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So this is kind of a big deal... (Spoiler: it also includes a limited batch release of more VIP Golden Tickets).
I am thrilled to announce that Type-A Parent next year will have TWO major conferences: Type-A West #typeawest in summer and Type-A East #typeaeast in …
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We are going to have a great chat about keeping kids learning over the summer, girls and STEM and some other important topics with the cool science game Galxyz​, not to mention some amazing prizes (hello Samsung Galaxy Tablet and Amazon gift cards!). Find out more, RSVP and enter to win at http://typeaparent.com/galxyzchat.html
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I know some of you already know that all three of my children were preemies and did NICU time, and that I am a major supporter of March of Dimes​. You may not know that Kmart​ is the largest corporate fundraiser for MOD. I share some of the ways you can support March of Dimes at Kmart. #ad
Anyone who’s ever had talked to me about my children probably knows that all three were preemies. All three of my children spent time in the …
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Want tips on effective Facebook ads on any budget? For our next webinar, Sarah Pinnix, a blogger and interactive media marketing strategist, will be running a webinar entitled Facebook Ads: Beyond the Boost.
Our first webinar about legal issues in blogging was a great success! For our next webinar, we are switching gears to chat about marketing. On …
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I am very excited about this announcement! Type-A Parent​-ers represent at New Media Expo​!! Will I see you at NMX? Be sure to add your Twitter profile to the linky in this post so we can add you to our official Twitter list. Don't have your pass yet? See our list of official Type-A bloggers going to NMX, click their NMX posts and you'll find they have some discount codes for you!
  Type-A Parent is partnering with New Media Expo (affiliate link), to be held next month in Las Vegas. We will have a Type-A Parent lounge-style …
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+Dave Taylor thanks! :-)
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Got time? Yeah, me neither. I'm so glad I have Jamie​ at Type-A Parent​ who is the master manipulator of time. Find out some of her top secret tools!
I like to think that Kelby keeps me around I am really funny and extra cool. In reality, I am pretty sure she hasn’t told …
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The first assignment for the 2015 Next Level Blog Challenge is up. It isn't too late for you to join 600+ bloggers who want to bring it in 2015. It's free to join and get a kick in the blog.
We are officially starting the Type-A Parent 2015 Next Level Blog Challenge. What’s that? You haven’t joined yet? Well, there’s still time to join the …
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I created a handy list of 10 terms that should be deleted from blogger outreach emails. Do you agree with the list?
Every day, bloggers receive email pitches. Some bloggers receive dozens. Some receive hundreds. And every day, a big chunk of those emails contain words and phrases …
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Brands/marketers/PR people... We have a very limited space opportunity to book placement in our Type-A Parent​ Mother's Day Gift Bag and reach top mom bloggers:
http://typeaparent.com/mothersdaygifts
ALERT: LIMITED AVAILABILITY/DEADLINE TO ORDER IS MAY 4, 2015 OR WHEN SLOTS SELL OUT  Are you a marketer looking to get buzz from some of …
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30 MINUTES until our Facebook Ads – Beyond the Boost webinar starts. Find out how to stop wasting money on boosts and get high return (yes, even on a tiny budget). Even if you can't attend live, register NOW and you will get the recording after our webinar to watch at your leisure.
Our first webinar about legal issues in blogging was a great success! For our next webinar, we are switching gears to chat about marketing. On …
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I shared some tips on promoting yourself and how to stop apologizing too much.
Bloggers, sometimes you turn down your volume. You promote others, but are shy about promoting yourself. You ask to get paid, and apologize for asking. You dismiss your own accomplishments, …
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Guess WHAT? Type-A Parent​ will have a big tech launch at our 7th annual conference: Bevy​. They just announced today, and you can find out more about this amazing device and preorder.
I have been keeping a secret for a few weeks now, and I am so thrilled to finally have a chance to share it publicly! …
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Ooo! I am too. I hope lots of your attendees tweet about it at the conference!
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Social Blog Publisher, Social Media Consultant, Conference Organizer
Employment
  • Type-A Parent
    CEO, 2007 - present
  • KelbyCarr.com
    Blogger, Writer, Social Media Maven, SEO Diva, present
  • Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Asheville Citizen-Times
  • The Times of Northwest Indiana
  • Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star
  • Prince William Journal
  • Fauquier Times Democrat
  • Hesperia Resorter
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Kelby Hartson
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Founder and CEO of Type-A Parent and Type-A Parent Conference
Introduction
Kelby Carr is the founder and CEO of Type-A Parent, a social network and online magazine-style blog founded in 2007 for digital moms and dads, and Type-A Parent Conference, an annual blogging and social media conference in its fifth year that attracts major corporations and hundreds of parents who blog. She’s been coding since 1982, social networking online since 1984, web publishing since 1992, blogging since 2002 and tweeting since 2007. She is the author of Pinterest For Dummies and Pinterest Marketing For Dummies. She runs:
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Asheville, NC
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Manassas, VA - Nice, France - Victorville, Ca - Valparaiso, IN - Fredericksburg, VA - Stafford, VA