Could Rignite Be Your New Social Media Management Tool Of Choice?

Rignite

Around 3 weeks ago I was approached by a representative from Rignite a social media management tool about taking their tool for a test drive. I scheduled a walk through with the very helpful Maureen and she took me through an overview of Rignite, how it compared to other social media management tools and what made it stand apart from those tools as well. I left the webinar not thinking much more about the service until a couple of days later when Maureen contacted me once again and asked if … [Read more...]

The Kumbaya Myth Of Social Media

The Kumbaya Myth Of Social Media

One of the myths perpetuating social media, is that by being a friend, building relationships, getting likes, retweets, repins and having a conversation your business will magically start making additional income. At the end of the day these feel good moments and soft metrics matter very little, what matters is how you translate this strategy into real world dollars and results. A solid strategy that includes conversation, likes and other vanity metrics is definitely possible as long as you … [Read more...]

10 Tools You Can Use To Help Generate New Content Ideas

Content Ideas

We all get stuck from time to time on trying to come up with new ideas we can develop into valuable content that our audience wants to see from us. Personally, for me I find the idea part to be the most time consuming but once I have that initial idea the actual content creation happens very quickly. Fortunately over my time blogging I have found methods that will either help me generate new content ideas or tools that I will use to retrieve content ideas that I have stashed there … [Read more...]

Is Your Google+ Circle Strategy In Need Of A Little TLC?

Upgrade Your Google+ Circle Strategy

Google+ is really an amazing social network full of powerful features that make it easily one of my favourite places to spend my time. Google for its part has done a really great job at creating a social network with advanced features such as Hangouts, Text Formatting, and Circles. Circles are extremely powerful and yet mostly overlooked, but when used effectively they allow you to create a feed of self-curated content that is highly relevant to you. I know just how powerful the Circles … [Read more...]

Learn To Manage Time Or It Will Manage You

Learn To Manage Time

I for one know that I can be extremely unfocused at times and this causes me to not always accomplish all that I set out to do each day. I can be undisciplined and have many bad habits including checking my phone for new messages, checking my website analytics, logging into my email to clean up my inbox, and sometimes just time wasted inside different social networks. If this sounds familiar to you and if you’re anything like me, at the end of the work day, you often sit back and wonder what … [Read more...]