Grandma Mary Interviews Chris Brogan at #SMMW15

I love Chris Brogan. He’s a thoughtful, insightful intelligent man and he was trying to sneak by me at #SMMW15 but I snagged him for an interview. If you haven’t connected with him yet, Make sure you sign up for his newsletter at because it’s fantastic. We talked about how he gets things done and […]

Grandma Mary interviews Mark Schaefer at #SMMW15

Do you know the fabulous Mark Schaefer? This guy is a book-producing thought leader and you need to go get connected with him on his Twitter account and his blog right now. Go ahead, I’ll wait. I had the pleasure of interviewing him at Social Media Marketing World about his new book The Content Code. […]

Grandma Mary Interviews Ted Rubin

Yeeha I had some fun interviewing Ted Rubin, co-author of Return on Relationships. He was in Denver for some Social Media Shenanigans organized by the fabulous Joel Comm. Ted gave a great talk on how to do social media right.  One of the main takeaways was if you are going to have a presence on […]

Grandma Mary Interviews Jason Miller about LinkedIn Changes

Yeeha!  I had the pleasure of interviewing Jason Miller, Leader of Global Content Marketing for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions and author of Welcome to the Funnel– Proven Tactics to Turn Your Social and Content Marketing Up to 11.  I love this guy! We naturally talked about LinkedIn and some of the changes that have been happening there […]

How to Put Facebook Pages on an Interest List Without Liking the Page

Want to spy on your competition on Facebook without them knowing? Put them on an Interest List! But you may have noticed that Facebook has recently changed so that if you go to the Page, Facebook requires that you Like the Page before being able to access the Interest Lists options.  That makes it harder to spy […]

Grandma Mary Interviews Andy Crestodina at #CMWorld

I was fortunate enough to catch up with Andy Crestodina of Orbit Media and this guy is a Google Analytics Ninja! He gave a bunch of great tips on things you want to pay attention to in your Google Analytics – you have to watch to get all the good nuggets! As he said, you […]

Grandma Mary interviews Ann Handley of #EverybodyWrites

Are you a writer? This is a trick question because the answer when Ann Handley is around is always “Yes”. I had the pleasure of sitting in on her session at Content Marketing World last week where she gave us fantastic nuggets of wisdom about writing.  Delicious! She talked about how words are our ambassadors and we […]

Grandma Mary Says Keep the Promises You Make to Yourself

You might think that promises to other people are more important but you need to respect your own promises, too. Here are my thoughts on how you can be more successful at keeping those promises.  I also have a different take on “SMART” goals – watch the video to find out.   Here are my […]