Creating Relevant Content Using BuzzSumo and Google Trends

Having a tough time coming up with ideas for your next blog post? Trying to formulate what content will deliver traffic and social shares can make for some bouts of procrastination and writer's block. Instead of dealing with that headache, do this the next time you're questioning yourself: Visit BuzzSumo and start a search to analyze what content performs best for any topic or competitor. The results will help you determine the [...]

By |2016-10-17T14:41:16+00:00September 19th, 2014|Social Tip Tuesday, Web Related|0 Comments

Mastering the Advanced Search in Twitter for Awesome Results

Twitter is a very divisive social media platform. It seems people either love it or hate it because they're confused how it works and how to generate actual engagement and conversations. I've got a Twitter power user tip to help you out that many of you may not even know exists! Regardless of your own opinion of the platform, there's no arguing Twitter is still popular and important. Whether it's with a B2C [...]

By |2016-10-17T14:41:16+00:00September 18th, 2014|Social Tip Tuesday, Web Related|3 Comments

The Easiest Way to Download YouTube Videos

Have you ever wished you could download a YouTube video for offline viewing? Perhaps you've needed to transfer a video to another device and were looking for an easy way to accomplish the task. Below I'm going to provide two solutions that I frequently use to download YouTube videos. Trust me when I say there are numerous options available that will do the same thing. Most of these alternatives involve installing [...]

By |2018-01-04T18:23:40+00:00September 10th, 2014|Social Tip Tuesday, Web Related|2 Comments

Using SlideShare for Content Strategy and Research

Even if you're a fan of SlideShare, it might surprise you to learn that the service has been around since its inception in 2006. The presentation-sharing platform (owned by LinkedIn) announced last week that it's making many of its Pro level features free.  The change took effect on August 20, 2014. While that's obviously great news for SlideShare power users, I feel that the majority of marketers take content on SlideShare for granted [...]

By |2016-10-17T14:41:16+00:00August 27th, 2014|Social Tip Tuesday, Web Related|5 Comments

How to Disable Facebook Videos Autoplay Feature on Desktop & Mobile

If the #ALS #IceBucketChallenge has taught us anything it's that folks are quite capable of uploading native videos to Facebook. Gone are the days when nearly every video was a play button that routed us to YouTube. Thanks to the viral nature of the challenge, the videos spread like wildfire. Everywhere I turned on Facebook people were dumping freezing cold buckets of water on their heads. It began with celebrities, [...]

By |2016-10-17T14:41:16+00:00August 21st, 2014|Social Tip Tuesday|4 Comments