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Where are they now?

Happy new year!  Hope you all had a great holiday!  We’re back to business planning for NEPA BlogCon 2014.  Look for announcements in the upcoming weeks and months for our call for speakers, tentative date and location. With the start of the new year, I thought it would be a good time to update you…

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Fearsome Foursome Q&A

Have a question that you are dying to ask the Fearsome Foursome?  We’ve received a few submissions from our loyal Facebook and Twitter followers and sat down to answer them by the way of video chat.  Check out the answers below!   Are you dying to ask a question that we didn’t already answer?  Fear…

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Guest Post: Backing Up WordPress for Fun & Sanity

Today we have a guest post from Phillip Erb of the NEPA WordPress group.  Phillip Erb and Joe Casabona will presenting a session on WordPress Customization & Security in the Technology Track. You have a great idea for a new blog post, so you fire up your web browser and hit your site. Of course,…

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Blog of the Year Awards #5: Writing / Business

Vote for your favorite Writing / Business blog Our final BOTY category goes to wordsmiths and business bloggers. Both can be tricky! But for all those future poets, authors, and biz savvy social media managers, this category is for you. Who should win the Blog Of The Year Award in “Writing” and “Business”? Vote each…

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Guest Post: Why bother with social media?

  Why bother with social media? Good question, right?   For higher education I have been tinkering around with the following definition for social media: the act of leveraging specifically social media platforms (places where people connect and communicate) to help achieve course goals and objectives, increase learning and collaboration, and further engage students.  In…

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NEPA BlogCon Street Team

Our good friend Leni Konstas of Whiskey Bacon asked us to assist with a social media class she was teaching in the fall at Misericordia University.  She wanted to give the students the opportunity to cover a live event via social media.  She & I both agreed that this year’s NEPA BlogCon would be the…

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Blog of the Year Awards #4: Fitness / Sports (updated)

Vote for your favorite Fitness / Sports blog The third category focuses on bloggers looking to get fit and active! We’re proud have so many local sporting and health enthusiasts, and they aren’t afraid to showcase their well-being on their blogs! Congrats! Who should win the Blog Of The Year Award in “Fitness” and “Sports”?…

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Get in Our Swag Bag!

I love my stress ball collection.. those colorful little squishy logoed characters that live in random places in my office. And the travel mugs, always there when I need them. I don’t know what I would do without the pens with phone numbers on them – standing at the ready just when I need to…