find the best times to post to your social media netwroks

When to Post on Facebook And Twitter

If you are looking to make the most of social media for your business, then it can pay off to put some time into discovering when to post on Facebook, or any other social media sites you share on.

The best approach is of course to simply spend a ton of time on your chosen network(s) and find out for yourself when your connections are online. But what if you are looking for a way to streamline that discovery?

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Facebook privacy and identity theft

Facebook Privacy And Your Identity

It seems like Facebook privacy is a constantly evolving issue. Facebook’s latest release, Graph Search, has stirred it all up again as people make mad dashes to clean up their timelines to protect themselves from appearing to be who they are, lol.

Though a lot of privacy issues have to do with protecting one’s self image, the darker side of privacy is the world of identity theft. Frank Abagnale, the famous con-artist of the 60’s (romanticized in the movie “Catch Me If You Can”), who has worked for the FBI for the last 40 years, recently had some things to say about protecting yourself on Facebook.

So what are the basics of Facebook identity protection?

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Instagram Adding Text To Your Pictures With Phonto

When it comes to Instagram adding text to your photos is one of the most sought after features. There are a buch of apps that try and help, but even though most are free, they only offer a few fonts until you go for the in-app purchases.

So I tried them out and found one that is not only completely free, but comes with a ton of fonts and capabilities that the paid apps don’t. It’s called Phonto, and I am going to walk you through how to use it to add text to your Instagram images.

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How to export your Wordpres content.

How To Backup WordPress

WordPress, used correctly, is a very secure website solution. But any website is potentially subject to a number of threats that are simply beyond the owner and webmaster’s control.

So how can you make sure you don’t loose any of your content if the unforeseeable happens? Follow these steps for an easy backup.

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To Yelp of not to Yelp

Yelp Pros and the Yelp Con Job

Yelp is a helpful resource to a bazillion people who are looking for local businesses and would like to read reviews first. There is no doubt that a Yelp listing can help put your business in front of a ton of people.

But there is a flip side for the business owner. A darker, shadowy underside that you just have to live with.

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Easy Google Analytics Custom Dashboard for Content Quality

Easy Google Analytics: Content Qaulity

Google Analytics is an awesome tool. At a glance it can provide you with a general idea of your site’s visitors and what they are viewing. Very helpful out of the box.

But what do you do when you are ready for more useful information, yet don’t have the time to learn the ins and outs of the advanced analytics? Simple! You download my free Google Analytics dashboard.

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the new facebook feed

Update: How Many People See Your Facebook Posts?

This is an update to my previous post here. Today Facebook held an event where they revealed the new Facebook timeline. There are a ton of new things to love and hate about it, I am sure, and we will be hearing more about that from everybody in the days to come.

While I was perusing the live feed of the event, however, I found this little bit of info that directly addresses the number of people viewing your posts.

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does facebook skew post visibility to make you pay for views?

How Many People See Your Facebook Posts?

This has been a question asked a lot around the web of late, as people realize that not all their friends and fans are seeing all of their posts. Many suspect that Facebook is purposefully limiting your posts exposure to friends and fans in order to get you to pay for more exposure.

Here are some statistics from experiments and studies that help us know just how many people are seeing our posts.

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