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Have you ever wondered how Movable Type stacks up to WordPress or vice versa? I've been using both platforms quite extensively since 2009, and in this article I explore how these platforms compare.
From June 10 to July 9, 2013 I conducted a 30 day challenge that involved taking 30 minutes for 30 consecutive days to study and learn the popular Content Management System, Joomla!. This challenge was a lot of fun, but also quite intense, with all the busyness in my...
If you don't already own your own website, you are quickly falling behind the times. Not only will you look less professional, opportunity costs abound with not having a central hub for your content and your fans. This article presents five reasons to start building your website today.
For many years, email has been the standard for communication over the internet. With the recent popularity social media, some have begun to wonder if social networks will make - or already has made - email obsolete. This article explores whether or not there is any credence to this notion.
If there was only one social media tool I could use to promote a business, company or project, I would choose Twitter. In this article, I explore why Twitter is such a great platform to build your online presence on.
When you think of online marketing, email and social media are two mediums that usually come to mind. In general, you can reach more people with email than you can with social media, but social media has its own advantages too. Increasingly, however, these two marketing platforms are becoming integrated with one another.
Most of us have heard that blogging can have huge SEO benefits for your website. Oftentimes what separates the great bloggers from the good bloggers is how they use the toolset available to them. Though often misunderstood, learning to properly use tags can help you jump out of the pack and stand out from your competition.
Quite frankly I had a hard time imagining a world in which I would admit to liking Windows 8. However, I was pleasantly surprised. In almost every regard, I have been finding it to be a superior operating system compared to previous versions of Windows.
You are likely conscious of the reality that content marketing is a popular method of engaging and finding an audience online. What you may not know is how to create engaging content that gets noticed and shared. This article explores a variety of ideas you can use to make your content more appealing and relevant.
If you think that Google+ is a largely ignored, mostly vacant social wasteland, think again! Not only is there a dedicated community of users, there are even well-known experts like Guy Kawasaki and Chris Brogan that use Google+ as their primary social outlet. There are a lot of great reasons for online marketers and social strategists to get started on Google+ if they haven't already.
This article explores how to promote your podcast and grow your listenership. Some unusual or obscure marketing tactics are also covered within this guide.
Are you a blogger, online marketer, content marketer or social media strategist? Are you looking for ways to grow your online presence? Are you looking for different ways to reach your audience? Though podcasting certainly isn't a new way, it is a very powerful way to accomplish your goals. Besides, a lot of experts are saying it's a great time to start.
Do you have several projects on the go at any given time? Do you have multiple inboxes, a mass of social profiles and subscriptions to feeds, newsletters and podcasts? Are you finding it difficult to stay on top of all of your commitments? This article discusses various strategies and ideas for consolidating your online presence, eliminating distractions and increasing your efficiency.
The Modern Musician E-book was recently released on the TuneCity.com blog. The e-book is a free download when you opt-in to receive email updates from TuneCity. Making money, marketing, and distribution are the main topics covered in this e-book, which works to address some of the biggest challenges independent musicians are encountering today.
Are you getting stuck in your creative writing efforts? Do you find yourself unable to come up with new topics? Do you find yourself repeating the same ideas and concepts over and over? Don't fret! Creative inspiration may only be a new font away. In this article, learn how to leverage the basic capabilities of your word processor to tap into your creative juices.
If you are an internet marketer, chances are good that you are always looking for ways to work more efficiently. One of the realities surrounding content creation and social media marketing is that there is only so much time you can spend on it in a day, and if you can find ways of streamlining your work, you can free up more time for the most important tasks on your docket. Here's a productivity hack you can use for sharing your content on social networks.
The music industry hasn't adapted well to the Information Age. Digital sales show no sign of replacing stagnating and dropping CD sales, and music streaming services aren't remunerating artists they way they had hoped. Is file-sharing and piracy tearing the music industry limb for limb, or is there is still hope for a better future?
When I was younger, I grew up in the mecca of video games, Japan. The Super Famicom era was quite possibly one of the best times for video games, as consoles transitioned from 8bit to 16bit. In this article, I consider what my favorite titles for the system are.