The Friendly Blogger » social media Blog Building Basics For Success Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:03:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 How Facebook Can Build The Audience For Your Blog Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:09:52 +0000 Of all of the social networks out there, Facebook is the one that changes the most. The site is regularly altering its overall layout, features, pages, privacy settings, aims…we have come to expect it, as users. What is so great about that fact is the way they always have their fingers on the pulse of the web. They are always … Read the rest »

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9 Tips for Getting Your Blog Posts Shared More Often on Social Media Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:03:50 +0000 Once upon a time (you know, five years ago), the goal was just figuring out how to write great content for our blogs. Now the goal isn’t just great content – it’s sharable content. The more people you can get to share your content, the more successful you will feel (and appear to your peers).

So how do you do … Read the rest »

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5 Blogging And Social Media Events To Escape Cold Weather Wed, 13 Nov 2013 06:14:00 +0000 The cold months are here for many of us, and they are still to come for others. Unlike the conferences held in the warmer months that can happily be conducted outdoors, now it is all about getting out of the rain and snow and enjoying the warmth of an expo hall.

Social media gurus and bloggers have their choice of … Read the rest »

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The New Myspace – Does It Live Up To the Hype? Mon, 30 Sep 2013 02:54:34 +0000

Myspace, the site that once dominated online social media but has since floundered, has changed hands and invested millions into making a comeback. The new Myspace features a slick new design and splashy advertising campaign. Even big name recording artists like Lady Gaga and prominent online business like Instant Checkmate have established a presence on it.

It has since had … Read the rest »

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A Quick Guide To Google Plus Fri, 28 Jun 2013 08:08:24 +0000 Google + is a complex social media network created and owned by Google.  Many people make the argument that Google + is somewhat redundant.  After all, the social media networking giant Facebook is still doing well, with over an estimated 1.11 billion active users.  In addition, many people speculate that Google Search will use its influence to further promote Google … Read the rest »

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How to simplify and speed up your Twitter Marketing campaign Tue, 15 Jan 2013 06:01:42 +0000 Ask any social media marketing manager what he/she is supposed to do to promote your brand in social media circles, more particularly in Twitter and he/she will start giving you all sort of vague details as to what he/she will be doing just to make you believe that the entire process is extremely time consuming and complicated. But I choose … Read the rest »

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Confessions of a Social Media Girl: Is Image Everything on Social Networks? Thu, 02 Aug 2012 03:55:32 +0000 I do not want to hurt the sentiments of the men folks out there, but honestly, social media is a long-held female bastion and I do not see any such changes appearing in near future. And do you know the reason why female folks are being treated as a privileged class in social media sites? Well, I do not want … Read the rest »

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The Pinterest Craze is Here – Have You Signed Up? Fri, 17 Feb 2012 09:24:01 +0000 I first hear about Pinterest some months ago, but not really interested to see what’s in it. I instead check out on, also a new social site (I’m still on – it’s fantastic – check my profile here.)

I admit I missed out on Pinterest. But what happened in the past few weeks? The buzz about Pinterest is … Read the rest »

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Cool Ways to Control Your Facebook privacy Thu, 05 Jan 2012 09:08:31 +0000 So, Facebook is as has always been in a mess when it comes to secure 100% privacy of users. The more they try to make things simple, around the concept privacy, the more complicated it becomes and eventually, it is general users like you and me, who find themselves at the receiving end of this mess. Since Facebook is rolling … Read the rest »

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Are Your Backlinks Going to Waste? Fri, 30 Dec 2011 16:31:33 +0000 You work so hard writing your content, seeking out backlinks promoting your posts. But, are your backlinks going to waste? Simply getting that backlink is not enough. You need to ensure those backlinks are getting indexed.

Indexing Your Backlinks

It’s imperative you don’t forget the most important task after gaining that precious backlink. Google may not crawl your site everyday, … Read the rest »

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