In this special podcast episode, Jennifer and Scott finish up their discussion on Snapchat and then Scott puts Jennifer on the spot by asking her 10 random questions.

Mentioned in the Snapchat discussion, Scott referenced a “Professional” Snapchatter named, Shaun McBride who goes by the handle Shonduras. Scott shares one secret for Snapchat that he discovered on Shonduras’ website where a user can add more than one line of text to their Snapchat photos or videos.

Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Go to your iPhone notes app
  2. Don’t type anything, simply hit the Return button 3 or 4 times
  3. Hold down your finger and hit Select All, then Copy
  4. Take your Snapchat photo or video
  5. Then hit the “T” button to prompt the text editor
  6. Tap in the text box and the Paste button will appear
  7. Hit Past and Voila, you now have more than one line available to type in.

Thanks Shaun!

Jennifer discusses some of her favorite Snapchatters that she follows. Here are their usernames for you to enter.

  • SongofStyle – Aimee Song, a fashion and interior design blogger. Website
  • BeautylogicBlog – Milly Thompson, senior beauty editor for Cosmo for Latinas. Instagram
  • MyStyleVita – Jessica Camerata, a fashion and lifestyle blogger. Website (with a cute pic of her dog)
  • PoorLilItGirl – Cathy Anderson, a shopping and personal style blog. Website
    • Jessica and Cathy are the founders of The Blog Societies, which Jennifer is happily a member of.

Jennifer’s top vacation destination thus far? San Francisco. Where would she like to travel? That’s easy. Well, maybe not. Italy and Toronto would be her picks for her next trip abroad.

Also mentioned towards the end of the 10 questions for Jennifer section was some music that both she and Scott love to crank up real loud when riding in their cars with or without kids.

Jennifer’s choices were, “Man In The Mirror” by Michael Jackson and “Levels” by Nick Jonas and she did go ahead and mention another awesome 80s song, which was “Pour Some Sugar On Me” by Def Leppard

Scott’s choices were, “Drag Me Down” by One Direction and “Cowboys Like Us” by Georgia Strait | What a combination of songs!

Thanks for Listening!

You can find our podcast on iTunes and Stitcher Radio, or just check out our website | Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Jennifer’s website is JennySue Makeup | Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter and of course you can follow her on Snapchat by searching for, you guessed it, jennysuemakeup.

Scott’s website is JaWaVi Films | Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and his snapchat is jawavifilms

Bonus: This is not the only podcast that Scott produces. In fact, he joins two of his buddies twice a week to co-host a podcast about University of Georgia Football, titled, “Waitin’ Since Last Saturday

The intro and outro music on this podcast was created by Birocratic.



If you had asked me earlier this year – Which social media platform is the go to source for sharing what you wore, what you ate or where you travelled? I would’ve said, “I don’t know” and guessed that Facebook, Twitter and Instagram were pretty much all the same.  But there’s really no question on which one is King.  That’s Instagram.  It’s not just for photo sharing anymore.  It’s big business and the stats back it up.

In this podcast episode Jennifer and I celebrate our 14th wedding anniversary by staying at the beautiful Hotel Indigo in Athens, Georgia.  Join us as you hear our candid conversation as we discuss some of the steps Jennifer has taken in order to grow her JennySue Makeup Instagram page by 27% over the last 15 weeks.

Some steps she has taken to grow her followers include, strategic giveaways, only posting pictures in the “square” format, commenting on other accounts and leveraging her self-professed very strong emoji game, among other tactics.

But it’s not just Jennifer who is turning to Instagram to help tell her overall brand story.  Other bloggers, companies and small businesses are also seeing success with their Instagram account.  One of the most telling articles on the impact of Instagram in the social media universe can be seen from a Forrester Research study conducted in 2014.

Hear are some other topics and people discussed in this episode.

  • Jennifer mentioned Jessica Camerata, she’s a co-founder of the Southern Blog Society, and sent us the tweet from the Atlanta airport mentioned in this episode.  Jessica’s cute fashion blog is My Style Vita.
  • Naturally, Scott heads up the Instagram and Twitter account for this podcast but he also has his own film production company where he makes small videos and movies for people who want to take those videos just wasting away on their personal devices and make them into something more memorable.  JaWaViFilms Instagram :: JaWaViFilms Twitter :: JaWaViFilms Website
  • AllGood Lounge is one of our favorite bars to hang out in or grab a quick happy hour drink.  It’s the one with the cool spiral staircase.


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