Digital Mom Advice Tip #57: Answer every email

Digital Mom Advice Tip #57: Answer every email This is my own personal feeling, but I answer every single email that comes my way. As soon as you start blogging, you will eventually have PR reps or brands/companies reaching out to you looking to work with you. I answer everything. Even the things I’m not interested in because everyone deserves an email back. I probably get around 100 emails a day, it doesn’t mean I need to get back to everyone that second, but... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #54: Always have CHARGERS

Digital Mom Advice Tip #54: Always have CHARGERS There’s nothing worse than going away and realizing you don’t have your chargers. For a blogger, it’s like trying to type with handcuffs, it’s impossible. My (Audrey) advice is pretty simple to combat this, ALWAYS have chargers on you. I just don’t buy one and hope that I’ll remember to travel with it… oh, no… I buy a charger for: My house My suitcase My handbag My car I’m... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #52 – PhotoSync

Digital Mom Advice Tip #52 – PhotoSync I (Audrey) have 3,021 photos on my iPhone. They’re photos I love and cherish, but they’re also “stuck” on my phone. I do not have the time to go through each one to email them to me so I can save them. Make sense? One of our friend’s – Vera Sweeney – found the best, best, best way to sync all of your photos to your laptop (wait for it) EASILY… even all my 3,000+. PhotoSync. PhotoSync... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #51 – It’s all about FAMILY

Digital Mom Advice Tip #51 – It’s all about FAMILY In my world (Audrey), my sons reflect who I am. I couldn’t possibly do what I do without involving them in my posts, my videos and my photos. It’s the way it is, I made this decision a very long time ago. If you’re like me, then you need to make sure you have your family’s help and support. It’s all about the family here. When toys come in for review, my boys take over. When books... Read More

Digital Mom Advice #44 – Weekend Catch-up

Digital Mom Advice #44 – Sunday Catch-up Lots of people ask us how we get so much content up in a week. Certainly it must be difficult finding the time to do daily videos, daily postings, daily updates to YouTube, Twitter and every other website we write for… and it is. It absolutely it is. But… we have a secret, we both utilize our weekends. On Saturday and Sunday, we play catch-up and do lots of stuff to get us ready for the week and be ahead. I’ve... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #39 – What is Skype

Digital Mom Advice Tip #39 – What is Skype Have you ever heard of Skype? It’s a fabulous way to connect. You can call, message and video using Skype. I (Audrey) first started to use Skype back in 2009 when I went away on my first blogging business trip and just missed the boys tremendously. I was sitting in my hotel room crying to my husband as to how much I missed everyone, then he asked me… “Do you want to Skype?” I had signed up for Skype, but... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #38 – Mom Blog Magazine

Digital Mom Advice Tip #38 – Mom Blog Magazine When it comes to staying in-the-know about what’s going on in the mom blog world, we recommend checking out Mom Blog Magazine. Founded by our friend Jennifer James… she took the idea of keeping the community up-to-date with happenings, events and great information and just hit a homerun! I (Audrey) often compare it to reading the daily news. It’s one of my daily check-in’s and I’m always fascinated... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #37 – iPhone 4S: Introducing Siri

Digital Mom Advice Tip #37 – iPhone 4S The newest gadget in the digital world was released on October 14th… the iPhone 4S. It’s been fascinating hearing about the 4S and what people love about it. I’m an iPhone 4 user myself (Audrey) and I am addicted to it. It makes my life easier and better at being a digital mom. Although… one of the features on the new iPhone 4S has left me trying to figure out if I should just upgrade my iPhone now… It’s... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #36 – Frequency of Posting

Digital Mom Advice Tip #36 – Frequency of Posting I’ve often explained blogging as a type of reality show. It’s got the “same” kind of ingredients… - Real life - Exposing yourself - Sharing bits and pieces about your life - People are “tuning” in each day So when people ask me how many times a week they should blog, I always say… “at least 4 times a week.” It’s not always what people want to hear, but it’s... Read More

Digital Mom Advice Tip #35 – Blissdom Conference

Digital Mom Advice Tip #35 – Blissdom Conference Conferences… something that we both recommend you go to if you’re new to the blogging world or if you’re a seasoned blogger. There are 5 things about conferences that we love: 1. Meet people (in real life) 2. Learn from the sessions 3. You have the ability to get your questions answered (again, in real life) 4. You feel part of a community because that’s what the conferences are all about 5. Have FUN! Blogalicious... Read More