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 sure to look at are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, SnapChat, and Pinterest. What to Update on Social Media Accounts: Password If it has been sometime since you have updated … 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 interesting from this week’s infographic? Infographic Source: Dark Bear Web Solutions 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 Change Twitter Best Tweets First Setting Go to twitter.com/settings/account Log in, if not already Scroll down (lower area on image below) and UNMARK “Show me the best tweets first” Click … 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 Tech Talk with @RobynsWorld and @tommytrc on Blab!   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 opt to re-share these items on your current feed or not as you like. One of the problems though is that Facebook does not know what are happy or sad … 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 Are Now Likes and a Heart Instead of Star These may seem like a small detail, but there has been a lot of conversation about it on Twitter. When you … 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 based version of Facebook. If you are viewing Facebook on your phone/tablet via an app these settings will appear a bit differently. Important Note: You can select up to 30 … 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 I have been working on finding some new influencers for some upcoming programs and I am pulling my hair out. So today I am offering a few tips on how … 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 from 2014 for you. You can click customize at the bottom of the page before you share it. Once you are done, share it to your profile if you like! … Continue Reading →
#Cube Makes Great Gift for Instagram Lovers

#Cube Makes Great Gift for Instagram Lovers

The makers of #Cube (they say it “hashtag cube”) contacted me to ask me to review their product (disclosure – that means they sent me one for free) and I was really excited to try it out. Once I received it, I was even more excited! This is the perfect gift for any Instagram lovers on your holiday list, including yourself! #Cube is a connected device that streams Instagram photos and videos. Watch this quick Instagram video review I did Quick review of @hashtagcube great gift idea for Instagram fans, great at events. Love it! Thanks for product sample. A … Continue Reading →