Articles tagged with socialmedia
How I Started Making Money Online (A Recap of my Journey)
This question has been asked of me many times. My story doesn't change, however, the answer changes because the timeline keeps stretching and there's more history to add on. It began in 2007. Here's my story. I found myself unemployed and needed t
Using the New Google Plus Collections Feature (Update #1)
Two years ago I published this post. This post is an update. Using the New Google Plus Collections Feature In spite of the rumors about the Google Plus social network going down the drain, etc., I started out testing the feature on my most popular G+
He Identified Himself as the Criminal!
No Identification Parade Needed There was rioting in Belfast last summer (well it's almost obligatory over here at certain times) but these days, the police have cameras up and also many houses and shops have CCTV filming around the local area. Following
From YouTube to G+ to Twitter
A while back I set up my GooglePlus post stream so that they appear in my Twitter stream as well. Forgot that because YouTube and #GooglePlus accounts are connected so that each time I give a #YouTube video a “thumbs up” or a “like”
I Cannot Come Up With a Good Title....
Ughhhh. I don't feel like blogging, but I don't feel like skipping another day either. It has nothing to do with the websites or my work; just in the middle of other stuff is all. I guess things have been okay lately. There is this one client I like, and
What Place Can MyLot Have in the Life of a Serious Writer?
Many serious writers have no use for myLot, a social network that shares revenues with its members according to a secret algorithm only the administrators know. It is a site where people from many countries simply talk to each other in discussions. They ca
Article Review: "Social Media Primer for Writers" by Robert Lee Brewer
The book I’m dissecting is Writer’s Digest Guide to Self-Publishing 2015. Writer’s Digest aims its publications at the aspiring and the emerging writer. It produces how-to and guidance books as well as reference books—no
Google Making Major Changes to Google Plus
If you don't use Google+ then this urgent news report published by Business Insider has no impact for you. However, if you remember the old YouTube and then the change when the Google owners and operators REQUIRED that you have a Google+ account in order t
Do You Like Ghosts?
I don't like ghosts. Not talking your #Halloween celebration kind of #ghosts . Specifically referring to the “ghosts” who create #socialnetwork or #socialmedia #profiles or accounts at #onlinewritingcommunities , and then come and haunt you.
Active Tweeter Since April 2012
Responding to a #FOPP post by &bestwriter . Twitter asks me to follow Barack Obama!! My response was too long to just leave a comment. ◊ ◊ ◊ Some people can't have life on the #Internet without their #socialmedia accounts. Others could
The Bubblews Makeover
Didn't think the “new and improved” site would be all that but to be honest, the new #Bubblews writer's profile is very pleasing to the eye; albeit my post count is incorrect. It shows 118, when there are only 112. A few of my posts were delete
Twitter Modifies the 140-Character Limit
Was tempted to categorize this post as “Breaking News” but by next month, July, it will be old news. This upcoming enhancement to tweeting is not really news to me. Often wondered when the Twitter owners were going to to relax the 140-character
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Hidden from Loyal Users: Is Sweeble Denying Bubblews?
Sweeble app launched June 11, 2015. A press released was published by a few technology news sites, and an invitation-only launch party is planned for this evening at the famous Chinese Theatre. But otherwise, this new social media app has been launched in
What Should You Know About Sweeble App?
Sweeble app was announced on Bubblews at the end of January 2015, and at the time it was shrouded in mystery. All we knew was that it would be “different” from Bubblews, and that it was a social media app. After Arvind's announcement about Swee
Using the New Google Plus Collections Feature
Recently Google announced a new feature called “Collections” for members of the Google Plus network. The concept is very similar to #Pinterest . If you don't have a Pinterest account but you are on Google Plus, you might like the ability to gro
Making Money on Tsu - Part 2
Sharing Links on Tsū – Three For One. Last month I shared this information with the #FOPP community: Making Money on Tsū Nation * * * Below is a link to a short article published via dailytwocents.com . Tsū A Social Network that Pays
Is Toya Graham, Mother of a Baltimore Protester, Really the Mother of the Year?
Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you know that there have been some #riots in Baltimore, MD, over the death of Freddie Gray. And unless you're completely disconnected from social media and the media in general, you're aware of Toya Graham, the mothe
Currently publishing two blogs published using the #Tumblr #microblogging platform. What is great about Tumblr is you can share almost anything. Can't stress that feature enough. Since #YAHOO acquired them other neat changes are being made and the CEO appe
My Twitter Weekend Wrap-Up
Paper.li is a tool that helps you publish your own online newspaper. But there are other interesting ways you can use the tool. Especially if nobody reads your paper anyway. :) Supplying the link to the April 26th edition of My Twitter Wee
Kennedy Center Honors - Tina Turner
On Google Plus they have posts that are grouped as “What's Hot and Recommended”. Click on it and up pops the popular #hashtags for the moment! They say if you want to keep up on G+ you should check on what's in the stream. Don't know how the po
Already Shared? Repin and Hashtag
Glad to have found this site, PersonaPaper.com . In searching for something to read, you can always quickly glance the home page to see “Most Recent” posts. Trying to do organic search for posts to read via Google, Bing or Yahoo or some other s
Making Money on Tsū Nation
Was invited by a friend and created a Tsū account. My first experience at this social network left me sort of puzzled. Didn't know what to do earn extra income. There are others who have shared infographics on how the process works. That cleared it up. A
In this day and age of social media and incessant sharing of photos on-line, the game iSpy is indeed very much relevant and such a joy to join in. I was introduced to this game during the weeding that I attended last weekend. At the reception, there
A New Challenge for Everyone
In my last post, http://www.personapaper.com/article/27704-i-think-the-fopp-challenge-is-losing-steam, I received many comments from those who had never heard of #FOPP and who did not know Jason, its founder. Here is a link to the original challenge: http:
Monica Lewinsky Speaks Out on Shame and Social Media
I remember when the scandal broke in 1998. I watched as the details unfolded. I was not a supporter of President Clinton even before the scandal hit the media. There was "something" about him that just bugged me. I felt there was something sleazy ab
Bubblews - Status Report
Not writing this in the hopes of dividing and conquering. Not trying to get anybody to back me up. Not seeking out PROs or CONs either way. Just reporting the facts and opinions. My facts. My opinions. There are writers that are either done with #Bubblews
Benefits of Having a Google+ Profile and Page
How is that I am active on Google Plus? To my surprise, the Google developers invited me to the party. When Google Plus was in the “testing” phase, received an eMail – perhaps because my Gmail account had been set up for a while – d
Productive Wednesday Morning
Almost 1:00 pm here in Manila on a lovely Wednesday. It is drizzling outside which is a welcome respite from the unforgiving summer heat. Anyway, just want to give everyone a recap of what I have been up to this morning, not that anyone actually cares. LOL
Common Thinking Mistakes We All Make
Each day is a brand new day and I am always thinking of ways to enhance or improve my creative thought process. Ever heard of Buffer? This business provides a service that helps you automate your social media sharing. The organization curre
What Does FOPP Mean?
I have a thought. This might add more power to the Tweet and make articles published at PersonaPaper easier to find by way of an organic search on Twitter. Noticed y'all are using this hashtag #FOPP . Do you know how many others use that hashtag and it d
My Hashtag Awards Acceptance Speech
Was torn between what to title this article. The alternate title was: “My Shock, Awe and Surprise Moment”. So you know how you publish a blog post but that's not enough because it's no good if nobody sees or read it. Right? Hit the pub
Virtual Communities, Virtual Memorials, AKA, Facebook After Death
#MsBiz recently wrote "Have you chosen your Facebook executor/executrix?", and it got me thinking back to when I joined the Facebook Monster. I was engaged in a little bit of social media in the form of a message board with other single people who
Pinterest Error Message: Oops! Sorry, we were unable to fetch the image.
I've had a Pinterest error message this morning - while trying to pin my last article onto the board. It had a lovely photo, one I'd taken myself - and yet when I tried to pin it, I got the error message of "Oops! Sorry, we were unable to fetch
I Don't Know YOU So STOP Asking to be My Facebook Friend
When I rejoined Facebook after deleting my account, I had changed a lot. I have become more reclusive than ever before. The only thing is I am active on several Facebook pages which could undoubtedly reap unsolicited messages to my other inb
5 Things I Learnt From Writing on These Social Sharing Sites
Whether you have a good or bad experience from writing online, you can still come away knowing that you've learnt something, so I'd like to share with you the five things I learnt from writing on these social sharing sites. Unlike sites like Hubpages, Bub
Tsu's Response to Copyright Infringement
In my previous post I mentioned concerns about copyright infringement on Tsu. Now it's not the only social network to be plagued by people uploading content they don't own. It's just that when a site is supposed to be paying for original content, it does t
Tsu One Month Later: Rule-Breakers on the Rise
Tsu launched its platform this fall to a lot of fanfare over the fact that they were the site that cares about the content creator. They would respect people's ownership of their content, they would pay up to 90% of their ad revenue back to the people &nda
Tsu Revitalizes Other Social Networks
Tsu has really been opening new doors for me. Much more than Facebook ever did. I've had people ask me why they should bother with Tsu if they already have Facebook. All their friends are already on Facebook, and Tsu's interface looks to them like some kin
Finding Your Tsu-ccess: A Social Media Tsu-torial
Tsu.co is a great new social networking site that pays 90% of its advertising revenues to the users who create the content. While that sounds like a lot of money, earnings on Tsu tend to trickle in slowly for most users. Many have been on the site fo
Preliminary Review of Tsu
Tsu is a very new social networking web site that has already started to create competition for established sites like Facebook. Visually, it looks a lot like Facebook. It also offers many of the same features as Facebook, but with a few twists. The main t
Hashtags: What We Need to Know to Use Them Effectively
The hashtag is a very important little symbol, at least if helping other people find your content is important to you. That being said, I have more questions than I do answers about the most effective use of hashtags, not just at Persona Paper, but in soci
Man Allegedly Steals Dead Girlfriend's Body for Selfies and Other Selfie Madness
Well now, if you think one or two of my other posts are strange, wait until you catch this one. A California man has allegedly stolen his dead girlfriend's body and took a selfie for his friends on social media. Here's the original post on documentingreali
I Am Beginning to "Get" Twitter
I think I may have reached burn out stage for this evening. I couldn't decide whether this post belonged under "Breaking News," because for me, it is, or maybe under "Technology" but I didn't want anyone to laugh at that choice. I have spent the better pa
If You Are Not Networking...
If you are not #networking, you are not working. Think about it, in this day and age, #socialmedia is prevalent in businesses. Here I am writing a post with the hopes of earning from your views and interactions. As I write this post, I'll use #keywo