Bragging on Nolensville

Nolensville Tennessee Town Hall

I was having a conversation with a friend who lives in Nashville recently about the benefits of being out here in Nolensville, and I thought it worth recording many of those same points here, considering the number of folks who hit this site by searching Google or other search engines for … [Read more...]

How NOT to Tweet: The Nefarious “Sub-Retweet”

twitter sub retweet example

Are you wondering how to get more followers on Twitter? Most folks are, because it can be a frustratingly slow process at times. Creating the next viral sensation that launches your visibility like a rocket is insanely difficult, unless you're able to coax a pop superstar into your selfie or find … [Read more...]

Super Bowl 2014: Esurance Giveaway Attracts Twitter Scam

esurance giveaway twitter scam

Among the host of advertisements seeking to make an impact during the Super Bowl last night perhaps it was Esurance which made the biggest waves on Twitter, with its promise to give away $1.5 million to a random person who tweets the hashtag #EsuranceSave30 by 3 a.m. Tuesday morning. Needless … [Read more...]

Get Thee To BarCamp Nashville 2013!

BarCamp Nashville 2013

Don't just put a red tick on your calendar, make sure you block out all of Saturday, November 2nd for BarCamp Nashville 2013. This is one of the most energizing and enlightening days of the year, in which some of Nashville's best & brightest gather together to share experiences and ideas on any … [Read more...]

Let’s Build a Nolensville Twitter List!

As the town of Nolensville continues to grow by leaps & bounds, it can become harder to keep up with the latest buzz on local events. There's nothing quite like catching up with friends and neighbors at favorite haunts over a good meal or cup of coffee, but sometimes social media comes in handy, … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips: Archives, The Savvy Blogger’s Secret Weapon

Are you looking for a way to grow your blog's readership and reputation? The best tool for the job may be sitting right there in your site's archives. It's easy for bloggers to get caught up in the day-to-day developments within their chosen niche (in my case, coverage of the NHL's Nashville … [Read more...]

Nolensville Takes Its Shot in the Toast of Music City 2013

Toast of Music City 2013 nolensville nominees

The Tennessean is currently running their annual Toast of Music City poll, asking readers to vote for their favorites across a wide range of categories from Art Galleries to Veterinarians. Nolensville has been well-represented in previous editions of this event (last year Mama's Java won "Best … [Read more...]

Nolensville, TN Real Estate Market “on the verge of exploding”

Bent Creek subdivision in Nolensville Tennessee

Our little town of Nolensville, TN has been steadily growing for years now, but it seems like the pace of change could accelerate rapidly pretty soon. Not only are neighborhoods like Bent Creek, Silver Stream and Nolen Park continuing to develop, but even with all that activity it looks like there … [Read more...]

The Lesson Joltin’ Joe DiMaggio Can Teach Bloggers

Joltin' Joe DiMaggio was one of the greatest athletes in baseball (if not all of American) history, not only because of his tremendous athletic accomplishments but for the character and bearing for which he was so widely admired. Even though he died in 1999, he has much to teach bloggers and other … [Read more...]

What the Nolensville Buttercup Festival Needs for 2014

nolensville buttercup festival 2013

Our family took in the 2013 Nolensville Historic District Buttercup Festival earlier this month, and had the quintessential small-town good time. There was a classic mix of old (picking up a journal from the Nolensville Historical Society) and new (my youngest son trying a Greek roast sandwich from … [Read more...]