• Blogger Interviews: Amazon Author, Udemy Instructor and Web Designer Rob Cubbon

    Rob Cubbon is a London-based blogger that I connected with several years ago through blogging communities and social media networks. It’s been a pleasure to watch Rob build his reputation and authority online through his blog, his freelance work and his professional web design expertise. To date Rob has published several Kindle books on Amazon covering WordPress, passive incom ...

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  • Ah! Now I Know What to Post on Facebook [Hint: PostPlanner]

    Do you find yourself scratching your head trying to figure out what to post on Facebook and other social media sites? I feel your pain. I manage a handful of Facebook pages and I used to spend hours trying to figure out what type of content my followers like to see and share. Then back in 2012, I found PostPlanner. It wasn’t completely love at first site though.

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  • Record, Edit, Publish

    Record, edit and publish are 3 little words that can have a huge impact on the growth of your online reach. Now is the time to put your fears aside, swallow your pride, and do whatever it takes to put yourself in the right frame of mind to start making videos today! There is no better time than the present because the latest research from Compete Pro demonstrates that in the U.S.

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  • 5 Incredible Ways To Master Google Plus with Circloscope

    In the latest episode of my podcast, I included Circloscope on a list of 5 tools that can help us achieve “social media nirvana”. Of course, no one can say exactly what this “nirvana” would look like. But in my head I envision a clutter free stream, that’s brimming with valuable content, that I’m truly interested in reading.

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  • The No Frills Guide to the Latest Trends for Tracking YouTube Views

    You might already know that I’ve had a YouTube channel since 2009 and I also curate content about YouTube on and Pinterest. During the last 5 years, I’ve shared so much of what I learned from trusted sources like Tim Schmoyer from Video Creators TV, Matt Balick from VidiSEO, and of course my mentor Lisa Irby from 2 Create a Website.

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  • Instagram Tutorial – Getting Started With the Most Engaged Network of Our Time

    Instagram is taking the lead when it comes to engagement on social networks. Just to be clear, I didn’t just make that up, it’s a statistical anomaly I learned about from Mark Schaefer in his post Why Instagram is Becoming The Dominant Social Network. Mark didn’t make it up either – it’s actually based on a presentation by Scott Galloway, Clinical Professor of Marketing from NYU.

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  • Are You Missing Out by Ignoring the Little Red Notifications Button on Pinterest?

    By now I’m sure you have given some serious consideration to the roll that Pinterest will play in your overall marketing mix. The numbers are pretty staggering and recent studies, like this one from TailWindApp, demonstrate that the lifespan of a Pin exceeds what we can expect from content shared on other social networks and to say the least, it makes the network extremely difficult to ignore.

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  • How To Make the Perfect Thumbnail for Your YouTube Videos

    Everyday, millions of people are flocking to YouTube searching through an endless sea of videos. They want to find information, they need a laugh, or even if they just want to be entertained they can rest assured that YouTube is the place to find just what they are looking for. Let’s face it, this is why so many of us started YouTube channels in the first place.

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  • How to Tell Your Story and Connect with Your Audience on YouTube

    Are you making the most out of your YouTube channel? Here’s what I mean by that. I’m sure by now you have uploaded a video or two to YouTube. Perhaps you even created a playlist or learned how to add annotations that link back to your website. Of course you should always try to send people back to your blog from outposts like YouTube, but let’s face it, lot’s of people will ne ...

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  • 11 Brilliant Podcasts To Help You Improve Your WordPress Blog Significantly

    Podcasts and podcasting are quickly becoming part of main stream culture. It’s no secret that the proliferation of Smart Phones and their wide spread use among consumers of all ages, has played a huge part of the so-called Podcasting Renaissance. Podcasters are learning quickly how starting a podcast can open doors in terms of audience development.

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  • Social Buzz Club Webinars Are Smoking Hot #sbzclub

    I joined the Social Buzz Club 2 years ago after seeing one of my blog posts Retweeted with the hashtag #sbzclub. At the time, I had no idea what the hashtag represented but since the retweet came from an Influential Tweeter my curiosity was piqued. Some of you might be familiar with the Social Media Maven known as Ching Ya.

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  • One Critical Component For a Successful YouTube Collaboration Video

    Laughter. Put two or more YouTubers together on one video and there is bound to be a barrel of laughs. No laughs means no views. Regardless of the seriousness of the topic being addressed people want to feel good while they are watching your video and they can tell if there is positive energy between the folks in front of the camera or not.

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