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Whole Foods Cuts Hundreds of Jobs, Blames Us

Whole Foods announced yesterday that they’re cutting 1,500 jobs — a little over one in every hundred people who work for them. The reason they’re giving is two-fold: One reason is “technology upgrades” (whatever that means; I assume it means back-of-house labor is being automated so fewer people get stockroom […]

Throwback Thursday: Rollwagen Guest Blog Roundup

Even outside of this blog, I talk a lot about blogging, and I write a lot of blogs. Some of those blogs I can’t ever share because they’re ghostwritten (that is, I write them and agree to let other people put their names on them; this is mostly for companies […]

Social Media Best Practices: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I don’t always have time to do what’s “best” for my social media and my blog. Sometimes, I don’t post because I’m busy doing other stuff. Sometimes my morning goes badly and the words don’t come like I wish they would, or the photo light is bad (the photo I […]

It’s Mindy Kaling Day! Because … Why Not?

I get asked pretty frequently if I know I look like Zooey Deschanel. Yes, I do know. People tell me I look like Zooey even when I don’t have bangs, so when we have similar haircuts, it happens all the time. The weird thing isn’t just that I look like […]

It’s Monday Morning, and I’m Smiling

I’m about to do something very out of character: Be positive. On a Monday Morning. Is this a result of the great weather we’re having? Yeah, probably. But it’s also because I’m teaching a Social Media Pop-Up Workshop this weekend, and I’m actually really looking forward to it.   That […]

Learn Social Media with Carrie: Birmingham Pop-Up Workshop September 19

I have a love-hate relationship with social media. I definitely find it fascinating: the way we’re connected to everybody now, the way our perception of people changes when we see these manufactured bits of insight into each other’s lives. And I find it incredibly useful, too — social media was […]