Audra Krell

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Tackle it Tuesday (Social Media)

Tackle_it_tuesday This week I am tackling neglected aspects of social media.  My list is growing so long of new notes, applications, SEO’s and blog carnivals that if I don’t integrate some of this now, it will be lost in the blogosphere forever.

Securing your domain name is imperative.  You might think Audra Krell would be easy to get, but there are other Audra Krell’s in the world.  Once you secure it, make sure that if someone types in your name without the "www" that it will still point to your site.  Right now, if you type in www.audrakrell.com you are good to go, but if you just type audrakrell.com, there is a problem.  I have to get this fixed today. I use and recommend Go Daddy.

We have an old laptop we keep because our entire iTunes library is on it.  I’m going to set it up in the kitchen today, so that at any time, any of the five of us can access the family calendar at Google.  Even our nine year old can open this application and add his activities.  My husband can access it at work and the other two boys can add things at any time. If I am out and about, I can access it from my phone, before I over commit! Getting it set up is a priority today.  Google Documents are free and I highly recommend them for all families, even those with young children because it’s great for mom or dad to be able to access one calendar, from the office.  It’s a great way for extended families to stay in touch too, you could enter family vacations and big activities like ball games, family reunions and concerts.

Finally for today, I am going to open a YouVersion account.  It’s a free, online bible community and social networking site.  Check it out, you’ll be surprised at the powerful things you can share with Christians around the world.

Well that’s enough of a tackle for today and hopefully I won’t have to tackle any of our boys, just to get some computer time!

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8 thoughts on “Tackle it Tuesday (Social Media)

  1. I love google calendar, I am still trying to get the rest of my family on board though!
    Toni

  2. oh I hear ya! I just got my own domain today. I was going to get my last name, but it was already taken.. but it has been for a few years.

  3. i did actually think about it, but we decided to go with the160acrewoods b/c it is going to be our farm/business name as well… eventually lol.. sometime… lol

  4. You go girl! Great tackle! 😀
    I’m tackling My Bucket List and a great giveaway. Pop on over to check it out: http://anapronaday.blogspot.com/search/label/bucket%20list
    Today’s Bucket List item was Kiss the Most Beautiful Girl in the World!

  5. Great advice… I wish I wasn’t so dumb when it came to everything computer.
    Maybe you can teach me everything you know…he he
    God bless-
    Amanda

  6. thanks for the link to youversion, it looks great. I just signed up. If you follow me, I’ll follow you back.

  7. Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    Your tackle is a good reminder for me–I need to secure my domain name too.

  8. Thanks for the tips, things to be thinking about on my end like securing a domain name.

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