Your profile image appears to be missing. Stupid.

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Profile Image You need to have a profile image. So, why don’t you have one, weirdo? I’m not talking about businesses trying to sell to customers. I don’t give two shits about money-making psychology. And I’m not talking about companies representing themselves via logo rather than face. I get why they do that, and it […]

Should I use an editorial calendar?

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Should I use an editorial calendar? I don’t know why I’m asking you. I am the only one who can effectively answer this question. But half the time I don’t even know what the hell I’m doing. I might say today, YES, I should totes use an editorial calendar.” But then tomorrow I might change my […]

HootSuite is my Mecca.

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HootSuite is my Mecca. I don’t utilize it nearly as well as I should, but I’m slowly figuring it out. The best part of HootSuite is, the more I learn, the more user-friendly it becomes – not because I’m becoming adept or certified or well-learned in its versatility, but because it keeps updating, changing, adding […]

Walk away from my computer

Walk away from my computer

I wondered how other bloggers did it. I wondered how bloggers always manage to respond to comments so quickly. I wondered how they are able to be so active in conversations on Twitter and Facebook so regularly. I wondered how they are able to be so immediately accessible on so many different platforms. I wondered […]

Social Media and the BIG LIE

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Social Media + Blogging Schedules My hubz and I got into this huge discussion today about the necessity for keeping to a schedule with regard to publishing blog posts. You can probably guess from my typical blasé approach that I was taking the “Fuck it” route. As the Numbers Guy behind my bloggy-blog, my hubz […]

Automated Tweets are NOT evil

It’s been suggested that Automated Tweets are evil, pernicious, and no darn good. I haven’t quite figured out the logical reasoning behind this thought. It sounds as though I’m being told I must only Tweet something if I’m sitting at my desk or holding a smartphone, prepped for conversation.   Um, excuse me — but […]

StumbleUpon SuperUser Tactics

StumbleUpon is one of the greatest (and most under-utilized) tools in the social media arsenal. Today I’m going to cover the “dos and don’ts” of StumbleUpon. 5 Things you SHOULD do if you want to get more stumbles on your own posts on StumbleUpon: DO Stumble at least 15 pages a day randomly from their […]

What Old People and/or Conservatives Don’t Know About Facebook

What Old People and/or Conservatives Don’t Know About Facebook … and why they won’t jump to Twitter… I’ve suffered a strange, slow-evolving revelation of late. I can not understand why something posted on FaceBook is generally received with negative or argumentative comments, while the same information, link, or comment posted on Twitter is usually enthusiastically […]