So, you are done building your website. The next step is to ensure that it loads as fast as possible. Created by Google, PageSpeed Insights measures how well your pages are doing when seen from mob...
Love this little tool! Using it and implementing the suggestions has helped me decrease loading time by at least 3 seconds on my website.
Social Spam Rose 355% In The First Half Of 2013 - 09/27/2013
"The report calls out Facebook's Graph Search as one of the newest spam tools for social because it allows users to precisely query a specific target audience. Spammers set parameters such as age, location, likes, interests and brands followed. Aside from being seen by the indented person and friends, all connected friends of friends also see the message. If the recipient's content is public, social spam reaches an even wider audience. Some 40% of social media accounts have been used to cast a wide net."
I love this infographic created by VerticalResponse for two reasons. First, it shows you exactly what you need to do to create a winning Twitter profile. And second, despite its wordiness, it is v...
The best infographic I have seen on how to optimize a Twitter profile!
Did you know you can see how your website is performing on Twitter? You can see all the tweets that link to your website, whether or not they include your @username. You can see tweets that link to any specific page on your website.
I haven't had access to the Analytics feature yet, but when I do, I'm going to take full advantage of it. Great new update.
Our step-by-step guide explains how you can create Twitter RSS feeds for the new Twitter API with the help of Twitter widgets and a Google Script. Video tutorial included.
There is no denying that Twitter is fantastic. The problem, though, is that there is no way to follow people outside the social media site.
I use TweetDeck to monitor accounts, brands, and specific keywords. Unfortunately, I have about 15 columns opened at the same time. So, I usually miss a lot of great stuff.
Last night, I decided to try and find a tool that would help me turn streams into RSS feeds. My goal was to add those feeds to my
Feedly and save a lot of time as a result.
It did not take long until I came across a fantastic tutorial created by Amit Agarwal. In this tutorial, he uses two tools: Twitter widgets and Google Script.
Note: I am completely new to Script. However, it took me less than two minutes to implement the tips.
The other day, one of my friends asked me if there was an easy way to thank people for promoting her content on Twitter. She wanted to be able to show her gratitude without sending 10 or 15 Tweets ...
Do you know that you can use Twitter lists to thank the people who share your content on Twitter? I have created a quick tutorial to help you.
A post about requests for free work, and the right way to cultivate relationships—online and off—before asking for favors.
If there is an issue freelancers and entrepreneurs have to deal with almost daily, it is requests for free work.
When it’s not an organization asking you to deliver a presentation “in exchange for free lunch and exposure”, it may be someone wondering if they could pick your brain.
Or there is also the discount chaser who feels they have every right to get your advice for an “affordable” rate because they have referred you to some (invisible) potential clients.
Too often, people forget the basics.
It always pays to get to know a person before asking for help.
A day after announcing its push notification system for popular Tweets and accounts, Twitter introduced on Wednesday a new feature aimed at helping specific org
When disasters hit the world, information shared on social media often turns out to be unreliable.
Twitter wants to change that. Today, the social network released a new Alert system that allows credible organizations to reach users in the right way.
What a great idea!
We all have hunches about who dominates certain social media networks, but now we have some statistics to back up — or defy — those assumptions. Business Insider has compiled a report on the demographics of the major social media platforms.
Nothing new about these stats, but good reminders nevertheless.
How do Twitter hashtags actually work? And who invented Twitter hashtags? That's what we'll explore, plus 4 unique ways to make the most of Twitter hashtags
No matter where it is used, the hashtag is synonymous with Twitter. People are so used to it that they have a hard time believing that the feature actually became part of the social media site more than a year after its launch.
Want to know more about the history of hashtags? Belle Beth Cooper has done a lot of research to bring us a comprehensive overview. It’s really worth a read (or two).