5 Things To Post That Are Not Brangelina

5 Things To Post That Are Not Brangelina via @MissLori

Yesterday there was some very disturbing breaking news. Did you hear? No, it wasn’t about stranded motorist Terence Crutcher [Read more…]

5 Social Media Hacks To Help The Overwhelmed Prepare to Social

5 Social Media Hacks #MLTVsocial

Prepare To Social #MLTVsocial

Perhaps you have been resisting social media because it overwhelms you. Maybe you figured that was okay because you thought social media was just a passing fancy, more of a toy that young people are playing with than a real business tool. Wake up and smell the apps! [Read more…]

Stop Condemning Social Media and Start Teaching It

#SocialMedia Should Be Taught Not Feared #MLTVsocial

I’m really tired of hearing people complain about the social feeds of young people when they are doing nothing to teach those same kids how to engage in social effectively. I especially get frustrated when the complainers are people who don’t have any real social acumen themselves. How can you judge something you don’t even know how to use? [Read more…]

The Yik Yak App Is Another Tool For Cruelty And Mayhem

Miss Lori Wants You To Help #StopTheYak #MLTVsocial


Have you heard about the location based social networking app Yik Yak? If you are the parents of a teenager by today you will have probably received a letter from your school after shooting threats in February, bomb threats in March and the unprecedented citywide disabling of the app in Chicago just yesterday afternoon. However, all parents need to pay attention to the evolution of the Yik Yak app because unfortunately it won’t be the last of its’ kind. [Read more…]

Miss Lori offers 5 tips for giving birth to an idea in the social media age

Today I am giving a media training presentation and workshop at the inaugural Pitch Refinery Conference (#MissLoriTV). Media training has become increasingly important in this climate of invention and entrepreneurship. Social Media is a great equalizer allowing the individual proprietor to reach a community as easily as a big brand does without being hampered by a small promo and advertising budget. But before you get to the stage of requiring media training to support your brand you first have to birth an idea. I always joke that I have one good idea a day when anyone comments that something I have offered is “inspired”. But the truth is that I have thousands of thoughts and ideas every day, but what allows those thoughts to blossom into good idea is the way in which I nurture and water them, teasing them into growth. As with anything it’s all about the effort you put into your idea that makes the difference between potential success and certain failure. Here are five tips to help you birth your idea. [Read more…]