Category: social media

Don’t listen to those productivity gurus: why waking up at 6am won’t make you successful

If you want to be successful, many experts and life-hackers say you should wake up at 6 am, take a cold shower, exercise, meditate, journal and brainstorm, review and set goals, read news and industry sites, consume inspiring content, eat a protein-rich breakfast Whew. That’s a lot to accomplish before 8 am. I’m ...

Emojis: Useful Resources Around the Popular Symbols

The rise of the smartphones was the rise of the emojis as well. You’ll rarely find a short message without the tiny symbols. In communication, emojis are valuable, as they can make up for a part of the missing nonverbals. Pure text communication can be misunderstood. A winking smiley or an angry face leave users ...

Your Website Doesn’t Spread Fake News and Here’s How to Tell Google!

Fake news is not leaving the headlines and people are quick to throw around accusations. Here’s how you can show Google that your website doesn’t spread fake news. While the topic “fake news” is not brand new, it only really blew up during the refugee crisis and the US election. But, let’s...

Ad Jelly Size Guide: Social Media Advertising Formats at a Glance

The free Ad Jelly Size Guide knows all the social media advertising formats, and supplies you with PSD and Sketch templates for your marketing. Ad Jelly Size Guide Clears Your View in the Jungle of Social Media Advertising Marketers have to deal with a vast variety of different ad formats in social media. This problem ...

Using Social Media For User Research

    Social media is one of the dominant forms of interactions on the Internet. Leading platforms such as Facebook and Twitter count hundreds of millions of users each month. In this article, I will show you how social media is a rich...

Recipe for Success: When to Post on Social Media [Infographic]

Bloggers like us want to be noticed. We want our posts to be read by as many people as possible. After we’ve written an article, we shoot it through all social media channels, hoping for feedback. But it’s not always the way we’d like it to be. Have you ever thought about what the best time to post o...

The Invasion of Sharing Buttons: Why Less is More

Sharing buttons are a wonderful thing. Every blogger or website operator wants their posts to be shared on social media. However, that is the first step into a thought trap. The assumption that your visitors will share more often the more options you provide is wrong. The thought trap is very successful. You’ll ...

How to Get The Most Out of a New Website Launch Announcement

The months of sweat and tears have passed and the stakeholders have finally signed off. Your new website design is about to go live – but how do you announce a new website launch? How do you get people to care about a new website? How do you get the most traffic and conversion you can out of a new website launch? 1....

Blog Checklist #2: 10 Things You Should Do After Publishing an Article

Have you ever asked yourself what it is that sets the big blogs apart from the many small ones? Not all factors are as obvious as endurance, for example. A major factor is the way you approach the work of blogging. Because that’s what blogging is. A type of work. The more professional the work is done, the better...

FotoJet: Online Service for Collages and Social Media

FotoJet is a rather new free online tool to create collages and social media graphics with. FotoJet works in a similar way as its strongest competition, the popular service Canva. However, in contrast to Canva, FotoJet is completely free. There are no hidden costs; all functions can be used for free. While the tool do...