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How To Make Marketing Automation Work For Your Business Marketing automation has elevated the marketing industry standards tremendously over the past few years via digital marketing. For those of you who haven’t the slightest clue as to what marketing automation is; it is the integrated use of various software
Boys & Girls Clubs of America Cyber Safe Futures Boys & Girls Clubs of America Cyber Safe Futures
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Interior Design Trends That it is Time to Ditch Interior Design Trends That it is Time to Ditch
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11 Blogs to Follow Hello peaches! I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend, wherever you are in the world. Bloglovin’ is a great tool I recently found that helps me find and keep up with new blogs. Here are a handful of the blogs
Reinvent Yourself with Jawbone UP2 and UP3 from Best Buy Reinvent Yourself with Jawbone UP2 and UP3 from Best Buy
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Santorini Inspired Hues & Hats Follow Lucy Paris Dress // BP. ‘Springs Wedge’ Sandals // BP. Rope Trim Floppy Hat // Personal Jewelry This look is inspired by a Grecian getaway, with everything you’d need for a late lunch harbor-side. When I first saw this
Bursts of Joy (Part I) In my work, my goal is to get my clients to a better space where they are more self-aware and better able to move in the direction that feels good. The other night, I was brainstorming all the little bits
How to Beat Overwhelm in Your Biz When I meet someone who guffaws at the concept of ‘work-life’ balance or yoga teachers with heavy class schedules, I know they are working way too hard and probably way not smart. It’s easy to let yourself become overwhelmed with
Banana Boat Summer Sun Protection and Great Big Family Reunion Sweepstakes Banana Boat Summer Sun Protection and Great Big Family Reunion Sweepstakes
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Do it Over! Enjoy Your Outdoor Space this Summer Do it Over! Enjoy Your Outdoor Space this Summer #BEHRdeckover
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Finding Mini Joys in Maxi Temps Cupcakes are one of my favorite foods, minus the part where nothing about sugar + flour actually equals food… Regardless, they taste so darn good! Every once in awhile, a girl’s gotta indulge. These gluten free cupcakes from Gigi’s in
How to Get a Handle on Your Family Budget How to Get a Handle on Your Family Budget
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Dream Gift 3D Robotics Solo Drone from Best Buy Dream Gift 3D Robotics Solo Drone from Best Buy
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The Grippiest, Non-Slippiest, Most Ballin’ Yoga Mats to Ever Exist Anyone who knows me as a yoga student knows what a pain in the ass I am about yoga mats. I don’t practice hot yoga, and yet I still slip and slide all over the place. There’s nothing worse than
Common Myths About Urinary Tract Infections Common Myths About Urinary Tract Infections
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A Big THANKS to Kirstie Marie Photography Kirstie Marie is the photographer based in Dallas, TX that took the following photos. She travels all over the US taking photos that her clients can cherish for generations to come. I’m lucky to have her in my life as
June Soukle at Westside Cultural Arts Center Soukle hosted its urban professional monthly event on June 10, 2015 at the Westside Cultural Arts Center. It was an awesome time as Souklers sponsored by Thoddy App. They were able to try cuisine from Seddity Sweets, Boar’s Head Meats and WineShop at
Did you know…? If any of these benefits sound good to you, don’t hesitate to contact me for your free initial consultation to learn more about making yoga a regular part of your life.
Atlanta Back to School Food Festival Cobb County Fairgrounds – Jim Miller Park 2245 Calloway Road; Marietta GA 30008 July 11, 2015 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm Atlanta Back to School Food Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm
How much should you be spending on yoga? At a legal event last week, I ran into an old acquaintance. She hadn’t seen me in my new role as a non-lawyer. She asked what firm I was working for and I told her, “I’m working for myself.” She
Check Out the LG G4 Smartphone at BestBuy LG G4 Smartphone at BestBuy
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Best Buy Education Your Education Technology Partner Best Buy Education Your Education Technology Partner
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RanuncuLust Back in Spring of 2014, I did a photo shoot with Lauren of Twin Hearts out in Athens, Georgia. It’s shameful how long it’s taken me to post these pictures. I had used them around the site and on promotional
4 Ways to Build Your Personal Brand Whether you’re looking for a job or looking for business leads, personal branding is a vital piece of the puzzle. Strengthening your personal brand can help you start a career or get your business off of the ground. Here are four
Atlanta Food and Wine Festival is a Must-Do Event
SourceWhen I moved to Atlanta and first joined the Atlanta Food Bloggers' Society, it seemed that every blogger I met asked me, “Were you here for Atlanta Food & Wine?” I had to wait a full year for my first
The Oceanaire: Late Night Happy Hour Unleashed Hidden Treasures are the best! There’s nothing like discovering something you never knew existed for the first time – it’s like the angel and harp cue immediately after you discover it! Being the Florida girl that I am, I’m always on
Drink in Design: LEGOs and Local Brew Drink in Design: LEGOs and Local Brew returns by popular demand! MODA offers another evening of design challenges and creative fun for adults with the fantastic combination of LEGOs and craft beer. LEGOs and Local Brew takes place at MODA
Walking, Talking and Eating in Downtown
Even though I have lived in Atlanta for almost 3 years, the Atlanta Food Walks' tour introduced me to places in the city I have never been. And, even though I am a major foodie covering Atlanta restaurants on the
Lit Atlanta Looking for a new spin on the traditional book club scene? Lit Atlanta is a place where literary lovers can connect over “books, booze, and beats, monthly.” Attendees enjoy a cool, relaxing vibe and have the opportunity to meet some
Martinis & IMAX® Summer Block Party As the weather heats up, Atlanta’s Fernbank Museum is cooling things down with the Martinis & IMAX® Summer Block Party, featuring a selection of micro craft breweries, a variety of games, new films in the IMAX® Theatre and different live
Discount Summer Movie Series Regal Theatres Summer Movie Express – 2015 Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10:00 am. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will
FREE Summer Movie Series Around Metro Atlanta Summer is the time of year when communities around the city host summer movie series in the local parks and the best part about it, is the fact that they are FREE! If you don’t see you city on the
Movies on the Lawn Lawrenceville The City of Lawrenceville announces a new addition to the annual lineup of free community events and activities for families: Movies on the Lawn. Bring the family to Downtown Lawrenceville on the 2nd Friday of the month, June thru August, and
Free Moovies at the Mable Moovies at the Mable Free Movie Series is a free movie series presented by the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre in partnership with local community sponsors.  Admission is FREE!  Gates open at 7:30pm.  Movie starts at dusk. RAIN or SHINE.  Bring
Popcorn in the Park Snellville Popcorn in the Park Brings FREE Movies to Snellville from 7 – 10:30pm Join us for our FREE Outdoor Movies at Briscoe Park. The fun begins at 7:00 PM with games prior to the movie and don’t forget to come
Free Movies in Norcross Free Movie Mondays Location: Norcross Cultural Arts Center Ballroom Address: 10 College St., Norcross, GA 30071 Times: 1:30pm & 6:30pm (Doors open 30 minutes early) Free movies on the 2nd and 4th Mondays. Movies show twice daily. Movie popcorn, water
Hapeville Movie Nights The Hapeville Movie Nights are held the 3rd Friday of each month (April, May, and June) at the Hapeville Football Stadium, behind the Hoyt Smith Center, located at 3444 N. Fulton Ave. April 17th – Captain America: The Winter Soldier,
Spring Brunch at The Cook's Warehouse
SourceThis weekend I had the pleasure of attending a Spring brunch at The Cook’s Warehouse hosted by the founder Mary Moore at their Midtown location, where we sipped on mimosas and dined on dishes that were being demonstrated by Chef
May Soukle at Westside Cultural Art Soukle hosted its second free premiere event on May 13, 2015 at the Westside Cultural Arts Center. It was an awesome time as Souklers sponsored by Craig Phinn. They were able to try cuisine from Curly Cook Creations, Sweet T’s Cake
Georgia Grinders' Blogger Dinner
SourceIt’s not everyday you have the opportunity to combine an awesome blogger dinner with a local product, but AFBS members got that opportunity last week. Lauren Patrick of Pretty Southern coordinated a dinner with local nut butter company Georgia Grinders
Fado Irish Pub Opens In Midtown Atlanta
SourceIrish pubs in the States have moved way beyond the typical bar like the one depicted in the sitcom, Cheers. Some are gastropubs which are now known as much for their food as well as drink. Fado Irish Pub which
How to Find Your Passion and Inner Awesomeness If you’re struggling to find your passion, even after trying what feels like doing everything, I encourage you to do this: sit down, open your journal, pour a cup of tea, and try to remember your passions. Think back on your
Three Ways Procrastination Can Pollute Your Career You may have heard of the old phrase “procrastination is opportunity’s assassin.” Despite the damaging effects of the subject at hand, we all have fallen victim. Although we may sometimes fall behind in getting things done, it’s important that we
Round Pond Estate Il Pranzo Lunch
SourceEarlier this week I had the opportunity to attend a wine tasting and lunch hosted by Round Pond Estate at Local Three Kitchen & Bar in Buckhead.Round Pond Estate is a family owned winery and olive mill located in the
Why You Need Mentors and Where to Find Them Having the career of your dreams on your on your own terms is the goal of every young professional. So why is that when the stars align with the right position, great location, and an amazing company many millennials just
Which Came First: The Oddbird or The West Egg?
SourceThis past Tuesday night, West Egg Cafe hosted a “Hatching Party” for their new alter ego, Oddbird Biscuits, Chicken & Waffles. This is not an ordinary restaurant, but instead is a pop-up restaurant concept located in West Egg Cafe; a restaurant inside a restaurant.West
Aroma Mondays in Atlanta
SourceAroma Mondays at Sweet Auburn Seafood is brought to us by Self-Explanatory Productions. Aroma Mondays is described as a “Chef Presentation & Wine Tasting”. Maria Willis is the host of this weekly event and she does an excellent job! During the
Pretty Southern Hosts Tex's Tacos Food Truck
SourceTex’s Tacos team recently set up a tasting for The Atlanta Food Bloggers Society at the home of member Lauren Patrick of Pretty Southern. On the menu were a variety of tacos and quesadillas, but the biggest hit was the
Soukle New Experience Launches at WCAC In case you haven’t heard, Soukle is has gotten a bit of a face lift to it’s monthly social networking events. It has been all the buzz around Atlanta. This facelift is very beneficial to our community, local businesses, and career
Georgia Business Radio Interviews Food Industry Leaders
Last Friday, Atlanta Food Bloggers’ Society President, Denise Romeo, was interviewed on the inaugural episode of Georgia Business Radio X along with Atlanta Food Industry Leaders: Matt Andrew of Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint; Jim Silverman of Vienna Beef Ltd.; and,
CulinaryLocal Launches with AFBS at 1Kept Members of the Atlanta Food Bloggers' Society attended the inaugural launch event for CulinaryLocal at 1Kept last night. Owner, Thaddeus Keefe, and his team presented a five-course meal which featured local produce from The Turnip Truck including Vidalia onions, leeks
Atlanta Food And Wine Festival Celebrates Fifth Year
It’s nearly here. Many of us having been anxiously awaiting the fifth annual Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. On May 29th, the festival will once again take over Midtown. In its fifth year, the three-day festival will offer guests over
Welcome Spring with AFBS and Best Self Atlanta Magazine
Fresh green peas with their vibrant hue are true harbingers of Spring! Learn how to prepare these nutritious and delicious veggies in the April issue of Best Self Atlanta “Seasonal Spotlight” written by AFBS member and President, Denise Romeo of
A Signature Taste of Hong Kong Sea Bass
Photo Credit: Southern Boy DishesAFBS members were offered complimentary copies of the cookbook Signature Tastes of Atlanta: Favorite Recipes from our Local Restaurants by Steven Siler. A firefighter-turned-chef and an Atlanta native, Siler created a series of "Signature Tastes" cookbooks from
Culinary Fight Club Comes to Atlanta
Photo Credit: Welike2cook.comWhat better way to raise money then to have an event where three cooks compete for a chance to compete in the World Food Championships. They can bring three approved items of their own and have 60 seconds
Best of Atlanta Party 2015
If you didn’t make it to Atlanta Magazine’s "Best of Atlanta Party" last week, you missed out on one of the hottest parties of the year! In its 28th year, the Best of Atlanta Party is one of the most
Quit "Wining" and Celebrate Spring in Buckhead
Looking for a wine experience this Spring? The Andrews Wine Festival has just what you are looking for! This premier wine event will take place on Saturday, March 28th at Andrews Entertainment District Located in the heart of Buckhead at 56
AFBS Celebrates National Peanut Month
Photo Credit: Britt's BlurbsDespite being called the “Peach State,” Georgia is better known for its peanut crops which actually generate nine times the revenue that peach crops do. Georgia’s 1.65 billion pound yield of peanuts accounts for about half the
AFBS Takes Flight with Hops in the Hangar
Photo Credit: Red Velvet ConfectionsHops in the Hangar was an inaugural event for the Delta Flight Museum with tickets selling out quickly. Craft brews were poured from two dozen brewing & beer companies into souvenir glasses while Low Country Catering
Tasting the Wines of Montepulciano
Photo Credit: The Sophisticated LifeHave you ever been to Tuscany? How about a Tuscany wine tasting? Do you love Italian wines or wine in general? Travel with me to Tuscany in this wine post and learn about wines from the
Win 2 Tickets to the Best of Atlanta Party 2015
The annual Best of Atlanta Party 2015 hosted by Atlanta Magazine is the one of the most respected and cherished food event in our city. Celebrating its’ 28th year, this year’s event is an even bigger and better celebration featuring
Eat Out Atlanta Debut
Looking for an insider dining experience in Atlanta without the fuss of coupons or discount offer, then look no further - Eat Out Atlanta is just what you need. An Eat Out Atlanta membership offers a unique and personalized dining
Cook & Sip at Portrait On A Plate
Photo Credit: Happily EatingSome AFBS members got together to attend a cook and sip event at local catering company, Portrait On A Plate. The concept is that you can bring your favorite bottle of wine or champagne, a couple of
Three Atlanta Brands Partner for AFBS Tasting
Photo Credit: One Glam DayChristophe’s recently partnered up with Piece Of Cake and Second Self Beer for a four-course tasting event hosted by Social Joe Marketing. With a wide selection of gourmet, vegetarian, and gluten-free items, Christophe’s-To-Go concept is simple:
RA Sushi Sampling
Photo Credit: Good Eats MundialI love sushi. So much. Thus I was so excited to try RA Sushi when invited. The ambience of the venue is super sexy; the perfect décor for having some well-mannered frivolity.  We were showed upstairs
Jolie Weber, Wise Foods How do you make a career transition that transcends every preconceived notion you ever had for your professional trajectory when you also are surrounded by a host of skeptics? For Jolie Weber, Chief Financial Officer at Wise Foods, it was about believing
So Worth Loving While flawless skin and Photoshopped figures reach popularity in the editorial branding industry, Atlanta-based So Worth Loving is on a mission: to disrupt images of perfection by celebrating scars, flaws, and authentic beauty.
On today’s episode, you’ll meet Eryn Erickson,
Kathleen Shannon, Braid Creative This episode of On Branding is brought to you by Circles Conference, a creative conference for the creative community. Learn from world-changing thinkers and innovators, to inspire, create, and repeat. Attend this September 18th and 19th in Grapevine, Texas, to
Jeff Raider, Harry's & Warby Parker As far as German engineering goes, it's - well - the gold standard. Have you heard the phrase? Volkswagen's ads are famous for this: "That's the power of German engineering". From the scripts of car commercials, appliances, watches, and other
Cap Watkins, Design Lead at Etsy Cap Watkins, Design Lead at Etsy, didn't set out to be a manager. He never imagined himself taking 12 talented designers under his wing, managing expectations, workflows, processes, and design collaboration. But, as it turns out – Cap is actually
Jocelyn Ring, The Ring Effect Jocelyn Ring's world is filled with whiteboards, markers, and ideas – for brands, for companies, and for people. Jocelyn is a "visual facilitator" and strategy consultant at her own company, The Ring Effect, working with brands and their stakeholders across
Neale Martin, Part 2 In last week's Part I episode with Neale Martin, branding and marketing consultant and CEO of Sublime Marketing, and author of "Habit: The 95% of Behavior Marketers Ignore", we uncovered the basic foundations of HOW habits are formed and WHY
Dr. Neale Martin Dr. Neale Martin is the kind of marketer that tries to understand why you buy the same brand of toothpaste, peanut butter, and batteries year after year, without so much as blinking at the other competitors on the shelf. He
Julie Cottineau, Brand Twist Julie Cottineau, Founder and CEO of BrandTwist and Brand School Master Class, is all about twisting, moving, and shaking — your brand, that is. Fitting, since the former VP of Brand at Virgin has much to celebrate these days. Her
Guy Duncan, Coca-Cola Guy Duncan is a man of many Chuck Taylors. Several dozen, actually. Which is fitting, since the Coca-Cola Global Creative Director is always stepping foot on a new continent, managing Coca-Cola, Diet Coca-Cola, and Coca-Cola Zero – the trilogy of
Wistia Sure, you could measure success by how many plays or comments you've gotten on your new brand video. You could ask people to visit your website, or spread your work of art around on social media, hoping it all goes
Monday Night Brewing Monday Night Brewing is Atlanta's true hometown brewery.
Back in 2006, Jonathan Baker and the company's co-founders Jeff Heck, Joel Iverson, and Adam Bishop, would come home from their day jobs each Monday night, loosen their ties, and get nerdy
iStrategyLabs As far as agencies go, iStrategyLabs is a force to reckon with. It's disruption set ablaze, next generation branding for next generation brands seeking out strategy that stretches the status quo. Just taking a look into their portfolio is like
ScentAir Whether or not you work for brands or buy from them, it's a universal truth – every brand in the world has its own look and feel that makes it appealing. Food brands have their own unique taste that keeps
The Great Discontent There is, perhaps, no other online web magazine revered so highly by creatives than The Great Discontent. Every Tuesday morning, a new interview featuring the greats – Tina Roth Eisenberg, Jessica Hische, Debbie Millman, Jessica Walsh, and Merlin Mann are
Wild Measure (Part 2) Last week, we brought you Part I of our conversation with brand builders and designers Megan and Mike Gilger of Wild Measure and The Fresh Exchange. Together, the pair have designed the branding behind Clyde Oak and White Whale, and
Wild Measure (Part 1) Every once in awhile, you meet a designer who was, truly, born to do what they do. To them, designing is like breathing. It's something they have to do in order to even exist. Charles Eames, Massimo Vignelli, Milton Glaser
Atlantic Station If you're an Atlanta resident – or have ever explored our fine city – you're likely familiar with a beloved space that families, celebrities, and urban planners flock to on the regular.
On today's episode, we're taking you behind the Atlantic
Lenka and the Fawn What if we told you that a small piece of your most treasured childhood memories could be recreated, and that you could give those memories – that nostalgia – to your own child?
Today we'll meet Gina Munsey, founder of
High Road Ice Cream When a backyard brand receives high praise from the likes of Alton Brown, Oprah Winfrey, and People Magazine, On Branding’s mission is to listen.
And eat. And learn. And share.
On today’s video episode, you’ll meet High Road Ice Cream.
Beespace For nonprofits, one of the most frustrating parts about trying to change the world — and do business — is the gap. The gap between cause and effect. Between time and money. Between effort and visibility. It doesn't always seem
Kiip It's official. We're living in the age of post-"click here" advertising. Brands are learning by doing, and sharing their stories as they go.
Now that banner ads, flashing marquees and poorly designed calls to action are history, how are brands
Yoga Studio On today's show, we'll meet Seb Williams-Key, Founder and Developer of Yoga Studio, a mobile app that's got the worldwide yoga community rolling with excitement and rave reviews from the likes of Mac Life, The Guardian, and Greatist.
This episode is Part I of our
Oyster What's in a name? A typeface? A branded book app? On today's show, we sit down with Willem Van Lancker, Product Designer and Co-Founder at Oyster, the new New York City-based app that's branding itself as the "Netflix of books"
Whynatte Some branded products are a good idea — and some come with an exceptional story. Meet Jesse Altman, Founder & CEO of Whynatte, an Atlanta-based brand that's been on the lips of every coffee lover in the city since it
Zady Today we're sitting down with Soraya Darabi and Maxine Bédat, founders of New York City-based clothing platform Zady, which connects buyers to creators in the spirit of "conscious consumerism" - that is, buying the beloved items we wear day after
Adii Pienaar, Public Beta & WooThemes Today we welcome Adii Pienaar, founder of WooThemes and Public Beta to the show. Adii, who connects with us from Cape Town, brings serious marketing mojo to the table when it comes to strategic self-branding, as seen in his new
Chase Clemons, 37signals Welcome to Episode 005 of  On Branding a biweekly series dedicated to helping you get to know brands (and branding) better. Brought to you by Atlanta's own brand and marketing firm, Brand Fever, each episode is an inside look at the brains behind
Uber Atlanta Welcome to another episode of On Branding, a biweekly podcast and video documentary series dedicated to helping you get to know brands (and branding) better. Brought to you by Brand Fever, each episode is an inside look at the brains
Alissa Walker On this episode of On Branding, you'll meet Alissa Walker, design commentator and noted columnist for publications such as GOOD, Fast Company, and Wired. An L.A. resident, you can find Alissa's writing inside the pages of L.A. Weekly, and on-air
Agency Spotter Welcome to another episode of On Branding, a biweekly podcast and video documentary series dedicated to helping you get to know brands (and branding) better. Brought to you by Brand Fever, each episode is an inside look at the brains
Eric Davich, Songza Welcome to our kickoff episode of On Branding, a biweekly radio and documentary series dedicated to helping you get to know brands (and branding) better. Brought to you by Brand Fever, each episode is an inside look at the brains
Modern Luxury The Atlantan Brides Magazine | Press & Awards I got to work together with Lauren of Sugar Style Events on this romantic and rustic smores dessert spread now featured in Modern Luxury The Atlantan Brides Magazine Spring/Summer 2013 issue.  You can go pick up your own copy! The photo pictured
Melinda and Ben Occasions Magazine Feature | Press & Awards This one has been long overdue, but in the attempt to update my website I’m getting all these out!  Congrats to Melinda and Ben for having their wedding featured in the Occasions Magazine & thank you Occasions for the feature!
Brandy and Grant Occasions Mag Online Feature | Press & Awards Brandy and Grant’s Summerour wedding was featured in Occasions Magazine Online!  It was such a great reminder to how beautiful their wedding day was & the love they shared for each other.  Congrats to these two and thank you Occasions