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Head-to-toe and Lash-to-Nail

Photo Set

Makeup to wardrobe, glam to boudoir, Laurie’ at photography studio, The Studio in Largo, has got you covered.

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Clear Sky on Cleveland, Clearwater, FL

Clear Sky on Cleveland

Clear Sky on Cleveland in Clearwater is a newly opened bistro with an extraordinary feel and a fabulous indoor patio.

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Farm Fresh and Fork-Friendly: Boca Kitchen Bar & Market – Hyde Park

Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

Every morsel of the meal at Boca Kitchen Bar & Market danced in my mouth and has left an imprint on my taste buds. @ShoutOUTs

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Nothing Standard Here: GrillSmith – Carrollwood

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The poutine was a bevy of sidewinder fries (not the traditional straight cut fries), crispy outside/soft inside, and dotted with Cigar City beer-marinated cheese curds then bathed in a savory rich, beefy gravy. A delightfully lighter version of the traditional fare but no less satisfying.

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Flying the Friendly Skies – It DOES Exist!

Mediterranean Tapas

I don’t normally gush over an airlines, but Alaska Airlines deserves the flood of love. I had the immeasurable pleasure of flying Alaska Airlines for the first time and one experience I’m thrilled to share. http://bit.ly/2q4Bsb4 #iFlyAlaska @AlaskaAirlines @AlaskaAir

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Chilling Like Elsa

Looking onto anti-chamber and cryo-chamber
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Afterwards, my face echoed a nice blushing color from the excited blood bouncing around.

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Never let them see you sweat!

Credit: Tampa Bay Business Journals

I have never been to a networking event where everyone, and I mean EVERYONE – mentees to mentors to sponsors – were as friendly, welcoming, and open to conversation as I experienced at the recent Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Mentoring Monday April 3, 2017.

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GIVEAWAY: Amazon Echo Dot (Value $49) – ENDED

Amazon Echo Dot

Beautiful Beyond Measure is giving away an Amazon Echo Dot ($49.99 value) in honor of their upcoming Women of Vision Luncheon on April 22, 2017.

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Wish You Were Here: New spring items on Portillo’s menu? Count me in.

Tuna Salad Sandwich

Smoky, tender SAUCY-licious-NESS, gently marinated then glazed with Portillo’s special tangy barbeque sauce and charred on an open grill.

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Around Town: Salt Serenity Spa, Seminole, FL

Adult Therapy room 
Photo Credit: Salt Serenity Spa

The room was ethereal, glowing from top to bottom with a pink blush emanating from both the surrounding salt lamps on the walls and the luminous floor lights buried underneath almost 2,000 pounds of Himalayan pink salt. #thingstodo

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About Town: Juiced Up at Juice Habit, Largo, FL

Juice Habit Largo, FL

Juice Habit was only recently opened Black Friday, November 25th, 2016 and serves plant-based, natural ingredients blended into a mouthwateringly refreshing treat for my taste buds.

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Wish You Were Here: Smashburger – Clearwater, FL

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We Got Our SMASH On! by Heather Lindsay Sell, ShoutOUT®, November 13, 2016 Disclosure: Smashburger invited ShoutOUT® to participate in a tasting event at their newest Clearwater, FL location. They provided all of the samplings in order to provide my honest … Continue reading

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Wish You Were Here: Portillo’s Tampa, FL

by Heather Lindsay Sell, ShoutOUT®, November 13, 2016 Disclosure: Portillo’s invited ShoutOUT® to participate in their bloggers Bite of the Brand tasting event and sample their house specialties. They provided all of the samplings in order to provide my honest … Continue reading

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Wish You Were Here: World of Beer

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A spirited adventure with delectable dishes. World of Beer was a delightful jaunt with a fun-filled, laid-back flare.

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Cupcake-colada. Cheers!

Coconut Cupcake-colada

Inspired by Pina Coladas, these Coconut Cupcakes with cream cheese frosting are divine.

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SWEET Dilemma

The Sprinkles Baking Book

Which delectable delight do I choose? As part of Candace Nelson’s launch of her new cookbook, The Sprinkles Baking Book, I was sent an advanced copy and invited to participate in The Sprinkles Baking Book Challenge.

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POP On Over!

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by Heather Lindsay Sell, ShoutOUT Tampa Bay, September 26, 2016 Disclosure: iPOP Gourmet Popcorn invited me to visit their Tampa location and provided me with several gourmet popcorn samples in order to provide my honest opinion on the experience. The … Continue reading

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Wish You Were Here: Freshly Ceviche

photo of Ceviche Tapas Bar Menu

The whole evening was charming and the food enchanting. The sultry rich reds and earthy tones of the Spanish and Mediterranean-influenced décor was complemented by the real wood floors and dark wood paneling at the bar, adding an Old World charm with elegant simplicity.

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I Can Adult For THIS!

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Del Frisco’s Grille – Tampa: Modern, yet warm interior and inspired design, an abundance of natural light flowing into the room, lots of table and bar space, art-inspired lighting and decor, and tantalizing appetizers.

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Oh, What a SIZZLING Night!

image of Sirloin steak

by Heather Sell, ShoutOUT® Tampa Bay, September 29, 2016 Disclosure: Black Rock Bar & Grill generously treated me and a guest to a complimentary meal and invited me to participate in the Grand Opening of their newest location in Carrollwood … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Giveaway – Frozen-themed (Elsa and Anna)

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Back-to-School Giveaway – Frozen movie-themed (Elsa and Anna) Messenger bag filled with essential school supplies. ENTER TODAY! See Rafflecopter below. This giveaway is generously sponsored by Lindsey Lyons Hi Ho Vacations Authorized Disney Vacation Planner. Lindsey helps you effortlessly plan … Continue reading

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Westfield Mall First Full Inclusion Back To School Bash

Back 2 School Bash logo

For Immediate Release Announcing the Full Inclusion Back to School Bash at Westfield Mall Event Contact and Information: Hope Lansing/Event Coordinator Simply Events (727) 674-1464 Hope@SimplyEventsFL.com Simply Events of Tampa Bay Presents The First Full Inclusion Back To School Bash … Continue reading

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JavaFly and FARO’s Coffee Pod Review

Faro Coffee

My secret is revealed – I love coffee! Yep, it’s my weakness and I can’t start my morning without a good cup of brew to get the blood pumping and mind jump-started. So was thrilled to participate in JavaFly’s giveaway and product review of Faro’s Keurig Coffee pods.

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Lashing Out

“Mom, your lashes are so…LUSCIOUS!” exclaimed my daughter after I had my eyelashes recently tinted. I must admit, I’ve never had anyone proclaim that about my eyelashes, but Maja totally rocked the lash tint she performed and my eye game was … Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY: A Little BLING to Ring in the New Year

Photo of Awestruck necklace by Paparazzi

I’m deeply, madly in love…with Paparazzi jewelry! My friend, Laurie Rose, recently launched her Paparazzi Jewelry business and felt an instant affinity to the bobbles and trinkets that she sells for only $5 per piece! Enter the giveaway here.

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Searching for the Sale

Check out these 3 online search sites to locate garage, estate, auctions, community-wide sales, and more wherever you live in the United States.

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Do you PACARI?

Photo of Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins

My senses melted in the smooth texture and bold flavors of the raw chocolate drops and how they lazily lulled around on my tongue like a puppy rolling around in the summer grass with wild abandon, feet up and tongue out.

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“Datz” a Wrap

Datz-a-Mary Bloody Mary Mixes

[…]I came home [from the Food and Wine Conference] and turned over the various creative ways I could incorporate [Datz-a-Mary Bloody Mary Mixes] into my recipes. #FWCon #SOFWCon

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Breathe, Just Breathe

FWCon table display

by Heather J Sell, ShoutOUT®, August 1, 2015 #FWCon  As a brand ambassador, I was granted conference tickets at a discounted rate, but the recount, feelings, and delicious memories are my own honest opinions, thoughts, feelings, and tastings. I kept … Continue reading

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Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory presents Showstoppers

Showstoppers: Words and Music will feature selections from Chicago, Cabaret, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Phantom of the Opera and others.

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Undressing my Tastebuds: Out of the Weeds

Photo of bowl of Sweet Potatoes & Couscous with Carrot Ginger Dressing

by Heather J Sell, ShoutOUT®, July 24, 2015 #SOFWCon #FWCon Attending the 2015 Food and Wine Conference this past weekend in Orlando was an amazing adventure! My head is still spinning from all the information garnered from the insightful workshops, … Continue reading

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Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory presents Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.

Photo of Aladdin Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory presents Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.

REVISED May 27, 2015 FOR RELEASE: April 29, 2015 CONTACT: Leslie Farrell, 813.493.1805 ─ lesliebethfarrell@hotmail.com Paul Bilyeu, 813.222.1050 ─ paul.bilyeu@strazcenter.org Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory presents Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. *** Tampa, Fla. – The Patel Conservatory at the David A. Straz, … Continue reading

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Coming to Tampa Bay: Host Families Needed for Students from France & Spain

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June 20, 2015 Horizons Du Monde hosts an international exchange program that offers short stays, or homestays, throughout the United States (10 days to 1 month) for students between the ages of 14-18.  Students are typically from France or Spain, with … Continue reading

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Feta with a Twist

Photo of Feta Steak Stroganoff

by Heather Sell, June 10, 2015 Recipe created for the 2015 Food & Wine Conference Wisconsin Cheese Recipe Contest #FWCon #WisconsinCheese I adore cheese, so whatever recipe has it included or I can incorporate it into, I’m a happy camper! … Continue reading

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Four Women Walk into a Store

by Heather J Sell, ShoutOUT®, June 4, 2015 Disclosure: I was invited as a guest to Menopause the Musical, with no expectations of a review or post. The opinions expressed herein are entirely my own and based completely on my … Continue reading

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When in Rome

Rooftop Terrace view at Inn at the Roman Forum. Photo: Italy Hotels

Dreaming of Italy By Heather Lindsay Sell, ShoutOUT®, May 28, 2015 As far as dream vacations are concerned, Italy has been at the top of my “rainbow” list for as long as I can remember. Movies like Under the Tuscan … Continue reading

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Adventures in Cooking – Parmesan Potato Cakes with Avocado Sauce

Image of potato cakes with avocado sauce

by Heather Sell, ShoutOUT, May 10, 2015 I love cooking and baking, and even moreso…EATING! Cooking tends to be my stress-release, my cerebral yoga, my tasty “O…H…M…”. Ironically, with all the baking and cooking I’ve done since I was a … Continue reading

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Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory presents Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.

FOR RELEASE: April 29, 2015                  CONTACT:           Leslie Farrell, 813.493.1805 ─ lesliebethfarrell@hotmail.com           Paul Bilyeu, 813.222.1050 ─ paul.bilyeu@strazcenter.org Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory presents Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. *** Tampa, Fla. – The Patel Conservatory at the David A. … Continue reading

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Tease the Palate and Spark the Imagination

2015 Food and Wine Conference, Orlando, Florida by Heather Lindsay Sell, ShoutOUT®, May 2, 2015 Disclosure: This post was created as part of the 2015 Food and Wine Conference Brand Ambassador #FWCon Campaign of which I am a participating blogger. The … Continue reading

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Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory presents On The Edge

  FOR RELEASE: Feb. 26, 2015 CONTACT: Leslie Farrell, 813.493.1805 ─ lesliebethfarrell@hotmail.com Paul Bilyeu, 813.222.1050 ─ paul.bilyeu@strazcenter.org   Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory presents On The Edge *** Tampa, Fla. – The Patel Conservatory at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center … Continue reading

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How about a Thunder Steak Sandwich or a Cooper’s Candied Burger?

Give & Grub Food Truck Project by Heather J Sell, ShoutOUT®, April 6, 2015 Tempting your taste buds? It did mine! When I received the invite to check out the Give & Grub Food Truck and sample a few of … Continue reading

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Flourless Raspberry Chocolate Cake Recipe

Recipe created by Heather Sell, April 4, 2015 for the Dixie Sugar Crystals Recipe Contest and the Food and Wine Conference, Orlando 2015 I love to bake, trying new recipes, and of course, taste-test the resulting concoction. There’s something very … Continue reading

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Ybor City Architecture Hop

  Check out our latest YouTube video slideshow from the Ybor City Architecture Hop, April 19th, 2015. YouTube Video

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The Best of Tampa Bay at The Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa

  FOR RELEASE:     Feb. 26, 2015 CONTACT: Paul Bilyeu, 813.222.1050 ─ paul.bilyeu@strazcenter.org or Salwa Mansour, 813.222.1059 ─ salwa.mansour@strazcenter.org The Straz Center for the Performing Arts presents the Best of Tampa Bay Saturday, April 11, at 7 p.m. *** Tampa, Fla. … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament, 2015, Largo, FL

Hosted by Donnie Abraham former NFL Buccaneer player & NY Jets Player When:  Saturday May 23, 2015 Where: Bardmoor Golf and Tennis Club, 8001 Cumberland Rd. Seminole, FL, 33777 Time:     7:00amRegister / Continental breakfast & Range balls         … Continue reading

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Heather Hemingway Stayed Here: Sea Breeze Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn

By Heather J Sell, ShoutOUT® Tampa Bay, March 12, 2015 Strategically positioned on South Shore Boulevard across from the soft white sands and lapping bluish waters of Boca Ciega Bay, the Sea Breeze Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn lies in a … Continue reading

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THE GREAT ESCAPE ROOM COMES TO TAMPA

THE GREAT ESCAPE ROOM COMES TO TAMPA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE             Casey Wynn or Mary Gardner Email: TampaTGER@gmail.com Phone: 202-780-8437 February 12, 2015 Tampa, Florida: The exciting concept that is sweeping the nation will open its doors to the public in … Continue reading

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Tasting Ybor

Tasting Ybor – Ybor City Food Tours January 17, 2015 | Heather J Sell | ShoutOUT® Media Two things I absolutely adore about historic Ybor City are the rich history, as noted in the impressive architecture and historic buildings, and … Continue reading

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Transported Back in Time: Beach Drive Inn B&B, St. Petersburg, FL

Beach Drive Residence at 532 Beach Drive NE, second house from left. Dated Postcard, ca. 1913, St. Petersburg Museum of History. Transported Back in Time January 1, 2015 | Heather J Sell | ShoutOUT® Media “Is it haunted?” The first, … Continue reading

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On the Quest for Zombies

The Walking Dead, Atlanta by Heather J Sell, ShoutOUT® November 15, 2014 Walker Stalker Con, Atlanta, GA 2014 Face to face with the dead? Was I intrigued? Hell yeh! Scoring media passes to the Walker Stalker Con in Atlanta, GA … Continue reading

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Studio Movie Grill, Tampa

Stoked to get a sneak peek into the new Studio Movie Grill Tampa on Monday night! Get to chill out and watch the new movie Big Hero 6 with my daughter while sitting back, enjoying a savory meal from a decent … Continue reading

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Connect. Inspire. Women Reshaping the World 2014

by Heather J Sell, ShoutOUT® November 4, 2014   Women Reshaping the World was founded by Barry Braun in 2012. When asked why he created WRTW, Braun simply responds, “I care about my granddaughter’s future.” Women Reshaping the World heads to … Continue reading

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Adventures at Repticon (Video)

November 3, 2014 Repticon is returning to the Florida State Fairgrounds this weekend, November 8-9, 2014. Check out the “Adventures at Repticon” video to get a sneak peek at the fun!

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The Junior League of Tampa’s 11th Annual Holiday Gift Market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: The Junior League of Tampa Kristin Wilson, Holiday Gift Market Chair Megan Bock, Holiday Gift Market Chair Phone: 813.254.1734, publicrelations@jltampa.org WHAT: The Junior League of Tampa’s 11th Annual Holiday Gift Market, A Parade of Giving The … Continue reading

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Women Reshaping the World, Tampa, FL

WOMEN RESHAPING THE WORLD Date: Friday, November 7, 2014 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: A La Carte Event Pavilion, 4050 Dana Shores Dr., Tampa, FL 33634 Contact: Michele Norris, Partner, 813-267-5666 Parking: Complimentary parking in lot Event Description: … Continue reading

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ShoutOUT® HEADED TO WALKER STALKER CON ATLANTA, OCTOBER 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WALKER STALKER CON ATLANTA THIS OCTOBER HAS CELEBRITIES, ZOMBIES, SHOWS, CONCERTS AND MUCH MORE ATLANTA, GA – Walker Stalker Con, a zombie, horror, and sci-fi themed fan-centric convention, will be held at the Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart … Continue reading

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Repticon Brings Summer Sizzle Back to Tampa

Repticon Brings Summer Sizzle Back to Tampa! Tampa FL ­ June 14 & 15, 2014 -­ Repticon, nationwide promoters of reptile and exotic animal expos, brings its unique blend of vendors, breeders, and educators back to the Florida State Fairgrounds for a family-­oriented, … Continue reading

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Reggae Rise Up Music Festival, Saturday, September 27, Raymond James Stadium

Join us at Raymond James Stadium, Saturday, September 27, 2014 for Reggae Rise Up Music Festival as we bring the positive vibes, amazing people, and the best Reggae Music around to Tampa, Florida! Rebelution Steel Pulse Collie Buddz Zion I … Continue reading

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BlueGrace Director of Training and Business Development Joins PetNet Tampa

PRESS RELEASE BlueGrace Director of Training and Business Development Joins PetNet Tampa As Member In Part Of Company’s Giving Grace Philanthropy Program. Vanessa Castillo Director of Training and Business Development for BlueGrace Logistics is recognized as PetNet’s newest member. On … Continue reading

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The 7th Annual Bert Smith St. Petersburg Chillounge Night

  The 7th Annual Bert Smith St. Petersburg Chillounge Night, Nov 22nd, 2014 Presents: “Cirque du Chill”. An Exciting New Twist for Chillounge Night. The Ultimate Outdoor lounge party is teaming up with The Circus Arts Conservatory to bring Cirque du … Continue reading

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“Rock Hard Revue” Returns To Twisted Martini In Clearwater

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2014 “Rock Hard Revue” Returns To Twisted Martini In Clearwater On September 26, October 3, October 10 And October 17 Experience Florida’s #1 Male Revue Show and America’s Got Talent Season 9 Stars Reinventing Girl’s … Continue reading

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IMMEDIATE Release- Bacchus Bike Fest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jo Schaaf (727) 804-4898 Bacchus Bike Fest | SEPTEMBER 27-28TH, 2014 Live Music and Bikes “Come Feel the Noise” Seminole, Florida; Screwie Louie’s Porpoise Pub Featuring Quiet Riot * The Black Honkeys * XTHIRT13N * Bushwacher … Continue reading

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BlueGrace Logistics Partners with “Backpacks of Hope” Drive Metropolitan Ministries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tampa, FL (July 20, 2014) –Every year in the month of July, BlueGrace Logistics hosts a “Backpacks of Hope” drive for one of our biggest charities, Metropolitan Ministries. This school drive benefits local children who are in … Continue reading

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BlueGrace Logistics CEO Honored with EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards™ Emerging Category

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tampa, FL (June 12, 2014) – Ernst & Young (EY) holds one of the nation’s most prestigious award ceremonies every year, the Entrepreneur of the Year™ Awards. EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year™ Program recognizes business owners from … Continue reading

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“Rock Hard Revue” Debuts In Tampa On Friday, July 11 At Tampa Pitcher Show

Rock Hard Revue Tampa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Rock Hard Revue” Debuts In Tampa On Friday, July 11 At Tampa Pitcher Show Be Among the First to Experience Florida’s #1 Male Revue Show and America’s Got Talent Season 9 Stars at Their Exciting Tampa Debut … Continue reading

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Cabana Life to Host a Summer Model Search

            Cabana Life to Host a Summer Model Search at Main Street Traders, Sarasota, FL WHO:             Sun-protective beachwear line, Cabana Life, and Main Street Traders boutique WHAT:           Cabana Life and Main Street Traders Summer Model Search Meet … Continue reading

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Call for Entries Nonprofits Humana Communities Benefit Grant

Published on Humana Healthcare (http://press.humana.com) on 4/28/14 11:01 am EDT Humana Foundation Relaunches Signature Philanthropic Program, Increasing Humana Communities Benefit Grant Amount to $350,000 for Nonprofits in Tampa Bay, Chicago and San Antonio Release Date: Monday, April 28, 2014 11:01 … Continue reading

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ST PETERSBURG AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE® ANNOUNCES ICONIC WOMEN OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ST PETERSBURG AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE® ANNOUNCES ICONIC WOMEN OF THE YEAR FINALISTS April 8, 2014 | St. Petersburg – The St Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce® announces the finalists for the 15th Annual Iconic Women of … Continue reading

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Big City Events and EVENT Live Joint Venture – Annual Ribfest Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Big City Events and EVENT Live Joint Venture to be Exclusive Sponsorship & Activation Agent for Northeast Exchange Club’s Annual Ribfest Event St. Petersburg, Fla. (April 10, 2014) – The Northeast Exchange Club, producer of Ribfest, has agreed in … Continue reading

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Don’t Try This at Home!

MOSI Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition If you pop a Mentos mint then drink a diet Coke, will your stomach explode? Will you get less wet by either walking or running through the rain? Are elephants really afraid of mice? Can … Continue reading

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Whisked Away to Another Era

M. Leo Elliott’s drawing of the front elevation of the Cuban Club, 2010 Avenida Republica de Cuba, Ybor

Buildings Alive! Ybor City Architecture Tour, March 6, 2014 Heather J Sell, ShoutOUT Tampa Bay I was already stoked about the upcoming Buildings Alive! Ybor City Architecture Tour, then I had an exciting chat with Ybor City Museum Society curator, … Continue reading

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UniverSoul Circus Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Return to Tampa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACTS: Eloise E. Rodriguez Carol Crisafi Bristol Public Relations Bristol Public Relations Cell. 786.326.2221 Cell. 786-210-7525 eloise@bristolpr.com carol@bristolpr.com UniverSoul Circus Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Return to Tampa, Featuring all Fun New Acts from Around the Globe Be … Continue reading

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CallOUT! TopChef Vendors & Sponsors Wanted

by Heather J Sell, ShoutOUT February 2, 2014 Time to get your taste on! LocalShops1 and Intensity Academy partner up to host the 4th Annual Top Local Chef on Sunday, April 27, 2014, 5-7pm at the Gulfport Casino & Ballroom, 5500 Shore … Continue reading

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Arts for Autism, March 1, 2014

Arts for Autism Benefiting The Inspire Foundation presented by Florin|Roebig, P.A. The Inspire Foundation is a non-profit organization who’s mission is to bring music and the arts to ALL children with special needs. They work with schools, individuals, groups & … Continue reading

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Coffee “Wine of the Bean”

by Heather J Sell, ShoutOUT January 17, 2014 ShoutOUTs to Susan Endriss, Organo Gold Independent Rep. It’s been awhile since I’ve seen Susan and was thrilled to catch up with her at a recent summit where she was serving up … Continue reading

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Live Your Legacy Summit Featured Speaker: Jenelle Taylor

Jenelle Taylor is one of the featured speakers at the Live Your Legacy Summit on January 6, 2014. She will be discussing simple steps to put the fun into fundraising, three magic words to get donations, and 4 keys to … Continue reading

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Live Your Legacy Summit Featured Speaker: Sue B. Zimmerman

Our next featured speaker and a morning presenter for the Live Your Legacy Summit on January 6, 2014 is Sue Zimmerman. Sue will be speaking on “How to Get your Hashtag On using FB Instagram and Twitter”.   She is the creator … Continue reading

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Featured Live Your Legacy Summit Speaker: Topher Morrison

ShoutOUT Tampa Bay is a proud media sponsor of the upcoming Live Your Legacy Summit, St. Petersburg, FL. During this unique workshop and networking event, attendees will be empowered with knowledge and road maps to achieve their greatest success by the Summit’s … Continue reading

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Our New Blog is Ready!

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ShoutOUT Link Share via SEOMOZ: Beginner’s Guide to SEO

Sharing this helpful guide via SEOMOZ.org titled “Beginners Guide to SEO”. This guide can be stepped through on the website through chapter links or can be downloaded as a .pdf document. http://www.seomoz.org/beginners-guide-to-seo SEOMOZ.org is based in Seattle, developing SEO software … Continue reading

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The Alzheimer’s Family Organization’s – 9th Annual Alberta’s Fashion Show fundraiser

The Alzheimer’s Family Organization’s –  9th Annual Alberta’s Fashion Show fundraiser on Tuesday June 11th at the Heritage Springs Country Club in Trinity, Florida.  Doors open 11:30 am, 12N is the Luncheon and Fashion show.  Ticket donations are $30.00 per … Continue reading

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RAREMeetups™ – Connecting the Community

by Heather Lindsay Sell I love when my quest for finding the “unfindable” or hop-linking between sites whisks me to a new incredible find. Just discovered this amazing site called RareMeetups™, created as a way for patients and families fighting … Continue reading

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Create a peaceful space in your garden

Create a peaceful space in your garden by Lisa Burns, Backyard Getaway Your outdoor living space should be a source of harmony and happiness. A place for you to relax after a long day at work. There are many ways … Continue reading

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About ShoutOUT®

About ShoutOUT®  ShoutOUT® Girl ShoutOUT® is based in Largo, Florida. A “grassroots” organization, created to support local businesses and events, while building relationships, keeping our economy strong and strengthening our community. ShoutOUT provides targeted opportunities to increase connections for small businesses … Continue reading

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About ShoutOUT®

About ShoutOUT®  ShoutOUT® Girl ShoutOUT® is based in Largo, Florida. A “grassroots” organization, created to support local businesses and events, while building relationships, keeping our economy strong and strengthening our community. ShoutOUT provides targeted opportunities to increase connections for small … Continue reading

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New Friends

Volunteering helps you make new friends & connections Tips by Anita Rothwell Lindsay, August 13, 2012 “What’s the difference between networking and volunteering?  Networking expands your social and professional circle, but volunteering not only builds your network but also sharpens your … Continue reading

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Spice it Up!

Spices and Herbs: Their Health Benefits Everyday herbs and spices may do more than enhance the flavor of food.  Maximize the Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices  Research about the therapeutic effects of herbs and spices is enticing, but how … Continue reading

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ShoutOUT® Tampa Bay Finalist in LocalShops1 Best Local Businesses Awards, Voting Open

ShoutOUT® Girl FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ShoutOUT® Tampa Bay  Finalist in LocalShops1 Best Local Businesses Awards, Voting Open. Largo, FL,  July 9, 2012 –  ShoutOUT® Tampa Bay has been nominated for a 2012 LocalShops1 Best Local Businesses Award and is a … Continue reading

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ShoutOUT® in a Nutshell

ShoutOUT®is a community-based organization created to encourage connections and sustainable relationships between the community and independently-owned businesses, while raising awareness for events, businesses, and amazing people behind-the-scenes. We do this mostly through social media platforms (Facebook & Twitter) providing a … Continue reading

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‘Kurrently’ searching Twitter and Facebook

KURRENTLY.COM by Heather Lindsay Sell, June 26, 2012 Check out this search engine called Kurrently.com for social media sites Twitter and Facebook. I found this site when I wanted to perform specific searches within Facebook: http://www.kurrently.com I’m still working to … Continue reading

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YouTube Second Largest Search Engine

Did you know that YouTube is rated the second largest search engine? With imagery and visualization becoming more important in social media marketing,  tapping into the YouTube channel might prove worth the effort. Check out this article, “6 Powerful YouTube SEO Tips That Everyone Should Know” via PCAbout.com  http://www.pcabout.com/2012/03/09/6-powerful-youtube-seo-tips/ Happy … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gift: CookingVacations.com

  CookingVacations.com If you’re looking for another unique Mother’s Day gift, how about a culinary vacation to your mom’s fave location? Sounds pretty tasty and adventurous to me! Found this cool site called CookingVacations.com – Cooking Vacations, Culinary Vacations, Wine Tours, Food Tours … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Make Your Social Media Pretty

Make Your Social Media Pretty! by Lisa L. Demmi, Cake-sweet Promotional Concepts Photo Credit: David Castillo Dominici    Make my social media “pretty”? No…I’m not saying to give it a makeover by adding on new heels and a designer dress. I’m … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Happily Ever After…is there really such a thing?

Happily Ever After…is There Really Such a Thing?, by Dr. Nancy H. Wall, 2012 Feb 2. http://shoutoutinc.blogspot.com/2012/02/guest-blogger-happily-ever-after.html

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Guest Blogger: Tapping into Your Creativity

Tapping into Your Creativity  By Anita Rothwell Lindsay Photo: jscreationzs “Capital isn’t so important in business. Experience isn’t so important. You can get both these things. What is important is ideas. If you have ideas, you have the main asset … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Tapping into Your Creativity

Tapping into Your Creativity, by Anita Rothwell Lindsay, 2012 Jan 28. http://shoutoutinc.blogspot.com/2012/01/guest-blogger-tapping-into-your.html

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Guest Blogger: What is Stealing YOUR Style?

What is Stealing YOUR Style?, by Lisa K. Ford, 2012 Jan 23. http://shoutoutinc.blogspot.com/2012/01/guest-blogger-what-is-stealing-your.html

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Guest Blogger: Feng Shui for Peace and Prosperity

“Feng Shui for Peace and Prosperity”, by Diane Gallin, 2012 Jan 18. http://shoutoutinc.blogspot.com/2012/01/guest-blogger-feng-shui-for-peace-and.html

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Guest Blog: Working a Room

“Working a Room”, by Anita Rothwell Lindsay, 2012 Jan 12. http://shoutoutinc.blogspot.com/2012/01/guest-blogger-working-room.html

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Guest Blogger: Working a Room

Working A Room by Anita Rothwell Lindsay, January 12, 2012 Did you know that 75% of those considered great conversationalists consider themselves SHY? None of these individuals consider small talk unimportant, in fact, they found small talk helped to put … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Mysteries of the Opposite Sex

ShoutOUT®: Guest Blogger: Mysteries of the Opposite Sex by Kim Cass

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Guest Blogger: Overcoming Fear

ShoutOUT®: Guest Blogger: Overcoming Fear by Anita Rothwell Lindsay

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Guest Blogger: Website Design

ShoutOUT®: Guest Blogger: Website Design by Lori Ann Fiore, Bay Area Graphics & Marketing

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Guest Blogger: Unconventional Job Hunting

ShoutOUT®: Guest Blogger: Dec 15, 2011: Unconventional Job Hunting by Anita Rothwell Lindsay

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Exciting things on the horizon

We have so many exciting things currently in process, that I just have to share with you! First, the ShoutOUT®  website is almost complete, thanks to the hard work and collaborative efforts of Limelight Marketing and Liane Caruso. This was part of … Continue reading

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ShoutOUT Tampa Bay Wins the LS1 BizBlast $3,000 Marketing Competition

I’m still in shock…but am writing today with complete and utter joy as ShoutOUT Tampa Bay walked away as the winner of the first ever BizBlast awards hosted by LocalShops1 and Limelight Marketing! What did we win??? Exactly what we needed … Continue reading

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ShoutOUT Tampa Bay

It’s hard to believe that ShoutOUT Tampa Bay launched only four short months ago, but in that time, we’ve grown by leaps and bounds! Not just in numbers, but in community-feel. What I’m truly loving about the is the increasing … Continue reading

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ShoutOUT Tampa Bay Launch Event & Meet-n-Greet, March 6th

What a better way to celebrate ShoutOUT Tampa Bay’s 6-month anniversary then by having an official party and celebrate with all of our ShoutOUT Tampa Bay friends! The event details are below: Where: Bowled Restaurant Address: 3451 4th Street North, Saint Petersburg, FL … Continue reading

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Resources for business women

Here are some great websites for honing your negotiating skills, creating business relationships, and improving networking. www.negotiatingwomen.com www.mybusinessrelationships.com www.pinkmagazine.com www.enlightenedpower.com www.publishinggame.com www.landed.fm www.wageproject.org www.womensbusinessresearch.org

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Professional Networking

As a telecommuter, it can be a challenge to network professionally. Though I’m in constant contact with my colleagues through Instant Messaging channels and email, bumping into an exec in the halls just doesn’t happen as frequently when you work … Continue reading

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