Tag Archives: social networking

Why I HATE Twitter… And LOVE It!

Why I HATE Twitter… And LOVE It!

In a recent article, I made a generalization about Twitter only being used to drive traffic to a designer’s web site or blog. There were a couple of comments, stating I was wrong. Sure, it was a generalization to save 1,200 words, telling people what they already knew, but in...

Demystifying Twitter: Do’s and Don’ts of Twitter

Demystifying Twitter: Do’s and Don’ts of Twitter

Simply put, the basic concept behind Twitter can be identified as a modem version of short messaging service (SMS) channel with some added features. Your followers on Twitter are the people, who choose to be updated with the tweets (the post or message displayed on your profile page) you share,...

The History of Social Media

The History of Social Media

Social interaction is imperative in culture and in trade. In this world of fragile relationships and difficult dealings, accessible and feasible techniques are needed so that we can communicate easily with one another and participate in interactive conversations. Social media is the use of digital (and often mobile) technologies and...

The Present of Social Media and The Future Scenario

The Present of Social Media and The Future Scenario

All over the Internet, it seems that any blogger, who has nothing to say or is simply uninspired for the moment, will surely post something about the rise and the progress of social media. The subject is debated from news websites to the ones about gardening and the trend is...

Facebook Etiquette Rules People still Break

Facebook Etiquette Rules People still Break

With over 600 million users worldwide, Facebook is without a doubt the killer social app! But with so many users, there are bound to those who share too much or cross the line of appropriateness (often unknowingly) and this can put them in a compromising situation with friends, relatives or...

Professional Practices They Don’t Teach You In Art School: Networking – Why It IS Who You Know!

Professional Practices They Don’t Teach You In Art School: Networking – Why It IS Who You Know!

I fully admit to the utter truth in the saying, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know that counts.” Well, mostly. Before you slash your wrists because you think you don’t know enough people to find work, let me assure you it’s never too late to start what...

Effective Ways to Increase Web Traffic

Effective Ways to Increase Web Traffic

No matter what kind of website you have, traffic is important to you. Even if your website is just a hobby, you still want your message to get out to the world. Some of you try to generate income online, and your product sales likely live and die based on...

“SocialShift” Icon Set: 246 Free Social Networking Icons

“SocialShift” Icon Set: 246 Free Social Networking Icons

Icons are very essential in almost any web project. Effective use of icons can easily help bridge connection between the user and the website. Websites, specially blogs and community sites, normally use icons to add social media links to their site. No matter you hate or love social networking sites,...

A Guide To Social Network Design

A Guide To Social Network Design

Social networking websites have become a primary means of social communication, in both the social and corporate world. According to Facebook’s Press Room, they have more than 500 millions users. This is a shocking increase from its initial 1 million active users in 2004. Facebook is just one of many...

Why SEO Doesn’t Matter Anymore and What You Should Do Instead

Why SEO Doesn’t Matter Anymore and What You Should Do Instead

Search engine optimization used to be the holy grail of getting more traffic. Placing high in search engine rankings for prime keywords related to your niche could send thousands of visitors to your site on a regular basis. But more and more, search engine traffic isn’t as important to most...

How to Improve Your Online Social Life?

How to Improve Your Online Social Life?

Man is a social animal and he can’t exist in isolation, we make friends and find common interest groups and socialize with people or society or things of our interest. Internet has provided us a great bridge and even a greater platform on which the social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter,...

22 Latest Exceptional WordPress Hacks

22 Latest Exceptional WordPress Hacks

WordPress needs no introduction among designers and writers. It’s usually known as a synonym for blogging. Now days every other WordPress blogs look more or less similar, to stand uniquely out from the rest, you need to tweak it a little bit by using quality hacks. As you all known...

30 Top Blogs For Social Media Updates

30 Top Blogs For Social Media Updates

Social media is media designed to be disseminated through social interaction, created using highly accessible and scalable publishing techniques. Social media uses Internet and web-based technologies to transform broadcast media monologues (one to many) into social media dialogues (many to many). It supports the democratization of knowledge and information, transforming...

Why is Social Interaction Important For a Website

Why is Social Interaction Important For a Website

When we think of creative web designs, we often think of attractive layouts and catchy headings. However, today the Internet has turned into a more interactive medium with websites going beyond mere layouts and design. “Social interaction” has been always considered as human to human interaction. On internet, social interaction...

22 Mixed Quality WordPress Hacks

22 Mixed Quality WordPress Hacks

WordPress needs no introduction among designers and writers. It’s usually known as a synonym for blogging. Now days every other WordPress blogs look more or less similar, to stand uniquely out from the rest, you need to tweak it a little bit by using quality hacks. You all must’ve known...