April 4, 2019 — Whilst Twitter and Instagram are services mainly known for sharing respectively short messages and photos, people today seem to be quite inclined to use them for long-form content as well, oftentimes opting for Twitter threads and Instagram long captions instead of blog posts.
In this talk I’m going to analyse the how’s, why’s and wherefores of this phenomenon, and I’ll share insights on how blogs and social media can complement each other.
This session is aimed at content creators—marketers, journalists, authors, editors—as well as any individual who’s passionate about social media, quality content and storytelling.
May 6, 2017 — This workshop will teach you the basic premises to increase your organic reach with social media marketing. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram will be covered. Businesses should already have 1 or more accounts set up.
October 27, 2016 — The WordPress website is the center a company’s marketing. Combined with blogging, social media helps with search engine optimization and driving traffic to the website. A well-set-up site has easy-to-find social media share and follow buttons as well as widgets to make it easy for visitors to do what you want them to do.
April 12, 2014 — Sarah Wefald discusses a few ways to integrate Twitter with WordPress
October 29, 2009 — Matt Mullenweg on uses for WordPress, the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, WordPress VIP, the WordPress Showcase, WordPress and social media tools, and the challenges ahead for WordPress development.
October 13, 2009 — The new Publicize feature on WordPress.com helps you ping out your blog updates to Twitter and Yahoo and bring your followers back to your blog.
This short tutorial will show you how it works and how to get it set up.
September 26, 2009 — Chris Pirillo talks about the origins of Internet communities, what it means to be part of an Internet community, and what’s important in creating and maintaining your Internet community.
Video production by Joe Christensen of Blaze Streaming Media.
September 13, 2009 — HookPress allows you to set up webhooks so that a specified URL (a public service or something you set up) is requested when certain WordPress actions occur. Possible uses include generating push notifications or using non-PHP web technology to extend WordPress. This introduction by the plugin author, mitcho, gives you a brief overview of HookPress and a couple of examples for getting started.
July 24, 2009 — In this short video for self-hosted WordPress blogs, we walk you through the process of adding Twitter updates to the sidebar of your widget-enabled theme, using the Wickett Twitter plugin
July 22, 2009 — This video walks you through a quick way to add your latest Twitter tweets to the sidebar of your blog, via the built in Twitter Widget. For self-hosted blogs, check out this video