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8 Bullet Thursday

As far as pod systems go: this is one of the best ones out there in my opinion. (and I have tried many of them: the Juul, Suorin most recently.) Outside of the function: I have totally fallen in love the with texture and pattern of the Digital Grey design. This is a great “entry-level” […]

8 Bullet Thursday

What I’m reading: I lived & died in chronological feeds for years. Google Reader’s death slowly pushed me further & further down curated feeds (be they algo or otherwise). I want chronological feeds back & have decided to lean hard into services that offer them (e.g. Feedly). For more check out Benedict Evans post: The […]

How To Install Facebooks New Audience and Conversion Pixel in Shopify

Facebook recently implemented an updated version of the Custom Audience and Conversion pixels. Naturally I wanted to try out the new pixel knowing that eventually I would need to migrate to using it, instead of the older pixels. Easier said then done: there was/are not a lot of clear step-by-step guides explaining how to install […]

23 Tips To Increase Your Facebook Engagement

Facebook marketing for your business can be very effective, when done right. With Facebook’s Newsfeed Algorithm being the social engagement equivalent to Google’s Search Algorithms it’s important to share content that will: Appeal to the News Feed Algorithm. Appeal to your fans in an effort to maximize your engagement (and in turn your reach.) That’s […]

Breaking down the Facebook News Feed Algorithm

How does Facebook determine what to show in your News Feed? It has everything to do with their News Feed Algorithm. Similar to how Google has algorithms that determine the best search results to display, Facebook has an incredibly sophisticated algorithm used to surface relevant and engaging content to its users in their feeds. To […]

Google+ is a nod to a changing game

Many have said “Google has once again entered the social networking game with Google+”   Newsflash they never really left, they have been in the space – orkut has been around for years and many of Google’s products and their products’ features incorporate social sharing and publishing (think picasa, blogger… even reader has a “share” […]