Category: internet

Guest Blogging 101

I was recently invited to submit to another blog, to blog on the topic of blogging. This practice has been around for ages, and is generally referred to as Guest Blogging. I wrote a short article about Feedburner. Guest blogging is a very interesting concept. On one hand, bloggers are limited by the amount of …

PhotoBlaster 3000

Sometimes I take a photo on my iPhone that I want the whole world to see! Do I really want to upload it 7 different times using a bunch of clunky apps, redefine the tags and so forth? No, my short term goal is to get it uploaded, and I can always tag it and …

Social Media Interview with Michael Allison

I had the pleasure of lunch today with my old friend and social media connoisseur, Michael Allison. Michael had the idea of interviewing me for his blog, and I thought that sounded like a great idea, so I interviewed him as well. Mostly for my own practice, but also because Michael has a wealth of …

WordPress Plugins, Widgets and Must-Dos (Part 2)

Back in April, I wrote an article with the same title. Since then, we have moved along to WordPress 2.8.2. If WordPress was amazing in April, it’s phenomenal in July! You are now able to update WordPress from within WordPress. You now browse, install, update and delete plugins and themes from within WordPress, too. FTP? …

Hitting a Facebook Moving Target

Facebook vanity URLs are now available for pages between 100 and 999 fans. Hip, hip hooray. Only problem is, at first it was all pages, then it was pages with 25 fans on Saturday night, now it’s pages with 100 fans on Sunday night. Who knows where it’ll move next! What other business in the …

The Affirmation Society in the Information Age

Can millions of young fans be wrong when they declare that the Jonas Brothers are the greatest music group in the history of the universe? Of course they can. But they won’t believe you. Why? Because they have received instantaneous affirmation of their belief, and can do so anytime their faith might be swayed. Not …

Facebook Pages and RSS – A Step-By-Step Guide

The most annoying thing about a Facebook Page is that it is called Facebook Page.  A page is not the same as your Facebook Profile, it is a separate feature that allows you to build a fan base to promote your website, brand, or company within the Facebook community. But do any search for “Facebook …

Smart Business Things To Do On LinkedIn

Are you serious about business, and not on LinkedIn?  I don’t think that’s possible. Get on it! Once you get on, here’s what you need to do: Upload your photo. Nothing better than a face to confirm you are the right “John Smith”. Set up a complete profile. When setting up your profile, in the …

Facebook URLs available this Saturday at 12:01am EST

Customizable Facebook URLs are becoming available in 3 days! Watch the clock, and mark it in your calendar! Friday, June 12, 21:01 Pacific Friday, June 12, 22:01 Mountain Friday, June 12, 23:01 Central Saturday, June 13, 00:01 Eastern Saturday, June 13, 00:31 Newfoundland Saturday, June 13, 01:01 Atlantic You have one chance to name your …