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Cruel Tricks Social Networks Play

Cruel Tricks Social Networks Play

Most social networks bite the hands that feed them on a regular basis. For some reason, they do not appreciate the power users who share the most content, spread the word about them, and teach others how to use their platforms. Instead, they treat influencers and power users badly. One of the worst things they(…)

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StumbleUpon Apps for iPads, iPhones and Android

StumbleUpon Apps for iPads, iPhones and Android

While long time users of StumbleUpon are just finally getting over their heartbreak over having so much they had stored there for years unceremoniously deleted, and StumbleUpon traffic dropped like a rock over last year’s redesigns, the primary reason for the changes is probably mobile devices. StumbleUpon App for Iphones and iPads The StumbleUpon blog(…)

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Top StumbleUpon Interests, Tags and Categories

Top StumbleUpon Interests, Tags and Categories

In spite of all the changes at StumbleUpon, it continues to drive so much traffic that we would be foolish to ignore it completely – at least for sites whose primary interest is more visitors with less concern whether the traffic converts or not. As part of research I’m doing to come up with best(…)

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The Social Media Lifecycle

I don’t make it a big secret that I’m not a fan of Facebook. Yet I don’t let the hype about the site get me down too much. That’s because I know it won’t be around forever — at least not in its current dominant role. You know how they say we can learn a(…)

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