This Week in Social Media

Social media changes faster than Calgary’s weather.  It’s hard, even for me, to keep up with what’s going on.  So I thought I’d gather any social media news together once a week to help us all stay caught up so we can do our very best at getting the word out there about our business! … Continued

The Art of Conversation

Author: Darlene Hull Imagine you’re a guest at a lovely cocktail party. You see dozens of people you know – some personal friends, some co-workers and business associates, and you flitter in and out of conversations that are short, lively, entertaining, and delightful. The next morning you show up at your local coffee bar, and … Continued

Ack! What Should I Post? Here are 52 Things to Post on Social Media!

Author: Darlene Hull It’s early morning, and you’re panicking, looking at a blank status update for your Facebook page, cursor blinking.  As a business owner, what can you possibly put in there that will be interesting, engaging, informative, and entertaining for your followers?  What can you post that will grow your business? Social media is all about great conversation … Continued


Author: Darlene Hull Tomorrow morning at 9:00am Mountain time is the “Social Media Intensive” webinar. 6 experts will share their best, hands-on social media tips for gaining new customers and increasing your cash flow. You don’t want to miss it! The topics include: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter (with yours truly!) Blogging Pinterest Putting it all together … Continued

How to “Like” My Page (Or Anyone Else’s!)

Author: Darlene Hull So, going back to my last post… Let’s replay that rude open house scene in a way that might have been truly beneficial to everyone involved: You have your open house, a stranger comes in with friends and is welcomed. Now, instead of shouting an invitation to everyone in the room and … Continued

Please DON’T “Like” My Page!

Author: Darlene Hull Whaaaaat?! Why wouldn’t I want more “likes”? I build my reputation on my Facebook page carefully, selectively, and honestly. As far as I can control it, all the likes you see there are likes from people who stopped by and honestly liked my page. This is important to me. Let me try … Continued

Today, I Hate Facebook

Author: Darlene Hull I am passionate about Social Media. I love almost everything about it, and I spend a large part of my day using it, researching it, connecting on it, and experimenting with it. I can’t say enough good things about it. My all-time, favourite social media platform is, without a doubt, Facebook. I’ve … Continued

Facebook vs. Twitter vs. LinkedIn

Author: Darlene Hull The world of social media can be overwhelming. So many places to “show up”. So many things you “need to do” in order to create a proper presence. Where do you start? How do you manage to make it all work and still work your business? For some the solution is to … Continued

POMWOMI Challenge – Stan Dunster, Week 2

Here we are at the beginning of our second week of working with Stan Dunster in the great POMWOMI Challenge! Stan kept up with his homework, and, as promised, we have spent the week doing keyword research, and busily setting up his sites. Here’s what we have so far: A new website: A new … Continued