Category Archives: Social Media

Kelly Rosenthal and Juliette Valduriez — aspiring guitarists and social media

The popularity of Kelly Rosenthal and Juliette Valduriez on You Tube shows the power of social media to launch careers. I stumbled upon Kelly Rosenthal and Juliette Valduriez while cruising YouTube looking for videos on guitars, guitarists and guitar playing. With me being a bloke, it is hard not to acknowledge that they are both good looking girls. Both girls are talented guitarists with huge potential. Both started as lounge room rock guitar shredders. Kelly has taken themore »

Breadcrumbs for your blog — SEO and bounce rate

Implementing breadcrumbs on your blog or web site can help improve search engine optimisation (SEO) and the bounce rate of visitors. What are breadcrumbs Breadcrumbs provide a ‘trail’ through your web site. Breadcrumbs show users the relationship of the page that they are on with other elements of the web site. In particular, they provide a way for the user to easily navigate up and down your site, from post to category, from child page tomore »

WordPress backup and restore — an easy method that puts you in control

One of the challenges of running a WordPress blog is backing it up. There are so many options to perform WordPress backups, but do you really know whether they will work when you most need it? Has someone hacked your account? Or a virus scrambled your blog content? Perhaps your hosting service has gone out of business and left you with nothing? Maybe you simply want to move your WordPress blog or webmore »

Got blog writers’ block? — 5 tips to get yourself writing again

You have decided to write a blog. You have got a web site and installed blogging software. You have even written a few posts, perhaps a lot of posts. But now you are stuck — you can not get yourself writing again. Here are a few ideas to get your ideas and creativity flowing. Write in your area of interest and about your own experiences — do not try to be an expertmore »

The social media BBQ

The question, “Should you/your business use social media?” seems to be a common question in business circles at present. But to answer the question, you first need a definition of social media, and then need to understand the various flavours of social media. You then need to apply that knowledge to your own business circumstances. What is social media? Put simply, social media is content created by individuals expressing their own views andmore »