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Why Snapchat is Alive and Well

Some people think of Snapchat as a communication device, and others as a game. I’d say it’s both. There is a score tied to your account, which was probably an early way the developers toyed with user retention. In any case, the company definitely understands the game of competing in the virtual space. Continue reading

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Follower Farming: Tweet Spinner vs. Tweet Adder

Though the purpose of each program is essentially the same, the gadgets are very different, making it difficult (for me, at least) to choose one. The good news is they are both effective and that I’m going to explain which will be more so for your needs. Continue reading

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Google is a Boy Scout, and Facebook is a crack dealer.

Eventually when businesses begin using it as a standard communications platform and Joe Average starts vomiting from withdrawals while camping outside internet access, Facebook will conveniently introduce a fee, nominal at first but rising steadily over time, until you are choosing between using it and providing braces for your children. Continue reading

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Sendible vs. Hootsuite

Each is uniquely wonderful, and I’ll scratch at the highlights of each.  They perform essentially the same functions – mainly scheduling tweets and Facebook posts. In terms of simplicity, Sendible is a dead ringer.  For someone who is new to … Continue reading

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Getting Started With WordPress

Go to the Wordpress website, hit the giant Sign Up button, and try to think of something cute to call yourself. Make sure you sign up for a blog, not just a username. When all the account verification business is taken care of, you’re ready to start your new life as a webmaster. Continue reading

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WTF is HootSuite?

In my recent little blog series, I’ve been sketching out a few social networks that werepreviously unfamiliar to me.  HootSuite is not really a social network, but it is pretty impressive, and has real potential for business. To start, URLs … Continue reading

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Cut the fat out of your Twitter account

Of course, you want your Tweets to post to as many news feeds as humanly possible. To do this, you have to get people following you. How’s that done? The most effective way I’ve found is to follow other people; … Continue reading

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