Archive for the ‘All’ Category

My Top 5 Gmail Related Tips

Posted on June 9th, 2011 by Kris  |  1 Comment »

As most of my readers know, I love me some Google and especially Gmail. So here are the 5 tips I use most often:
1. If you’re like me, you have more than one Gmail account, but now Google will not let you open more than one at a time. Or so they think! If you [...]

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Happy Anniversary to Me! I’m 1 today!

Posted on May 6th, 2011 by Kris  |  3 Comments »

Well, my website is anyway. I am…well, older than 1. Obviously.
(In fairness, I don’t know the actual date I published my website, but this is when Google started noticing it so I’m going with that. Work with me, people.)
Thanks are definitely in order!
To my family who have supported me until I could stand on my [...]

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Don’t Protect Your Tweets

Posted on April 1st, 2011 by Kris  |  1 Comment »

I have had two separate conversations about protecting tweets with two separate people this past week. And since my blogging schedule has been sporadic at best, I figured I would use what I could.
First off, I will tell you what I told them – I don’t think people who protect their tweets really get what Twitter [...]

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Vacationer’s Remorse

Posted on March 23rd, 2011 by Kris  |  2 Comments »

Last week was our Spring Break so I took basically the whole week off. I even believe I set a record for time away from my laptop. That’s right, I didn’t even pack it. No laptop. For pretty much a week. And no one got hurt. Well except my mom, but she tends to do [...]

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Tips for Proofreading

Posted on February 4th, 2011 by Kris  |  1 Comment »

In my rant on the lack of proofreading in today’s world, I promised to offer some tips on how to proofread. So here a just few ways to proof your blog posts, emails or articles. Oh, and it’s raining outside, I have been very busy and I am now a little punchy so my tips [...]

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What Can I Do for You?

Posted on January 6th, 2011 by Kris  |  4 Comments »

Being a Virtual Assistant is great (see photo). I work from home, make my own hours and don’t have to wear pantyhose if I don’t want to. However, it has its drawbacks. As I pointed out in two of my very first blog posts, “Virtual Assistant: A Day In The Life (Parts 1 and 2)”, [...]

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How to Export Your Delicious Bookmarks and Alternatives to Delicious

Posted on December 17th, 2010 by Kris  |  1 Comment »

[UPDATE] Apparently, Yahoo is just looking to sell Delicious not completely shut it down, but I think it’s still a good idea to export your bookmarks and have them saved. I also think, after using Diigo, that I may just stick with that. Yes, I’m that kind of girl.
I was a little miffed when I [...]

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read – Anatomy of an Internet Rumor

Posted on December 9th, 2010 by Kris  |  7 Comments »

Any of you who know me or read this blog regularly know I am a huge Auburn University fan. HUGE. Recently my Beloved Auburn Tigers’ football team has come under some scrutiny due to some issues with a player’s father and his dealings with another university. I will leave it to others to sort it [...]

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Outsourcing Social Media – My Name is NOT Peggy.

Posted on November 30th, 2010 by Kris  |  No Comments »

I recently read an article called “Avoid Making A Colossal Mistake: Keep Your Social Media In-House” that makes a lot of good points about why you shouldn’t let an outside party take over your social media campaign. The main argument was social media is all about creating relationships between customers and a brand, and outsourcing [...]

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7 Ways to Clean Out Your Email’s Inbox

Posted on November 12th, 2010 by Kris  |  3 Comments »

If there is one thing I can’t stand, it’s a cluttered inbox. If I have more than 15 or so emails in it, I start to break out in a cold sweat and see that little black and white swirly thing movies like Vertigo use to show dizziness. It’s not just an OCD thing either. [...]

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