I post regularly at least 1 to 3 times per week.  While it is a LOT of work, obviously, I enjoy it very much.  It has opened up a whole new world of opportunities for me. My Idea Platform […]

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Grammarly is a Great Resource for Bloggers

Blogging can be a lot of work, but Grammarly is a great resource to make it just a little easier.  It can automate many common tasks for you, such as checking spelling and grammar.  It can even act as a plagiarism filter to determine if others are copying your material. Disclosure – many of my […]

Blogger Resources – My Pinterest Group Boards

Pinterest is probably my favorite social media outlet.  On days when I have time (rare!) I can browse around there and pin pretty pictures for hours.  But as a busy blogger, I tend to use it as more of a tool to promote my blog.  Like many bloggers, a big portion of my traffic comes […]

Headshots and Business Cards, Oh My!

Have you ever had professional headshots done by an photographer?  How ’bout business cards – do you have some?  You should – especially if you are a blogger.  But even if you aren’t a blogger, I think it’s a very smart thing to do.  It’s just a great way to present yourself to the world. […]

Guest Post: How to NAIL Your “About Me” Page

Guest post from Janice Wald, Reflections My friend Adrian expressed interest in my blog post  How to Write A Killer “About” Page that Will Attract New Followers so I offered to write about the experience of writing it, quite an ironic one, for her readers. I had been reading articles by blogging gurus Jon Morrow and […]

7 Tips to Make Gmail WORK for You

I don’t know about you, but I get a LOT of email. I am the Email Queen and I do just about everything I possibly can via Email!  So, between work and my personal account, I probably get a couple of hundred Emails every single day.  Keeping your sanity under those conditions takes some careful […]