Category Archives: Widgets

Post Audio Messages to Facebook with MyMic

The MyMic Facebook application lets you post audio updates to your Facebook profile or onto your friend’s Wall. You can post up to five seconds for free and there are paid options to post longer messages.

I ran into the application’s creator, LeaAnna Hernandez (@MyMicApp on Twitter), during a #LATISM Twitter chat. I had asked the Twittersphere if there were any Latino/Latina startup techies out there and LeaAnna “raised her hand.” Continue reading

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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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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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How To Give Your Blog SEO Super Powers

You don’t have to buy a book and take a seminar or ever buy a fancy blog theme to crank up your blog’s SEO Super Powers.

These top tips will help you zoom up the organic search rankings without breaking a sweat.

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YouTube Adds New iPad-Friendly HTML5 Video Player

YouTube announced a new HTML5 video player that works on the Apple iPad device.

I tested the new player against the regular YouTube player on an iPad and the new player still needs some work. The new player takes a longer to load, has some funky behavior (a duplicate window appears below the player), and the screen is bouncy when the player isn’t set to fullscreen.

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How To Create A Facebook (Fan) Page [VIDEO]

This tutorial will show you how to get started on building your own Facebook Page (I refer to them as “Fan Pages” in the video). This is Part One of the Facebook Fan Page project so make sure you bookmark this page, subscribe to the email blog posts, and/or subscribe to the RSS feed to keep track of further developments.

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CineVlog – A FREE WordPress Theme For Video Bloggers

I love creating Web and blog sites and one of my passions is creating tech tutorials. Mash those two interests together and you get the video blogger WordPress theme, CineVlog.

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How To Add A Slideshare Presentation To A WordPress Blog [VIDEO]

Have an awesome presentation that you want to share with the world? If you’ve already posted the presentation to Slideshare.net then you can embed that presentation into your Wordpress.com blog. I’ll show you exactly how to do that in this video.

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BlackBird Pie – A Quick Way To Serve Up Tweets On Your Site

BlackBird Pie is a little script created by @robinsloan at Twitter Media that allows site publishers to easily display tweets.

The usual process for displaying tweets is to type them in then hyperlink to the original tweet. Or, maybe a site will go farther and take a screen shot of the tweet page then crop the image and add a hyperlink to the original tweet. It takes time.

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How To Activate A New WordPress.com Theme [VIDEO]

New to WordPress.com or just learning how to customize the blog? Well, this brief video will walk you through the process of activating a new WordPress.com theme.

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