Ian Cleary Social Media Speaker

Why Facebook Application Providers will Disappear!

Have you noticed that a lot of Facebook application providers aren't focusing on Facebook alone any more?  They still provide functionality to support Facebook, but it's not just about Facebook now. Why is this, and should we be concerned? We were a Facebook Application Provider Once! Years ago, we used to build Facebook competition applications.  In Ireland, we'd charge anywhere from $1,500 to $3,000 for a c...

23 Jul 12:00 PM Read More...

How to Perform a Hashtag Search Across Multiple Channels

When you run a conference, event or Twitter chat, how do you monitor the traffic that is generated across multiple channels? Do you know how to track conversations across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? The initial question came up after a discussion with my good friend Shonali Burke, so I thought it was worth exploring! Hashtags are no longer unique to Twitter, so you need to include these other chann...

21 Jul 11:00 AM Read More...

How to Use Twtrland to Build Influence on Twitter

Are you looking to analyze your competitors on social media? Identify influencers? Analyze your own performance?  Become influential yourself? Twtrland is a really powerful tool for social media analytics, with a primary focus on Twitter.  By identifying relevant people and building relationships with them, you can also build influence, and that will benefit your product or services. In this article we take a...

18 Jul 11:55 AM Read More...

Blogging for Profit? 5 Sure-Fire Ways Tools Will Help

Are you using the right tools to turn all your writing into profit?   Blogging can be hugely beneficial to your business if you approach it the right way and use the right tools.  So, on 24th of July, we will partner up with the wonderful Kim Garst for a webinar where we will go into detail about blogging for profit.  This post is a teaser to some of the great content we'll share on the webinar. Here...

16 Jul 11:00 AM Read More...

SEO Report: How to Track Blog Performance on Google

Was it worth spending all that time on your latest blog post?   You wrote it, you got some shares, and you maybe even got a couple of comments, but then nothing happens.  You get no more traffic, and the post is forgotten about.   How does that feel?   Not great, eh?       [caption id="attachment_4775" align="aligncenter" width="313"] Is this how you feel!...

14 Jul 11:00 AM Read More...