Ken’s Kut…Let’s talk about why I hate social media autobots.
Presenting a workshop, “Media: Monitoring Tools & Dashboards” at Internet Librarian in Monterey, California on Sunday Oct. 16th 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM.
I know, I know, I know, someone posting another piece on the dreaded Instagram algorithm, but hear me out.
One of the most annoying things we see on Facebook is people posting “following,” or tagging themselves in the comments section of a post. People do this so they can get notifications and updates of the Facebook post as people comment on it. Among the reasons we find it irritating is the fact that it’s […]
We wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Ken Watson President of Watson Knowledge Services, LLC
Seasons Greetings, The holiday season is well underway and over the weekend we had our lighting of the Watson Knowledge Services office Christmas tree. It’s no Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, but our tree works for us.
The optimal length for social media posts and all other forms of online content. Get best practices for tweets, posts, blogs, and more. Source: blog.bufferapp.com Insights from Ken Watson: Great infographic for those who still wonder what is the optimal length for a social media update. I would add and suggest, never include more than […]
Recently, the popular social check-in app Foursquare debuted a brand new logo and refreshed app called Swarm. Users can no longer check-in via the Foursquare app that we’ve all come to love and know Source: www.linkedin.com Ken Watson: What a shame. I may not have been the most active person on Foursquare, I did use […]
See on Scoop.it – Tech and Digital Before we even launched our public version, we recognized that a lot of content curators were also occasional or regular bloggers and started to offer ways to integrate with WordPress – the leading blogging platform. Since then, we’ve seen a lot of our users leverage this integration as […]
See on Scoop.it – Google Plus Topics Whether you think Google+ is a successful or a failed attempt at competing with Facebook, you have no choice but to be on it. Why? Because with Google+ you can get your image listed next to you in the search listings, which can increase your organic traffic by […]
Join Ken Watson for a Google Plus Workshop in Baltimore, MD on Wednesday April 2, 2014 Ken Watson of Watson Knowledge Services, LLC will be giving a Preconference Workshop at the 28th Annual AIIP Conference. The Workshop is being held at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland USA from 8 am to 12 […]
See on Scoop.it – Facebook News “Companies and brands with a specific target audience can use hashtags to draw their consumers into a deeper conversation, and encourage them further to interact with shares, likes, sales, and lead generation.” Facebook #hashtags can help your brand Expand its reach – You can help people interested in niche […]
See on Scoop.it – Social Media News http://www.business2community.com Everyday Social Media numbers are growing, and here are 45 facts in an infographic by Digital Insights. A few of the statistics: 40% of marketers use Google+, 70% desire to learn more and 67% plan to increase Google+ activities 42% update their profile information regularly on LinkedIn Every […]
Facebook Policy Update See on Scoop.it – Facebook News “We’ve updated our Pages Terms in order to make it easier for businesses of all sizes to create and administer promotions on Facebook.” Ken Watson‘s insight: Facebook has introduced an easier to use promotions policy for businesses. See on www.facebook.com
See on Scoop.it – Google Plus Topics Part 2 of our three-part how-to series on Google+ teaches you how to find your crowd, create a following and make your content pop. Ken Watson‘s insight: Absolutely love this article on “How to get noticed on Google Plus” by JR Raphael. Lost count of how many times […]
For those that are not happy about the new Google Plus column stream, there is an alternative. You can switch back to a single column stream by clicking on “More”, then click on the single column view icon. It may give you a less chaotic look by switching back to the single column stream, but […]
Here is the list of keyboard shortcuts you can use while you are on Google Plus Hangouts. Google+ hangout keyboard shortcuts for PC ? – Shows help dialog Ctrl + e – Enable / Disable Camera Ctrl + d – Mute / Un-Mute Microphone Ctrl + g – Switch to primary speaker Ctrl + b – Show / Hide […]