The new One Channel YouTube Layout is here, but is it easy to set up? Answer…YES! As I say in the video below, “It’s easy as pie“. And since Mitch Mitchell says pie isn’t easy (he obviously doesn’t live with a chef), I should have said “It’s easy as eating pie“. [Read more...]
Facebook had made several recent updates that pose a significant challenge for bloggers and business. EdgeRank makes “engagement and interaction” vitally important and the only other option is to pay. Now there’s a new wrench in the gears with the feed “separation“changes. Let’s take a look at how this affects bloggers and both small and large business and what we can do about it. [Read more...]
Do you use Pinterest to promote your YouTube videos? Many bloggers have been working hard at placing a great image on their blog post with the hopes of people pinning the image and leading others to the article. But, getting that image pinned is not the only way bloggers can hope to gain traffic and influence on Pinterest. Some people are pinning their videos. [Read more...]
You have to love the new World of Social Media we live in today. Most of you already know about the Super Bowl blackout last Sunday and I’m sure you know about the Oreo Cookie Tweet too. Do you know why the tweet went viral? Can it be reproduced by the typical blogger? I think it can and here’s why… [Read more...]
Last week I was reading a post on Mashable by Todd Wasserman, Let’s Face it: Most Social Media Marketing Is a Waste of Time. This isn’t the first post I’ve seen by an author that’s discouraged with social media and I’m certain it won’t be the last. So, is social media a waste of time? I’m not here to slam anyone; I just want to take a deeper look at the question.
I guess that would depend on our goals, how we gauge the results and how we are working it. Now, for the sake of this post, I’m referring to brands and blogs and not how much time our family members spend of Facebook. [Read more...]