Savor the End of Summer with Peach Ice Cream

Peach Ice Cream, Huff Post Taste

The peaches are so heavenly this summer that I am sharing my peach ice cream recipe over at HuffPost Taste.

The Importance of the Handwritten Note… Inspired By: Alexa Pulitzer

to be or not to be a letter writer with style…

Alexa Pulitzer Custom Stationery on www.CourtneyPrice.com

Have the texting and email functions of hand-held devices wiped away our manners? What has happened to the handwritten note? I have noticed that it is getting harder and harder to find decent stationery, note cards and note pads to buy. Is it a supply and demand issue? Are good manners being shorthanded and emoticonned into extinction? Let’s hope not. When someone has sent you a gift, done you a favor, shown you hospitality, or the like, there is nothing more important – or appropriate- than to demonstrate your appreciation in a thoughtful manner, taking the time to be expressive about why you are thanking this person. A handwritten note has a memorable way of conveying that another’s efforts had been appreciated. Especially a well written note on beautiful paper. Elegance matters. Stylish New Orleanian, Alexa Pulitzer, is the master of designing unique personal logos for people to bring their A game to handwritten notes. In fact, her designs are so incredible that what may start out as a notecard design order will often extend to cocktail napkins, cups, business cards and invitations- she has evolved into quite a personal branding queen. Luckily for us, she is our guest today on the blog, and she will school us on the importance of the handwritten note. Please welcome Alexa (who will be represented by blue text): [Read more…]

SXSW Votes Matter…

SXSW2016

My colleague, JoDee Brownsworth Taylor and I have made it to the round of voting to be panelists for SXSW Interactive next year. Our topic will be a gold mine of information for bloggers who wish to have a good online presence and work with brands.

Social Media Netiquette and Working with Brands

Two bloggers who manage social media for major brands offer pointers for bloggers and social media users who aspire to work with brands. Director of Social Media for a fortune 50 company and social media consultant for a leading interior design manufacturer and other brands will share with bloggers strategies for a solid online presence and how to get noticed by the brands they want to work with. What is the best way to approach a brand? What can they really see about you and your stats? What are brands looking for in a blogger and how can you best position yourself to work with them? 

The speaker selection process is cut throat and requires votes at this stage. We would really appreciate your vote, comments, shares, support.  Thank you so much. xxc

 

Top Summer Gadgets List at HuffPost Tech

Huffington Post Tech Gadget reviews

It’s that time of year again, and I am over at HuffPost Tech reviewing my favorite gadgets for the summer. Come take a look

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Social Media- Netiquette Pointers from the Experts

Netiquette Pointers from the experts on Huffington Post MEDIA by CourtneyPrice.comIn case you missed it, the experts are giving Netiquette pointers over at Huff Post MEDIA. These pros will help all social media users class up their game.