Your ‘LIKE’ matters, what you ‘SHARE’ is *your* integrity.

Facebook advert showing friend’s endorsement

It disturbs me when I see folks on social media posting potentially damaging things without a sense of critical analysis and discernment, or acting apparently without integrity. I’ve seen both on facebook today.

Both the overly rational and the overly irrational seem susceptible to this on facebook. In . . . → Read More: Your ‘LIKE’ matters, what you ‘SHARE’ is *your* integrity.

How To Increase Website Traffic 30% In A Month

What a lovely graph! The image shows how my website traffic grew over the last 30 days. If you measure the first and last peaks you’ll see it is up over 30% in one month (the dips are weekends).

If you want to know how to increase website traffic, read on!

The graph . . . → Read More: How To Increase Website Traffic 30% In A Month

How To Use Twitter, by Rupert Murdoch (News Corp)

An article on how to use Twitter by Rupert Murdoch? You shouldn’t be so surprised given what he has to teach us on this subject, and from what I learned when he replied to one of my tweets yesterday.

My ‘pommy’ accent shows that this isn’t really an op-ed by the renowned media mogul, . . . → Read More: How To Use Twitter, by Rupert Murdoch (News Corp)

Google+ versus Diaspora*—Blog Post Interaction Analysis

Google+ versus Diaspora

This post reports objective data showing that for ordinary users, Diaspora* appears to be more democratic, and certainly a far more interactive community than Google+.

Google+ appears to have become dominated by a small elite of “big guns” (some actually paid by Google). These people have massive followings and hoover up the interaction of . . . → Read More: Google+ versus Diaspora*—Blog Post Interaction Analysis

Can Diaspora* Compete With Facebook And Google+?

Ilya Zhitomirskiy

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In this post I’ll explain why I think Diaspora* will outlast Facebook and Google+, even though it may never reach their level of popularity. I’ll explain why Diaspora* does not need to compete with them to be a success, and why I think one or both could well fail and be . . . → Read More: Can Diaspora* Compete With Facebook And Google+?

How To Format Google+ Posts Using Bold Or Italic Text

A great way to help your posts stand out and at the same time make them easier to read, is to use bold and italic text styles.

A heading in bold makes it easier for someone to spot what your post is about when it arrives in their feed, and using italics for quotations . . . → Read More: How To Format Google+ Posts Using Bold Or Italic Text

How To Create A Google+ Business Page

Google+ Business Page Setup

Google has launched Google+ Business Pages, which are Google’s answer to Facebook Pages.

If you want a chance to get ahead of your competition you’ll want to know how to create a Google+ Business Page for your business. You can do this in just a few minutes.

What Is A Google+ Page?

Until 7th . . . → Read More: How To Create A Google+ Business Page

Diaspora* Tips: How To Make Friends On Diaspora*

Diaspora Social Network

Do you want to know how to make friends on Diaspora*? New to Diaspora* and want to connect to more people? This post shows three simple things that will get you lots of new friends on Diaspora*. Its especially for newbies, but also for anyone who wants to hook up with new people on this fast growing, . . . → Read More: Diaspora* Tips: How To Make Friends On Diaspora*

Unthink Social Network—Homestead Deed (Full Text)

I just received my invite to Unthink, a brand new “all-in-one” social network from, I don’t know who—because their “about” page doesn’t say who they are. I’ve written a bit more about Unthink in the following post:

[link coming.. be patient :-)]

Unthink.com is a slick website, but what struck me most is . . . → Read More: Unthink Social Network—Homestead Deed (Full Text)

Facebook Marketing Tip: Add Your Facebook Pages To Your Personal Profile

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This is such an obvious but useful tip I am kicking myself for not having thought of it sooner!

Instead of presenting people with a lengthy CV of places I used to work I have now used my business Facebook Pages to show my current employment. This both looks good and shares my Facebook . . . → Read More: Facebook Marketing Tip: Add Your Facebook Pages To Your Personal Profile