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How to Increase Blog Traffic Using Twitter

How to increase blog traffic using Twitter | Social Media Blog

It is often mistaken that tweets are meant for aggressive sales online. People tend to shy away from sales representatives who overtly try to sell products to them.

Posting some messages with 140 characters is more effective when linked to a blog. Write something interesting for your followers in your blog and cross-promote it on … Read more

The Power 150 Real Numbers Revealed

This month, the Power 150 list had to change their ranking system due to being shut out by the PostRank API which scored social engagement on latest posts. They now are only counting Twitter tweets and Facebook likes from the latest five posts in a blog’s feed—comments, stumbles on StumbleUpon, bookmarks on Delicious, Google +1′s, … Read more

Ayloo is the World’s First Conversation Network

Conversation Network | Social Media BlogToday I had the pleasure of interviewing Shaun Swanson, who is a member of the Ayloo team. Post interview, I wrote: “Well, it’s official. You’ve completely have my respect and admiration. This interview will be one for the memory books. Very impressive!”.

Shaun expressed his desire to establish separate voices for his Ayloo team … Read more

3 Things We Can Learn From the Google+ Suggested User List Fiasco

Google Failure | Social Media BlogBy Corina Mackay

The growing community on Google+ has recently been up in arms about Google’s creation of a suggested user list. The list is presented to new users during the sign-up process, encouraging them to ‘supercharge’ their stream by following celebrities and influential users chosen by the Google team. The controversy over … Read more