Alcohol Ink Ideas + how it can be incorporated into business

How does alcohol ink and business tie into one another? I was recently asked to appear on a business talk show and do something artistic/crafty.  I thought to myself, how am I going to pull that off with it relating to business? I'm not much of a business person, I'm the typical ADD artist who is flighty and is always seeing color and art and ways to improve things with paint or whatever!  I have been working with a number of different art mediums and had to focus on one. Alcohol ink projects came to mind! How would alcohol ink art be incorporated into business? Well, a couple of ways.  One, alcohol ink is very fluid and hard to control at times. So, if a business person is … [Read more...]

Pinterest Tools – Pinpuff

Pinpuff What is it? It measures your popularity, influence and reach on Pinterest. It also provides value of your pins & traffic your pins generate. It's kind of like Klout for Pinterest. It's kind of fun to see where I stand every once in awhile.  Don't get me wrong, I'm not fixated on numbers, but it's a nice insight to see where you're at from time to time. Do you like to do things like this?  Or do you totally stay away? xo Tara … [Read more...]

Pin Alerts for Pinterest

Hey did you know there's a REALLY easy way to see if you've been pinned? It's WONDERBAR!!!!! PINALERTS.COM  If you have a shop or a blog, you should really register.  Everyone wants to know if they've been pinned on Pinterest and what has been pinned on Pinterest!!!  Right??!!!! It's really quick to do so and it'll let you know when you're getting pinned! You can register more than one site once you initially register and confirm.  I just did it! xo Tara … [Read more...]

Inspiration for Shark Tank

I wouldn't say that I use Pinterest as an everyday inspiration back up. HOWEVER When I see QUOTES like these {source} {source} {source} Isn't it funny how this last one has similarities to The Shark Tank's logo: {source} {Are you exhausted over hearing about Shark Tank yet?} These words focus me. They make me zoom in on what I need to see.  They make me LOOK.   I am doing this. Shark Tank is just such a big event in my life.  If you had asked me in January if I would have thought I'd be right here right now, I would have certainly said no.  Not because I didn't think I could do it, I just never thought about it.  It just goes to show that life is truly a dance, you … [Read more...]

Taradara is going to be in Pinterest for Business {BOOK!}

Very excited to share with you all that I just received word that I'm going to be in a BOOK!!! Pinterest for Business by Jess Loren (Author), Edward Swiderski (Author) Here's the description of Pinterest for Business from Amazon: Perfect for companies with small marketing budgets, Pinterest is soaring in popularity: it's this year's hottest new social media platform. Businesses that capitalize on Pinterest today can build devoted fan bases that keep them "pinned at the top" - driving more sales, revenue, and profits for years to come. In this book, two leading Pinterest experts offer practical, start-to-finish techniques for making Pinterest work for any company. They explain all the … [Read more...]