Contact/ Online Presence

Stay in touch! I’d love to hear from you! I’d also love for you to see what else I am up to.
If you want, shoot me an e-mail via:

laura2overseas [at] gmail [dot] com

I am not sure if you guys noticed yet, but I have been adding a few features to my blog here and there within the past couple of months and weeks. This blog is a nice occupation and stands by itself but it is not enough to satisfy my greedy hunger for taking over the World Wide Web.

My online blog can be found under

wordpress photo blog

It’s kind of up-to-date, even though it could use some remodeling and some serious posting of my most current photo projects. Perhaps this blog will be the focus of my next 30-day-challenge.

My current and absolute devoted babe is my photography website under


I updated this one last September (after taking almost 8 months of figuring out web page hosts, designs and the overall layout). I was tired of the amateur-look of my first website so I joined and they’ve done a pretty fabulous job in making all the portfolios I have look great.

About two years ago I had enough time on my hands to dig into more photo outlets. I stumbled across 500px and made my own account under


It’s neat and it certainly promotes images throughout the community. I’ve been able to discover other beautiful pictures and connect with other like-minded photographers through this web site. I’ve also been inspired by a lot of images and I hope that my pictures will continue to inspire the right people.

If you’re really into all of these pictures you are seeing, you should definitely visit and like my Facebook Account under .


It is here that I will post random shots of what I am working on (when I have the time and energy, that is). It is also here that you can send me a private message or simply like my pictures and help me promote my wonderful business on one of the most renown social media sites out there. Seriously though, go check it out!

If you’re an avid tweeter, you will love my Twitter account under .


I’ve turned around 180 degrees and now try to post a few times a week, if not even a few times a day. I find it funny how I don’t have a great amount of followers but yet through the hashtags and all you are still able to be found in this big jungle of chaos and over-sharing. Another great thing about tweeting is that you can just share what’s going on in the world of others – without seeming too much like a stalker or annoying person.

Of course I have an Instagram. And now I am at a point where I don’t really care about people coming across it since I have nothing really to hide.


So check out and tell me what you like, think, or do. I’ve come up with that name after arguing with a random guy at a bar at how I could promote myself as ‘more German’ in a multi-cultural city like New York (or overall). So this is a pretty cute attempt at doing so and even though I don’t care about my sense of Germanness nowadays anymore, I still love to surprise people when giving them my username and just hitting them over the head with this tough name. *har-har*

I’m actually not too much of a LinkedIn person but yet I do have those 700 and something contacts.


Find and add me under and leave some overblown likes on my entire skillset… Alright, that was a joke! I’m sure LinkedIn benefits other people but for me so far it hasn’t done too much other than letting me in on joining some pretty sweet photography groups and connecting with fellow photographers. I am actually a bit annoyed sometimes by the amount of scam mail and contact requests I received per week but I guess it’s all part of the game and a deeper sense of online life.

My newest encounter is the long-dreaded Pinterest. You can find and add me under and win the first prize for being my first follower.


I actually have no clue how this site works, to be honest with you. I joined it and created a few boards and then I got bored or decided that I had some serious work to do. But I’ve seen the great power of how Pinterest can transform one blog post into a real go-to-article by pinning it all over. This happened with my Power Monday series and even though it was published more than one year ago I still have get a lot of hits thanks to Pinterest every single day. Someone really liked those quotes, I can tell!

Now, as you can tell, my usernames across these forums are not consistent… AT ALL. I was never bothered by it and still refuse to be but someone pointed out that perhaps a bit of consistency would help in promoting my photography business and being found easier by future followers. While I do agree to a certain extent, I also feel that I have a lot of different skill sets that I am sharing through these outlets. For instance, this blog focuses mainly on my writing. The other sites sometimes deal with my photography, but certainly not all of them. What do you think? Should I unify them all or just keep on being chaotic?

Happy posting and following, y’all!

6 thoughts on “Contact/ Online Presence

  1. Haha wow. I didn’t realize you had been getting on so many sites. I might join 500px someday, but I still need to catch up with my Flickr and ViewBug accounts, which I’m way behind on (like almost everything else).

    As to whether you should keep a consistent name or not, that’s up to you. I really haven’t either. I used phoenixxphyre for Twitter, Pinterest, Flickr, and Instagram. But then my first Instagram became all about my dogs and sunsets from our balcony or on walks, so now I have accounts under EmbracingAdventure and InvestingInFitness, which correspond to my blogs, and PhoenixxPhyreCreations which corresponds with my FB page for arts and crafts. I don’t think it would benefit me to have multiple accounts for any of the other stuff and I use them for too many things to pick one name to consolidate them under. If I did, I’d probably go with EmbracingAdventure since it’s the most inclusive.

  2. Love your blog! I have never tried using many of the sites you use, I am only on Twitter & Instagram and of course, my blog

    Keep up the awesome work, I would love it if you could check out my blog!

    Happy Travels

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