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I’m on Periscope!

Hey friends! Just wanted to crawl out from under the pile of work that is my blog and book launch and say I’m on Periscope! I’d like to connect with you there.

What the hell is Periscope you ask? Well, it’s a new social media platform that allows users to broadcast live streams, or ‘scopes’ as the kids are calling them. It’s an app-only kind of thing. I had to download it to my phone, and use it there. It connects with Twitter, though I still don’t quite get how. You can find me there under this handle: @CatherineSkinner

Here’s the thing; a lot of people are using Periscope in ways that are profoundly annoying. I don’t want to watch the largely mundane activities that people are broadcasting. However, for every lonely dude filming his cat, there are hundreds of people sharing great information and adorable life moments. Okay, maybe cats fall under that umbrella too.

I intend to use Periscope to do live info sessions, and try to keep things informative and useful. I will also likely subject you to the cuteness of my children.

My super-talented photographer, blogger, health and fitness coach and larger-than-life brother is on the Periscope bandwagon too. We’ve been mentoring each other as we build our brand and try to make the world a better place, in our own unique ways. Here’s my big news for the day:

On Wednesday, October 21st we will be live at 9:00 pm (EST) to answer your dating and relationship questions.

We thought this would be a fun and meaningful way to experiment with Periscope, and also hopefully make your world a little brighter. Why are we qualified to answer your dating and relationship questions? Because I have made a successful and deeply happy family with not one but two partners of my own, and because Kyle had some dating experience. To put it mildly. Ahem. Between the two of us, we should be able to help you negotiate any troubled waters, and at the very least, enjoy a good lay with a new conquest.

So yeah, download Periscope, find me @CatherineSkinner and then watch for our 9 pm scope this Wednesday. You can also watch on your computer via this link.

Oh, and if you have any questions you’d like to send in advance, you can send them to me here. Your anonymity is always sacred to me.

More info on Periscope can be found inĀ this great post from Small Biz Trends.

You can dig my brother Kyle’s awesome blog here.