Google Index of Twitter Feeds a Nuisance

This blog is totally off the dome, and while I’m afraid to say it, may not be the most factual. That said, I’m still not going to research all the information. “And why, Jason, won’t you research information for your blog?” I’ll tell you why, rhetorical question, because I can’t handle searching Google when it indexes … Read More

Why Blog?

Need a low-cost Web presence? You might want to consider a blog. Blog. It’s an Internet buzzword/phenomenon. Google the word “blog” and you’ll get over two billion results returned. Everyone’s talking about them, and it seems everyone’s got one. But what good are they to your small business or organization? You might be surprised to … Read More

Social Media vs Traditional Media FAQs

At a recent presentation on the importance of social media, members of the audience asked some valuable questions regarding the balance between social media, like Facebook and Twitter, and traditional media, like television and print. I think it would be beneficial to continue the discussion here. After reading this article, feel free to post a … Read More

Don’t Forget About Blogging

Many businesses, maybe your own as well, are adopting social media marketing strategies. During this adoption process, you may have learned all about Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and many other social networking opportunities that allow you to get your content out in front of a bunch of fans and followers. Now that you’re all wrapped up … Read More

Should we do this? Part 2

In the first part of this series, I talked in depth about usability and putting your customers first when thinking about your online marketing efforts. In Part 2, I’ll explain the second question you should ask yourself – “Is the time needed to develop, implement and maintain the feature justifiable?” There are a lot of … Read More

WordPress MU – Taming the Beast

I just finished up a project that involved an impromptu introduction to WordPress MU – THE mother of all blog-related projects for Absolute (so far). In about one month, we set up 27 blog sites (one of which is a site to rule them all), developed 3 unique themes (with 16 different customizations for each … Read More

The things you learn, and the things you remember

WordPress is a beast that I love to hate to love. When it works, it works very well, which is 99% of the time. But when it doesn’t, well, then I can usually plan on spending at least 4-6 hours researching why it’s not, and then (most of the time) an hour or so fixing … Read More