What is the best external blog editor? Would you believe Microsoft Word for Windows?

There are a lot of great external blog editors in the world, but you may not be aware of the one that I consider the best; Microsoft Word for Windows. Microsoft Word for Windows you say? How is Microsoft Word considered an external blog editor? What most people don’t realize is that anything that you […]

Which blogging tool should I use; WordPress.com or tumblr?

The answer is yes! While I normally advise clients, students and readers to “never use two tools were one will do” here is a case here is a case where using both is not only acceptable but desirable. Here’s why: WordPress.com is great at Search Engine Optimization [SEO] but it does not allow JavaScript or […]

Can a Website Have Too Much SEO?

…and what the hell is ‘over-optimization’? Personally, I think Matt Cutts and the Google Webspam team have waaaay too much power [which means you’ll probably never see this post!]. Watch any videos of him speaking about how the Google Webspam team treats specific technical issues and I think you’ll see what I mean. Struggling with […]

5 Cool Tools for Archiving Social Media Posts

Tammy Kahn Fennell has a nice post here: Whether you’re actively posting or just browsing through your social streams, things move pretty fast.  A post is often there one minute and gone the next. With hundreds of millions of status updates and tweets sent every day, finding them later is next to impossible. Here are […]

9 Steps to Be a Thought Leader

Susan Harrow writes: So many people call themselves thought leaders now – but they aren’t. To be a thought leader takes some doing. It’s not so much about being original as it is about putting things together in an original way. It comes down to packaging your knowledge, skills, abilities, experiences, and yes, your thoughts […]