Getting the hashtags right for Instagram is a key factor in getting exposure on the platform. Obviously, using just the right tags alone doesn’t guarantee success. But using the relevant hashtags with the most engagement and most relevant to your posts can help you get the exposure you need. It’s really hard to grow Instagram […]
Social Media, Social Networks and the Social Web
You'll find information and posts about social networking sites, social media, and social apps. I like to explore social networking pros and cons and the current state of what I call The Social Web.
Social media breakfast is a small group of entrepreneurs and digital marketers meeting to discuss social media. Marcie came up with the tagline “Bringing social back into social media.” We try to embody that message by meeting in person, over coffee or breakfast, sometimes brunch to talk shop. The first meetup took place at the […]
It was a while back that I introduced you to Minds.com. I’ll refer to Minds.com, the open-source, crypto-based social network as “Minds” from now on, it’s just easier. For me, the experience in Minds has been all over the place. It has been mostly positive, but not without its woes. I may talk about those in […]
Youtube is a huge site, with millions of videos uploaded daily, it ranks as one of the top 5 websites in the world, and it’s widely referred to as the 2nd largest search engine. Yes, really. Look here, and here. And what is the number 1 search engine? Google, of course. Google owns Youtube so you […]
This is a quick video tutorial on how to transcribe and create your own closed captions for your Youtube videos. Sometimes these are called subtitles. The reasons for adding subtitles to your video are many. If your video is properly closed captioned, more people can watch it. Closed captions are used by people that can’t […]
Over the past couple of years, social media has become a minefield. It’s great for the most part, but you’ll often find battles and arguments that don’t really add anything positive to your life. The two (or more) parties arguing hardly ever come to any reasonable agreement. I know I have changed my mind many […]