Listen to the audio version Do you love quotes? Would you like to create your own awesome images with filters and Text? Then check out this Tool Tip: Since I started using Instagram I really enjoy creating my own images and sharing them online. There are many apps to add quotes and filters to Instagram(…)
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Listen to the audio version This guest post is the first one of a series of posts that talk about podcasting. Stay tuned for more in depth information and my own podcasts soon Getting Your Podcast Ready for iTunes Thousands of people create podcasts for iTunes. Not every podcast becomes a top seller. Thereâ€™s a(…)
Listen to the audio version Did you know that fake followers can be damaging to your reputation! Some Social Media experts suggest buying follower numbers to inflate your numbers. For me, this is a misinterpretation of the term Social proof. The example I use to explain Social Proof is this: You have two coffee shops(…)
I used to hate lists . It took the invention of List.ly to cure me from this phobia. Now I donâ€™t only use lists in my content regularly but I use list apps to organize my work and my life. Listly has taken the fact that lists are everywhere to the next level. Now lists are the best way to bring social content into content creation.
In conversations with Social Media sceptics I often detect a clear misunderstanding of the effect of cute dog pictures or cat videos. Some even go so far to use these as examples for condemning anything that doesnâ€™t have 100% serious content as “fluff” and unworthy of attention.
Donâ€™t worry, while the title of this post sounds really technical, adding a custom Facebook app with a Twitter widget is actually quite easy.
On August 29th I had the pleasure to give a little “How to Tweet from Your Event” session to organizers of the Central Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair taking place in Kelowna this weekend.
Listen to the audio version Video is one of the hot topics for anything Internet, Social Media and marketing related. While there are still a number of people prefer reading content, more people than ever before watch videos to be informed and entertained. In this article you will learn how to insert video elements into(…)
Sometimes you just want to insert a gallery of images into your Wordpress post or page post. There are several really give you more control and add fancy effects but Wordpress has made it really easy to create a gallery without using an extra plugin (that could slow your website down)
If you have a cause you want to promote or an opinion you want to express and you want to reach your whole Social Media networks you can dress up your Avatar with a badge. Iâ€™ve been using Twibbon.com for years and itâ€™s great for this.
Wow I just read Daniel Hebertâ€™s article on Steamfeed
Warning! Do Not Trust Screenshots of Tweets
The post talks about a new tool called “lemmetweetthatforyou” (no, I will not condone it by linking to it). You can use it to fake a tweet sent by anybody. What is presented as a fun prank-like tool can be extremely dangerous to your reputation.
Iâ€™m not sure if we can create attention-savings-accounts but we can certainly enjoy spending the attention currency. We can learn to spend it wisely and we can choose consciously where we spend it! How about spending it on your friends, your favourite causes or even your favourite brands?
Letâ€™s explore some ways to use your Social Capital
Mobiflock offers security and parent control systems for mobile devices.
Our “Digital Natives” grow up with mobile devices like smartphones and tablets and that is a good thing when done right! The challenge is to protect our children from predators like in Amanda Toddâ€™s case or from bullies.
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Using Facebook Profiles for anything other than a real person has been against Facebookâ€™s Terms of Service since Pages were introduced but nobody seemed to do much about it. I suspect that Facebook will find a way to shut down these profiles quickly now because the “fake” accounts are damaging to Facebookâ€™s bottom line and therefore itâ€™s stock prices.
There are more reasons why it makes sense to switch to Facebook Pages as soon as possible:
The more people you follow on Twitter the more you will find your Direct Message (DM) box fill up. Many of my friends will not even look at their DMs anymore unless you let them know that you sent them something in private. But there is a magic bullet to get rid of auto-DMs
With the introduction of Timeline for Pages Facebook rearranged quite a few controls. One of the most important ways to promote your Facebook Page or others you like is the “Share” function. Itâ€™s still really easy to do if you know where to look
On February 29th 2012 Facebook announced Timeline for Pages
These changes become standard on March 30th but you can get it now!
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Listen to the audio version “Subscribe on Facebook” Is a good way to update your Fans Learn more:
Listen to the audio version Time flies while Iâ€™m having fun but there is one sure sign that the week is coming to an end: My twitter stream shows a lot of #FF and #FollowFriday tweets. What is this #FollowFriday all about?
Just before the end of this exciting year I remembered two of the most publicized predictions about new developments in digital media:
Video and Data Curation tools are going to make big waves in 2011
While video certainly continues to gain importance on web sites, blogs and Social Media I donâ€™t see anything you would call an amazing game changer.
However I would like to take this opportunity to introduce some of my favourite data aggregation and curation tools.
We often struggle to keep track of the bits of information we find along the way. In the true spirit of Social Media we want to share the knowledge with as many others as we can. Sometimes we simply want to find these data bits at a later date.