Posts filed under: Social Media

What is “RSS” and what is an “aggregator”? Reading blogs is a great way to stay on top of what is happening in your field, regardless of what that field may be. The problem becomes that the more good blogs...
There was a time when choosing a username was something to which you did not give a second thought. You typed in the first thing that came to mind. If that name was not available and the site suggested something...
If you have a website or author a blog, chances are good you also have other social media outlets. You want a set of small, clickable buttons which will take readers to those others outlets. At least, I did. You...
Want to know how fast things are happening in the world of social media? Watch the change happening just in the seconds you are reading this post. This tool was composed by Gary Hayes. For more information, go to the...
The world of technology is filled with surprises, some good and some bad. I wrote earlier this month about the bad surprise I received when I opened my iGoogle page. This past week, I was delighted by an enhancement in...
Confused by who sees what on Twitter? You are not alone. If I retweet, who sees it? If I reply to a tweet, who will see that? Why is starting a tweet with “@JohnDoe” different from putting the same name...
In the last post, we examined TweetDeck as a tool for organizing your Twitter experience. This post examines HootSuite. I started using TweetDeck more than a year ago and established a HootSuite account last month. Personally, I like HootSuite better....
Twitter can be overwhelming, but there are some strategies that make the the world of Twitter easier and more enjoyable. One of the most essential is using TweetDeck or HootSuite to organize your feeds. This video is a little over...
This blog is the heart and soul of my online presence. A blog post is long enough to communicate an idea, back it up with examples and supporting arguments, and leave you with an invitation as to the action you...
If we had Facebook back then…...