SMX-West-2013-headshot3Hi, I’m Pamela Parker. I’ve been involved in the internet marketing and social media world  – as a journalist, as a writer, or as an employee of a media business start-up helping independent publishers and world-class marketers — for more than 10 years.

Before there were blogs, beginning back in 1995, I developed a hand-coded Web site (now lost to the sands of time) where I published poetry, essays and art.

Here are some excerpts of what I’m writing about at The River — the newest incarnation of that site.



Every once in a while, I’ll hear from a friend or family member that they’re mourning the loss of their precious smartphone. What’s worse, they’re often wrecked because of all the data — emails, pictures, contacts, etc. — that has disappeared when the phone got lost, dropped or wet. We are [...]
Mon, Jul 21, 2014
Source: The River
I found this super useful if also very complicated. Courtesy of: The post An Ultimate Guide to Facebook Image Sizes (Until They Change it Again) appeared first on The River. [...]
Wed, Jun 25, 2014
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I started this mini-series with a look at how to spread things out more easily using standard (though outdated) HTML list tags. Now, a look at my secret weapon — fake lists. It looks like a list, but it isn’t a list at all. By the way, these tips are meant [...]
Mon, Mar 31, 2014
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I don’t even know what to call it. Is it still “the web” if you’re looking at it through an Oculus Rift-type headset? I don’t think so. Anyway, Fred Wilson got my attention this week with his musings on how big Internet players are (now that they’ve dedicated themselves to mobile) [...]
Thu, Mar 27, 2014
Source: The River