How to Blog Anywhere, Anytime

There’s a big world out there (no, not online – the other one). If we’re spending all our time at a desk we’re missing out on the very experiences that can catapult our writing into new realms of wonderfulness. Experiences make us richer writers, and the best bloggers are looking for ways to get out there and bring the blogging with them. This article can help. Are You Managing One Blog or Many? Before looking for the right solutions, you have to carefully define the problems. Bloggers posting to multiple blogs have different options than those who only need to post to one. If you’re a single blog person, the apps developed by your own blogging platform are likely to be your best bet. Look for WordPress, Blogger and Live Journal apps. Most of the mobile versions work very much like the desktop versions, Live Journal and Tumblr in particular. Bloggers keeping up with many blogs on the go need more powerful apps, such as CellSpin. This free app allows you to post to WordPress as well as LinkedIn, Blogger, Live Journal and also give you the option to email the post simultaneously. It can replace several apps, freeing up memory in the mobile device and making posting quicker and more convenient. Bloggers who only want to share with a few people also have mobile options. Posterous Spaces lets you manage Spaces, which work a lot like Tumblr’s Tumblelogs. You can upload a photo or an entire group of photos and share videos or just a text post. Users can create one Space or many and create groups so...

5 things you need to do to get customers from LinkedIn

Social Networking sites have been booming over the past decade. Sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have all been able to establish extremely vast networks. Facebook alone already has over a billion members! These social media sites are commonly used for personal agendas and not for business profiling as much. You’re more likely to see pictures of dogs, cats, monkeys and guinea pigs on your news feed than of resumes. Simply put, most people want to keep Facebook about their own lives outside of work. One may wonder how social media, a medium hosting an enormous network, can be utilized to enhance clientele and search for potential customers. This is where LinkedIn comes in. LinkedIn is one definitely underrated Social Networking site. Unlike the more mainstream sites however, this one is designed to enhance your professional profile. In fact, it is host to a huge network of professionals of varying ages, nations and industries. LinkedIn is for the business community. So how can we can tap into this resource and increase clients? Let's find out what it takes to be successful in LinkedIn. 1. Optimize your profile. Let those whacky pictures of yours stay on Facebook and Instagram. On LinkedIn, it is best to show the world your serious-business-only side. So make sure to pin a picture that proposes dignity, respect and formality. Put on display a record of your portfolio so your visitors will get a good glimpse of who you are and the brand that you carry. Creating a clean, direct to the point profile will get you a long way. 2. Think of LinkedIn is...

All The Women In Social Media Universe In This One Post

You would think I was a feminist with this, that and the other post, featuring women in my posts. What can I say, I love the girls and getting the content is like shopping for bananas, crazy easy. Women in social media are dominating and I've curated the best information to date for women seeking women in social media. To start, it's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Campaigns like these make women in social media so powerful Founder, CEO of FCancer @yael explains how her lady parts and "feminine" attributes helped her build a cancer community — Forbes Woman (@ForbesWoman) September 27, 2012 The other day, Yael turns to me (figuratively on Twitter), and just comes right out and says, "Touch some boobs!"   What's a grown young man like me to do? Of course, I had to sign up and take the pledge to touch some boobs. And damnit, so should you. Women Worldwide Every Woman, Every Child, A United Nations Initiative "... an unprecedented global movement, spearheaded by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, to mobilize and intensify global action to improve the health of women and children around the world." Yea, the United Nations clearly sees something in being ahead of the women-in-mainstream wave. Unless ... now that the power's shifting ... the Secretary-General is actually being held against his will and Mrs. Secretary General is running the show. Hmm ... Boobs across Europe Miriam Freudenberg: Why 10,000 women support the Istanbul Convention www.humanrightseurope.org10/4/12 “The campaign heavily relied on networking and social media,” she says. “This convention is a landmark to end violence towards women. Women activists are very happy and it deserves...

Signs Your Blog Needs A New Deal

Don't be caught dead and outdated in the blogosphere. When the U.S. economy collapsed under FDR, there were signs that new policies had to be enacted. Today, we have the Comment Crunch and a Content Crisis. The signs are everywhere. Below are a few ways that show how your readers just might need a New Deal. But first, a response "A New Blog Success Method" is a blunt conversation about the new dynamic every blogger who's on this site should be aware of. This video is great way to step back, get on the same level, and press restart. It also supports my findings in my summer traffic report, a fractal of the bigger picture out there. You need your own way to plug and play the underlying message in these changing content markets. No one can read the signs better than you. It could mean many things. Maybe you need a redesign The BiggerPockets Blog Gets a Facelift The real estate content network is changing things up with a fresh new look. By looking at the blog you can see they've opted to get users focused a just a few things while showcasing the content they've collected from their contributors. Sound familiar? In fact, they've also announced to newsletter subscribers that they're looking for finance professionals to come online and guest blog for them. Could they have seen the new video? LinkedIn goes in for some cosmetic changes too  Ingrid Lunden over at Techcrunch reported on the professional networking community's lean toward the simple, more people powered web. She shows us the trends continue, people like flashy sites less and less. Unless...

Stop “Linking In! “BranchOut” is the call of the hour! Really?

When we talk about a professional networking domain, LinkedIn is the only name we recall. LinkedIn has been popular for years for providing a common place for finding people with similar professional goals and to engage with them. Facebook, after proving its dominance in social networking, has tried its hand in creating a platform for professionals. “BranchOut” as it is named, offers plenty of good features for its users. Let’s find out why you should take a look at BranchOut. What’s BranchOut? It is a Facebook app for professional networking. It allows you to create professional profile (work history, preference and education) free of cost. Major objectives are searching jobs, recruiting employees and professional networking. Along with professional objectives you can leverage this app for personal purposes too. You can reach out to a particular contact or a group of contacts with specific personal objective. BranchOut offers three categories of products. 1. Job postings 2. CareerConnect 3. RecruiterConnect How it works It uses your Facebook friend-circle and leverages that to expand your network. It fixes loose networking ends on the circle. You get offers and connections that might be important to you. With the job posting feature you can post jobs on you Facebook fan page and allow people to apply. CareerConnect posts jobs on the page; RecruiterConnect let HR managers and headhunters to go through the database. How it differs from LinkedIn LinkedIn, as we know, is a professional networking site. However, for rapid popularity of BranchOut, often people put it up against LinkedIn. What are the major differences between these two successful professional networking ventures? We have got...

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