Hashtags

#Hashtags Until recently, I never thought of #hashtags as any more than a way to categorize my posts. #hashtags do that but I am realize that they do more. #hashtags were first used in 2007 on Twitter. Because Twitter only allowed 140 characters at the time, the idea was to use words prefaced with a ‘#’ (octothrope) as a way to group tweets. This idea came from a web marketing specialist, Chris Messina. Since that very simple beginning, #hashtag use has grown and grown. #hashtags are now used in virtually…

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IAmAlive-Day7

I Am Alive Challenge – Day 7 Day 7 of the IAmAliveChallenge for me and still going strong. The group is growing but not as fast as I thought it would. I wonder if people think it is some kind of affiliate marketing program. I know personally there are a lot of people who are afraid to make a video. I was one of those people. I think I am beginning to understand why so many people enjoy doing vlogs or streaming instead of blogs. It is much easier to…

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IAmAlive-Day6

IAmAliveChallenge Day 6 I am on day 6 of the IAmAliveChallenge and enjoying it more every day. Hopefully, my videos are getting better. I would appreciate comments on what you truly think of my videos. The only way I will get better is from your feedback. Please help me. All comments greatly appreciated. IAmAliveChallenge Day 6 video If you watched the video, you noticed I used a a new toy (tool) for my intro and exit. My new toy is Vidtoon. It allows you to make cartoon videos quickly. They…

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IAmAlive-Day5

I Am Alive Challenge Day 5 Click here is to see the day 5 video for the IAmAliveChallenge Three things I am putting on my to do list with high priority. Figure out how others are getting their 3Speak videos in their posts. WordPress does not recognized the 3Speak links as video. I will just have to play with it. Figure out how not to get both my video and the post with my soon to be video on ctptalk. I haven’t reached the point where people want to see…

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IAmAliveChallenge-Day4

I Am Alive Challenge – Day 4 I just realized that my last 2 posts never posted. I have no idea what happened to them. I remember saving drafts while I was writing them. I remember previewing them and I remember publishing them. But nothing. A few minutes ago I lost the start of this post right after I saved the draft. They are nowhere to be found. You can bet I will copy this post before I get out of it. (I just tried saving and it never told…

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IAmAlive Challenge

I Am Alive Challenge I have missed quite a few days blogging. The first couple of days I just couldn’t think of anything to write about. Trying come up with some ideas, I managed to find several ‘rabbit holes’ that just consumed my days. I kept telling myself ’10 more minutes’ and a couple of hours later, I would still be there. I want to thank @flaxz for ending mental funk and getting me back on track with his great new ebook ‘I Am Alive’. I saw @flaxz ebook in…

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