This post is about the value of art in our lives. The video shows conversation between a small group of people who serve on a volunteer board for Art as Action, in Boulder, CO. Art as Action exists to connect the community to real performances; real art; talented people who... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita It's that simple... twitter is a powerful business tool, but only if you use it correctly. Try several of these ideas, not just one, and be consistent. Remember, success does not come to 'those who wait'... it comes to those who go out and get it. 1.... Read more →

Guest post by Ryan Currie Being a woman in business is hard enough without having to navigate the murky waters of social media. But in today’s increasingly-digital age it’s not sufficient just to own a business and smile your way through trade shows, you have to be involved and invested... Read more →

Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

By Laura Smith, Chief Firecracker, Pink Spark Systems Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at a local Women In Networking breakfast meeting. This wasn't the first time I've given a speech but to say that I was stressed about it is an understatement. *Sigh* However, I'm here to say... Read more →

Everything’s digital these days. Even a good portion of our relationships have moved to the web. Word of mouth spreads differently than it once did. Where women use to talk up products over tea, they now spread the word over social media. Businesses have taken advantage of this mass communication... Read more →

by guest blogger Alicia Lawrence Blogging has become a popular way to make a little extra money and become a thought leader in your industry. But writing thousands of words and posting content everyday doesn’t do you much good if no one ever reads your blog. Out of thousands of... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita I'm surrounded by caring people who go that extra mile, each and every day, so when confronted with the gross negligence and ignorance of 'other' people... I find myself wondering, "What is wrong with people?" I'm serious. How can anyone...any sentient being...cause so much pain and suffering... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita I miss my Smart Woman Online and Smart Man Online interviews. I did them regularly back in the early days of blogging. I reached out to some amazing social media professionals, some awesome authors, and just generally found interesting people doing fab things online that were worth... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita Our pet blogger community continues to grow, with new members registering daily. I'm amused by the spammers - they register but don't supply enough information to be approved. Perhaps they feel that an automated software system is in place. It isn't. I approve or deny all who... Read more →