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Social for Kids

by Nicole Donnelly on April 2, 2014


Did you know that some lemonade stands are on yelp and Foursquare?! Social media savvy mini-preneuers are taking their hustle social. This summer set your kid up right with all the location based apps to promote their biz! Google, Yelp, and Foursquare are a good start. Happy hustling kiddos! >


We are working on a collaboration lead by myself, Nicole Donnelly, to give you insight into various traditions, norms, and success tips for each country that we cover. As a western woman there are many surprises that I’ve encountered doing business around the world. I’ve always felt like a global citizen and have had a […]


Raw Chocolate Recipe Just for Fun

by Nicole Donnelly on January 9, 2014

If you are at home and have 1 C. of Raw Cocoa, 1/2 C. coconut oil (melted), and 1/3C. Raw honey, then you have the ingredients for a yummy fast treat. Mix the ingredients and spread on a cookie sheet covered in parchment paper, stick in the freezer and once it’s chilled you’ll have your […]


How to Instagram Your Brand-Intsagram will be King of 2014

by Nicole Donnelly on December 23, 2013

Instagram allows you to connect with your GenY customers like no other platform. Check out this awesome article on Social Media Today and Slide Share, The Ultimate Guide To Instagram Marketing from Ross Simmonds.  


Social Media Checklist

by Nicole Donnelly on December 16, 2013

Sensible Social Media Checklist for Businesses v2.0

Here is a great social media checklist:   Courtesy of: The Whole Brain Group


Pace Picante Twitter Mess

by Nicole Donnelly on December 3, 2013


Pace picante had a big mess because they automated there Twitter account and no one person was caring for their followers. Their reputation has been harmed and it looks like they don’t care for their customers. Caring and acting like you care are two separate things. I care about my teeth I love my teeth […]


7 Styles of Learning and Social Media Training

by Nicole Donnelly on November 26, 2013


When you get certified for your level 3 snowboard instructor you have to know the 7 styles of learning and how to apply them in a lesson. When we teach social media we do the same. -The Seven Learning Styles- Visual (spatial):You prefer using pictures, images, and spatial understanding. Aural (auditory-musical): You prefer using sound and music. Verbal (linguistic): You […]


Awesome Influencer Infographic

by Nicole Donnelly on November 25, 2013


Here is an awesome infographic about influencers online and how to engage with them.


Social Media Class

by Nicole Donnelly on June 18, 2013


We are gearing up for summer quarter going strong with new updated info. If you want the 411 on Google+ vs FB, why you need both. Yes you need Google+. To host a live class in your city, drop us a line @saltywaffle or @nicoledonnelly.


Going Viral

by Nicole Donnelly on February 24, 2013

For anybody to say that their customer acquisition strategy is for their content to go viral is like my daughter saying that I can simply go to the ATM when I need more money. There’s a lot of work that goes on to get the money in the bank so that I can withdraw when […]


8 Apps to Get You Through a Disaster

by Guest Writer on January 11, 2013

Pocket First Aid

When Superstorm Sandy bore down on the Northeast U.S. last month, millions of people instinctively turned to their smartphones for news, help, and communication. Mobile is usurping more than just the desktop computer. In many ways, our phones and devices have also replaced weather and FM radios, walky-talkies, and even flashlights. Furthermore, if we’ve learned […]


New Year, New Degree, New Job

by Angel Soria on January 9, 2013

As many of you know, I’ve spent the last 19 months working on obtaining my Executive MBA at Fresno State.  While most of you were sleeping in, we had class on campus every Saturday, from 8a – 5p, for 1 year.  We averaged 20 – 40 hours a week on assignments, plus building my internet marketing […]


Social Media Playbook

December 27, 2012

Go to For a sneak peek of the new ebook coming soon!

How the Internet Has Affected Our Brains!

December 8, 2012
How the Internet Has Changed Our Brains

Our brains adapt constantly to the environment and surroundings we’re in.  So, in this “techno” age, where we are spending more and more time in front of the computer, how has that affected how our brains work? This interesting infographic shows us just how much technology, the internet, and social media have changed the chemistry […]

Who is more social? Android users or iPhone users?

November 30, 2012
Who is more social ios vs. Android

In a contest that we ran for one of our clients, we pitted Android phones against Apple phones in an online Facebook contest.  Due to the high level of loyalty that most smartphone users have towards their phones, we figured it would at the very least would generate some buzz. And it did. By the […]

Black Friday or Cyber Monday

November 22, 2012

Or will you shop both? I got my first Black Friday email w/coupon code yesterday and it doesn’t expire until next Tuesday! Read the fine print, you may not need to rush as much as they want you to think you do. Chillax with friends and family and leave the madness at the store where […]

The Users of Social Media

November 17, 2012
Social Media users

Just who uses social media, and which sites do they use? The following infographic helps us visualize the users of the most popular social media sites and how they use them.  You might just find some surprises in there…like the fact that users spend as much time on Pinterest as they do Facebook!