Month: November 2014

Google Adwords, or All I wanted was a Pepsi

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Wait, what are you talking about, we decided!? My best interest?! How can you know what’s my best interest is? How can you say what my best interest is? What are you trying to say, I’m crazy? When…

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Zuck flips off Scott and Gary?

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You’ve undoubtedly noticed that Facebook has pretty much shut down organic exposure for Pages. At least 90% less views than previously, and that’s for people who intentionally Liked your page, expecting to get notifications of your Page Posts….

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Facebook Dumps Organic Results

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Facebook Black Hole It’s mostly true. Over the past couple months I’ve watched my own organic results totally tank. It’s like a 90% drop in views per post, which results in almost no engagement, shares, likes, comments. It’s…

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No Free Lunch on Social Media

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In the vein of my recent “Being a Butt on Facebook” HERE I’m going to share another negative aspect of Social Media. Here’s a quote from a post on Linkedin. Presumably a final post, if it’s even remotely…

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Sticking the Fork in Matt?

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I read this “Guest Blogging Article” HERE In reference to G’s policy on Guest Blogging from the article: Unfortunately, instead of taking that kind of balanced approach, they are attacking the practice itself and anyone who is part…

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NFL Logo Banana Chair Scandal

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Quite some time ago, nearly 30 years, I worked at a parts store that used to be a regional distributor. There was an awful lot of empty shelf space back in the warehouse where we kept our backstock…

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Celebrity Tweeter – Not I

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A few months ago there was an excellent article that claimed that Twitter Posts with some combination of words similar to the following entirely made up phrases: Please RT RT or else Check it out This is so…

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Twitter Ad – a certain level of silliness

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In my article HEREĀ and HERE I mentioned that it was obvious some level of scamming was going on, with Twitter claiming I got 45 “Clicks” and Google showing traffic from only 5 Twitter clicks. I spent a minute…

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Being a Butt on Facebook

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Engagement 101 I’m going to fictionalize and consolidate a series of Facebook events for you to explore as a learning experience for your own Social Media Strategies. Flagrant Self-Promoter Let’s say there’s a guy on Facebook that has…

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Linkedin is the New Facebook

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You’ve probably heard for years now that Linkedin is the professional social professional media professional site professional for professional professionals professional who professional network professional for professional sales blah blah blah… A few months ago I received some…

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