Lessons Learned: Social Media Platforms and Blockchain Mass Adoption

The inception of blockchain as a solution to secure data is a welcome change. All the more now, as social media platforms have leveraged their pervasive presence to abuse people’s privacy constantly. It is a fact. A fact that has attracted massive public outcry in the last few years.  Just last year itself, Facebook came under heavy fire for misusing the personal data of 1 million users in England and Wales. The Mark Zuckerberg-led social media giant

Top 3 Tech Strategies for Publishers in 2021

The past year has been difficult for publishers. Given the chaos of COVID-19, elections, and social turmoil, more people have consumed more news and entertainment over the last year than ever before. But their skepticism of the sources providing that information has also reached an all-time high, as the rising tide of misinformation pushed trust in social media and even search engines to record lows. The dilemma has publishers across all genres of content struggling

Social Web Suite: A Social Media Management Platform Built for WordPress Publishers

If your company is publishing and not utilizing social media effectively to promote the content, you’re truly missing out on quite a bit of traffic. And… for better results, each post could really use some optimization based on the platform you’re utilizing. Currently, there are just a few options for automated publishing from your WordPress site: The majority of social media publishing platforms have a feature where you can publish from an RSS feed. Optionally,

Agorapulse: Your Simple, Unified Inbox For Social Media Management

Over a decade ago, at Social Media Marketing World, I met with the incredibly kind and brilliant Emeric Ernoult – founder and CEO of Agorapulse. The Social Media management tools market is crowded. Granted. But Agorapulse treats social media as corporations need it to be… a process. It’s become harder and harder to select the right tool (or tools) for our needs. For anyone (like me) trying to manage multiple accounts that are battered and

Social Media Universe: What Were The Largest Social Media Platforms in 2020?

Size does matter whether we’d like to admit it or not. While I’m not the greatest fan of many of these networks, as I view my interactions – the largest platforms are where I spend my most time. Popularity drives participation, and when I want to reach my existing social network it’s the popular platforms where I can reach them. Notice that I said existing. I would never advise a client or person to ignore the

ShortStack: Valentine’s Day Social Media Contest Ideas

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and it appears that it’s going to be a great year for consumer spending. As you ramp up your efforts, you should schedule some timely campaigns utilizing social media. ShortStack is an affordable Facebook App and Contest platform for designers, small businesses, and agencies. Tears ago, ShortStack developed this infographic with some great Valentine’s Day Facebook contest ideas… it’s a great list that still stands the test of time.

What is POE? Paid, Owned, Earned… And Shared… and Converged Media

POE is an acronym for the three methods of content distribution. Paid, Owned and Earned media are all viable strategies for building your authority and spreading your reach in social media. Paid, Owned, Earned Media Paid Media – is the use of paid advertising channels to drive traffic and the brand’s overall message to your content. It’s used to create awareness, jumpstart other forms of media and to get your content seen by new audiences.

Volusion: The All-in-One Ecommerce Website Builder

Volusion’s all-in-one platform makes it easy to get your store set up in minutes. Their platform makes it easy to run your store, accept credit card payments, stocking items or updating your site design. Their ecommerce platform empowers sellers to get up and running with a fantastic user interface and great features. Volusion’s Ecommerce Builder Features: Store Editor – Customize the look and feel of your site with professionally-designed themes and our powerful site editor.