Tag Archive for WordPress

The Social Media Landscape

In my first post I introduced social media and its meaning. This post, my second, is about the different social media networks and their proper use. Social media is not an advertising platform but it is a relationship building and nurturing platform. It is an organic online conversation between peers of more or less the same interests, wants and needs.

A Storm in the Cloud: Is Google Run By Brain-Dead Robots?

Cloud computing is hot these days, and for most of us The Cloud means Google. We use Gmail to send and receive messages, GDocs to create or exchange documents, and Google Reader to track our favorite Web sites. Those on the Web check their traffic with Google Analytics and monetize their sites with Google’s AdSense. Some of us even use Google’s Blogger to create and host our sites.

Tweeting Your Blog Post on Twitter

If you are on Twitter and have a sizable following, you can dramatically increase blog views and blog subscriptions by tweeting them following each new post. However, if you are into social media in any big way, updating Twitter, Facebook and posting to reviewing and bookmarking sites are all horribly time consuming. You can ease…

The WordCamp Phenomenon

Most bloggers know of or use WordPress.  If ever there was a “killer app” for anything on the web, WordPress is definitely it. But have you ever been to a Wordcamp? WordCamp is sort of like a mini-convention for WordPress users. A blogger’s convention, really, but with some fun technical stuff about WordPress as well.…

The Power of Twitter

Successful blogs not only contain insight and are written by talented authors, but also develop a brand through creative marketing tactics. Do you have novel ideas and analysis but struggle in attracting followers? I highly suggest utilizing social networking resources, such as Twitter, to generate traffic to your site.