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I like when #socialmedia   #mobileapp  stories are hyper-localized to the #washingtondc   #northernva   #maryland  areas ...
WASHINGTON — The phrase “there’s an app for that” has revolutionized the way small businesses and corporations run.
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Glad to live so close to an area that is #fitness   #health #wellness  focused :) #washingtondc  
Access to parks and paths for jogging, walking and biking helped make the Washington, D.C. area the fittest of the 50 largest metropolitans areas in the U.S., according to a study out Tuesday.
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This is JUST too much!!! This ADORABLE mini #BruceLee  has captured my heart forEVER omg :) I bet you he could kick anyone's a$$ I swear! #5yearsold   #martialarts   #childtalent  
Ryuji Imai is only 5, but he can already hold his own in a Bruce Lee fight scene.
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This is a loving and truly honest article with immensely helpful and realistic tips for helping someone cope with #depression. Depression is no joke and it is a real condition that eats away at one's soul. Most people "don't get it" or think you can just pop a pill and all is good with the world. But it is clear that this author TRULY does love her friend and is incredibly gracious and understanding with her support. What a wonderful friend that is ...
I spoke with my friend. I asked outright: What should someone do for a loved one who is suffering? What helps? Together we discussed her feelings. Her perspective. Her pain. And then we worked on some bearings that really helped me be a better friend...
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There definitely is such a thing as "design politics" :) so this is a helpful piece targeted towards #graphicdesigner   #interfacedesigners  and anyone having to manage design feedback for a project #UX   #UI  
5 Ways To Manage Design Politics
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Loving this movement: http://www.womenon20s.org "Women On 20s aims to compel historic change by convincing President Obama that NOW is the time to put a woman's face on our paper currency." Vote to help decide which of the 15 inspiring American women heroes it should be to replace Andrew Jackson on USA 20 dollar bills! 
Women On 20s aims to compel historic change by convincing President Obama that NOW is the time to put a woman's face on our paper currency. But who should it be? We believe that's for you, the public, to decide from a slate of 15 inspiring American women heroes. When voting goes live March 1st, this will be the place for you to cast your vote. Until then, be sure to visit the candidates page, where we will be revealing one remarkable woman each d...
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I would like to move here ... sigh ...   #beaches   #gonetoheaven   #oceanside   #dreaming  
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I wish this concept wasn't just limited to Ikea :) lol
Ikea has found a bizarre new way to advertise...
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I don't know about you but I think this is pretty ingenious! Makes me think twice :) As I think about my own life changes, unique opportunities like this sound rather appealing :)   #goats   #goatcheese   #farming  
A couple in Alabama is looking to give away their goat farm via an essay contest.
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This is just incredible footage. Lava crackling UP CLOSE! The Earth is just so powerful ... #beautiful   #naturephotography   #nature   #volcanoes  
In October, all eyes were on a small town in Hawaii as lava slowly inched its way from Kilauea volcano to the nearby Pahoa town center. Supermarkets, drugstores and schools all closed in preparation, as the lava claimed a home and nearly crossed ...
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This cracks me up lol ... I know I would NOT survive :) #browsing   #internet  
Hopes&Fears challenged a friend to live with a 90s internet connection for a week. This is his story.
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Extremely powerful and thought provoking: "Humiliation is a more intensely felt emotion than either happiness or anger" #thedarksideofdigital  "Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop."
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Web Show Host of bizworkTV, Content Marketer, Social Media Strategist, PR Consultant
Introduction
Brand Journalist and Digital Strategist Mayra Ruiz-McPherson is web show host of bizworkTV and founder of Ruiz McPherson Communications (RMC), a digital marketing consulting practice based in Northern Virginia. Mayra — who also founded and launched the online career community SocialMediaJobsDC.com — often presents various digital and social media-focused topics tailored to business owners and senior-level marketing managers. She also instructs a number of courses, workshops and training sessions as well as provides private, on-site training on social media tools and strategies. 
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Web show host of bizworkTV & founder of SocialMediaJobsDC.com, an online career community for social media professionals
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Managing web technology, online marketing & PR on behalf of companies & business owners
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Web Site Management, Social Media Marketing, Public Relations, Content Direction, Brand Journalism, Web & Mobile Application Development
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  • Ruiz McPherson Communications
    Founder & Principal, 2007 - present
    My company creates and manages web sites and mobile applications on behalf of companies and business owners but as a brand journalist, I'm also retained for social media, PR & content direction and consulting.
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