A More Positive Perspective

Holly Jahangiri, Author
Extinguish the Flaming Social Media Trashpile!

Extinguish the Flaming Social Media Trashpile!

If you can get followers to spend a little more effort – to change the thumbs-up to a heart emoji, for example – you got something like a “reaction” out of them. But the holy grail of engagement – getting a thing to “go viral” or “spread like wildfire” online – requires the equivalent of fuel, a heat source, and oxygen.

No Glad Tidings Go Unpunished! #Facebook and #Instagram

No Glad Tidings Go Unpunished! #Facebook and #Instagram

Beware – if you’re staying on these platforms to keep in touch with family or friends, or to operate your legitimate business, you could be shut down without notice or recourse, because review of these actions by real humans possessed of common sense is nearly impossible to obtain.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is good time to look around and acknowledge all the things we have to be grateful for in our lives. Even when life isn’t perfect, it helps to be mindful of what we have, over what we lack.

To Stop a Serial Comma Killer

To Stop a Serial Comma Killer

It is no secret that I am a fan of the “Chicago comma.” You may know it as the serial comma or the “Oxford comma.” I’ve been on a campaign to rebrand the generic serial comma as the “Chicago comma,” at least on this side of the pond.