Being First Matters

Being First Matters

I buy on eBay, because there is a huge selection. I sell on eBay, because there are a huge amount of buyers. At the time of this article, there are 152 million users on eBay. I can list something for sale on eBay and if it is

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What is Tsu Social Media and will it succeed?

What is Tsu Social Media and will it succeed?

Tsū (‘Sue’) is a Social media and payment platform, and the latest social media network to pop up. Unlike Ello, which billed itself as an “anti-Facebook”, this platform is already developed, complete with mobile apps. Tsu’s slogan is simple “Because the content you create and your time

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How To Recover from a Penguin 3.0 Penalty

How To Recover from a Penguin 3.0 Penalty

If you think your website has been affected by Google’s Penguin 3.0 algorithm change, chances are you have been going about “doing SEO” the wrong way. This article will describe the wrong way, the right way, and what to do moving forward. Has my site been affected

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Will Ello Replace Facebook?

Will Ello Replace Facebook?

It is an interesting time in social media. New social apps and social networks are popping up left and right. Facebook has lost user’s trust and Twitter has just completely screwed up the stream for some users. Yik Yak has exploded in popularity on college campuses but

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SEO News: Panda 4.1 Released

SEO News: Panda 4.1 Released

Today on Google Plus, Google’s Pierre Far announced that a Panda algorithm update has been rolling out since early this week, and that Google expects to have the update completely in place sometime next week. I, and many others, are already calling it Panda 4.1, since it

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Is Social Media a Good Tool for Activism?

Is Social Media a Good Tool for Activism?

Most of today’s college and high school students can identify as Millenials or members of Generation Z. We are known, among other things, for our supposed affinity for technology and dependence on social media and other digital forms of communication. I don’t contest these generalizations, nor do

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Is Yik Yak Really Anonymous?

Is Yik Yak Really Anonymous?

The app’s tagline reads: “no profile, no password, it’s all anonymous.” But, is it? Geo-location based apps like Yik Yak use Apple and Android’s location API. Are yaks really anonymous? On Yik Yak, your yaks are anonymous to other yakkers, until someone decides they are not. For

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Geosocial Networking with Waze

Geosocial Networking with Waze

My latest favorite craze is Waze. It is basically like Google Maps (Google purchased Waze in 2013 and Google Maps uses Waze data for traffic delays) but you can see other Waze users in real time, along with the latest gas prices, traffic jams, police traps, road

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