10+ Surefire Ways Businesses Fail At Social Media And How To Avoid Them

If your organization is considering getting active in social or if you’re in the process of assessing your current efforts, take a look at the following list and make sure you’re not undermining the success of your activities.

Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

It’s that time again! Time to start thinking about budget allocations for next year, and if your organization has started participating in the social space, you need to confirm that commitment to social media in your budget planning activities.

Are You A Blogging Addict? Take This Test To See!

Are you a hardcore blogger? Are you in need of a blogging intervention? Take the test and see how you score.

[BrainDump] 101+ Things You Should Know About Social Media And Blogging

In this post, I do a social media brain dump of tips, best practices, and experiences regarding social media strategy and the various social networking channels.

10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

Are you preparing for an upcoming vacation and want to relax and go off-the-grid? Here are some tips to taking a vacation from social media.

Do You Speak The Language Of Social Media? [Comic]

The other day, I overheard an entire conversation that was full of social media lingo and jargon. While I understood what the terms meant, I asked myself what I would think if I were an executive at a company that just didn’t understand social media.

Blogger’s Block – 10 Tips To Identify And Combat It

Have you ever had bloggers block? Where you have a hard time writing, commenting, reading, etc…? Do know how to overcome it?

Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

The Web is filled with great, constructive online dialogs. But sometimes, netizens argue just to argue. Here are a few tips and tricks I have collected over the years to avoid engaging in an argument that could get you banned from a community…or worse.

Blogging Tip: Increase Your Traffic By Solving Problems

Next time you have writers block and are looking for a new article idea, just take a few moments to think about how you solve the problems in your personal life and find a way to share those experiences with your readers. Not only will they benefit from your experiences, they’ll probably thank you with a comment with their shared experience.

10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand

Speaking social can sometimes be tough, especially with clients who haven’t yet engaged in social media or sometimes just “don’t get it”. Even those clients who do get social are sometime confused about some of the specific terms and jargon that social media pros use.

Three Words That Will Increase The Performance Of Your WordPress Blog

Are you searching for ways to speed up your blog so you can get more traffic? Be sure to check out these three tips that can make a big difference!

Can Facebook Ads Actually Pay For Themselves By Driving Traffic To My Blog?

Can Facebook ads actually drive traffic that generates enough revenue to pay for themselves? We’ll do the math!

[Answered] If Bounce Rate Isn’t Critical, What Blog Metric Matters For Measuring Content Value?

If bounce rate isn’t a great metric to use to measure your blog posts, what is a good metric to determine whether visitors like your content?