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2013 Best Moments in Social Media: Parent Blogger Edition!

This was a big year in social media especially in the parent blogger space. So many buzz worthy moments that got mom and dad bloggers posting, pinning, and tweeting on topics covering everything from being a working mom to Twerking. We laughed, we cried, cheered, got angry, and commented. Share your reactions or favorites in the comments below and let us know your favorite moments.   Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer and former Google Vice President shocked and angered many working moms, work from home moms, and mompreneurs for discontinuing social giant Yahoo's policy to allow employees to telecommute. Later she did extend the maternity leave policy to a whopping 16 weeks for new moms and 8 weeks for dads. Miley Cyrus shocked moms and dads (and just about everyone) … [Read more...]

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Keeping it Real in Social Media

This entry was submitted by one of our community members, Laura Carbonell. If you are interested in submitting a social media/blogging related article, email assistant [at] thenichemommy{dot}com with subject line "Guest Author Submission." I’ve learned a lot in my two years in the blogosphere, not only from attending conferences and listening to social media gurus, PRs and other bloggers, but especially from observing and interacting with people both online and offline. Here are the tips I’ve gathered for being authentic, that I feel will help you build a solid and real network of bloggers and social media junkies. Be genuine. If others are attracted to who you really are, you will be in good company. If they are not, don’t mind them, they are not supposed to be in your world. I’ve … [Read more...]

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