How Flickr and Google Help Us Remember
DECEMBER 18, 2012
The Library of Congress did not know the names of French brothers Michel, age 4, and Edmond, age 2, when the institution uploaded this photograph to Flickr in the summer of 2008. Please continue reading How Flickr and Google Help Us Remember and leave a comment if inspired.
3 Reasons To Love Flickr Again
Small Business Mavericks
MAY 21, 2013
has decided, after eight years, to spend some energy improving Flickr. Specifically, there are three new improvements to Flickr that I think make it worth sharing photos (and videos) to again. Access Flickr from anywhere on any device. And, as an added bonus, Flickr looks nicer too. Besides, these cool new improvements to Flickr, you can also share your photos in full resolution, a bonus if you are a professional photographer. So What Can Flickr Be Used For?
Can Flickr Catch Instagram?
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
Flickr celebrated 10 years of serving photos earlier this month, making it an old man amongst social networks. In fact, Flickr is now ranked just one spot behind rival photo network Instagram. Flickr has 92 million users now , from amateur to the most professional of photgraphers.
App of the Week: Flickr
The Social Media Incubator
OCTOBER 10, 2013
You may ask yourself, how can Flickr benefit a business marketing strategy? Whether that means you display it on a conference room TV, on a blog or in a Facebook post. Flickr allows accessibility, sharing and organization with your photos.
Flickr adds Downloadable Video Sharing
The Way of the Web
OCTOBER 11, 2015
It’s not often that there’s a new feature worth talking about at Flickr. And it seems to have been so long that Flickr’s marketing team dropping it into a particularly bare email, giving it just two lines. Flickr allowing video sharing changes that.
Easing Up on the Blog Throttle
MARCH 19, 2014
It’s the tension of new business development versus client work versus blogging. Then there is the creative tension of wanting to finish writing The War to Persevere (3/4 of the way there), shoot more photos, and develop better, more visual blog stories.
Flickr Friday: Video Infographic
NOVEMBER 12, 2010
Flickr: ARQCARLOOS ]. Blog Flickr Friday VideoThe state of video today. Does anything surprise you? On which platform do you consume the most video?
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. When I first started blogging, I was so worried about driving readership, getting listed in the search engines, becoming popular, being liked.
Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success
MAY 2, 2013
That’s a blog post for another day. Image: esocialmediashop via Flickr, CC 2.0. Take every question your company gets asked and consider writing a blog post to answer it. Competitor websites, blogs and industry forums. Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success.
Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging
AUGUST 23, 2012
Content marketing is about more than just blogging. According to Jeremy Williams, you all should be going crazy over this blog post now. Videos: Another thing Jeremy said is that blog posts with videos outperform blog posts with photos.
Tips for Creating a Profitable Trade Show Experience
OCTOBER 3, 2012
You can: Blog about the upcoming event and your company’s involvement. Share images of your booth (and a map highlighting your booth’s location) on Flickr and your other social networks. You can: Have someone in the booth to live blog the event using your event hashtag.
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. Just a heads-up…your blog may need some Spring cleaning, too. WP-CleanFix is a great plugin that can help you do some Spring cleaning on your blog. Are those widgets slowing down your blog?
14 Blog Writing Tips for Creating SEO-Friendly Blog Posts
MAY 1, 2013
If you’re in charge of your company’s blog, SEO is just as important for you as creating quality content that inspires engagement and generates leads. If you publish infrequently or sporadically, Google assumes your blog is not a good resource for searchers. Link to Other Blog Posts.
What Is A Blog? The Question That Won't Go Away
NOVEMBER 6, 2011
By the way the conversation flowed at this year's BlogWorld & New Media Expo in Los Angeles, you would think that Blogging was brand new. It was yesterday morning's keynote (which was also the last day of this three-day long conference) that brought out a ton of in-person discourse on Blogs, Blogging, Social Media and the future of media. In all of that, it seemed like everyone (including yours truly) grapples and struggles with the definition of a "Blog."
17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog
MARCH 3, 2011
Plug photo by Adam Mulligan on Flickr. The blog platform, as an open source community, is collectively shared by anyone and everyone who contribute code and provide feedback about what works and what needs improvement. It lets you delete tables from your blog database.
How to Write a Great Business Blog Post
AUGUST 6, 2014
Seems that everyone’s churning out content these days – but that doesn’t mean that everyone knows how to write a really good blog post that grabs interest and keeps it. Here are just a few tips that might just help your blog writing stand out from the crowd.
Instagram Does the Two Step - And Steps In It
Social Media Marketing
DECEMBER 18, 2012
It's not too long ago (okay, in social media terms, it was eons ago) that Flickr was one of the major social networks. UPDATE: Instagram has posted a clarifying statement on their blog. And yet, through all of this, the Dude abides Flickr remains.
Flickr Friday: The Content Grid
SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
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3 Random WordPress Blogging Tips
MARCH 11, 2011
This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series. If you’ve been doing this blogging thing for a while, you already know this stuff. Image: Virginia Postrel via Flickr, CC 2.0. Image: annzstream via Flickr, CC 2.0.
How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours
MARCH 16, 2011
But really, how many blogs does a gal need? If you and I talk regularly on Twitter, or Facebook… heck, even in the early days of WUL (and I have to stifle a giggle as I say that, because this blog is barely two years old!), Image: kennymatic via Flickr, CC 2.0.
How to Make Better Visualizations for Your Blog
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Do you ever run out of ways to promote your blog content? Let’s look at the type of visual content you can create for some of the more popular blog post types. Let’s say you sell electronics and have a blog post on the latest updates to iOS 8.
Blogging: Just like riding a bike.
NOVEMBER 3, 2011
One of the great things about Lindy’s post is her number one action for creating valuable content – writing a blog post, updating your website, or hosting a Twitter chat. A lot of people may look at blogging as difficult or time-consuming. Blogging is inherently human.
How to Build the Ultimate Online Newsroom
JUNE 8, 2011
A link to the company blog(s). • RSS feeds for press releases and blog posts. She’s well-versed in the “new rules” of doing PR, with expertise in social media, SEO (search engine optimization), content marketing, social media and blogging.
How to Write a Blog Post in 30 Minutes
MARCH 20, 2014
Image credit: Flickr. What if you could get an entire blog totally ready for publication in this amount of time? Nor do I think that every blog you write should take 30 minutes or less; it’s much better to provide a variety of article lengths and depths to your readers.
3 Reasons List Posts Are Guaranteed Blog Traffic Boosters
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
And what if the headline had been “Boost your Blog Traffic” instead? What if the original title of this post had been “Boost Your Blog Traffic”? And I’ve seen blog posts and magazine articles that are just about that jumbled. Admit it.
15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck
JANUARY 27, 2011
Image: JKönig via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Andy Field (Hubmedia) via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: marissaorton via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Leo Reynolds via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Tyler Durdan via Flickr, CC 2.0 Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox.
Make Your WordPress Blog More Readable in 3 Clicks
APRIL 15, 2011
This is part of the Blogging for Grasshopper series. This post isn’t about adding visuals or video into your WordPress blog , or using Cincopa , or judging a blog post by its cover.
Understanding Photography on Instagram
MAY 2, 2016
I find that crossover between social networks – 500 Pixels to Facebook to Flickr to Instagram to Twitter – is minimal. Like blogging it can create a sense of expertise for inexperienced smartphone heroes.
20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. Photo Credit: Alexander Henning Drachmann on Flickr. I receive a lot of questions on a regular basis about blogging, online marketing, and traffic generation, so I thought I would share my answers in this post. Blog Platform.
Blogging Is Dead
Social Media Marketing
MARCH 8, 2011
Every year, pundits proclaim the death of blogging. In 2008, it was Wired , wondering if the rise of Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and the like would be more en vogue for individuals, who were getting pushed aside as the conglomerate professional blogs were beginning to take prominence.
Connecting Your Business Blog with Your Readers (How-to)
APRIL 22, 2015
Does your business blog have the livelihood of a funeral? When you look around at your blog and analytics, what do you see? You have absolutely no evidence whatsoever that anyone even cares remotely about your blog. What’s going wrong with your business blog?!
Monday Roundup: Blogging
JULY 28, 2014
Blogging is a great way to start conversations, share ideas, and build your online community. Whether through guest posts or original content on your own site, blogging can help your brand gain traction (I mean, just look at me!). Image: Mike Licht via Flickr, CC 2.0.
8 Steps to Write a Meaningful Blog Post
AUGUST 12, 2012
I get a lot of my ideas from other blogs. He shared how to get blogging ideas from emails. When I find my writing segues away from the title, I copy that chunk of text and create a new blog post from it. There are many places online for free photos for your blog.
Instapocalypse and the Permission War
JANUARY 2, 2013
Although I didn’t blog about the issue initially, as an amateur photographer with a lot of photos of his kid on Instagram I was annoyed. Flickr does a better job of letting me choose which photos are searchable and by whom. Image by tres.jolie.
Open Community Case Study – Food Bank
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Their Flickr page and YouTube channel are used to support Food Bank activities, for example, displaying photos taken at community events. One of their most effective unofficial outposts is the NC School of Science & Math food drive blog where they’re going for the world record in March.
Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter
JUNE 4, 2010
» June 04, 2010 Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter Heres an interesting look at a breakdown of the several different Twitter user types.
8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site
MARCH 29, 2011
YouTube Widget 4.0 : bastawhiz made it easy for anyone to include all of their favorite videos right on their blog or site without having to jump through hoops. Flickr Lightbox : Adding pictures to a website is made much easier for anyone who uses Flickr and downloads the Lightbox widget.
We'll Always Have Blogging
Social Media Marketing
OCTOBER 21, 2010
Image credit: Express Monorail (Flickr) "Round up the usual suspects." Corporate blogging has been with us for quite some time, with some major companies having forayed into the space in the early to mid 2000s. Or is it that there's a purpose that isn't served by blogs? "I
How To Start a Blog in 7 Days
JULY 6, 2011
I just don’t have the commitment to build a better blog in 31 days. In fact, I don’t think anyone needs 31 Days to Build a Better Blog. You have the talent, you have the passion, and, evidently, you have the desire to improve your blog. Why do you blog, Tony?
6 Must-Have Social Plugins for Your WordPress Blog
Convince & Convert
MARCH 14, 2012
This popular plugin lets you incorporate all of your social sharing buttons into a customizable bar that sits on the top or side of each blog post for easy sharing. Creating visually appealing content for your blog has become increasingly important, especially now with the advent of Pinterest.