A History of Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

How many of you were on the early platforms of Social Media? Friendster? Classmates? MySpace?   Thanks to Copyblogger 

Jetpack 2.0 for WordPress Released: Your True Digital Hub

54 million WordPress websites. 3 million Jetpack downloads. If you are one of the 54 million on a site, but not one of the other 3 million who use Jetpack because it was only available for, you can now supercharge your WordPress site now with these powerful new features that were only available(…)

Yes, Facebook Sucks Sometimes…but there’s a Silver Lining…

Just when they thought no one was looking, BAM! Facebook made another permissions snafu. They changed everyone’s email address to Facebook specific emails and posted them on your timeline. Though an easy fix, it just makes you wonder why the hell they just keeping doing sneaky stuff like this…(If you answered, “because they can” –(…)

Introducing: Nikki Groom…Blogging Brit and Tudor Fan Girl

Who are you and what do you do? Hi, I’m Nikki and I’m a geek. I’m also a word crafter, digital scribe, and British expat. I’m on a mission to empower extraordinary businesswomen (like YOU) through the power of the written word.   
What will you be teaching at the Geek Girl Tech Conference this(…)

Seth Godin on the New Economy/Forever Recession

I would suggest you watch this. Then watch it again. Then repeat….because everyone is unprepared. Seth Godin, the marketing guru and author talks about the new year, the ‘forever recession’, and how you can join the race to the top, instead of settling for the bottom. It’s all about the New Economy…it’s not your Father’s(…)

Sending a Geek Girl to College? How cool would that be…

Here is a fantastic opportunity in the initial seed phase from the Defrag Conference and the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) to send a Geek Girl in high school to college! In the words of Eric Norlin from the Defrag blog: As a corollary to that (call this a pre-announcement), we’re working(…)

Wanted: San Diego Geek Girls

Do you love the ocean? Long walks on the beach? 69 degree average temperature year round? Fish tacos and Stone IPA? Then you MUST be a San Diego Geek Girl! And we want you! We just started a Meetup Group to find Geek Girls in the San Diego area who might be interested in being(…)

Top 10 Reasons to go to Geek Girl Boot Camp…

Here are the Top 10 Reasons to go to Geek Girl Boot Camp on Saturday, March 19th from 8 am. to 6 p.m. at the Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable: 10.) Not a Geek? Not a problem. It’s meant for all types of computer users; newbies, the hesitant, the self-taught, hard-core geeks, and(…)

Using Creative Commons to add media to your blog

One of my readers once wrote, “I’m starting to think you find these amazing images and then write your posts around them—they’re so perfect!” Nope, that’s not how I do it, but the images are really something. I use a tool called Creative Commons. In their own words: Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated(…)

Do you want your Friends to Share Your info on Facebook?

Here is another Facebook Privacy Settings blog post that you all should know about. Recently, I posted Take Note: Delete Facebook Applications. Like, Now. which addressed the issue with third-party applications and your privacy which deserves a quick glance if you are interested in privacy issues. Just because you updated your Facebook privacy settings once(…)

SOBCon and Geek Girl Camp Combine Forces

Wonder Twin Powers – Activate! One of the most highly anticipated conferences of the year will be working with Geek Girl Camp and combine forces on educational endeavors for women and “paying it forward and giving back”. SOBCon, the brain child of Liz Strauss and Terry Starbucker, has long been known as the one of(…)

Who's Coming to Boot Camp Southeast Mass? Tickets on Sale Now!

POSTPONED – will have new date soon! Who’s coming to Boot Camp Southeast Mass 2010? Registration is now open for Boot Camp on May 22nd at Bristol Community College in Fall River, MA, from 8am-6pm. If you are interested in learning about the following, then Boot Camp is for you! What is it? Geek Girl(…)