Digital Detox – My rules

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This post is part of a series about a 30 day digital detox series I did with my friend Amanda. Be sure to click over to Out Like Bandits and read her reflections on unplugging. Click here to see a list of all my detox posts. When Amanda and I decided to start our 30 day Digital Detox, we didn't sign an official contract or anything, but we definitely had a verbal agreement with each other about how this was going to go. We both agreed that as hardcore iPhone and social media addicts, just Continue Reading

Digital Detox

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This post is part of a series about a 30 day digital detox series I did with my friend Amanda. Be sure to click over to Out Like Bandits and read her reflections on unplugging. Click here to see a list of all my detox posts. New Years Day is my least favorite holiday. I’ve never been a big partier, even when I used to routinely stay up late, and the pressure to have new years plans always annoys me. The “fresh start” aspect of the new year doesn’t capture my imagination like it does for most, Continue Reading

Self-acceptance Twitter Party!

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You're invited to a parrrrrtayyyyyy! A virtual party. On Twitter! So save the date! We’ll be discussing self-acceptance: what it means to us, how we get there, and where to go from here with it at #beautifulyou. What do you need to do?  First, follow @rosiemolinary on Twitter so that you can have all the details leading up to the party.  Then light up your computer, smart phone, or handy dandy pad and check into Twitter by 8 pm on August 2nd. Search for the #beautifulyou hashtag so that Continue Reading

Urban Outrage: The aftermath of the Urban Outfitters Twitter disaster

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I know, I know. The Urban Outfitters Twitter disaster is soooo two weeks ago. I have been wanting to write this post since before Memorial Day. And now, I'm finally getting the chance to do so. It's all about me, me, me Hey Internet, we need to talk for a sec. First, I tweeted something that went insanely viral, trended internationally. Hundreds of thousands of retweets? Complete insanity. The day this happened, I was about to go to the gym and throw some weight around, but decided I wanted to Continue Reading

What can we learn from the Urban Outfitters PR disaster?

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By now, you've probably heard of the Urban Outfitters PR disaster, the mass Twitter boycott pledge, the dissenting opinions and reactions, and you may have seen the stories on Yahoo, The Consumerist and myriad other places. As a marketing and web consultant for small businesses, nonprofits, bloggers, and entrepreneurs, I'm fascinated by how this whole thing went down, and I'm determined to learn, learn, learn from it. So, what can business owners (be they a small one-person operation or a Continue Reading