In honor of Halloween week, I'm sharing the scariest stories that I've come across lately. Yes, we're talking about frightfully bad emails.
As a blogger, I receive tons of guest post pitches every week. Some are great, while others (most of them, actually) are terrible.
If you don’t know what I mean, head over Veronica Maria Jarski’s article. She shares six examples of messages that will make you scream — literally.
My favorite? “The Monstrous Misspeller”. About 90 percent of bloggers have no clue how to spell my name…
My goal as a social media coach is to help clients develop a strategy that works best for their specific situations. I achieve that not only by sharing actionable tips, but also by challenging thei...
Pretty cool picture, eh? I made it with Wordle. Wordle is a free website that allows you to make your written content shine by turning it into word clouds for presentations, articles, and more. No ...
Wordle is the neatest little tool!
I'm thinking of using it to create the image for the cover of my future eBook.
Have you tried it?
Tuesday was a very busy day for Google. The company added 18 new features to its social network. Hangouts Support for location sharing, SMS, and GIFs (Hangouts for Android). Hangouts On Air can now...
When Google makes announcements, they are usually major. Today was no exception.
With 18 new features added to Hangouts and Photos, as well as the introduction of vanity URLs, Google+ is officially making history.
According to you, what’s next?
The following is a guest post by Elizabeth Phillips. Her bio is at the end of the article. While the life of a blogger may seem glam to the average reader, the truth is that blogging makes a busy l...
The only tool I had never heard of is BlogJet. What about you?
What is Facebook Graph Search? How can you retain your privacy and remain hidden from Facebook's new nosy feature? Read the article to find out!
When Graph Search was officially introduced earlier this year, many people started worrying about the negative impacts the new functionality could have.
Since then, Facebook has worked around its internal search engine to make more and more things discoverable, including public posts. The company recently got rid of the “Who can look up your Timeline by name?” setting and changed the default sharing setting for new accounts opened by teenagers.
Those recent decisions continue raising questions as to how safe sharing content on the giant social network truly is. The answer is: Nothing is safe on the Internet, unless you exercise caution. First, start with your privacy settings.
Megan Marrs has written an excellent article on the topic. She goes through the major areas to review to ensure that you can continue enjoying networking on Facebook.
Matt Cutts confirms at Pubcon what some have thought for months: Google has no plans to fix the broken pipeline that stopped the flow of PageRank data to webmasters. There will not be another PageRank update visible to the public in 2013.
I had never really paid attention to PageRank, anyway. I always looked at the content to see if I could find anything of value...
A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably...
Infographics have been all the rage since last year.
When done well, they can be very beneficial to businesses. The problem is that entrepreneurs do not always have the budget to hire professionals to design them.
Good news, though. Many tools are available out there for that particular purpose. A majority are also free.
If you are looking for a good starting point, check out Kay Tan’s list. He highlights some of the best services in his article
Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world.
Facebook added two mobile app capabilities to help increase install
A lot of things happened in social media again this week!
I really like the new Handwriting feature for Gmail and Google Docs! What about you?
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