Because of you SocialWayne.com was selected as one of the Top20 blogs for Black Enterprise Bloggers Month 2011

Over the years I have never guessed how blogging or having a blog could change or affect my life. Some people blog to share their opinion, some blog because it's their job and some blog as a hobby and just for fun. I think I've all four. Regardless of the reason, I've received my share of privileged access to events, established partnerships, launched startups and other opportunities and this blog has been at the core of how I've been able to tell my story and share information with the world. Because of that SocialWayne.com has been listed as One of the Top 50 Social Media Blogs Of 2010 [...]

I just checked into your blog

At the core of location-based services is the term check-in. The act of checking in using location-based applications can announce to your friends and/or social graph that you are physically present at a location. From there a business/location owner can reward you for visiting the location or by publicly announcing that you’re at a location your friends may join you. The location could instantly turn into a hot spot with more of your friends joining you in a matter of minutes. Now, take the same concept and apply it to websites.

With most static websites there’s very little [...]

Tumblr is down making self-hosted WordPress blogs look great and reminding everyone to backup now

It has been a sad 48 hours for Tumblr. The microblogging/blogging site has been down with no ETA as to when everything will be back to normal. Tumblr users are starting to panic and get frustrated and sharing their frustration on Twitter. I have a tumblr account as well but I'm glad it's not may main website or I too would be a little upset at this point.

Regardless this is good reminder as I tell clients it's always better to host your own blog using WordPress vs Tumblr or similar sites. Still if you are using a self-hosted WordPress installation you need to back up your blog for those [...]

Blog Shares from the Social Web for April 27th

Today, while reading RSS feeds in my Google Reader, I came across these interesting blog posts. Some of the post topics range from WordPress themes/tips, marketing, design and social media / social networks. I hope you find them interesting. If one of them was useful to you or if you have a comment about any of the links, let me know in the comments.

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Blog Shares from the Social Web for April 26th

Today, while reading RSS feeds in my Google Reader, I came across these interesting blog posts. Some of the post topics range from WordPress themes/tips, marketing, design and social media / social networks. I hope you find them interesting. If one of them was useful to you or if you have a comment about any of the links, let me know in the comments.

My RSS reader is alive! Shares on the Social for April 22nd

Today, while reading RSS feeds in my Google Reader, I came across these interesting blog posts. Some of the post topics range from WordPress themes/tips, marketing, design and social media / social networks. I hope you find them interesting. If one of them was useful to you or if you have a comment about any of the links, let me know in the comments.