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.

[ANSWERED] 10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter Noob

Before you jump in to Twitter and start tweeting away, here are 10 tips that can help you avoid looking like a newbie and (hopefully) avoid some common pitfalls.

[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.

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!

[Comic] Three Lessons You Should Learn From Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

Does it really matter whether you give away all of your personal data on Facebook and other social networks? Here are three things you should think about when using “free” social networks.

[Humor] My AncestryDNA Results Came In And They Are Geekily Astounding!

I was curious about my Ancestry DNA results, and the results didn’t let me down. Check them out!