Sunday, October 16, 2011

Live Love Eat Cupcakes Contest

If you love cupcakes, then you are going to love this! SweetBling.com has a delicious line of One Haute Cupcake charms that are a must see. They offer "A classy combination of savvy and sweet. This is what makes cupcakes special. Now the pleasure is yours when you wear your One Haute Cupcake charm. Sweet Bling® is committed to using only the finest ingredients. Choose your own combination of rose, yellow or white gold -- and now sterling silver -- to create the perfect recipe for cupcake couture! Each piece is created individually, and handcrafted with attention to the finest detail. Wear One Haute Cupcake as a dazzling necklace, or a to-die-for charm." Right now if you like Sweet Bling on Facebook and post a picture of a beautiful cupcake you will be entered to win this LIVE LOVE EAT CUPCAKES tee. Click here for Sweet Bling on Facebook and enter today!! Indulge yourself and good luck!

Xoxo,
Socially In 

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Clinique's Free Gift at Bloomingdales! September 2011

If you are like me, you LOVE when Clinique has a free gift with purchase! Going on now at your local Bloomingdale's August 31- Spetember 18, with any $25 Clinique purchase you will receive $75 worth of goodies!!  Check it out here for more details on what this gift includes. I cannot wait to go get my gift, what about you? 
Want more Clinique in your life? Check out their Facebook page that has over 1 million likes, or follow them on Twitter to receive expert tips and breaking news about new products and events! 

Xoxo, 
Socially In 

Monday, August 22, 2011

Create the Perfect Boutique Room: Wake Up Frankie

Have you been looking for the perfect room ideas? Well look no further! I have found the cutest website that is perfect  if you are looking for that unique boutique look. The best part is they have great ideas for a lot of DIY projects. For example, the empty frames above the bed below, which allow you to add in your own collage. 

Wake Up Frankie has so much to offer! Check it out and let me know what you think.


Xoxo, 
Socially In

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Quick & Dirty: 3 ways to build your online presence

Whether you blog for fun or professionally, nearly everyone wants to attract more pageviews and connect with other people in their industry. Here are 3 easy ways to use social media to build your online reputation.

1.     Get social! If you aren’t on Facebook and Twitter already, then it’s time to get moving! Set up a Facebook Fan Page so that people can “like” your work, and stay active with frequent posts and Tweets. You’ll be surprised how many people listen when you have interesting things to say. Not to mention, the beauty and fashion communities might be the most active people I’ve ever encountered on Twitter, so join the conversation!
2.     Send email newsletters: This is a great way to engage your followers. Share new content, noteworthy events or whatever else you think will grab their attention. There are some super easy-to-use programs to help make your newsletter attractive and snazzy. My current favorite platform is Mad Mimi.
3.     Guest blog: Research some other sites that are blogging about your interests or expertise, and get in touch with them about doing a guest post. It’s a great way to open yourself up to new audiences and get more exposure across the web.

Lauren Margolis works for Betterfly.com, a website that helps you find makeup artists in your local area. She is a contributing writer for beauty blogs, with a particular interest in New York makeup artists



Hi everyone! I have decided to let Betterfly.com write a guest post!! I am willing to do the same for anyone  else too. As soon as I heard about Betterfly I knew you guys would all love it, so I just had to share. This is the place to "Find People to Help You Learn, look and feel better." Check it out and let me know what you think! 

Xoxo, 
Socially In 

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Sneak Peak, Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2011!

Finally that time of year again, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, and everyone is talking about it! Today the link was released to Nordstrom's Polyvore, and gives us an inside look into some of the hot items going to be at this years sale! Check it out for yourself here, Nordstrom Anniversary. If you click the "buy at Nordstrom" link on the page you will be directed to their site, where you will be able to see alternate views and different colors of the item. Below are a few of my favorites that I cannot wait for, this years sale looks like it is going to blow last years out of the water so start saving and happy shopping:) Sale starts July 15th and pre-sale runs July 5th-13th! 

 
Jessica Simpson Easton' Pump-$65








               Miidori Buckles' Boot- $130




 Tory Burch Leather Riding Boot- $300 (Flats are hopefully part of the sale too!)



Michael Kors Blair' Mother-of-Pearl Watch- $150 (Also comes in Gold and Rose Gold!) 






Stay connected with the latest from Nordstrom on Facebook and Twitter and you will see why they both have attracted so many fans! 

Xoxo,
Socially In 

Monday, June 20, 2011

Bonjour!

 

Hello everyone and happy summer!! I am back..and this time for good! After graduation I headed off to Europe for the first time and had an amazing vacation. Paris was just as beautiful as it seems. My destinations included UK, France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany. Next plan.. is to get a job. What are your summer plans? I would love to hear! 

Xoxo,
Socially In 


 


Monday, May 2, 2011

Keep Calm & Have A Cupcake


Hi friends happy Monday everyone, this picture describes the theme of the day!! So keep calm and have a cupcake. I apologize for not being able to stay in touch and for the long delay in making posts. I can not begin to describe what my life has been like this past month but all I can say is busy..busy..busy! What I have in store for you coming up is more marketing rules and guidelines, plus many dream job positions that I know everyone loves to hear about! If you have any recommendations or anything else you would like me to cover please do not hesitate to ask. In the mean time I have also created a Tumblr account, SOCIAL FROSTING, check it out! 

Xoxo,
Socially In 

Monday, April 18, 2011

Blogging: Fashion's New Best Friend


Hi Everyone! Sorry I have been MIA, I am finishing school and have been super busy searching for my next adventure. I went to New York last week for job interviews and fell in LOVE. If you have not been, definitely add it to your to do list. Not only does New York have amazing food, breathtaking views, fun people and a fun atmosphere, the shopping there is to die for! Of course you already know that!! I must say that the five-story Henri Bendel was my favorite.

On another note we all know that social media has taken off and is one of the best things that has happened to the internet. It's free advertising and the perfect way to keep in touch with your fans. We have seen Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr plus more all take off. Almost every site you see will have these logos right when you enter the page. So what is next to come? Blogs! Think about it...having someone constantly engaging with fans on a more visual level is the perfect way to stand out. As I showed you before Free People has a very fun blog, BLDG25, and Kate Spade does too! You will fall in love when you see it, they have done such a great job staying on top of the hottest social media tools. For their blog they used Tumblr and it looks great! Tumblr is perfect to keep a treading visual appearance as well as,
1. re-blog other people's posts about your company
2. post tons of colorful photos
3. create specific campaign themes directly on your blog
4. the perfect way to distribute branded content
5. add videos, quotes, anything!
The best part is no one has to follow or like your page to be involved, they can go to it whenever they please. It is not a way of interacting with fans like on Facebook and Twitter but more for the fans to see and keep updated with your brand in a fun way that benefits them. However, it is a perk to have people follow, you want them coming back! Take on this opportunity, you won't regret it if you do.

xoxo,
Socially In  

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Twitter Gets A Makeover


As most of you already know...a new version of Twitter has been released today and you are now looking at the new homepage! I love it, and I really enjoy all of the new changes made!! Twitter has been taking off over the past year and has grown to be something that everyone wants to take part in. In fact, there are almost 175 million Twitter accounts created. Its fun, interactive, and a great way for you to easily share your interests with people of similar interests. The new tagline on the homepage states just this, by saying "Instant updates from your friends, industry experts, favorite celebrities, and what's happening around the world." Compared to"Discover what's happening right now, anywhere in the world," from the old Twitter homepage. The new Twitter tagline is, in a sense, designing a new beginning and a  new feel for this form of social engagement. 

A few of the other noted changes are on your actual page, including direct messages and @s to be located on the right sidebar, along with a new display of your profile. You will also be happy to know that signing up and creating your own account has been made easier. Check it out for yourself and let me know what you think!

xoxo,
Socially In 

P.S. Twitter has had some glitches with the new Twitter being released so if you are not able to view the new page keep checking back in, it should all be fixed shortly!

Monday, April 4, 2011

How to STAND OUT on Facebook

If you have not already noticed... Facebook has a new trend. We have been overwhelmed with the growing popularity of social media that it is no longer as easy as creating a page to get noticed! Getting people to your page, and then liking it, has a new meaning. Here I will show you some alternative ways to get your name out there and have people WANT to be a part of your community. 

1. Giveaways! People love giveaways and chances to enter competitions, now they almost expect it! It's the perfect opportunity to grow your fan base. Make sure these competitions are limited to Facebook fans only and that these promotions encourage maximum engagement. You can now allow for people to become a fan of your page in order to be entered into the contest or competition! FYI..Wildfire app is a great application to use for this! 
2. If you have a website make sure you embed one of the many Facebook Social Plugins. This will ensure that people are hearing about your Facebook page and will increase traffic by being able to promote on both platforms. You can also link your Twitter and Facebook accounts for fan pages only, which will make all of your Facebook posts appear on Twitter, it is that easy. (The only disadvantage with this is that Twitter only allows for 140 characters and Facebook is unlimited, so what you write on Facebook could get cut off on Twitter) 
3. You can create a fun Welcome page for your fans using Facebook Tabs. This will show up front what your page is all about and what people will expect to get out of becoming a fan. Stelle McCartney does a really good job at this! If you need help or have questions about creating a page you can contact me! Tabs is part of Facebook apps, and tab applications are full of fun features you can make unique to your page. 
4. Make sure people can engage with your page once they become a fan. Allow for them to post photos or stories, and encourage it!! Everyone loves sharing so don't miss out on this opportunity to engage in more conversation on your page. 

As a side note: Set goals for yourself and what you want to accomplish from building a fan page. How you are going to award people/guidelines to go by. For example, having a giveaway for the 500th person to like your page!  Defining goals makes for no confusion, and do not forget to set ways on how to measure your success! 

So get out there and let your Facebook page be noticed! Post links on all of your social media pages and invite all of your friends. Good luck and happy Monday everyone! 
xoxo,
Socially In 

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Neiman Marcus "We Love Our Fans"



Neiman Marcus LOVES their fans...and we all love them! If you are not one of their 271,216 Facebook fans then what are you waiting for? Join right now!! Starting today, in honor of their appreciation, they are having an April giveaway full of designer looks and accessories...only for fans on Facebook! Today's giveaway is this super cute Michael Kors Tortoise Jet Set Watch. (Something I have had my eyes on!) 

All you have to do is like their page, and click the enter now link. Do not miss your chance to win. P.S. do not forget to check back in for all of the other great giveaways they have this month! Including a Tory Burch dress, Manolo Blahnik ballet slippers, and an Alexis Bittar bracelet! Everyone is talking about it, come engage in the fun. 
If you like to discuss fashion, luxury and the beauty of life follow them on twitter @neimanmarcus!! 

xoxo,
Socially In 




Friday, April 1, 2011

Every Girl's Playground


Henri Bendel is a New York icon. Every time I walk into their store I die, I am obsessed with everything they have! Right now on HenriBendel.com you can check out their Spring's Fab 5 where you will find all the Haute Hues of the season. Ocean Break is my favorite! 

Joining their Facebook page is a MUST! Get hooked on all of the special deals posted. Enter to be Bendel Girl of the Week for the chance to be awarded a $1000 VIP Card. Could you imagine? With 20,000 likes you know it is good. Follow them @BendelGirls for some added fun! 

Love the beach? Visit Henri Bendel before April 11th and receive this limited edition Bendel Beach Tote with beauty treats! It is their gift to you.

xoxo, 
Socially In 

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Have You Heard?


If you have not already shopped Bloomingdale's Friends and Family Sale, what are you waiting for? Right now you can receive 20% off in stores or online. AND if you spend $150 or more online you get free shipping! Here is what I loved, the cute gold Tory Burch ballet flats!! Start shopping the sale ends on April 3rd. 

If you are attached to Bloomingdales as much as I am stay connected through their Facebook and Twitter page, where you will be the first to get the scoop on all things Bloomingdale's! Happy shopping, I would love to hear what you get! 

xoxo,
Socially In 

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Beyond Your Imagination


Free People never fails to amaze me! I have been keeping up with their fascinating and creative pages for awhile, and decided to share it with all of you. You can not, NOT love their blog, BLDG 25. Here you can find everything including happenings, lifestyles, DIY projects, vintage and so much more. Things we all love.  My favorite is their cute girly wallpapers that they put out once a month, you must get the new one for spring!

Another thing that I adore about Free People is
the Look Book on their website! Flirty, bright, and fun, with a new one up every month. P.S Request  for a catalog on their site, a little something to look forward to getting in the mail.

Of course with the new site and blog, Free People has engaged in other social activities. Facebook has almost 250,000 fans, and Twitter has nearly 50,000! Join and get IN with the latest behind the scenes news right from the source. Wait, there is more! Free People's YouTube is not one to miss if you are looking for advice and info on everything they love!
xoxo, 
Socially In 

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Kate Spade Tote Gossip


 We were all eagerly anticipating the Kate Spade tote in support of Japan to go on sale this morning! Kate Spade caught attention with interaction and gossip about this tote through Facebook. People were waiting all day for the post to say that the totes were finally available!! All this waiting to find out late last night that there would be a delay with the delivery, causing controversy. About an hour ago today the totes were released to the public and have already SOLD OUT!! To find out more and join in the conversation of thousands reaching out to Kate Spade.. go to Facebook now! If you were able to order this adorable tote this morning, consider yourself very lucky.

xoxo,
Socially In 

P.S. The totes are only $18 and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Japanese Red Cross! 

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

We Heart Japan


Tory Burch has released this "We Heart Japan" t-shirt in honor of the events that took place in Japan!  100% of the proceeds of every Japan Relief T-Shirt sold, will be donated to the American Red Cross to benefit the Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami relief efforts. This will be in effect now until September 15, 2011. These super cute shirts are only $29,  plus includes free shipping!! Don't pass up on this great opportunity to donate money to a great cause helping out the people of Japan, and receive this fun shirt to show you care! 

Tory Burch has teamed up with online boutique Rue La La who will be hosting the shirts on their site for the next 4 days. To purchase through Rue La La you can become a member here and have access to daily boutique deals from all your favorite designers , Rue La La Invite

Want to help out more? Join Tory Burch on Facebook and share this lovely opportunity with all of your friends! Go to their THE LATEST tab and click share this! OR pass it on through twitter @toryburch!

xoxo,
Socially In 

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Good Things Come To Those Who Wait


Although off topic, I can not get over this video! Posted just 12 days ago SMARTWATER has hit it off with their latest campaign, Jennifer Aniston Goes Viral video. It you have yet to see this,  it is a MUST! Happy Saturday!

xoxo,
Socially In 

Can't Miss Marc


Who doesn't love Marc Jacobs? The Marc Jacobs new website welcome page is one of my favorites! As seen above, it starts with a look-a-like flagship storefront inviting you in to shop. Once in, it is just like you are shopping at the mall, except you can do this from home, LOVE. It even includes charming avatars to assist you. Check into World of Marc Jacobs where you can catch all the news and gossip, plus more!
Their website was not the only thing they refined. With over 415,000 followers on Facebook, we know that Marc Jacobs can't be missed! Join IN and engage in the scoop. Twitter @MarcJacobsIntl has over 110,000 followers and is just another way to add more Marc to your life! Want more? Another fun feature is their profile on LinkedIn.  With almost three hundred employees listed, it is the perfect opportunity to create connections and access a list of job openings. Stay IN and get hooked on Marc Jacobs.


xoxo,
Socially In 

P.S. Marc Jacobs is to be awarded at CFDA Awards on June 6th for lifetime achievement! Being considered as "One of the most influential designers working now."

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

DKNY PR GIRL on the Rise


As most of you already know DKNY has taken off in their social media campaign rising to a new level! When you like DKNY on Facebook you are taken to a fun interactive page that automatically allows you to sign up for their e-mail list to receive news, and sign up for a $2500 shopping spree! Joining their page also gives you more access to exclusive videos, specials, offers & more. With almost 250,000 fans DNKY really knows how to put on a campaign.

What you can not miss is DKNY PR GIRL on Twitter! To get a behind-the-scenes look at Donna Karan, this is exactly where you want to be.  If you love fashion, follow to get a fun look into the life of a PR girl living in New York. Plus, a lot more from DKNY! At almost 300,000 followers it is not something to be forgotten. What else could we ask for?

xoxo, 
Socially In


Monday, March 14, 2011

Shop or Play

They have launched a new site and we love it! The colors pop and it makes you want to non-stop shop. LOVE 
Play, Kate Spade's new feature leads you to a fun colorful way to explore all of the cute essentials. Click through this storybook and see if you can catch the surprises they have in store for you! 

Along with this beautiful newly designed site, Kate Spade has expanded its social media platforms and now has over 200,000 Facebook followers and over 27,000 Twitter followers. Check out Kate Spade on Tumbler http://katespadeny.tumblr.com/. What's not to love? Get IN and start shopping! 
xoxo,
Socially In 



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