This despite the title is not a gardening blog post , so my apologies in advance if you were looking for hints and tips for planting.
The subject on my mind is spending time writing articles , updating profiles , placing adverts on websites that search engines cannot see.
The sites include Grow Your Own Business of course , but the major one is Facebook which is locked down by password and Google search cannot even peek inside let alone index.
Some people love Klout , some hate it . If you have never heard of it , you can find out more here http://klout.com/#/dashboard.
Klout attempts to measure how effective you are in your public social networking online. This is not a measure of how effective a networker you are , Klout cannot see inside private forums .
Why does your score matter ?
Klout is a measure of engagement , the higher your score…Continue
I have noticed over the years that short messaging is an art , getting your message into 140 characters is a challenge .
If you send out the following tweets
' Steven Smith is a great programmer , you should connect with him'
'Our next meeting is in February , come and join us '
then you might as well be talking to yourself.
If your tweet is also posted to Facebook you are losing two opportunities to…Continue