Engagement, Metrics and How Blogs Change

I’ve been focusing the last several months on engagement. In particular, social media engagement. For the purposes of this discussion, “engagement” is just making a countable, one click action to share or show approval with a piece of content. In particular, in this post I’ll be talking about engagement with posts on my travel blog. … [Read more…]

Tools I Use to Manage My Travel Blog

I am often asked what software I use to keep my site up and running. Here is a someone complete list of everything, and the reason behind why I chose it. I actually put very little effort into website maintenance anymore. It really isn’t necessary. I have a set up that is relatively secure and … [Read more…]

My 2014 State of Social Media

Social media is always changing and you have to be able to adapt to the changes. What worked last year might not work this year and something new is always on the horizon. When I began my blog in 2006, Facebook and Twitter existed, but they weren’t that big of a deal. I actually put … [Read more…]