Archive | August, 2009

BLOGGING, Blogging TIPS | August 22, 2009

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Read your RSS feeds first thing in the morning

In case you do not know him, Jeremiah Owyang is one of the best-known social media analysts. I enjoyed reading his blog Web Strategist. His blog talks about social media for business, therefore I do not read him than often. But I do since once in while you get good advice that can apply to […]

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BLOGGING, Blogging TIPS | August 19, 2009

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Tips on How to Position Your Blog

Tips on How to Position Your Blog

One thing that is difficult for many bloggers is to define their niche. As the competition on the blogosphere becomes fiercer, you need to position your blog in order to stand out. People needs to quick get what your blog is about and how it is different from the pack. Whether you talk about one […]

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Blog DESIGN, BLOGGING | August 17, 2009

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Adding BackType Connect to Your WordPress Blogs

Adding BackType Connect to Your WordPress Blogs

We installed BackType Connect to integrate related Twitter conversations into the post comments. It is not hard to do by yourself. Adding a plugin in WordPress usually works like a charm. Since we are perfectionists, I asked my tech guy to fine-tune a few things that required his programming skills. One thing, Jerome did what […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA | August 12, 2009

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Encouraging Women to Attend and Speak at Tech Conferences

Encouraging Women to Attend and Speak at Tech Conferences

If you follow the social media crowd, you probably have noticed the current campaign against the lack of women speakers and presenters at big Tech conferences. Allyson Kapin summed it up on Fast Company when she wrote Where are Women in Tech and Social Media? yesterday. There was an improvised discussion on that topic at […]

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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA

August 9, 2009

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Defining Social Media Etiquette One Step at a Time

Defining Social Media Etiquette One Step at a Time

The New Times published an article today about the fact that party hosts and some bars are starting to request no twittering, no blogging, and no photos. I agree with their concerns. With the capability of uploading our pictures, updating our status and to publish all the time on social network sites, we need to […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA, TOOLS

August 2, 2009

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Quickly Share How to Get to a Place on Twitter with TwitArea

Quickly Share How to Get to a Place on Twitter with TwitArea

Many people use Twitter to meet their friends at restaurants, shops, museums and other public places. Launched last week by Praized, TwitArea enables to quickly lead them to a place’s address, phone number and locate the place on a map. If you have a smart phone, you will find that having a direct link on […]

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