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Twitter–A whole new world is waiting for you

Published on October 9, 2009 By Susan Tolles

Twitter–it doesn’t have to be intimidating.  Just a few weeks ago I was totally confused, and today I am following the tweets of Giada DeLaurentis and Bobby Flay of the Food Network, Top Wine News, Prevention and Women’s Health Magazines, Central Market and many others in my interest groups. If there are over 18 million more »

Using Twitter to Lose Weight?

Published on October 9, 2009 By Susan Tolles

I found this fascinating article today, connecting Twitter to weight loss of all things: According to eMarketer, by the end of 2009 there will be 18 million adults in the United States who use Twitter. Most of these 18 million Americans want to lose weight. The obese Americans want to drop into the overweight class. more »

Let’s Form an Alliance

Published on October 4, 2009 By Susan Tolles

An alliance can be defined as “a connection based on kinship or common interest; a bond or tie.” That’s what I’m feeling with this new group of women I joined a while back, those over 50 who are feeling a new freedom to explore, learn and connect. Every where I go, I am meeting women more »

Get out and meet up!

Published on September 30, 2009 By Susan Tolles

I’m sitting at a “meet-up group.” Three weeks ago I would have had no earthly idea what that was, but now I’m here at Whole Foods with a diverse group of people who have one common interest–Wordpress blogs. We have: a realtor, who it blogging “At Home Around Austin” showcasing fun things to do around more »

Fabulous Tweets!

Published on September 29, 2009 By Susan Tolles

Okay, this over-50 gal is getting smarter by the day. I’ve been trying to learn all about Twitter, and I’ve found that it can be an incredible way to connect–or an incredible drain on time.  There are literally thousands of people out there to follow. Just think, I can connect with my favorite Food Network more »

How I “vision” my future

Published on September 28, 2009 By Susan Tolles

I participated in a “vision board” workshop Saturday. It was an interactive exercise where people from all walks of life came together to focus on their own personal goals for the future. Many of us were looking for something more meaningful career-wise. Some were just looking for a job or to make order out of more »

The explosion of social media.

Published on September 23, 2009 By Susan Tolles

I’ve been doing some more research on the explosion of social media.  It’s amazing how it has become the global way of communicating today. For instance: If Facebook were a country, it would be the 4th largest in the world. Last year, 1 in 8 couples who married met via social media (Yikes! I wonder more »

We’re getting connected.

Published on September 20, 2009 By Susan Tolles

Did you know? That women over 50 are the fastest-growing sector in social media? More of us are using Facebook and Twitter, and we are connecting with people more than ever. Women are using Facebook to set up family groups, friend groups, and business pages. There are some 200 million bloggers, half of them Tweet more »