social media

Social Media Overload

I’m feeling a bit of a social media overload.

Since Mila joined us the need for uploading pictures has become more important so grandma and grandpa can see her day by day (since they live out of state).

But now I’ve got pictures on my phone, on Jake’s phone, on Flickr, on Instagram, on Facebook, Tumblr and in our aperture library on the computer. How do I keep all of these pictures straight so they all get where they need to? For someone who is very organized, it’s becoming a nightmare…

I like Instagram because the filters make almost everything look cool. I like Flickr because the photos are full size so grandma can download them directly. Facebook is just Facebook (and the easiest of all because everything will feed to Facebook). Is tumblr just one too many?

How do the rest of you deal with all of your photos? Should I just give some of these up? I would love to know how the rest of you do this…


Follow me on bloglovin

When I heard that google reader was going extinct I was pretty bummed. I had all my favorite blogs in google reader and loved that I would see the new posts automatically without having to remember exactly which blogs I follow. It also assured me that I wouldn’t miss any new posts. I loved the “star” feature because I would star the posts that inspired me and then it would save them so I could go back later and “pin” the pictures that I wanted to keep.

I ended up switching to Bloglovin on the advice of some of the bloggers I follow, and I have to say I’m actually happier! Bloglovin is visually beautiful (google reader was not beautiful, it was functional). And it works on my iphone so I can read blogs if I’m out and about with some idle time on my hands. And I can still “heart” the posts I love so I can go back and add the inspirational photos to pinterest.

If you’ve never followed blogs with a website like this, I recommend you give it a try.

So, come, Follow me on Bloglovin

– erica