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Changes at Suburban Tourist blog

A Few Changes At Suburban Tourist

“All great changes are preceded by chaos.” – Deepak Chopra Ever since becoming a parent in February 2016, life has changed. I would have to disagree with Mr. Chopra – for first time parents, after giving birth, the great change is proceeded by chaos. And so, as a new(ish) mom, still adjusting to the chaos of a quickly growing little guy, ...

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Winter Hashtags for Instagram

Top Winter Hashtags for Instagram

Winter is coming. Or I should write #winteriscoming.  This is one of the top winter hashtags for Instagram, with over 2.8 million posts using it. For some #winterishere already and I’m loving the beautiful #winterwonderland images posted on social media. I’ve previously shared a post about outdoor and nature hashtags, which seems to be a popular topic for many. You ...

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Review Groundswell

Book Review: Groundswell – Final Overview

When I decided to review Groundswell, by Charlene Li and John Bernoff, for my Social Media Marketing course, I did so knowing that some of the content and thinking might be out-of-date.  The last update to the book was in 2011 and since then we’ve seen several key social media sites and networks rise to the top and other networks ...

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Blog hop

How I Approach Blogging – Blog Hop

Like a snowball that picks up more snow as it rolls downhill, a blog hop (#Bloghop) is an online phenomenon where a blogger writes about the creative process behind their blog, and nominates three others to share their experiences and nominate others. I got blog hopped by my good friend, savvy digital expert and blogger extraordinaire, Christine Pantazis. She got ...

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Review Groundswell

Book Review: Groundswell Chapters 6 to 10

Reading further into Groundswell by Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff, I delved into the subject of tapping into the Groundswell – the “social trend in which people use technologies to get the things they need from each other, rather than from traditional institutions like corporations.” Getting past the definition, it’s essentially tapping into the public to achieve your marketing objectives. ...

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