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Tag: Social Media 11 posts

10 tech accounts you should be following on Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest

By Stacy Warden on July 18, 2014

It’s easy to label yourself an expert in your respective field, thanks to the Internet, but the folks behind these social accounts actually live up to the title – and they’re doing a great job of sharing their knowledge. We rounded up the top tech people, brands and magazines to follow on some of our favorite social networking sites including Tumblr, Pinterest (yes, Pinterest) and, of course, Twitter. Here’s what we found.

The caption to this photo won someone 1 month of training

By Lora Beros on January 24, 2014

Did you know that we host weekly giveaways on our social media channels? This week’s caption contest yielded some pretty hilarious responses we couldn’t help but share.

New course: Building a High Traffic, Profitable Blog

By Megan Russell on July 24, 2013

Pinal Dave has published a new course! Everybody can write, and everybody can build a blog. But not everyone can make their blog a popular point of reference for their subject matter. Content is king – but a king also has ministers to help, and good content needs help from various aspects of the real [...]

Course update: LinkedIn Fundamentals

By Megan Russell on July 23, 2013

Jason Alba just refreshed his course, LinkedIn Fundamentals, to include new updates to LinkedIn! LinkedIn is the professional network where you find contacts and they can find you. This course helps you create your own strategies and implement tactics to grow your network, improve individual relationships and share your brand appropriately. Whether you want to tap into [...]

New course: Introduction to WordPress

By Megan Russell on May 8, 2013

Chris Reynolds has just published a new course: Introduction to WordPress WordPress has been said to be, “The most popular content management platform in the world.” It actually powers over one-fifth of the web. Chris has created this course to compliment his first course on WordPress theme development. His motivation for this course: “When you [...]

Google Reader is Closing; What are the Alternatives?

By Manya Susoev on March 15, 2013

As part of this year’s round of spring cleaning, Google has announced they will sunset Google Reader on July 1st, along with seven other services. While user adoption has declined over the past few years – in part due to social media services like Twitter and Facebook encroaching on Google’s turf – Google Reader still [...]

New feature: Course discussions via LiveFyre

By Keith Sparkjoy on March 12, 2013

I’m excited to announce that every course in our library now includes a new Discussion tab where you can discuss the course. After a lot of debate, we’ve settled on LiveFyre as our discussion provider, which gives you lots of options for signing in and sharing the discussion: you can use a Twitter account, Facebook, [...]

New course: Twitter for Business

By Megan Russell on March 5, 2013

Jesse Stay has just published a new course: Twitter for Business Hundreds of millions of people are using Twitter, and you need to get on the bandwagon! This course starts from the very beginning, showing you the basics of getting your Twitter account set up, to etiquette, and then dives deeper into how to build [...]

How Much Is Your Social Privacy Worth?

By Paul Ballard on August 14, 2012

While social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook have revolutionized the way we communicate with each other, how we market our products, and even how we publicize our highly valuable technical blogs, this revolution has come at a price.  We routinely give up huge amounts of information about our friends, our customers, and our lives [...]

Video: Social Media Lessons Learned by Blending an iPad

By Paul Ballard on July 27, 2012

Contrary to the comments seen on more than a few political websites, there are rules to using social media as a marketing tool.  In this video excerpt from Amber Mac’s new course Social Media:  The Big Picture she uses a video posted on YouTube as an example of one of those rules; Authenticity.  In this [...]