Social Media and Finance – Making it Work for You!

Written by on May 1, 2012

It's been a long year. Well, almost a year since I last posted. If any of you were keeping track of that. When you manage a couple hundred websites and projects for numerous other people, personal projects and blogs tend to fall to the bottom of the priority pile. The same old story of the cobbler's kids never have any shoes. Since it's time to wake this blog up and shake the dust off it, I fel...

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The New Twitter Background Contest: Win FREE Hosting!

Written by on October 25, 2010

Yes! I'm giving away FREE hosting for 1 full year. Keep reading ... If you have customized, or want to customize your Twitter background, then you need to know what the best dimensions are to use. The new Twitter layout is pretty good as far as functionality, layout, and organization goes, but it leaves a lot less real estate for those that love to spruce up their backgrounds. With a lot mor...

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Social Bookmarking Made Easy

Written by on October 6, 2010

A fellow marketing friend of mine turned me on to this today. And boy oh boy was I glad he bothered me in the middle of a conference call. One part of marketing on the Internet that absolutely drives me bonkers: social bookmarking.  You hear all over that you need to do it to help your pages rank better and to drive more traffic to your site and share all your information, etc etc. It's true.  B...

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Checking out the New Alpha

Written by on July 31, 2010

I've had an invite for awhile now. Finally have a few spare moments to check it out. I'm very ashamed it's taken this long, but it's been a busy summer. So far it looks great! I haven't read anyone elses reviews on it, but I like it. I've always loved Digg though. What I do not like, is having to verify my own feed the way they want me to, which is to post this verification key: 291a67d7aa5e...

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Attract Customers and Traffic with a Business Blog

Written by on June 17, 2010

You might think that with all you have to do running your business you have no time to start and maintain a blog.  But what's the most important thing to your business?  Customers!  Without them, you don't have a business.  A blog can keep you in touch with your customers and attract new ones as effectively as the best advertising campaign. If you're unfamiliar with the word "blog" it is a ...

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NutshellMail – Social Media Updates in a “Nutshell”

Written by on June 3, 2010

We all enjoy keeping up with our friends through social networking.  Facebook and other networks are great for getting the latest news and ideas but some people don't really don't like having all those tabs open in their browsers and bouncing back and forth between sites. I thought there has to be an easier way to keep up with all this!  And yes, there is - NutshellMail, recently acquired by ...

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Watch Out Foursquare Here Comes an Arch Nemesis: Facebook

Written by on May 7, 2010

Uh oh Foursquare, perhaps you aren't as safe as my nephew, colleague and fellow Social Media Marketer, Scott Rich, thinks you are. I just read word over on Mashable that Facebook is set to release a bunch of location based services to it's 400+ million strong user base.  100+ million of those primarily use their mobile for accessing and updating Facebook. Foursquare, Brightkite, and Gowalla, d...

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The BIG Hootsuite news: Hootsuite University!

Written by on April 14, 2010

Hootsuite just announced that they are opening up the Hootsuite Professional Program today on the back of their Team Collaboration Webinar held April 14, 2010 at 3PM EDT. Become Hoot Certified and learn how to use Hootsuite more efficiently along with overall Social Media tools and best practices. It includes: Hootsuite Training/Certification Graduates added to a directory of "Hootsuite C...

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Twitter’s New Website Design

Written by on March 30, 2010

A WebErika MediaBite: I was pleasantly surprised when I logged out of Twitter earlier today and saw their newly revamped, dynamic homepage. Very pretty, very easy on the eyes. I loved it. What do you think? ...

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Postling's Potential

Written by on March 29, 2010

I spent a few 10 minute bundles this morning playing around with Postling to see if it was a usable service. There are definitely some features in here that I like, especial the "brand tracking". In fact, that might actually be the best feature of Postling. I'm not so sure the web needs yet "another" all services in one application unless it quickly becomes the end-all, be...

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