Social Media

Posts having to do with social media, including (but not limited to): Google+, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, blogging and any other hot social networks worth writing about.

What Is the Best Commenting System for My Blog?

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Blog commentary about blog comments. It doesn’t get more meta than this folks.

What blog commenting system should you use? Should you use a third-party system at all? What are the pros and cons of blog commenting systems?

These questions have been a hot topic of discussion for as long as I’ve been blogging. And it doesn’t help that the options are ever evolving in the realm of blog comments.

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The Best of the Best: 2014 Year In Review

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It’s been a crazy year. Lots of successes, a few failures, lots of lessons learned and earned.

So as per usual, I wanted to recap the year with a list of the most popular blog posts and highlights from this past year. I will also be talking about what my key focus will be in 2015.

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Harnessing the Power of Micro-Content

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When used strategically micro-content can make a macro impact.

Social media has single-handedly made micro-content a necessary part of any digital marketing strategy. Before we go anywhere, let’s just start by defining what micro-content is.

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The Best Mobile Apps to Create Visual Content

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Creating visual content on mobile can be fast and easy with the right apps.

Visual content is a powerful way to share a message that catches people’s eye. But you don’t always have access to a desktop computer when inspiration strikes.

Whether you just want to share a great quote you just heard, or you want your photos to look like they were shot by a pro, I’ve put together this list of the best mobile apps to create visual content.
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The Only Social Media Image Dimensions You Need

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What size do my images need to be for Facebook? Twitter? Google+…

There are countless blog posts and infographics telling you the social media image sizes you need to know. You know the biggest problem with all of them? They’re too stinking complicated!

There are only three dimensions you need to know. That’s it. And I’m not only going to tell you what they are, I’m going to give you free blueprints to start with every time you create a new social media image or graphic.

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