The Influencer Whisperer
Speaking and Events
Twitter is one of my favorite social media platforms. An avid user since 2010, I was actually "late" to the game. Many people – the OG Twitter users – had already established a well-maintained fol...
Scientists, researchers, psychologists, social media professionals, and parents are looking at social media through a new lens and asking an important question: how can we reduce its toxicity.
I am an advocate for responsible social media use. It's become a platform-within-a-platform. I talk to groups and organizations all across the US on ways they can take action in creating an enviro...
Birmingham, Alabama, is renown for its chefs, restaurants and food scene. Here, food is entertainment.
So when I recently learned about a hunger crisis happening in my own city, I began to evaluat...
As 2019 draws to a close, many social media marketers, bloggers, and businesses are scanning articles and identifying trends for 2020.
Why do people do this?
Simple. Because the world of social me...
There's a popular meme floating around saying something to the effect of, "2019 is a weird year because I'm somehow living my best life and my worst life."
This year, I turned 35.
I named my blog "The Influencer Whisperer" because I know what it's like to work on both sides of the aisle. I've been a marketer who hires influencers, and I've been hired as an influencer to pro...
At the Birmingham Business Journal's Women's Summit, I will present a power session on making your online brand work for you.
I hope you'll join me at this event!
For ticketing and more information...
Social media can be a scary place, especially when you or your business is the recipient of harassment, trolling, swatting, doxxing, or other damaging behavior online.
Of the handful of stories I h...
One of the most-asked questions I receive about social media, blogging, or personal branding success is about getting started. Whether it's with a blog, a YouTube channel, or a social media person...
My top Tweets of 2019 and what they can teach you about having a smart Twitter strategy
Mindful following on social media: how our news feed ends up feeding us
Why you should think twice before reporting fake profiles on Facebook
How I'm 'Bookmarking Birmingham' and encouraging responsible social media use
What's next in Social Media?
This one's more personal: 35 things I learned the year I turned 35
More than beautiful people: 5 facts to know about influencers
Upcoming Speaking Engagement: BBJ Women's Summit 2019
How individuals and businesses can protect themselves online
Social Media: Ok, but how do I start?
Back to school: the basics of what it takes to succeed on social
Digital body language: do you know what you're really saying
Don't Sleep on LinkedIn: What you need to know about upcoming algorithm changes
If Likes Are Removed, What Will We Measure?
What do you call your social media person? Insights re: social media as a career
Career, Motherhood, Foster Care and a Tightrope Act
The Most Frustrating Thing About Social Media Growth
Lessons Learned from Volunteerism: Going From Involvement to Commitment
Why Groups are Facebook's ONE Redeeming Quality
4 Ways Being a Foster Parent Made me Better at my Job