Sick of inventing / writing hashtags all the time? What about an app to do the job for you? So you're a fan of short-form blogging. Instagram is short - nothing shorter than a picture and a quirky caption, right? Instagram is popular because it's quick - for readers and writers alike. Hashtags are popular … Continue reading Hashtag Time Saver!
People believing I'm active on WordPress while I'm actually dragging another body into the forest. -A
You know you're doing well when......spammers see your WordPress blog and try their chances at getting through its back door far more frequently via splogging!A Splog of my Novel SEETHINGS.Spam happens. It's there and has always been there. Ever since I've had a website, I've had spam. Ever since I've had a blog, I've had spam. … Continue reading SEO Blogging: Increased spam and splogging shows SEO working!
Too many social media accounts? So little time to spread your joy? Blisters can form on fingers that re-type words (or copying and pasting) from a single WP post to social media. There are ways to circumvent some of the process work. WordPress Publicize is there for just that! Publicize enables handshakes to take place between itself and applications like … Continue reading Using WordPress Publicize for Social Media Broadcasting.
Maxine Sewell's death-by-hanging story, by her own camera strap during a storm, attracted some interesting numbers last week. I keep scratching my head and wondering why so many folks cared? She had no friends. She wasn't liked all that much. Could it be that many wanted to revel in the gory details of how a … Continue reading Photographer’s Death Makes Headlines.
What a nightmare!! How do you write a webpage that looks equally good on a big screen, a small screen viewed in a vertical layout or a small screen held in a horizontal format? It's just crazy!The Changing WebpageWhen I began writing webpages in 1999, websites were viewed on computers only. Computer screens came from … Continue reading Programming Webpages for Mobile Devices and Computers
There's no law against it to repost old blogging material, is there?That's too bad you feel that way. I expected sympathy! Hah, besides, it's not entirely old when the wording is revamped and the images that support that content are changed, is it? It's practically new content by that time anyhow!Lately, I've spent a bit … Continue reading Reposting Old Content
Behind the scenes of novel writing and self-publishing includes frequently posting content to the social mediasphere and waiting to see what happens.There's a lot of social media ground to cover and that means, potentially, a lot of work to get content out to all corners of it. There's a bit of cutting and pasting, re-typing and clicking, waiting … Continue reading Lovin’ Usin’ ‘Publicize’
RebelMouse started appearing in my stats feed around a year ago and it grew and grew! I still don't know why it happened. I didn't have an account with RebelMouse. I didn't promote there and I didn't point any links at it. Nevertheless, I opened an official account to let it do its thing, sending it … Continue reading Rocking the Rebelious Clatterboard in RSS
I landed in the world of StumbleUpon almost a year ago. Like most new social media I discover and then tinker with, it takes me a while to get a feel for the environment inside them. SU took me about six months to get right. (It could've been sooner but I've had many things going on … Continue reading Is StumbleUpon relevant anymore?