Author: Liz Hover

Using Facebook & StumbleUpon to increase traffic to your blog


At the end of 2009 I committed to Project52 – a year long challenge to post new content to your blog every week. As part of that I asked what you’d like to read about in 2010. This post is a direct response to one of the suggested topics I received from my online pal and fellow Canadian blogger, Heather whose blog The Unexpected Twists and Turns we worked on together to revamp during ProBlogger’s […]

Guest post: Preventing a nervous breakdown in the age of social media


This post was contributed by Ari Herzog. Ari Herzog is an online media strategist for organizational leaders, providing consulting, speaking, and writing services. He is also a first-term city councilor in the city of Newburyport, Massachusetts. Maybe you know Ari and read his blog. His posts usually cause a stir and he remains the blogger on whose posts I’ve commented the most. Sales revenue forecasts are down, customers are jumping to your competition, and you […]

Diary of a Web Gal least popular posts from the past year

Diary of a Web Gal

After listing my most popular posts of 2009 it seemed only fair that I list my least popular posts of 2009. These posts are basically the fat kid that got picked last in gym class (in England we say P.E. – physical education). I’m hoping you’ll discover something in one of them that will help you or someone you know. And if you feel so inclined you can check out my archives which list in […]

My dog’s blog gets nominated for Canadian Weblog Award


There was a little rejoicing in the Web Gal household yesterday. One of my blogs, Hi, I’m Sadie Shih Tzu has been nominated for a Canadian Weblog Award (Life category). The Canadian Weblog Awards promote blogs from across Canada year-round with interviews, articles, and the nomination, judging, and award process. A jury then decides on a short list and winners are announced in January 2011. The awards are something of a breath of fresh air: […]

There is more to social media than Twitter and Facebook


I’m not the first person to say this and I won’t be the last but I’m getting a bit bored of reading that social media is all about Twitter (or maybe I’m getting bored of reading about Twitter?) It isn’t. And it never will be. Don’t get me wrong, I love Twitter. Most of the time. And most of the time, it loves me back. But people – there is a world outside Twitter. I […]

Amazing list – best internet marketing posts by Tamar Weinberg


I love a good list. Well I’ll be damned if the wonderful Tamar Weinberg hasn’t saved me an awful lot of work by curating the most delicious list of internet marketing posts from the past 12 months. Apparently she makes this list every year. It’s almost art. If you’re looking for a diverse range of reading material (and one of my top tips for folks wishing to learn more about the social web is to […]