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Face Off: WordPress vs. Medium (next on the #smchat #contentseries)

June 27, 2017

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With Medium offering writers an alternative place to post their work, some wonder about the future of blog sites like WordPress. I just posted on Medium about this. It’s our #smchat #contentseries background frame for WEDS 6/28 at 1pm ET. Read the detailed analysis here: Face Off: WordPress vs. Medium Content developers may have a bias for […]

#smchat is 8 .. so it’s time for some cheer .. and our annual social media check-in

May 30, 2017

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Our #smchat community turned 8 years old last week. It’s a perfect time to spread a little Twitter Chat cheer. Let’s compare notes on the path behind us and the path ahead. Q1. On #socialmedia investments. Is your overall time expanding, contracting, or flat? What are the drivers? Q2. On #socialmedia change. How have your interactions […]

Tools for Better Images: Helping your Content Get Noticed

May 24, 2017

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Better Images help your content get noticed. What tools and sites are available to help? Join the #smchat #contentseries on the topic of Better Images to learn more, WEDS 5/2417 1pm ET.

Connection: Tools for the Content Developer’s Network

April 25, 2017

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We’re a couple months into the Content Tools series, and we’ve come to solutions to advance social networking. My background frame on Medium introduces 6 tools that can help us: Twitter, Medium, Facebook, Linked-in, Basecamp and Slack note (before you ask): I’m saving Instagram and WordPress for future comparisons and then reviews how they stack […]

Medium has a Paywall: Is there Value? and Who Makes the Next Move?

March 29, 2017

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Most things on the internet are free nowadays. Information. Photos and Music (albiet with strings attached). Deals on airfare. Customers. But what happens to our perception of value when we stop paying for things? At a minimum, our expectations change. We get used to getting something for nothing. In the case of social media, seems […]

Taking Note: Top Tools for Capturing Ideas #smchat #contentseries

March 21, 2017

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In January we launched the #contentseries segment on tools. I’ve been posting some background perspectives to over on Medium, including the latest one in support of today’s post on top Note-Capture Tools. The short of it is this: what’s the best way to keep track of our ideas? There are literally dozens of applications for […]

Medium: The Writer’s Sandbox (the 1st entry in our monthly #smchat #contentseries)

February 21, 2017

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Medium has lots to offer both new and experienced writers. #smchat looks at why.