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How to Promote Your Blog With Social Media

How to Promote Your Blog With Social Media
Are you looking to use social media to promote your blog? Sharing your blog posts on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and even Tumblr can help your content gain significant exposure. But each social media platform is distinct with different benefits and abilities. You need a simple process to tailor your social sharing to generate as much engagement as you can on each of these platforms. Here’s a process you can use to ensure your posts get maximum mileage. #1: Tumblr I’ve been blogging since 1999 and have had my own hosted WordPress blogs since 2003. Fortunately one day I realized that many of my best prospects were using Tumblr and decided to include it into my social media marketing. Tumblr makes it really easy to share your blog post. The HTML code is all ready to use, so I copy it just before publishing the blog post. Here’s how to share with the “text” option. Tumblr offers lots of ways to easily share information. Sharing a post as text is as easy as 1-2-3. Voila! Related:  Vancouver, BC

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Send json HTTP post with bash Designing Better JavaScript APIs Advertisement At some point or another, you will find yourself writing JavaScript code that exceeds the couple of lines from a jQuery plugin. Your code will do a whole lot of things; it will (ideally) be used by many people who will approach your code differently. This article covers the most important things that you will need to consider before and while writing your own utilities and libraries. Peter Drucker once said: “The computer is a moron.” Table of Contents Fluent Interface The Fluent Interface1 is often referred to as Method Chaining (although that’s only half the truth). Aside from major simplifications, jQuery offered to even out severe browser differences. Method Chaining The general idea of Method Chaining6 is to achieve code that is as fluently readable as possible and thus quicker to understand. var elem = document.getElementById("foobar"); = "red"; = "green"; elem.addEventListener('click', function(event) { alert("hello world!")

Deep Habits: The Importance of Planning Every Minute of Your Work Day December 21st, 2013 · 153 comments Time Blocking The image above shows my plan for a random Wednesday earlier this month. My plan was captured on a single sheet of 24 pound paper in a Black n’ Red twin wire notebook. Notice that I leave some extra room next to my time blocks. I call this planning method time blocking. This type of planning, to me, is like a chess game, with blocks of work getting spread and sorted in such a way that projects big and small all seem to click into completion with (just enough) time to spare. Three Concerns Sometimes people ask why I bother with such a detailed level of planning. Sometimes people ask how time blocking can work for reactive work, where you cannot tell in advance what obligations will enter your life on a given day. (Another smart strategy in this context is to give open-ended reactive blocks secondary purposes: e.g., “process client requests; if I have downtime during this block, work on project X.”) Conclusion

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done - 5 Expert Tips Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it out, click here. Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting. We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done. I certainly want the answer. So I decided to call a friend who manages to do this — and more. Cal Newport impresses the heck out of me. He has a full-time job as a professor at Georgetown University, teaching classes and meeting with students.He writes 6 (or more) peer-reviewed academic journal papers per year.He’s the author of 4 books including the wonderful “So Good They Can’t Ignore You.” And yet he finishes work at 5:30PM every day and rarely works weekends. No, he does not have superpowers or a staff of 15. Below you’ll get Cal’s secrets on how you can better manage your time, stop being lazy, get more done — and be finished by 5:30. 1) To-Do Lists Are Evil. Here’s Cal: And he’s right.

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