Archive | April, 2014

I am the Queen of Klout

Klout Queen
#klout #social

Kass Hartley

After countless hours of blogging, tweeting, pinning and posting I have become the Queen of Klout.


Throughout this semester I learned how to create and maintain a personal brand via the social media platforms of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and more.

I feel like I came the furthest in my understanding and use of LinkedIn.  At first I was really passive about my use but now I find myself scrolling through group discussions and while I do not always participate in the conversation I learn a lot from other group members.

Taking on a client was a neat way to integrate social media into the business world.  The policy was really useful to my high school and they have already implemented it.  Creating the plan with a timeline was a wee bit harder than I thought it would be.  I had goals and a vague idea about…

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4 Tactics for Surviving Facebook’s Algorithm Changes

4 Tactics for Facebook Marketing
#facebook #marketing

How Timing and Consistency Will Increase Your Success

#art #marketing

Communic8 in Ink

Thanks to Nisha Berman for this second of two articles she’s provided for our Social Media for Marketing and Communications feature week!

In my last entry, I covered the absolute basics of why you should be incorporating your messages in at least three of the several hundred possible social media outlets online around the world. So you have them all set up… Now what?

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Is @midnight The Best TV Show for Social Media?

Social Media Marketing
#art #marketing #social

Friday Fantasy – Imagination

Friday Fantasy 🙂
#friday #fantasy #art



Imagination is more important than knowledge…

Albert Einstein


Imagination Bends our Reality,

Creating Worlds where our Thoughts can Play,

Our Hopes can Dance,

Our Fears can tumble in Blissful Glee,

And Our Curiosity can Ever be Inspired.


And Play!


Fantastic Original Artwork by: FantasyLost at

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What Is Success Anyway?

Success is….
#art #sales #success

Abstract Art by Sharon Cummings


What makes a person successful in this life?  Is it dying with a big ol’ pile of money?  Is it having the most friends?  Is it the big house and fancy car?  Is it being recognized by others for your achievements?  Is it being pretty and well liked?  Is it bagging a perfect spouse?  Getting that kid into Harvard?

Over the years I have dramatically redefined my perspective on personal success.  Everyone has their own criteria, but for me it has nothing to do with any of the above.  I have come to realize that true success has little to do with worldly achievements and everything to do with the inner peace that comes from not needing them.

Am I a successful artist?  Absolutely.  I am not getting rich off of my creativity, but I am earning a living.  If my spouse died, I could support myself entirely on my income.  I only…

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Don’t Let That Stop YOU!

Canvas Acrylic & Metal prints for sale
#art #sale #canvas

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