Category: Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing (SMM) marketing to social media sites such as Digg, Reddit, Stumbleupon, and

Are Fake Likes Still a Problem on Facebook?

I remembered seeing this video when it came out, and thinking about how much sense it made. At the time, I was managing a FB ads campaign to increase the number of likes for a Facebook page, and it never seemed like the amount of engagement was anywhere near what it should have been.

New Twitter Tool

Just a quick post to share a new tool that I’ve been using. It’s called the Twitter Fans tool. Basically lets you see who you follow that doesn’t follow you back. Also lets you see who your fans are (people who you don’t follow, but follow you). The source code is also available for download… Read more »

5 Celebrities Who Rock at Social Media Marketing

Today on Digg, I saw a video on Digg => Will Ferrell Tries Viral Contest. Offers a Shark For Prize. Will Ferrell is trying to get people to install a Funny or Die Facebook App to their facebook pages, and I’m thinking. Are you kidding? I mean, there was a session at Pubcon Vegas, which… Read more »

How to Survive Digg on a Shared Host

Getting onto the front page of Digg is quite an honor. I’ve been fortunate enough to have a handful of my sites and articles hit the front page of Digg. It’s not all strawberries and peaches though. If you’re not prepared for it, it can actually be the biggest headache of your life. After my… Read more »

Digg vs dnScoop: How I Survived

Having had 2 sites ( and go popular on, I thought it would be nice to share my experiences in hopes that it may be able to help someone. First let me say that this isn’t going to be the usual “How I Survived Digg” article that deals with protecting database driven pages… Read more »

After the Digg

Well, It’s been an interesting couple of days. I’ve had someone write me to tell me that I am violating their patent and that I must take down my tool. I wonder if they really know what they are talking about. I also had a very interesting letter from the system admin over at 1and1…. Read more »