Irritated that my attempt to go back to school ended before it began, I’m taking the horse by the reigns and teaching myself.
For fun, I’ve switched around my blog’s theme, and am using an online tutorial on html and css to change things as I go. The new theme requires [...]
QR codes, otherwise known as Quick Response codes, are two-dimensional matrix codes originally created in Japan by a division of Toyota. When scanned they link directly to a product, blog, or website.
Used on business cards they’ve a become a great way to get the recipient of the card to the intended destination, [...]
About a week ago I was helping a friend build her Facebook business page over the phone, which was really hard because unless you are side by side, you don’t know exactly what issues come up.
To help her I wrote up these step by step directions for building the page. [...]
My friend Tara, the very girl who told me that I had to get involved with Beautycounter, was also the one who agreed with me that people don’t want to be sold stuff… especially on personal blogs and Twitter.
It’s true that in social media the minute someone tries to sell [...]
For as much as I love art, color and design, I’m hopeless when it comes to interiors.
I’m not really sure why I’m so hopeless, except that unlike clothing that can be easily changed, the permanence of a painted wall or an upholstered chair is too much pressure for someone with my [...]
When Christine asked if I’d be willing to guest blog over at her site, Love Life Surf, I was incredibly honored.
And incredibly nervous.
Christine is my very first, real-life blogging buddy!
We met last summer at New York City’s Chelsea Piers where after a long walk (and talk) we noshed [...]
I have an affliction.
I can remember every outfit I ever wore, good or bad, at most events in my life. I also, as it happens, can remember most outfits others have worn, but only if they were extraordinary (extraordinarily good or bad).
This affliction comes from my love of clothes.
In college (twenty years ago) I took a course called “Better Business Practices,” where having a plan was lesson number one.
At the time of this cours I had my eyes on New York (a different plan) and didn’t pay enough attention to the good advice of Mr. Knowledgable Teacher.
These days, floating [...]
Monica Rogers was my friend long before we ever discussed social media business marketing, which we do now on the same schedule as her hair coloring appointments (she texts me from the chair).
E-books are gaining popularity for writers because they lessen the need for big time traditional publishers who may never love your cherished piece of work enough to buy it, promote it, and ultimately set it on shelves.
According to CNN Money Online, 2011 e-book sales surpassed paperback sales for the [...]
The hub for all I do, marthawills.com documents life from a working mom's point of view. When not mothering, I manage the social media needs of small businesses through Wills Media Group, LLC, and write a weekly column for Raleigh's News & Observer online entitled, Are We There Yet? Most recently, my passion for health and wellness led me to become involved as a consultant for Beautycounter, a company that's making a difference by educating about toxins in products, spreading the word via the web.
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