5 Color Secrets to Make Your Instagram Feed Pop

Do you remember the “Color Me Beautiful” phenomenon that was going on in the 90’s? I was a kid when the “Color Me Beautiful” phase was going on, too young to participate in it myself, but completely intrigued when the women in my family would talk about it. The book revolves around helping women look their best by choosing colors (and later style choices) that brought out their best features instead of trying to go along with trends. Okay, the pictures are way outdated and you can figure out the era of publication by looking at the author’s hair styles … Read More

7 Ways to Grow Your Local Business through Your Instagram Presence (and Have Fun Doing it)

Two days ago, I got up earlier than usual, preparing to get some work before the day officially started. I stumbled out to the kitchen, noticed an odd noise migrating from the coffee pot, like it was gasping for breath. Even though the automatic starter had gone on twenty minutes before, only a small amount of coffee was in the carafe. I stopped. My coffee pot was dying. Or, it was dead. Hard to tell, but after percolating about four cups of coffee, it had ceased transferring the water from the container to the filter and was now breathing its … Read More

Have Fun with Instagram! 8 Reasons to Get Involved in Instagram in 2017

Last year, I discovered Jennifer Snyder of the Create Your Own Path podcast.  Much to my delight, as I listened to her podcast, I discovered she lived in the same city I did!  At the same time, I found Jennifer’s podcast, I was looking for an event space for a workshop I was hosting. In an episode, Jennifer talked about Common Space, an event place in Sacramento where she had attended a workshop. Because I was looking for a workshop space for an upcoming event, my ears perked up! I jumped on Instagram, found Common Space, found their website and … Read More