How You’re Ruining Your Brand on LinkedIn

I am beyond over the lack of LinkedIn etiquette in my community, you guys! I log in every day to interact with my LinkedIn community and it never fails that I see content that should not be on the site. LinkedIn is supposed to be a place for professionals to network with other individuals in …

How to Promote Your Podcast

I wrote a post on how podcasting can boost your brand months ago. After conducting more research on the art of podcasting, I decided to create my own show and entertain my audience on another platform. . . you know, put this good ol' communications degree to work! I am currently in the production stages …

How to Deal With Brand Biters

One of my closest friends and I had a conversation the other day about brand biters. If you're not familiar with the term "biter" it simply means a copycat. There are so many people that we know from college who are following other people's paths instead of paving their own road. We see it a …

What You Should Be Doing on #LinkedIn Now!

We all have a LinkedIn profile right? Wrong! There are so many professionals without LinkedIn profiles. If you fall into that category, what are you doing? Get a LinkedIn account today. If you need help setting things up you can always contact me for a free LinkedIn consultation (I'm kind of a LinkedIn expert)! So, …

How to Start a Professional Portfolio in College

The fall semester is kicking off very shortly. It is easy to lose focus of the bigger picture when you're juggling classes, partying, and participating in the things you love. You cannot afford to forget the real reason you are in college! Getting a job after college is not easy. The only way to obtain …

You’ve Earned Your Degree… Now what?

I had a conversation with a close friend recently about the job market and how to land a job out of college. Like some of you, he has a degree with no full-time professional experience to supplement his education. It’s been tough for him to get a job and it’s easy to understand why. You …

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 …