Here’s What Happened When I Retweeted My Old Tweets…

Twitter has had the retweet feature from its birth! Twitter users have had the ability to retweet themselves for a while now. I rarely see my followers retweeting themselves, but last month I noticed that one of my followers sharing his old tweets. I thought it would be an interesting test to see what would …

(Storytime) Why I Started This Blog

I started this WordPress during my junior year of college. I had done some research on online portfolios for communications majors and found this amazing portfolio from a recent LSU grad. Her page inspired me to house my own public relations, journalism, and marketing work on a website! During my senior year, I took my …

How I Became a Marketing Consultant

I absolutely love marketing and social media. If it has anything to do with communications, I'm down! I started writing short stories when I was 7 years old. I've always enjoyed reading and writing and my voice has truly developed over the years. In fact, I'm working on an e-book guide right now. I developed …

How to ACE Your First Year of College

If you're reading this, you're more than likely entering your freshman year of college. Congratulations on your new journey! College is such an exciting, yet critical time. I remember back to the summer before I entered freshman year. I read books on how to succeed as a college student. I was determined to excel... and …

How to Deal with Fake Professional Friends

As the Drake song says, "I got fake people showing fake love to me straight up to my face". I'm sure all of us can relate to what Drake is saying on a personal level, but what about when it comes to our careers? A fake friend can easily be cut off in our personal …

How to Thrive as a Marketing/Communications Major

It's almost time for first semester to begin! Whether you're a first year or a graduating senior, you can definitely benefit from reading this post and implementing the following suggestions. When I attended college, I hit the ground running. It was my goal to learn as much as I could and look great on paper …

Don’t Fall Victim to Marketing Myopia

I was recently driving downtown in my city and noticed a white Corvette with a license plate that read "dream car". It piqued my interest because, to me, a Corvette is a pretty generic sports car. It got me thinking about our dreams and plans. We often stick to what we think we can achieve …

How to Use #LinkedIn as a College Student

Most people find LinkedIn irrelevant to their lifestyles. Most professionals can get a pass when it comes to their decision to opt-out of using LinkedIn. As a college student, it is more imperative for you to find ways to promote yourself to potential employers, graduate admissions counselors, and other game changers. LinkedIn allows you to …

Why “Gain Followers Quick” Tips Won’t Work

There are hundreds of "get followers quick" tips on the world wide web. From apps to hashtags, you can gain as many followers as you want with the press of a button. I have two words for those of you who participate in these apps... delete them! I know what you're thinking. "Keiana why would …