Sunday, January 29, 2017

Why I Quit Twitter — and Left Behind 35,000 Followers

Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights from The New York Times. In this piece, Jonathan Weisman, The Times’s deputy Washington editor, explains his recent decision to quit Twitter

Saturday, February 13, 2016

How to Create an Award Winning Blog - Jenn's TrendsJenn's Trends

How to Create an Award Winning Blog - Jenn's TrendsJenn's Trends

Embrace Your Readers

Really, this should be number one in growing your blog. The main reason my blog made it onto the final list of the top 10 blogs, and the ONLY reason it was even nominated is because of my readers. I will be the first to admit that I don’t have a huge readership. I average about 13,000 views a month right now. I realize that’s nowhere near the big leagues but it’s a whole hell of a lot more than the couple hundred views I had when I started this thing.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Chicken-little investors, please read the jobs report - MarketWatch

Chicken-little investors, please read the jobs report - MarketWatch

Remember that consumer spending is 70% of the economy. If it’s working, everything else has to go really, really wrong to make either the market or the economy go sour.

Monday, August 11, 2014

The 10 Weirdest One Weird Trick Ads | InvestorPlace

If you’ve been online any time in the past decade you’ve seen them: ads that claim to have a weird trick that helps you to do something.Heart Attack The 10 Weirdest “One Weird Trick” AdsSomeone figured out that weird, odd, unusual, unexpected and unorthodox tricks grab our attention, and marketers have run with it. The “something” is often as weird as the trick, but someone must be clicking these things because as Slate‘s Alex Kaufman points out, they’re popular enough to have spawned their own advertising genre.