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Cyberbullying: An Interview With My Four Kids

June is Internet Safety Month and I attended several functions about cyberbullying and it got me thinking about whether my kids know what cyberbullying is and what to do if it happens to them. I decided to interview all four of my kids separately. What is a Cyberbully? 14 yr  – People who bully you on the internet or online, calling you names. 11 yr – bullying is done online, spreading lies. 7 yr –…

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Aha Moment: 3 Ways to Cross Promote Your Product

You can look at your competitors and completely different industries to help promote your products both online and offline. Today, as I sat in the McDonald’s drive-through line waiting for my Diet Coke and French Fries, I saw a sign at the business next door. Bring in your receipt from McDonald’s and receive $10 off your next service. This sign was at the tire place (one of 3 tire places in a 2 block radius). How…

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Wordless Wednesday, Miami’s Dancing Mermaids

This past weekend, Jason and I left our kids with my mom and we headed to Miami. We were attending a PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) Education Foundation event. I was in Miami a few years ago for an IAEE meeting with Jason and I fell in love with the city. I’m not sure I’d want to live there full time because I imagine the summers are hotter than “you know what.” I’ve been in…

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My iPad is coming, My iPad is Coming…

Yesterday I received an email from Apple telling me my iPad had shipped. I checked the UPS tracking and it’s in China. Then today I got a notice that it is in Kentucky. I suppose it is in customs. I feel like a kid at Christmas. I check the UPS tracker on my iPhone every few hours. I am researching everything I can get my hands on about the iPad. Apple is slowly releasing updates…

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