Best of 2012 Social Media Predictions

Being willing to write down your thoughts of the future of social media takes a little bit of guts. You need to have an eye on the past trajectory  and the future convergence of culture and technology. And it still has a little bit of the Wild West in it: Hard to tame. That [...]

Best Advice for a Productive New Year

We live in an ADD world. In order for something to catch and hold our attention it needs to be louder, funnier, or more shocking than the last thing you saw moments ago. It’s easy to be distracted with all this noise constantly going on in the background. You may head forward with the best [...]

Blog Candy: Finding Quality Photos Reasonably Priced (or Free)

And Learning How to Place the Artist’s Attribution in Your Article One thing you will see in almost every article on increasing readership for your Blog is advice to include an eye catching photo that relates somewhat to the title. If you are creating a piece with a short tutorial, using an illustration or [...]

Need More Traffic? 4 Ways Video Can Help Your Marketing

1. Start Collecting Video Testimonials About Your Business  Video can convey emotions far deeper than the written word. When someone uses your product or service and likes it, ask for a video testimonial on the spot. You can use something as simple and easy as a Kodak Zi8 Video Recorder. This comes with its [...]

Better Blogging: 5 Quick Tips That Will Get Your Articles Read

1. Write Your Headlines First I’ve heard this tip over and over, but I never really used it until today. I didn’t really have an idea for a specific article, but I’d just been reading CopyBlogger’s 52 Headline Hacks pdf. And as I read through all the examples, I realized this is something that I [...]