The Planets are in Retrograde … and 6 Ways This Can Move Your Business Forward

Okay, first of all, the Solar System is not actually going backward. The planets are still moving in their orbits exactly as they have for five billion years. Don’t worry. However, this spring as many as half of our planetary neighbors will appear to be moving backward against the background of stars we see from here […]

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2017 Social Media Predictions: A Roundup

Throughout history, predictors of the coming utopia have had one thing in common: They’ve never been right. Social media often defies prediction. But some things are pretty easy to see coming already: video and paid content. More of both — a lot more. In fact, “more” may be the real keyword of 2017. Except you […]

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How to Connect Your Cloud Apps

In 30 years, personal computing has moved from our desks, to our laps, to our hands, to the “cloud.” The cloud offers many advantages over traditional desktop computing. Among other things, cloud computing conveniently means no more installing or troubleshooting software on your own. No more annual upgrades on disk, at great cost in time and money. But […]

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How to Budget for Your Business Blog

You’re bombarded by Facebook ads and social media streams hyping all the apps you “must have” to run your business more effectively. It’s easy to get lost in it, to feel overwhelmed. In fact, it can and often does take a lot of software to run a business online these days: platforms, channels, plugins, integrations. But […]

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8 WordPress Plugins to Supercharge Your Social Sharing

You want people to read your blog posts and think: “Wow, this is great! I have to share it!” Right? Of course, you want them to share with their friends or professional networks on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. Perhaps to Pinterest or Instagram if you have great images. Reddit to reach a particular community. Or maybe to Evernote, StumbleUpon, […]

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