Stories have power. A good story can heal, empower, transform and help us to make sense of the world we live in. The ability to tell stories is what separates us from the rest of the animal kingdom, they are part of what makes us human. Businesses understand this. Brands use stories to connect with [...]
Your customers are the main reason why your business exists. Due to this, you have to keep an air of engagement within your business and with your customers as well. Huge businesses existing online unleash their growth potential by simply optimizing their engagement with their customers and reaching out to them. Statistically speaking, businesses [...]
The debate has been major about whether social interaction is a ranking factor or not and if it is then how important are social signals within the whole ranking equation. The general agreement seems to be that webmasters should not be overly concerned about social signals just yet. A lot of testing and analysis [...]
Whether you are building your own site or starting out on a particular blog platform; knowing the top social media buttons that are used the most could generate valid traffic and views. It is seems that there are new buttons being created every day, there is. However, knowing which of those social buttons that make [...]
People enjoy expressing themselves in their own online blogs. Some people use a blog to talk about their life, use it to make money or pursue their hobbies and publish interesting content about it. The problem though, is that there are millions of blogs out there as well as hundreds of different blogging software platforms [...]
In the winter, many people want to avoid the harsh conditions that come with it. Often you hear the phrase, “I’d love a vacation right about now, but I just can’t afford it.” So as a result, many spend their time inside on the computer, social networking with their friends. Now, unbeknownst to many, the [...]
I am a celebrity – get me out of here … No honestly I am – Klout tells me so In reality I am not a celeb at all, just an ordinary mummy with a blog but … I have a celeb Klout score. So how do I do it? [...]
I have used StumbleUpon for a few months now and to be honest I still don’t get it. While it brings me a fair amount of traffic not once have I received a single comment from a StumbleUpon visitor or have they stayed long enough to read another related post. StumbleUpon is a social bookmark [...]
While I welcome thanks for following me and nice to meet you messages, I dislike the way many use automated messages to do this. When someone new follows you on Twitter, they become a perspective blog reader for you, even a friend. If you saw someone you had just met in the street would you run [...]
I have been testing out Triberr over the last few weeks and after much a do and great fuss on Twitter, I thought I would add my two pennies worth to the debate. I am wary of anything that promises great results as its usually not the case but I am one who takes [...]
I had heard Twitter long before I joined it. Twitter is everywhere and it seemed everyone was using it. I only joined when I started this blog. Here I will teach you how to take over Twitter and you can start today.
I wrote a post a few days ago in relation to rumours about Facebook being closed due to its part in the riots. Rioters or vile creatures were using Facebook, Twitter & Blackberry to arrange and discuss the riots taking place on our streets.
I live in a very small market town, gossip is everywhere. Your next door neighbour knows more about your life than you do. If I were never to leave the house again or ever talk to another living soul I could still keep up with the gossip and the latest news as my Facebook feed tells [...]