What is new in Social Media, breaking news, ways to take advantage of the medium

How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 30 Resources for Beginners

No matter how many social networks you set out to master, or how long you work in the social marketing field, there is one secret that will ensure you're successful: Never stop learning.

Blogging to make your Website Sing

You know I tell my clients all the time how important blogging is to the health of their website, but when it comes to blogging on my own, I too fall short.Most people think... I write and share on my Facebook page "all the time!". Why do…
Social Media Plugin for Sharing on your Website
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Monarch Social Media Plugin for your Website

Elegant Themes, one of our providers recently introduced a brand new social media plugin called Monarch. It is a Social Media plugin that makes sharing on your website look enticing and fun! Any social network Anywhere on your website Choosing…
Get Pinterest Rich Pins Now
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Pinterest Rich Pins

Pinterest Rich Pins are a recent addition to Pinterest. They make it easier for people to actually shop using Pinterest. So, if you are a business selling merchandise you owe it to yourself to invest some time into Pinterest.You could think…
Building a Network of fans is like making friends. Some can be bribed into being your friend, but they will never be the loyal friend you were looking for

Get more shares on Facebook

Shortstack is a company I use often in my task as a Webmaster. They have some great tips about how to get more shares on Facebook. They have produced this great infographic. My Favorite Share on Facebook idea "Ask yourself if your fans will…
Pinterest for Artists
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Pinterest for Artists

I was asked by a friend to do a presentation for the Gulf Coast Art Association. Since I was a child I have dabbled in art and now as a web designer I am fortunate enough to combine my love of art with my skill with computer systems. One of…
Newsletter Best Practices
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Newsletter Best Practices

People debate about the effectiveness of email Newsletters. My recommendation is...Why not? People opt in to your email list, so it isn't like you are spamming people. People have asked that you send them one. You should however, use an…
Great Social Media Goals

Great Social Media Goals

Social media can drive significant business results. So many people jump into social media without understanding what they are doing or why they are doing it. The answer is not to just do what others are doing, but to do it with intention. Join…
Small Business Website Essentials
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Small Business Website Essentials

If you are a small business owner and you have a website or are thinking about getting one we have a list of website essentials that will help your website do what you want it to do, generate leads and make a sale. Contact Information It is…
Building a Network of fans is like making friends. Some can be bribed into being your friend, but they will never be the loyal friend you were looking for

Twitter Fiction Festival - What is your Twitter Story?

Twitter Fiction Festival Began Yesterday Yesterday The Twitter Fiction Festival (#TwitterFiction) began and will last 5 days. The goal is to write a story in 140 characters or less. It sounds like fun and I'm going to participate, even though…
Pinterest Viewers are looking to style their weddings, their parties and their homes. Create a vignette they like and create a buzz to sell your product
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Style your Product Images for Pinterest

If you're online you most likely know about Pinterest®. Currently Pinterest® is free for everyone and is one of the best ways to get your products noticed. The catch is you need to make your product image interesting. What you Need I have…
There are a lot of statistics around the time spent on Facebook and how it effects their relationships. But, researchers are focused on the wrong thing

Facebook Saved my Life

That is a huge statement, but it is true. Mashable just surpassed 1 million Facebook fans and so they are sharing their fans stories about how Facebook changed their lives. Is Facebook a Relationship Killer? There are a lot of statistics banging…
Maintaining the privacy of your browsing information just got easier with PrivacyFix. It scans for privacy issues based on your Facebook and Google settings

PrivacyFix a New Chrome Extension for Facebook Privacy

People fall, generally, into the continuum of two extremes when it comes to their private lives.Those who have given up keeping their private lives private Those who vehemently defend their private informationBecause the people…
Building a Network of fans is like making friends. Some can be bribed into being your friend, but they will never be the loyal friend you were looking for

Measuring Friendship in Social Media - more than a click

When I saw Delta Airlines say they would give $1 to Breast Cancer Awareness (up to $50,000) for every "Like" on their page I was dismayed.Building a Social Network of loyal fans is no different than making friends in the real world. Sure,…