December 2012

Tweet Share54 Share9 +18Total Shares 71If you use Facebook, you’ve been there.  Either you post a goofy picture that you THINK is only going to your ‘Close Friends’ and it ends up being shared with the world, or someone tags you in a photo that goes public when they didn’t intent it to.  It’s long […]

Tweet Share22 Share8 +111Total Shares 41Oh how I love quick and easy solutions!  I’ve been meaning to make a mobile-friendly version of this blog for a while now, and it just stayed buried on my To-Do list.  Then a couple of weeks ago I was out and I checked Facebook on my iPhone and someone […]

Tweet Share1 Share3 +1Total Shares 4I’ve been blogging since 2005, and in those last 7 years, I’ve learned that every year my blog’s traffic begins to fall off around the 12th or 13th of December.  Every year without fail. But it turns out that last week was the 3rd best traffic week ever here.  What’s […]

Tweet Share20 Share +18Total Shares 28 Is to create a plan for your blog.  This is the perfect time of the year to create a blogging plan for 2013.  Everyone is slowing down and shifting away from work and toward the Holidays.  Use this down time to get your plan in order now, so you […]

Tweet Share5 Share4 +18Total Shares 17I saw Ike Pigott mention on Facebook that Charter Cable was killing customer support via social media, especially Twitter: “As you may have heard, Charter will no longer have a customer care team tasked, specifically, with resolving matters raised on Social Media… Monday, December 10, 2012: We will no longer […]

Tweet Share43 Share2 +1Total Shares 45 In 2008, I attended my first ‘social media’ event, South By Southwest.  At one point I was chatting with Ben McConnell and Jackie Huba, and we were talking social media and the state of the blossoming industry.  I remember specifically telling them that while social media was great, that […]

Tweet Share5 Share4 +12Total Shares 11I honestly don’t spend a lot of time diving into the stats and numbers behind how people are participating in #Blogchat, because ‘what gets measured gets managed’ too often.  But I decided to check out the numbers this week since Paper.Li is on as sponsor for December. What I thought […]