Some Pinterest users have sadly adopted the horrid practice of removing artist, merchant and location information from pins so their captions can be cryptically self-expressing, e.g. “blue,” or — and I hate this one with the blazing heat of a thousand suns — “yes, please.”
My favorite Twitter chat program is a free, web-based application called Tweetchat. This particular program is very popular because it’s easy to use and gives you many customization options. Here’s a quick photo tutorial for using Tweetchat.
Does it really matter you’re followed on Twitter by an army of bots? No, but here’s what does matter: the time you might waste thanking them for following you, adding them to lists, and checking them out to see if you want to follow them.
What indicates Twitter success? Followers? Retweets? Conversations? On Twitter, these are elements of popularity. If you’re using Twitter to market your product or service, real success is measured in conversions — the number of people who become customers, or who bring customers to you.
I’ll admit it — I’ve been frustrated because very few people ever comment on my blog posts. I’m not alone; many bloggers are concerned about this, especially because so many marketing experts believe that comments are necessary for the success of a blog. Well, guess what?
Just this past Wednesday, four people were murdered in Gilbert, Arizona. The local television news staff spent a good chunk of time airing biographies of the victims based solely on their Facebook profiles. The anchors expressed great satisfaction with the ease by which they were able to gather background information via social media. However, […]
I recently talked to an ASU business school student about a special class project. He’s part of a group that’s giving promotional advice to a local business. The business has created a Facebook page, but the page isn’t living up to its potential. The student asked me for advice about “making a professional Facebook page.”
Today’s installment of my Pinterest & Copyright series is especially for artists and graphic designers who are worried about losing control of their images. I also highly recommend this advice for artists, etailers, retailers, animal breeders and others who want to be sure that their images are not separated from their sources. (Links to the […]
In part two of this series, we talked about the reasons Pinterest is legally allowed to display the images you pin and upload, and why it needs you to give it the perpetual right to do so. I also provided a plain-talk explanation of the Pinterest Terms of Service.