Posts tagged "social media"
The Great Google+ Swindle

The Great Google+ Swindle

Do you want to use Google+? The answer is probably a resounding "no!" But thanks to Eric Schmidt and leading bloggers, you'll feel like you have to. Welcome to the great Google+ swindle.
5 Indispensable Twitter Tools for the Busy Blogger

5 Indispensable Twitter Tools for the Busy Blogger

If you're going to stop wasting your time and start putting the social networks to good use, you'll need to put together a toolkit. And these indispensable Twitter tools will provide you with everything you need to start socialising in an intelligent, effective way.
Five Ways to Fast-Track Yourself onto My Unfollow List

Five Ways to Fast-Track Yourself onto My Unfollow List

Have you checked Qwitter recently? If you haven't, you'll probably be surprised to learn that people just don't like following you on Twitter. Your followers are dropping like flies, and it shows no signs of stopping. Why?
Why I'm Seriously Losing Pinterest

Why I’m Seriously Losing Pinterest

Last week, I was confronted with something horrible. Somebody that I follow on Twitter had re-tweeted a blog post by a mutual acquaintance. Someone whose posts I love to read... I clicked. I took one look at the post, and hammered the back button. Then hit unfollow.
Why I'm Giving Up on Social Sharing Sites

Why I’m Giving Up on Social Sharing Sites

Community. Sharing. Social. These unfortunates are just three of the buzz words that have been ruthlessly stripped of all meaning by the internet.
An Open Letter to Google on the Subject of Social Search

An Open Letter to Google on the Subject of Social Search

Dear Google, It's me, Andrew. I know that we haven't always seen eye-to-eye, especially when it comes to your muppet fixation and your inexplicable need to give me yet more buttons to click, but I really need to tell you something.
Swords, Sorcery and Snow Trolls - The Skyrim Guide to Blogging

Swords, Sorcery and Snow Trolls – The Skyrim Guide to Blogging

If you find yourself within earshot of a nerd this week, the chances are that you'll hear the word "Skyrim" bandied about in excitable tones. Don't worry - this isn't some obscure lewd act known only to members of the mile-high club. It's a computer game.
The Small Business Guide to Handling Negative Criticism - A Guest Post by Amy Fowler

The Small Business Guide to Handling Negative Criticism – A Guest Post by Amy Fowler

It’s fact of life in business that many small business owners find it difficult to handle negative reviews in a calm, collected manner.
How to Use Hashtags

How to Use Hashtags

In this 200 word post, we’ll find out just how to use Twitter #hashtags. Because some of you just aren’t getting it. At all.
Stop Pretending that Your Blog Isn't About Your Ego

Stop Pretending that Your Blog Isn’t About Your Ego

The following is a 200 word post inspired by a discussion with @TomCopy about self-promotion, blogging and ego.
You're Not a Ninja, You're a Fool

You’re Not a Ninja, You’re a Fool

Names and titles are important. When you've got a split-second to make an impression, you need to explain clearly and concisely just what it is that you can do for a client.
Is Social Media Entering the Era of Zero Tolerance?

Is Social Media Entering the Era of Zero Tolerance?

How much of your time is spent on social networking sites? With multiple networks to maintain, have you really got time to waste on frivolous or low-quality user accounts?