by guest blogger, Megan Totka Small business owners know the importance of utilizing social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and even Pinterest. The relatively small investment of time and money can really pay off. Crowdspring reports that 50 percent of small business owners say they have gained new customers through... Read more →


By Amanda Ponzar @LivingUnited (Check out the end of this post for FREE Microsoft tools.) Let’s be clear, I’m a BIG fan of Microsoft. Why? Their corporate citizenship team (whom I’ve worked with for five years) is great. These talented tech experts are committed to changing the world by leveraging... Read more →


I remember arguing with many a CEO about blogging - shortly after Lipsticking was launched. I saw the power of the written word being used to communicate beyond telephones, TV, ads in magazines, and more. I realized that forming personal relationships online was a good thing, not a scary thing. Those who were willing to listen and try it for themselves often found my teaching to be truthful. Others, who didn't much like the whole online communication thing, lagged behind the rest. Read more →


by Yvonne DiVita Who's a fan of professional athletics? Me! Me! I love watching sports that require hard work - it's invigorating and exciting. I'm a huge fan now of baseball, thanks to Tom. And, I always enjoyed gymnastics, given my eldest was big into it when she was a... Read more →


by Yvonne DiVita - Like Lip-sticking on Facebook! This week we come to you from sunny Colorado where the temperatures are back in the mid-to-high 90s. After enduring a record-breaking stretch of higher than high temps, sometimes up to 105 degrees in the shade, we Coloradans were happy to embrace... Read more →


by Yvonne DiVita I get it. All's fair in love, war and politics. So, you have to be angry and confrontational, if you want to win. Or do you? Is it about tearing down the other guy, the other party, the other whatever? Or, is it about showing me what... Read more →


by Yvonne DiVita "Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." That's what America is about. Yes? What does that mean? I've never been sure what "the pursuit of happiness" is. Is it having the right job? The right spouse? Living in the right neighborhood? Is it living comfortably, because you... Read more →


by Yvonne DiVita If I used my old college photo, or my legally issued ID from NYS (issued when I turned 18), or the pic of me here, taken when I was ... young... to get access to vote... I wouldn't be voting. I mean, seriously, do you look like... Read more →