Tutorial: Add Sections to Pinterest Boards and Move Existing Pins Into Them Easily

Tutorial: Add Sections to Pinterest Boards and Move Existing Pins Into Them Easily

I adore Pinterest both as just a regular person and as a blogger and social media person. Finally, Pinterest has added the ability to organize your idea into subgroups within a board. For people just browsing this adds an ability to search more succinctly, for bloggers it allows you to keep pins organized in a more concise manner. Today’s tutorial is for those, both “regular” users and bloggers, who want … Continue Reading →
Update Your Social Media Accounts for 2017

Update Your Social Media Accounts for 2017

With the start of the new year, this is the perfect time to check and update all of your social media accounts. Many of us sign up for just about everything new that comes out, some are more particular. Regardless of how many social media accounts you have, it is always a good idea to log in and update them occasionally. Some of the social media accounts you should be … Continue Reading →
Facebook Facts and Stats Infographic

Facebook Facts and Stats Infographic

This week’s infographic, yes I share one each Saturday, is about one of the most popular social networks, Facebook. Even if you don’t personally use Facebook you probably know tons of people who do since billions of people around the planet use Facebook. As a side note, don’t forget to change your Facebook password often and update the security settings regularly. Which of the Facebook facts did you find most … Continue Reading →
Twitter “Best Tweets First” and How to Revert

Twitter “Best Tweets First” and How to Revert

Twitter has made a change so that the default on your timeline is best tweets first. While I appreciate Twitter wanting to make the user experience better for the majority of the people, I also understand that there are many of us who would prefer it to still remain chronological of all tweets. Luckily, it is very easy to revert back to the old way if you want. How to … Continue Reading →
Everyday Tech Talk – Social Media Security

Everyday Tech Talk – Social Media Security

BLAB UPDATE: Blab has closed down sadly. Embedded videos are no longer available. Some of the transcripts, notes, and comments are still available in this post however. This week Tommy and I talk about social media security on social media channels. How to protect yourself on Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms. Please let us know if you have any additional questions! Join us next Monday night for another Everyday … Continue Reading →
Facebook Options: On This Day

Facebook Options: On This Day

Facebook options include them showing your past posts, called “On This Day“. Some people love this, some hate it. Regardless, here is a quick overview of the options you have for the On This Day feature on Facebook. Facebook watches your old photos, status updates, and other posts from previous years. You will notice on the main feed page often these items at the top of your feed. You can … Continue Reading →
Recent Changes to Twitter

Recent Changes to Twitter

Twitter has been changing and evolving and I thought I would share with you some of the recent changes. Don’t worry, the base of Twitter has remained the same, these are just a few tweaks and some extra features they have added. You can say a lot with a heart. Introducing a new way to show how you feel on Twitter: https://t.co/WKBEmORXNW pic.twitter.com/G4ZGe0rDTP — Twitter (@twitter) November 3, 2015 Favorites … Continue Reading →
How to Control What You See in Your Facebook News Feed

How to Control What You See in Your Facebook News Feed

A few days ago Facebook updated the control we have over our Facebook newsfeed. The news feed is what you see on the main page of Facebook once you login – all those stories, updates, photos, and such from people you are friends with. This means when viewing in the default “Top Stories” you will see these people/pages/groups ahead of others. The tutorial below is based on the full web … Continue Reading →
8 Ways to Help You Get Noticed as an Influencer

8 Ways to Help You Get Noticed as an Influencer

A work related post today for everyone. While I am considered an influencer myself by many brands and approached often, I also work the other side of the fence in seeking out other influencers to represent a brand or work on a campaign. This is actually one of the harder parts of my job as a social media specialist (yep, that’s what I call myself). The last couple of days … Continue Reading →
You In Your Own Year in Review Compilation for 2014

You In Your Own Year in Review Compilation for 2014

There are so many social networks we share our lives on and at the end of a year it is kind of nice to go and look back at what has happened. There are some automated features on some networks and some third party apps and tools that allow you to make looking back a little easier and more fun. Facebook Year in Review – This will automatically pull photos … Continue Reading →