Back in the day, to communicate across distances, we used radios or telephones to send out high-speed transmissions, concentrated waves and pulses of information. Today the ‘Burst‘ enables communication between social networks that themselves use dissimilar data. One Burst allows you, for example, to share an embedded post via Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other sites.… Continue reading Sharing 101: What Is a Burst?
Visual content, more than any other medium, draws people in. Images drive interactions across all social platforms including LinkedIn and Twitter. Social networks highlight visual content. Using visual content doesn’t need special skills. If your goal is to integrate visual content into your social marketing plan, traffic-driving images are within your reach. Here’s the five… Continue reading Driving Traffic with Shareable Images in 5 Easy Steps
If you are having problems posting to your LinkedIn profile, you are not alone. This morning when I tried to share articles from DashBurst and other sites with my LinkedIn connections, I received an ugly red error message. I’ve also confirmed that several other colleagues are seeing the same anomaly, as well, from different IPs.… Continue reading LinkedIn Sharing Is Broken, Reports Multiple Users
Feedly’s quest to replace and improve on Google Reader before its demise July 1st reached another milestone: a fully functional channel on IFTTT. The integration with IFTTT now allows users to create recipes that automatically combine actions on Feedly with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Evernote and pretty much any other major web app. For those of… Continue reading Feedly’s IFTTT Channel and Web App Goes Live Days Before Google Reader is Shutdown
Google Analytics has announced a new feature that will allow you to share and collaborate on Google Analytics dashboards! The dashboard gives you an overview of how your web properties are performing, and comes with a powerful feature to create a customizable dashboard that you and your teammates can edit. Dashboard sharing allows you to… Continue reading Google Analytics to Roll Out Improved DashBoard Sharing for Collaboration
The Internet is full of people sharing interesting things all day. From liking pictures on Facebook to retweeting cool articles, sharing is something everyone enjoys doing in one way or another. Yet receiving likes and retweets can seem impossible. Why is this? Here’s the secret to receiving social shares: you need to create content that… Continue reading 7 Social Design Principles: How to Make Content People Want to Share
Flipboard has updated its iOS app just days after releasing a major Android update and Flipboard editor for the web. The new version brings five helpful new features to its iOS users: New profile pages that allow users to view their readership and curation activity A new “Friends” category in the Content Guide that allows… Continue reading Flipboard Updates iOS App with Friends Category and Improved Sharing
All your complaints about how long it takes to upload videos on YouTube have not gone unheard. Today, YouTube is rolling out improvements that include getting email notifications when new uploads are ready, along with better publishing and sharing options. Upload Notification Emails Have you grown tired of refreshing the upload page to see when… Continue reading YouTube Adds Improvements to Uploading, Publishing and Sharing Videos