is a professional blogger and social media consultant who has been working with business websites since 1995. She is currently writing Facebook All-In-One for Dummies (in stores in spring 2012).
She owns BloggingBasics101.com
a nationally-recognized site that provides tips and instructions for
beginning and intermediate bloggers. She regularly shares information
about building community, improving SEO, monetizing your blog, and using
Facebook to build your business. She has spoken and taught hands-on workshops at
conferences such as Type-A Parent
, and I_Blog
, as well as several local professional gatherings.
In addition to writing about current trends in social media, Melanie is
a freelance editor with Wiley Publishing. Previous ventures
include co-authoring TypePad For Dummies
and serving as a technology contributing editor at BlogHer