What We Do Online

What We Do Online

There’s a lot that we all do online and when start collecting stats over time and by total users in the US, the stats are rather impressive.  We’ll look at the soon, but first, here’s a simple list of things we all, including your children, do online. Post video from mobile devices Build online profiles […]

2 Tips on how Criminals Use Social Media

2 Tips on how Criminals Use Social Media

A recent story in Mashable describes a young woman in Australia who was helping her grandmother count some cash.  She then took a picture of the cash and posted it to Facebook.   Of course, soon after that, the temptation was too great for 2 would-be thieves who stumbled across her Facebook post and decided they […]

List Posts: the Good, the Bad and the Irony.

List Posts: the Good, the Bad and the Irony.

Or maybe I should call this “1 thing I noticed that made me laugh about list posts since mostly they’re overused except for David Letterman and what you should do instead.

I noticed this article in my Daily Smart Brief for Social Media email today about the over use of the List Post format in Blogs.  It’s called The One Reason You Read So Many List Posts.  I very much agree with Jay Dolan about this.  There have got to be better ways to title and promote your content without using lists all the time (the Bad way).  Really, the only place I still like them is when Letterman uses them (the Good way).

Speaking of which, here’s the one from yesterday:

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