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 […]
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.
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 […]
As you may have seen on Twitter, or Instagram or maybe even Snapchat, I recently attended Social Media Examiner’s Social Media Marketing World 2018 in San Diego, California. I had a blast. Not only did I get to spend a few days with my own thoughts and without having to worry about kids’ schedules, feedings, […]
Back in the day, Twitter was all about making direct connections with people you had something in common. You had to be on Twitter all the time and most people responded to you when you approached them with a message. Today, Twitter is vastly different. Most people come to Twitter to absorb information about their […]