Katie Hinderer

Katie Hinderer is a freelance writer and social media enthusiast. She holds a degree in Journalism from Marquette University. Over the years she has transitioned from traditional publishing to online writing. To be honest, she owns too many social media accounts and posts frequently to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. After years of 9-5 writing in New York, Katie transitioned to freelance writing. Desks are too confining. She now contributes to a number of online publications and maintains a style blog at www.ModlyChic.com.



Texting to save lives
25 Jan 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: Haiti, social networking
We read and hear enough about the disastrous effect of text messaging. Of course there are those that text and drive (I’ll admit to being guilty of this). There are those that text during class and at the dinner table. And let’s not forget the astronomical cell phone bill everyone gets hit with at least once thanks to prolific texts by yourself or your children.


Menswear moves back to the basics
20 Jan 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: fashion, financial crisis, men
The fashion industry has notoriously followed economic trends and, with the global economic recession hitting nearly every major market this time around, the industry has been heavily hit. Fashion houses have closed and downsized worldwide. This has pushed designers to be inventive.


Do you tweet?
19 Jan 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: social networking, Twitter
Twitter was declared the most popular word in the English language for 2009, according to the Global Language Monitor. If you haven’t heard of this social networking and microblogging site by now, you are probably living under a rock in the middle of the Sahara Desert.


Please, no legging behinds
17 Jan 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: fashion, modesty
Let’s get one thing straight. Leggings are not pants.


American Idol is back and I’m obsessed
15 Jan 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: talent shows
Tuesday marked the start of the 9th season of American Idol. This new season is starting on a different footing than the previous years. First: Paula Abdul has left the show. Second: talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has been brought on as a fourth judge. Thankfully Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson are still sitting in the judges’ seats. Kara DioGuardi, who joined the show last year, will also be returning.


JK! I GTG, TTYL
12 Jan 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: cell phones, sms, texting
Thanks to text messages, Facebook and Twitter the tween and teen population is developing an entirely new lingo. They combine word, shorten phrases and delete vowels. The letters may look like secret code to those outside the social media circle; making the generation gap blaringly obvious.


Ditch weight loss for healthy living
10 Jan 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: fitness, weight loss
Were you like the millions of other people worldwide who made a resolution to lose weight this year? How many times have you set that goal for yourself? And of those times how many have you been successful? Not too many, probably. I’m going to go out on a limb and say, the goal of losing the extra pounds is the wrong way of looking at the issue. Why not focus instead on improving your health and personal fitness? That way, weight loss becomes a positive side effect but not the main impetus for actions.


For the turbulent year ahead, use turquoise for healing and escape
9 Jan 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: color
Welcome Trend Setters, Fashionistas and Style Gurus. After months of anticipation, mostly on my part, Tiger Print has launched. This blog is likely to be a catch-all. We’ll discuss the fashion, street style, lifestyle trends, entertainment, new media and anything else that adds flavor to life. As Carolyn mentioned, if you’d like to contribute or simply have a topic you’d like to see covered by Tiger Print send me an e-mail at katie.hinderer@mercatornet.com... So let’s get to it.


Scary stuff
29 Oct 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: consumerism, Halloween, United States
47 million Americans will don costumes this Halloween - and that’s just the adults.


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