Tag Archives: social media

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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6 Ways to Make Your Blog Posts More Findable

What’s the point in writing blogs if no one’s going to read them, amirite? Use these tips to increase the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) of your posts in the simplest ways possible. Continue reading

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SMS Codes For Dumb Phones

It seems I might be the last person on the planet that doesn’t have a fancy internet phone. But that doesn’t stop me from using it to Google stuff, check my email, or stay up to speed on Facebook, all with simple text messages. Here’s how I do it. Continue reading

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Want Those Fancy Post-Sharing Buttons?

This is virtual networking at its best, and it’s the best way for your stuff to “go viral” – which is a good thing in internet terms. 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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5 Ways to Improve Your Organization’s Facebook Page

3. Make Your Employees Interact
They’re your workers, and you own their time, right? Well put that to use and get them interacting on your page. It gets outsiders involved and again, gives them that insider scoop in regards to who they’re dealing with. Continue reading

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Bulk Up Your Twitter Following

I think at last I’ve unlocked the secret to finding interested followers: Twitter lists. The trick is to get listed with other companies in your industry and connect to the people who are interested in those lists. 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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Going Virtual: Where to Start?

The internet. The future frontier. Actually, it’s the current frontier. And though many organizations realize the potential of the internet, they have no idea how to capitalize on its possibilities, so they sit with watering mouths in front of a … Continue reading

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How to Make a Poor-Man’s Podcast

It’s so easy.  The only thing that might inhibit you is the lack of a microphone.  But try it even if you think you don’t have one, because sometimes computers have got them built in. First, open up your Sound … Continue reading

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