Social Media

Social Media has taken the Web by storm creating endless amounts of user-generated content and communities for brands, groups and special interests. Networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Pinterest provide ways for users to share content with each other and have changed the way society, individuals, businesses, organizations, and governments interact. We’re always staying on top of the trends and new tools and tips that may be useful to you, including how to Link Facebook to Twitter and reviews of apps and services like Hootsuite. We’ve even got some Instagram Tips and Tricks for you so you’ll look like a pro!

How To Build Your Business Using Social Media

Social media websites

You would have to live under a rock to not believe that Facebook can grow your audience for your marketing messages and increase awareness of your business. If you are among those who are still unsure of the financial benefits that Facebook and other social media networks can bring, then let us provide you with a deeper understanding of the power of social media for business…

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Get Content Noticed With Image Optimization

Tips for Using Images to Enhance your Content

An article with compelling images averages 94% more total views than one without. If that wasn’t enough, research indicates that our brain processes visual content 60,000 times faster than text. So, it’s fair to say that visuals should be a large part of your content marketing strategy to make the biggest impact on your audience, captivate new fans, and increase engagement…

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Best Social Media Management Tools: Sprout Social vs Buffer vs Hootsuite vs Agorapulse vs eClincher

Snapchat, YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter… you name it! There are more social media channels than we know what to do with. It’s difficult to keep up with the latest tools, tricks and trends. But even more tome consuming to create and post content and track the effectiveness of it all. Enter social media management software to help you get the job done. they offer a one stop place to post, analyze and monitor all of your social media efforts, alleviating the pain of having to log in and out of dozens of accounts and websites regularly…

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Best WordPress Social Media Plugin (Longing For Likes And Shares?)

Social media is not only useful to increase your brand’s exposure, it’s also an important ranking factor in Google’s search algorithm. Top ranking sites typically have a high number likes, shares, +1’s, tweets, and so on. If you’re on WordPress, having a social media plugin installed that connects you and your readers to your various social networks is a must…

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Hootsuite Review: Social Media Management Tool

Hootsuite review

We have been focusing a lot lately on marketing tools and tips. As techies and web developers, we feel it’s important to provide you the information to stay ahead of the trends so that you can be experts in these social media platforms, giving you a competitive edge in the industry. HootSuite is one of the most popular tools…

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Use this Sprout Social Review to Simplify Your Social Media

SproutSocial review

Are you overwhelmed with keeping up with all your social media stats? Facebook, twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google Plus, Vine, Flickr – it can all become too much to manage. But, do not dismay, there are social dashboard tools to help and one of our favorites is Sprout Social. It is not only an extremely useful social media monitoring tool but also is very affordable at only $39 per month. If you think about all the time you are spending tracking all those fans, followers, retweets, +1 and conversations, it does not take long to see clearly that time saved with an effective management tool is worth much more than a monthly cost of less than ten bucks! We at Cover Story Media and We Rock Your Web use Sprout Social to track, publish and engage on social media and wanted to share some of the features of this tool so you can get started benefiting from it as well…

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How To Backup Facebook and Other Social Media Accounts

Social media exit sign

Could you imagine what would happen if one day we woke up and Facebook was gone? What would happen to all your precious memories and photos? We live in a digital world and we are constantly sharing things. But as privacy concerns become more prevalent and novelty wears off, more people are backing off social media, including Facebook. But don’t forget to backup your digital life before you jump ship. Even if you don’t go cold turkey, the new year is a good reminder to clean up your “social media self” and archive a copy of your files…

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Interview with Emeric Ernoult, AgoraPulse Co-Founder & CEO

Emeric Ernoult

Emeric Ernoult traded his career as an attorney in Washington, DC for the entrepreneurial life by creating AgoraPulse, one of the industry’s leading social media management tools. As the co-founder and CEO of a tech startup, Emeric has built a successful product that competes with some of the biggest players in the market, yet keeps a humble perspective and a lean team. Learn more about his journey, including how the idea for AgoraPulse came about, how he maintains a work/life balance, his advice based on what he’s learned along the way and more in our exclusive interview with Emeric…

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How to Instagram like a Pro – Tips & Expert Advice

Instagram tips on a chalkboard

With any new social media tool, I try to be one of the early adopters and was on the Instagram bandwagon right when it was released in October 2010. As a person who loves taking photos and documenting life, I was instantly hooked. Apparently they were on to a good thing and the rest of the world is now hooked too. In its largest acquisition deal to date, Facebook made an offer to purchase the company (with its 13 employees) for approximately $1 billion in cash and stock in April 2012…

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