Poor vs. Quality Customer Service

One thing that easily frustrates me is poor customer service, especially if I've been a longtime patron of a business. You know when the phone is the only way to make contact and you have to go through press or say this number menu and hope that you'll finally get to speak to a real person? This recently happened to me with a company I've been doing business with for over 5 years. I'm not sure what was worse - the need to make numerous calls, the robotic answers I finally got from their reps, or when asked to speak to a supervisor, being disconnected. It felt like I was falling down a … [Read more...]

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Getting My Beauty and Fashion on with StyleUnited

When I was younger, I was overwhelmed with beauty and fashion and looking good. I spent too much money on clothes, my hair, and makeup and spent too much time shopping and getting ready to go out the front door.  Well, that's what my parents thought. But my friends, who did the same thing, thought it was completely normal. Those friends and my new friends would love StyleUnited. Not that long ago, I'd go clothes and shoe shopping with my friends. We'd show off our outfits before going out to get last minute advice and even helped put on each other's makeup and do our hair. I miss out on that … [Read more...]

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Skype Mother’s Day Greetings

Sure, Mother's Day cards are something to treasure, especially when you take the time to write something in your own words. You're putting your own touch on the card which makes it special. Did you know that you can personalize video greetings with Skype and use that as your Mother's Day card? Instead of a generic picture on a card, your mom will see your smiling face. You talk and record your own greeting. Add music if you'd like. I bet your Mom will appreciate your effort. Plus she'll get to see and hear you! Skype's Mom You Rock Charity Campaign As a Skype Ambassador with Mom Central, … [Read more...]

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Sears #PersonalShopper Twitter Party for Prom Season

Prom season brings back memories of dress shopping, nerves, corsages and photos. My daughter, Alicia attended her high school prom in 2004. Just this last weekend, she went to a Fake Prom for adults. There were less nerves, no drama and lots of fun with friends. But she still needed to wear something spectacular. And there were photos too. Finding the perfect dress for prom is serious business. And let's not forget the shoes, purse and jewelery. It can be a time to bond with your mother, or a time to stress out. Sears has it all in one place. And online for browsing or … [Read more...]

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New Make Money Blogging eBook Review

Whether you're a seasoned blogger like me, or a brand new blogger, there's always something to learn, especially when it comes to making money blogging. I had the chance to review Tara Ziegmont's eBook, 25 Simple Steps to Make Money Blogging and I found lots of new information. ”I am learning all the time.  The tombstone will be my diploma.”  ~Eartha Kitt Tara writes in a way that makes it easy to understand and to follow up on her suggestions. She provides examples and links to blogs and other sites so you can see what she means. Everything is broken down into small steps. Set yourself … [Read more...]

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