The Best Length For EVERYTHING Online

How long should your email be? How many characters should you use in your Facebook post? A lot of time has been put in to calculating the exact length of title tags to domain names and everything in between. Click on the post from the The Next Web com to find out the best length for everything on the Internet. In fact, I may be typing too much right now. Gotta go…

 

 

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Tech News Roundup

No time to catch up on the latest tech and social media news? No worries! All Things E has you covered. Here’s your weekly dose of what’s happening across the web.

HowTo.gov: 65% of All Email Gets Opened First on a Mobile Device – While composing email on mobile phones is still a tricky feat, email reading is quickly shifting away from the desktop. According to data from the US Consumer Device Preference Report: Q4 2013 from Movable Ink, way more than half of all email — a full 65 percent — is now being accessed via mobile devices in …read more

Four Ways to Celebrate the Birth of…Flickr?

Ten years old is an excellent age. You’re old enough to enjoy independent thought, but not quite old enough to start taking responsibility for your actions. In the world of social media, where networks fade into obscurity after a few years of robust health, ten years feels like an eternity. (We’re looking at you, Tom.)

In the age of decade-long domination, Facebook is all anyone can talk about these days. We reminisce about our first time entering this strange new world of digital connections, using only our wits and our .edu email addresses. Facebook gave us some fun ways to …read more

All Things E Weekly Roundup

Here’s what you may have missed…

TechPresident: World Bank’s New Website Lets Countries Compare Data on Education – The World Bank launched last week an open data portal called the Systems Approach for Better Education Results or SABER, which has so far collected data from 100 countries on education policies and institutions. Officials can use the tool to gather and analyze information on their own education systems and compare them with those of other countries.

Nextgov.com: Have Presidential Speeches Gotten More ‘Tweetable’? – The White House regularly tweets sentences from key speeches on its various feeds. Which made Yahoo’s News …read more

How to Engage Your Facebook Audience with Contests

I learned this week about the challenging world of Facebook contest/promotion guidelines. As an administer on your Facebook page, I recommend you checking out their guidelines in full. Many people see being an administrator of a page as no different then managing their personal page, but there are many rules that you should be aware of to keep your organization’s page on the up and up. I’m sure we’ve all seen “like this post to win a prize” from your local radio station or pizza place. Little do they know that they are in direct violation of Facebook’s guidelines. You …read more

Why Social Media Makes Me Feel All Warm and Fuzzy Inside

Did you open your Facebook page this morning to find this?

 

Did you find a big ol’ out pouring of support for the Supreme Court’s ruling that the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional? Did you see a bunch of profiles returning to red in support of equal marriage? My guess is many of you did and my hope is that many of you are proud of that.

It’s been a crazy 24 hours for social media and social change. Last night perhaps you caught a wave of posts about this woman:

Wendy Davis, a state senator …read more

Tinu Abayomi-Paul Shares her Social Media Tips of the Trade

Tinu Abayomi-Paul, website promotion specialist and author, is also the principal consultant of Leveraged Promotion, a website promotion company. Their specialty is bringing companies with an existing offline presence the local, national or international exposure they need to increase profitability by leveraging the cost-effective tools available on the web.

Tinu was recently featured in the second installment of the Age of Conversation 2 and has written over 30 ebooks and multimedia guides to using the web to increase

business profits, currently being updated and moved to the Kindle platform

In September 2012, Tinu was quoted in the CNN …read more

Digital Was the Theme at What’s Next DC

What’s Next DC isn’t your average conference. In fact, it’s not even your average unconference. Now in its third year, What’s Next DC brings together speakers who are boots-on-the ground pros from areas across the country working in the field of communications. With panel topics like “Competing in the Instant Era”, “Facebook and the Power of Mobile”, and “Stop Drowning in Data”, it was clear that the topic of “digital” was the common theme among the presenters.

What’s Next Organizer and Host, Tod Plotkin, talks about this year’s What’s Next Conference and the changes from years past:

Zac Moffatt, …read more

The Seven Deadly Sins of Facebook Page Admins

The Seven Deadly sins are the classification of objectionable vices, meant to educate humanity against its own tendency to sin.

Unfortunately, the pure truth and wisdom that we should draw from these simple vices is often absent in the management decisions we make when it comes to social media … until now.

Behold the power of the Seven Deadly Sins of Facebook Administration, straight from some expert Facebook page administrators into your Social Media Conscience:

Wrath Avoid: Engaging ragers imposing their wrath on your page. You know, the folks from the Internet who comment and vent openly …read more

Tips of the Trade: Using Social Media to Get Your Next Job

Career strategist, Nicolette Pizzitola (a former Tips of the Trade featured guest) speed-coached three women on the Today Show this morning, giving them advice to get their career back on track:

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Nicolette also hosted a live chat on the Today Show website after the show to answer viewer questions. She gave some advice on how to apply for a job:

When applying for a job, don’t forget about …read more