In October (2018) Google announced the ‘consumer’ version of Google Plus (G+) would be closing in August 2019. ‘Consumer version’ is the one used by individual, non-business, users i.e. generally the private individual. However, the closure date has now been brought forward. Most G+ users should have seen the latest notification (contained in yellow … More Google Plus (G+) is Closing
Definition ‘A type of product manufactured by a particular company under a particular name.’ (Oxford Dictionary) ‘An identifying symbol, mark, logo, name, word and/or sentence that companies use to distinguish their product from others.’ (Investopedia) Brand creates an awareness, recognition and appreciation. It is the way people are made to feel about the person/company … More What is Author Brand?
Upon reading or hearing the word ‘platform’, most people will immediately think of a railway station or the raised area upon which a speaker stands. It is the latter concept that holds most relevance for this discussion. Though this is primarily aimed toward new, inexperienced, authors those already upon their author career path may find … More What is an Author Platform?
For those of the Christian faith Christmas is a time of thanksgiving for, and celebration of, the gift of God’s Son to mankind (generic term) without who there would be no redemption. In the modern materialistic world many forget this despite it being the root of gift giving (a reminder of what God has done … More How Authors and Readers May Gift Each Other
Research; Keeping up-to-date with latest news; Finding blog topics; etc. are activities many online users regularly undertake, frequently daily. Authors are no exception. Sources for such information are naturally varied and, in these days of virtually unlimited availability, vast. Users may soon find themselves overwhelmed and distracted. There is a lot of very interesting and … More Feedly – A NewsFeed Tool
Two previous articles considered the matter of social media scheduling: Social Media Scheduling reflected upon the usefulness of having a scheduling system; and Scheduling Software looked at a couple of available options for auto-scheduling. This article is an extension to both and aims to help users gain the most from their scheduling systems … More Using Social Media Scheduling Software Effectively
In a previous article Social Media Scheduling the usefulness of, if not to some extent the necessity for, a scheduling system was discussed. This article, that centres primarily upon the availability of third-party scheduling software, is a follow-up to that discussion. As any internet search will reveal, there are a substantial number of companies offering … More Scheduling Software
Definitions Though undoubtedly obvious, it may help to define what is generally understood by the term ‘schedule’: – ‘A programme or timetable of events.’ (Oxford English Dictionary) – ‘Plan for a particular time.’ (Oxford English Dictionary) – ‘A series of things to be done or of events to occur at or during a … More Social Media Scheduling
In recent times there have been an increasing number of complaints, observations and comments about Amazon removing book reviews. Naturally, bearing in mind reviews often play a vital role in attracting customers and in confirming a product’s quality, there is a lot of concern regarding this policy. This is especially so because many do not … More Why Amazon is Removing Reviews
With the introduction of new legislation (as explained in a moment) within which cookies play a major role, it seems wise to ensure users (especially those without any computer programming experience or knowledge) have some comprehension of what cookies are. Hence this article. New Legislations Any one who uses the World Wide Web (www), … More Computer Cookies