29 Musts You Need To Do Before Launching Your Blog

Your blog is most likely going to fail. Want to know why most people fail when it comes to building a successful blog? It’s actually quite simple. For whatever reason (time, money, job, family, etc…) they can’t put in the love that is required to make it successful. Readership is not built overnight nor is […]

Why is James Ellis Dominating Facebook?

Have you seen the viral videos that he’s posting in your feed yet? I shared one of his videos in our SteamFeed Facebook group the other day (regrettably) . It seems like his videos are popping up all over the place this weekend. This guy has over 1.3 million Facebook fans! He’s absolutely crushing it. https://www.facebook.com/JamesEllisFitness […]

Growing Your Blog One Reader At a Time

My guess is a portion of you won’t like this article. Growing your blog one reader at a time sounds lame, I know. We live in a world of instant gratification. It seems like any task nowadays can be completed successfully in just 15 minutes or 5 easy steps. Building a blog, a real blog, doesn’t work that […]

How To Grow Your Traffic With Google

Last week Matt Cutts, head of webmaster spam at Google, answered the following question in his video series: How can smaller sites with superior content ever rank over sites with superior traffic? It’s a vicious circle: A regional or national brick-and-mortar brand has higher traffic, leads to a higher rank, which leads to higher traffic, […]

5 Solid Reasons You Should Write For A Multi-Author Site

If you want to grow your brand, your readership, and influence, then you need to get your content in front of as many new eyeballs as possible. One of the best ways to do this is by joining a multi-author site. Joining a multi-author site has many benefits to it. Here are some of the […]

SMPLE: A Simple Way For Small Businesses To Excel In Online Marketing

SMPLE is a new online marketing platform that aims to help small businesses simplify their social media marketing strategy. By connecting all or some of your social accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yelp, FourSquare, website, and LinkedIn) into one platform, you can quickly monitor them all in one place, which will ultimately save you time and […]

Google+ Ripples – One Google+ Feature To Help You Build A Strong Community

If you’re on Google+ and you’re not using one of its best features Ripples yet then you’re missing out on a fantastic way to build your community, create leads, and generate traffic. Over the past couple of years I’ve heard on several occasions people tell me that every now and again they hop on Google […]

Google Glass: Is Your Privacy In Jeopardy?

For today only Google is expanding its Google Glass Explorers program by offering the controversial wearable device to the public for $1500 (price includes a free set of frames or shades: $150-$250), which will most likely grow the program significantly. Which also means there is going to be a lot more people wearing Google Glass […]

Dear Parents, Please Read This If Your Child Uses Social Media

As a parent and an educator, this topic is near and dear to my heart. Every week that passes, the social media landscape changes, and keeping up with it can be a nightmare. I ask that if you find value in this article please share with others so that we may spread the word about keeping […]

124 Pieces of Advice You Need To Read Before You Start A Business

Are you thinking about making the plunge into starting your own business? Looking for some inspiration and guidance before you make that final decision to go for it all? We asked our SteamFeed authors what advice they would give to someone who wanted to start their own business. (Note: All of this advice is coming from […]

Is Guest Blogging Dead?

Matt Cutts, Head of WebSpam At Google, published an article yesterday that caused an uproar throughout the blogsophere that basically called for an end to guest blogging. Okay, I’m calling it: if you’re using guest blogging as a way to gain links in 2014, you should probably stop. Why? Because over time it’s become a […]

SteamFeed 2nd Annual Holiday Song!

This video below is what SteamFeed is all about. The group of professionals that create all this incredible content on SteamFeed know that community is one of the driving forces when it comes to social media. These people are doing right. :) Please enjoy our video to you! Deck the walls with status updates, Fa […]

Sign The Petition: #Facebook Don’t Screw Us

Sign The Petition Here Did you know that Facebook is purposely hiding your posts from people who have chosen to like your page and want to receive said posts in their newsfeed? Why are they doing this? Money of course. They claim they’re trying to make the newsfeed experience better by not inundating you with […]

Facebook Pages: Is Your Facebook Organic Reach Down?

Is Your Facebook Organic Reach Dropping? Want your Facebook community that you’ve built years growing to see the stuff you’re posting? You may be out of luck soon. It looks as though you need to start promoting your posts and dishing out the cash if you want to be seen. More and more marketers are […]

Increase Blog Traffic, Build Relationships then Increase Sales Through Email Capture

Want to know how to increase blog traffic and increase your sales at the same time? I know you’ve heard it over and over again that you in order to convert your blog traffic into sales you need to build a strong relationship with your readers. This couldn’t be more true. People buy from someone […]

7 Key Steps That Helped Build SteamFeed’s Foundation

In just over 13 months time we’ve reached a pretty significant milestone with SteamFeed. This past month (October 2013) we surpassed over 100,000 pageviews. How did we grow so quickly? In order to get there we could have spammed the hell out of people, used black-hat techniques to trick Google, bought followers on Twitter & […]

17 Social Media & Marketing Blogs We Actually Read

I recently asked the SteamFeed authors to let me know what social media, marketing, and tech blogs they loved to read.  Here is what some of them came up with: Anne Reuss Orbit Media - Andy Crestodina, strategic director, is very generous with his knowledge. He understands that content and online marketing is an art and […]

27 Apps Optimized For iOS 7

Since the launch of iOS 7 a few weeks ago companies are quickly trying to update their apps to incorporate the new design and operational features. User experience and design play a major role in this update. If your app does not make people stand up and shout “Brilliant!” and “Stunning!” and maybe even “Wow” […]

SteamFeed Turns One! Featured Authors Share Their Love

When Daniel and I set out to create SteamFeed back in August of 2012 we were looking to create a community of professionals that could come together under one roof to give the best advice on marketing, social media, and technology. We wanted people who practiced what they preached. We wanted people who were on […]

Facebook Pages: Is Your Facebook News Feed Reach Going To Change?

What your audience sees in their Facebook news feed is going to change in the coming weeks. Are you ready for the change? Facebook is changing their definition of “high quality content” in order to provide the best possible experience for its billion plus users. They started the process for this big change by surveying […]