BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
I’ve been meaning to do this braindump for a while now.
Is Your Social Media Strategy Truly Agile?
JULY 24, 2012
Hang around any medium or large business for a while and you’ll start hearing many of the same corporate buzzwords. Phrases like: Ping me if you need me! Let’s figure out how to be more collaborative ! How can we be more innovative ?
10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media “Expert”, “Guru” or “Wizard”
APRIL 1, 2012
Finding a social media professional to help you with your online activities can sometimes be a tough process. There are plenty of “experts”, “gurus” and “wizards” out there and many of them don’t have the experience you need.
[Comic] Social Media Security Fail
NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Ever had this happen to you? You check your email and notice that you’re receiving all kinds of strange messages from your friends on Facebook? The first thought is “oh no…my Facebook account has been hacked!” ” But often, the reality is even more simple than that.
Social Media Automation 101
A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.
The One Tip That Took My Blog To New Levels. Stop Caring.
JUNE 21, 2012
I’ve been blogging for about 5 years now and as I look back over those years, I’m amazed at how much I have learned.
Will Facebook Always Be Free? Probably Not For Everyone!
APRIL 14, 2012
[Solved] Posting Photos To Instagram From Your Desktop
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
Well…it’s happened again. I’ve stumbled across another one of those social media tasks that should be soooo simple, yet isn’t.
10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB
NOVEMBER 27, 2011
So, you’re ready to Tweet, right?
The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media
Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.
[Comic] Are You Really ‘Doing’ Social Media?
MARCH 10, 2013
Engaging in social media is significantly harder than it sounds. Some believe that social media is free , simply because it generally costs nothing to secure a Facebook page, Twitter handle, and YouTube account.
Are You A Social Media Channel Changer?
AUGUST 21, 2012
I admit it…I’m a channel flipper. Combine 300 channels in my cable package, with an extremely short attention span and you have all the ingredients necessary for an evening of click…click…click… Are you changing the channels too quickly when it comes to social media?
MARCH 24, 2012
Can Social Media Disrupt Your Life Or Career? 5 Tips For Managing The Timesink
SEPTEMBER 3, 2012
Social media offers a lot of great opportunities and access to information.
The Secret Formula To Social Media Success (shhh…don’t tell)
JANUARY 21, 2012
There is no doubt that 2012 is going to be THE year of social media.
A World Gone Social
Learn how companies must adapt to survive.
Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!
JANUARY 1, 2012
What to do…It’s 2012 and you’ve been blogging for almost a year now with no success. You published 30 articles this year, but none of them have gone viral , you still only have 250 followers on Twitter (none of whom retweet you), and your Google page rank still sits at a 2.
Facebook Tip: Changing From Mobile To Desktop View On Your iPad Or Tablet
DECEMBER 23, 2012
I can’t live without my tablet. First, I had an iPad and then eventually switched to an ASUS Transformer as my primary gadget. If you are a tablet owner, though, you probably know that apps like Twitter and Facebook treat your tablet as a mobile device by default.
Social Media Isn’t About The Numbers! Or Is It?
APRIL 17, 2012
I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again. If you ask me what my Klout score is …I’ll likely vomit. Too many folks get caught up in the numbers game when it comes to social media.
Weak Passwords Can Jeopardize Your Personal And Professional Security [Infographic]
JUNE 11, 2012
Are your passwords strong? Better yet…are they weak? Do you know the difference? I know, I know…passwords are a pain. They’re hard to remember, sites keep making you change them and don’t even get me started on the process you have to go through to reset them.
Social Tip: Organizing Photos In The New Facebook Timeline
MARCH 6, 2012
With the rollout of the new Facebook timeline to most users, there has been a lot of confusion about how you used to do things in Facebook and how you do them now. For me, one of the most confusing has been the organization of photos.
Three Words That Will Speed Up Your WordPress Blog
JANUARY 20, 2013
Images…we all love them. Whether it’s funny #FAIL photos, pictures of our family or maybe photos of our favorite recipe or vacation spot, we love to share them with others.
Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come
SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
Frustrated courtesy of M artinaK15 on Flickr via Creative Commons Writer’s block sucks. Blogger’s block sucks more. And believe me…there is a difference.
Can Good Social Media Customer Service Help You Grow Your Brand?
FEBRUARY 21, 2013
This week we welcome guest blogger is Stanna Johnson from Qwaya. Stan is an online writer and a social media enthusiast who loves to write about the latest social media trends.
What Do Your Social Media Updates Say About You?
NOVEMBER 4, 2012
One of my favorite social media myths is that it’s easy. To engage in social correctly, so few understand the time, effort, budget and commitment that it takes.
Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts
DECEMBER 21, 2011
I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities.
Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Developers: Use Your Skills In The Fight Against Diabetes!
MARCH 6, 2012
I am a sucker for a challenge…almost to a fault. I just can’t walk away from a good opportunity to wrap my brain around a problem.
Butchering The Google Chrome CPU Hog
JUNE 30, 2013
This one is going in the tech category, but since so many of manage our social media channels via a browser like Chrome, I’m going to post a solve that might help others out there. Recently, one of my computers has been behaving badly.
Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?
JULY 29, 2012
Working for any publicly-traded is a unique experience. During my career , I have worked for a couple of big Fortune 500 telecom companies and the challenge was always working to balance the wants and needs of the customer with the wants and needs of the shareholders.
Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument
MARCH 11, 2012
Mythbuster: Tweets Are NOT Going From 140 To 280
JUNE 24, 2012
People. PLEASE READ THE WHOLE ARTICLE before you tweet! Be sure that you understand what information you’re sharing. It’s important.
Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic
MARCH 18, 2012
"Spring" via promanex on Flickr under creative commons license. Ahhhh Spring! The flowers are blooming, the trees are budding, and there’s a sense of renewal in the air. But with Spring also brings with it the need to do Spring cleaning.
Good Or Bad – You Must Engage With Your Customers Through Social Media
MAY 1, 2012
Today’s post comes from Laura Clarke,a blogger and lover of all things social media. Laura currently works on behalf of Sentiment Metrics, a leading provider of social media management software.
Outsourcing Social Media – Is It Worth It?
MAY 25, 2012
Today’s guest post comes from Matt Powers, who is an Internet Marketer at Blue Soda Promo , an online promotional products company. I appreciate Matt taking the time to share an interesting experience he had with outsourcing social media management!
[INFOGRAPHIC] Social Media Explained Through Coffee
APRIL 12, 2013
For today’s funny Friday, I had to share this great infographic from the fine folks at MarketPlaceMaven.
PLEASE Don’t Visit My Google+ Page! Here’s Why.
JUNE 9, 2013
No, this isn’t another one of those anti-Google+ posts and no…it isn’t one of those reverse psychology attempts to actually trick you into visiting my Google+ page. In fact, I really don’t want you to visit my Google+ page and I have a good reason for it.