You Are in Charge of Your Facebook Experience

Let’s begin with taking charge of your Facebook feed.
We are so used to feeling helpless against Facebook’s constant changes that many of us have given up and just take everything we are given.
Ads are often a point of complaint. We seem to see too many ads, the wrong ads…. Some are creeped out by overt re-marketing ads.
On the flip side, Facebook ads give us business owners a great opportunity to reach future customers in a very targeted manner. Facebook ads are still one of the cheapest ways to deliver advertising online or offline.

The problem is, the amount we of advertising we accept as Facebook users have reached its maximum. This means that more ads are competing for space in our stream.

What To Do If Someone Steals Your Content?

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. ~Charles Caleb Colton Imitation maybe, but stealing content is no flattery – it’s plagiarism. In our new sharing society the boundaries between sharing and stealing sometimes seem blurry. I will write about the difference between sharing and stealing content in one of my next posts. This one deals […]

Using The Constant Contact Autoresponder

Disclaimer: I am an Authorized Local Expert of Constant Contact. The content below should apply to all professional email marketing tools. Marketing automation does have a pretty bad reputation and not without reason. However, using the right tools like an autoresponder series or scheduling Social Media updates can actually improve the customer experience, lead to more […]

Tool Tip: Create Powerful Images in Minutes

Do you love quotes? Would you like to create your own awesome images with filters and Text? Then check out this Tool Tip: Since I started using Instagram I really enjoy creating my own images and sharing them online. There are many apps to add quotes and filters to Instagram but I was looking for […]

Getting Your Podcast Ready for iTunes

This guest post is the first one of a series of posts that talk about podcasting. Stay tuned for more in depth information and my own podcasts soon 🙂   Getting Your Podcast Ready for iTunes Thousands of people create podcasts for iTunes. Not every podcast becomes a top seller. There’s a reason for this, […]

Reinventing the List – 10 Answers about Social Content

I used to hate lists 🙂 . It took the invention of List.ly to cure me from this phobia. Now I don’t only use lists in my content regularly but I use list apps to organize my work and my life. Listly has taken the fact that lists are everywhere to the next level. Now lists are the best way to bring social content into content creation.

Feline Magic – Why Cat Videos Work

In conversations with Social Media sceptics I often detect a clear misunderstanding of the effect of cute dog pictures or cat videos. Some even go so far to use these as examples for condemning anything that doesn’t have 100% serious content as “fluff” and unworthy of attention.

How To Add an Official Twitter Widget to a Custom Facebook App

Don’t worry, while the title of this post sounds really technical, adding a custom Facebook app with a Twitter widget is actually quite easy.

On August 29th I had the pleasure to give a little “How to Tweet from Your Event” session to organizers of the Central Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair taking place in Kelowna this weekend.

How To Insert Video Into Your WordPress Posts and Pages

Video is one of the hot topics for anything Internet, Social Media and marketing related. While there are still a number of people prefer reading content, more people than ever before watch videos to be informed and entertained. In this article you will learn how to insert video elements into your posts or pages to […]

Use a Badge on Your Profile to Support Your Cause!

If you have a cause you want to promote or an opinion you want to express and you want to reach your whole Social Media networks you can dress up your Avatar with a badge. I’ve been using Twibbon.com for years and it’s great for this.