Category Archives: Web Marketing

View Your Twitter Followers In One Big Bunch

Generating a “group picture” of your Twitter Followers makes for a great visual for your Twitter background or for blog graphics.
I just ran into at tool called Twitter Mosaic which allows you to see either your followers or your friends (those you follow that follow you back). Continue reading

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Latino2 California Tour Hits the Central Coast

Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is proud to announce San Luis Obispo as the second stop on the Latino2 California Tour.

Come join us on December 4, 2010, at the Cal Poly Performing Arts Center in San Luis Obispo. California’s Central Coast is the birth place of “La Causa”, the Latino civil rights movement. The conference will focus on the theme “Community and Collaboration in Central California: Then and Now.” Continue reading

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Testing Permalinks (UPDATED)

[It looks like everything is back to normal on the blog, except for a few minor theme updates. Thanks for your patience!] Apologies, I’m fixing up the blog as it was hacked a couple of days ago.

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How To Get Facebook Page Notifications

Facebook has a myriad ways to receive notifications but not from your own Facebook Page (formerly known as “Fan Pages”).

In order to get notifications you have to do a workaround and “Like” your own Page post. After doing this for a while, this can get old for your regular Facebook profile friends.

Enter NutshellMail, an site that allows you to manage portions of your social network via email. My favorite feature – NutshellMail allows you to receive Facebook page notifications!

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Trackbacks In WordPress Sites [Video]

This is a video response to Cathy Larkin (@WhyDoWeBlog on Twitter) who asked about Trackbacks during a #blogchat conversation. What are trackbacks and when they would be used in relation to WordPress.org blogs? Watch the video and find out.

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Review of The Networked Nonprofit

When I heard Beth Kanter and Allison Fine had created a book on non-profits, I had to pick up a copy. I’ve been following Beth on Twitter (@kanter) for a year and a half and had the opportunity to chat with her for a bit at the Twitterville party just over a year ago.

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Will Social Media Lead To An Empathic Society?

Is social media a way to express our ability to connect and empathize with other humans or does it feed narcissism, materialism, violence, and aggression?

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Technology As A Bridge, Not A Barrier To Sales

It’s easy to get caught up in technology for technology’s sake.

A programmer creates a cool tool in isolation and launches it to the bewilderment of users, a credit card machine requires unnecessary steps to process a transaction, an electronics security device is ten times more cumbersome than it’s worth in security.  These are all barriers that frustrate the heck out of customers.

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5 Awesome Twitter for iPad App Features

Twitter recently rolled out its new iPad mobile application.  Go to the App Store to get the latest version.  Here’s a review of 5 cool features.

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How To Track Tweet Button Clicks In Google Analytics

I use Google Analytics to track activity to and from my blog.  Unfortunately, there are a lot of holes in that process, especially related to Twitter clickthroughs. Continue reading

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