How to Create Amazing Featured Images in Under 2 Minutes

With more and more content published on the Internet every day, we are struggling to stay visible. There are several ways to react to “Content Shock” (See Mark Schaefer’s book “The Content Code”). The most common ones are more output and higher quality. Creating custom images is an important part of igniting your content. More […]

How To Post Multiple Images To Twitter

Last weekend we reported from the Kelowna Apple Triathlon on Twitter and I wished for an option to post more than one picture to Twitter at the same time.

You can imagine my surprise when I found that Twitter had just released an update to their Android and iOS apps that allows us to do just that!

We can now upload multiple images to Twitter! Here is how it works:

What Is A Hashtag? – 20minute.academy

Love them or hate them #Hashtags are an important part of our online lives. They appear on TV screens, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and I probably forgot a few. But How do they work? And what does a #hashtag really do? How do you figure out what they mean? I address all these questions  in […]

What To Say On Social Media – the 20.minute.academy

  In today’s episode of 20minute.academy I make suggestions for what to say on Social Media channels. Almost every Social Media strategy client of mine has one question for me before we begin: ” I have nothing to say. What do I talk about” It is important to answer this question for an effective use of Social […]

Find The Best Time to Post – The 20minute.academy

    Posting at the right time to your Social Media channels is important if you want the right audience to see your posts. But how do you find the best time to post? If you google “when to post on Twitter” or “when to post on Facebook” you will find a lot of really […]

This Is What The Ideal Social Network For Business Looks Like

My initial answer to the question above was: “Hasn’t been invented yet” but of course Mhairi Petrovic from Out-Smarts didn’t let me get away with that and asked what my ideal Social Network would look like.

Before I get into the answer I need to make one point clear: I don’t see how any Social Media tool could be successful for business without appealing to the general public. Any successful tool needs to work in our private life so it can be successful for business.

Let’s cook up our own Social Media tool:

cook up a social media networkMy Ideal Social Network for business would combine the best features of all existing ones and then some:

Social Media Trends in 2014

I usually don’t like to write the same post everybody else is writing but today I want to make an exception and add my voice to the predictions for 2014 Social Media trends. The big Social Media platforms have tried the patience of us users and seem to lose their appeal to some. Are we […]

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.

Margaret Atwood on Twitter

As of yesterday I am a fan of Margaret Atwood @MargaretAtwood! The Canadian national TV station CBC aired an interview with Peter Mansbridge (One on One with Peter Mansbridge). Some Quotes from the Interview: “Twitter will not ruin literature any more than telegrams did” “Go back and read all of your Sherlock Holmes over again: Watson […]