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Everything In Moderation

Recently I spent some time visiting my daughter and her three sons who live in Pennsylvania.   The older boy, who is six, has chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast and a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for lunch, every day.  I decided to try to explain the saying "everything in moderation".  I told him he needed a variety of fruits and vegetables, dairy and whole grains.  It didn't go well. ...

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Facebook – Can You Teach An Old Dog New Tricks?

My mother-in-law asked us the other day about Facebook.   We decided to take on the challenge of setting up an account and teaching her how to use it.  We didn't realize how much of a challenge this would be. For most people, Facebook is very easy to comprehend.  You "friend" someone you know and then communicate with them.   If you have a business, you probably have an additional page wher ...

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Do you work on the weekend?

I started my day in the usual fashion - coffee followed by checking email, Twitter and Facebook. I posted a quick comment on Facebook, "Saturday. Need I say more?", and immediately received a few comments. One saying I did not need to say any more and another commenting on working for the day. Then I read a blog post by Chris Brogan which got me thinking. Yes, it is a weekend, but as a busine ...

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More Blogging Ideas

You never know where a blogging idea will come from. Yesterday my husband said something to me that triggered something in my brain. I all of a sudden had a few great ideas for blog posts. But did I do anything about it? No!!! A blog is a wonderful marketing tool, if it is marketed properly and updated often. Original blogging ideas are hard to come by. Next time you have a great idea, wr ...

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A day in the life of a WAHM

Today I started my second week as a work at home (grand)mom.  I am loving every minute of my new duties, but am absolutely exhausted. We are in Central Pennsylvania where our daughter and her husband live with their three little boys - 6, 3 and 7 weeks.   We are here to help out as our daughter goes back to work.   After raising two daughters, we are now dealing with three little boys, which ...

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What Direction Are You Going?

The audience only pays attention as long as you know where you are going. --Philip Crosby Whether you are speaking in front of a group, writing a blog post,  distributing an e-newsletter, or updating your website, you must  know what direction you are going.  Your audience will not pay attention for long if you are just rambling on.  Think about your audience, your content and your goals be ...

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by pamhower@adminetcetera.com