30 Tips To Be a Digital Storyteller

Ari Herzog

Create meta keywords and folksonomy tags/categories for each post. Use Google Analytics or similar to track metrics. Everyone wants to be a blogger. After eight years at it, I know something about digital storytelling. I wrote the below list in 2013 and recently updated it, providing a primer for people who determine if blogging is right for them. Choose a name for your blog. Pick a name that is connected with your goals and one that is memorable to the ear and finger.

16 Tips for Using #hashtags HINT: You’re doing it wrong :P #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

Search: Google SEO Analytics - drops keywords, adds #hashtags. Understand Folksonomy vs Taxonomy (free tagging vs categories). If you create content and don’t use a hashtag you are passing it through OWNED media (your subscribers) but it rarely escapes into EARNED media (other people who would be interested. Try adding a hashtag or two that you know people use and monitor and see how it resonates. Notice the bubble on its own, top left corner? Not community driven content.