Topic: Social Media

Graph Search Optimization

Graph Search Optimization

Published August 7, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Earlier today, Facebook officially rolled out graph search for everyone in US English. The news was widely circulated amongst social media and marketing circles, but it seems to have been brushed off by regular folks, and chalked up as just another minor Facebook update. Just another Facebook update? Social search is something that inherently makes […]

Yelp: Beyond the Listing

Yelp: Beyond the Listing

Published July 26, 2013 by Brad Knutson

At this point, everyone is familiar with Yelp. It’s a great platform for small businesses to reach an audience that they otherwise might not have a chance to connect with. Its great for consumers also, as they can find products and services that meet their needs more efficiently. Search Engine Land, reported that in 2012, […]

How To Increase Facebook Page Likes

Increase Facebook Likes

Published July 22, 2013 by Brad Knutson

There is no denying it. Facebook is the most popular social media platform. It probably won’t always be this way, but as of right now (and the better half of the last decade) Facebook provides the largest audience and platform to market your goods or services. If you own a small business and your not […]

Simple Kred API Example

Kred API Example

Published July 15, 2013 by Brad Knutson

I’ve been on a bit of a “Social Authority” (or “Influence” depending on what side of the fence you are on…) kick lately. I’ve been playing with some different social scoring APIs and having a little fun with them. I came across Kred quite a while ago. The service has come a long way in […]

Introducing: My Social Authority

My Social Authority

Published July 14, 2013 by Brad Knutson

In today’s ever-growing social world, there is increasing need for metrics to measure individuals and brands social authority. Whether you are an individual, a brand, an agency, or just doing research on your competitors, the ability to quickly measure social authority and reach could be a big advantage for us. I’ve becoming increasingly interested in […]

Using Instagram’s API to Create an Image Gallery

Create an Image Gallery with Instagram API

Published July 6, 2013 by Brad Knutson

I’ve been taking a lot of Instagram photos lately, and it occurred to me that maybe I want to display a gallery of these images outside of the app. I realize that Instagram is accessible from desktop computers, but I want people to be able to see my images on my site, without being authenticated […]

CSS Social Ribbons

CSS Social Ribbons

Published July 1, 2013 by Brad Knutson

The ability to create ribbons with 100% CSS has always fascinated me. Any time I can reduce HTTP requests on a web page I’m all for it. Ribbons are used in print design frequently, and are making a strong push in web design. On top of that, I’ve always liked Icon Fonts. Creating scalable vector […]

How To Generate Social Buzz

Generating Social Buzz

Published June 11, 2013 by Brad Knutson

If you’ve ever had a blog post, article, video, or image go viral, you know the kind of impact it can have on your site traffic, marketing campaigns, sales, and more. Viral content can generate tons of backlinks to your content, improving your SEO, increasing your search traffic, generating more leads, and so on. That […]

Preview of Klout for Business

Klout for Business Preview

Published June 6, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Today I received an email notification that one of my clients had been given beta access to Klout for Business. I was instantly excited to explore the metrics that were now available to me, and see what Klout had in store for business owners. I headed over to Klout and logged in with my clients […]

7 Tips For Vine Success

Vine Success

Published June 5, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Earlier this week, Vine was released for Android. This marks an important point in Vine’s evolution, and signifies the final large milestone to get the app in as many mobile users hands as possible. I think it’s pretty much inevitable at this point that Vine will become a very popular and widely used social media […]

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