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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

Somehow January is already over. The first month of 2018 went by in a blur and the social media news just kept on coming. And without further ado, here are the latest headlines: Instagram Introduces Text Posts in Stories: Instagram has launched Type Mode, a form of text posts in Stories. The text posts look like Facebook status updates with colored backgrounds. The option to create Type posts is accessible via the “Type” button in Instagram Stories. Instagram Now Allows Post Scheduling: Instagram has updated their API to allow post scheduling...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

The first month of 2018 is almost at a close but the social media news just keeps coming. Before the month wraps up, here’s the news you should know: Instagram Testing Feature to Alert Users When Their Stories Are Recorded: Instagram is testing a feature that will alert users when recordings or screenshots are taken of their Stories. The alert appears as an icon next to the name of the user who has taken the recording or screenshot. The feature is similar to one already employed by Snapchat. Instagram Users Can Now Add GIF Stickers to...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Jan 19, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

This week’s post is coming to you from Southern California. Pasadena, to be exact, where I’ll be a attending a wedding and spending some time with family. So without further ado, here’s what the buzz has been about this week: Facebook Testing Stories Desktop Publishing and New Placement: Facebook is testing the ability to create Stories from desktop and placing Stories on top of the News Feed. Only a limited number of users will have both desktop publishing and design. Stories has not performed as well for Facebook as it has for SnapChat and...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

The second week of 2018 is here and with it, some more social media headlines. Facebook Newsfeed Redesign Will Cost Marketers More: Facebook has announced another redesign to users’ Newsfeeds. The redesign will prioritize content from a user’s friends and family over brands. With average organic reach already averaging at about 1%, Facebook marketing will require brands to spend more. Snapchat Redesign Immensely Unpopular: Snapchat has started to test a new redesign that finds Stories placed with private messages. The redesign is currently...

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#QOTW: Social Media Marketing is a 24/7 Job

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

#QOTW: Social Media Marketing is a 24/7 Job

The first quote of the week for 2018 is from Gary Vaynerchuk, speaker and author of such books as Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World and Crush It! Why Now is the Time to Cash in on your...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

Happy 2018! To be honest both the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018 haven’t been great. I was and am still sick. 😷 However, that isn’t stopping me from sharing some social media and tech updates you should know about. Instagram Stories Coming to WhatsApp?: Facebook has started testing the ability to share Instagram Stories to WhatsApp. Facebook has previously stated that WhatsApp would remain independent of its other products. The move might signal yet another means for Facebook to redirect app users to its namesake product. Your Devices...

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New Year Means New Beginnings

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

New Year Means New Beginnings

It’s a new year and I’m happy to announce that more content, as well as some changes, will be coming to this site! Get ready to enjoy new useful content about building your online tribe, using social media like a pro, and finding recommendations on tech tools you can use. The last two years have been a whirlwind both personally and professionally so I’m thrilled to be able to rededicate myself to this website.

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

Another week has almost come and gone and with it, here are the latest batch of social media updates: YouTube Updates Live Broadcast Tools: YouTube has modified a number of existing features commonly used by live streamers. Broadcasters have an additional option to have more latency to streams, simplify moderation, and stream more easily from the YouTube app. Facebook Page Profile Picture Changes: Facebook user profile images will now appear as circle solely in the News Feed. The change may require some users to modify their images. Page...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

The summer is coming to a close. If you were busy planning your final summer of 2017 moments, here are the social media news items you may have missed: Instagram Updates Multi-Image Post Functionality: Instagram now offers support for landscape and portrait photos in its multi-photo post option. Formats, however, cannot be mixed within the multi-photo function. YouTube to Modify Mobile and Desktop Viewing: YouTube is adding and modifying features for a consistent look and experience across its desktop and mobile platforms. On mobile, video...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

If you were busy focusing on this week’s eclipse, you might have missed the following social media headlines: LinkedIn Introduces Video: LinkedIn now offers video another means for users to show what they do best. Users can record and upload video to their profiles using the LinkedIn app. Video insights are also available, making it possible to see the “companies, titles, and locations” of viewers. Facebook Allows 360-Degree Photos via App: Facebook’s app is now capable of taking 360-degree photos, which can then be used for account cover...

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