by Mary C. Long
There’s a pretty terrible trend that should have died a loud death two years ago, but persists: over-paying for a website you really don’t need. And if you’re in a niche area where budgets are high and tech savvy (comparably) low, like the legal profession, you’re a prime target.
Creating Content When You’re Stuck
by Kim Niemi
Ever have one of those Monday mornings? You hit the snooze as many times as you can, and when you finally drag yourself out of bed – still tired – the dog wants extra attention, chomping on his squeakiest toy as you choke down that first cup of coffee, and you wrack your brain for a blog post idea, with the deadline looming, and keep coming up empty?
Ever wish you had a system for jump-starting the creative process when it’s playing hard-to-get? Well here it is. You’re welcome.
by Kim Niemi
So, it’s officially fall, and if your mother is anything like mine, the words “fall cleaning” have been uttered numerous times since the moment of the equinox.
Fall cleaning is actually a good idea (she admitted grudgingly), but it’s not just about packing away your flip-flops and tank tops in exchange for cozy sweaters and fleece pajamas. It's something your business MUST do - and most don't, making for a long, hard winter.
Is social media the new silk road?
by Geoff Gillette
Most people think of social media as kind of a silly place, where people share what they’re having for dinner or post cat videos and other goofy things. Usually the fear in regard to social media has to do with mainstream (and very justifiable) concerns of cyberbullying.
The really bad stuff only happens in that mysterious zone of the internet called The Deep Web, right?
by Kim Niemi
There are so many things we can learn from celebrities : how to lose 10 pounds quickly, how the perfect smoky eye should look, and how choosing the right after shave can get you lots of ladies.
But perhaps the most valuable lesson of all is what not to do on social media.
With school back in session across the US, we asked our Teen Tech writer to offer her perspective on a common issues kids and teens face: cyberbullying.
by Olivia Collins
Sad fact: where there is social media, there is bound to be cyberbullying. Everyone has witnessed it, and maybe even done it. Asking around school, I had a conversation with my English teacher about her thoughts on the issue.
She made the point that most people don’t realize the comments they make are considered cyberbullying. How do you stop bad behavior when people can’t even recognize it?
by Lisa Cabral
Media relations plays a huge role in the success of businesses, both online and off. Without a great media relations strategy (and team) you may not get the coverage and publicity that you want (and deserve) – which is exactly why your media relations strategy may need a remake.
But what exactly are you supposed to DO?