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How Dave Smith Utilize Freedom To Create a Dot Com Life

Dave Smith grew up in rural Ohio but moved to big city Chicago for college. College life didn’t turn out exactly as he planned, and Dave began a series of career 9 to 5 jobs in middle America. Dave spent his working career dreaming of being his own boss, but never had the courage to start his own business. Once […]

Snapchat seeks salvation in long-form and “hands-on” AR ads

Snap Inc’s stock tanked after missing revenue expectations by $30 million last quarter, so Snapchat is looking to win over businesses with immersive new ads formats. This week it introduced two new forms of ads: Promoted Stories which...Show More Summary

Twitter testing a feature that shows how many are ‘talking about’ tweets

Twitter is experimenting with a new feature that will show how many people are “talking about” individual, popular tweets. The metric shows up under some embedded tweets when they appear elsewhere on the web, and seems to replace both the retweet and replies totals with one, cumulative total. Show More Summary

Don’t Go Broke With Facebook Ads – Avoid These Mistakes

Facebook advertising can be very lucrative, but can also be very expensive. You have to be well versed in Facebook marketing to optimize your ads for conversions. No matter what advertising platform you choose, it’s important to pay less per click than what you are averaging per conversions. If $5.00 of advertising has brought me $25.00 in ROI, then it’s […]

Perhaps the World Ends Here by Joy Harjo

stoweboyd: The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live. The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. So it has been since creation, and it will go on. We chase chickens or dogs away from it. Show More Summary

HostGator Black Friday Sale – Start Your Blog for $1.39!

It’s back! HostGator (they host this blog) is kicking off Black Friday with 65% off all new hosting plus $5.99 for select domains. Plus they’re doing one hour flash sales thought out the weekend where you can pick up a new domain for only $2.99 and get a whoppin’ 80% of all new hosting plans! That means you can start […]

I Want My Tesla Model 3 NOW!

According to various car blogs, Tesla has opened Model 3 orders for all reservation holders. However, when I went to check my account, I found that I still can’t order the car yet. So, I went and wash the Model X. Enjoy the Vlog and remember to subscribe! Click Here To Download John Chow’s New eBook, The Ultimate Online Profit […]

Twitter is testing Bookmarks, a feature to privately flag Tweets for later

Last month, Twitter started work on a new “save for later” feature for Tweets in your timeline that you wanted to flag to refer back to in the future. Now it’s given the feature a name — it will be called Bookmarks — and is running tests with it. The news was made public last night in a series of Tweets from Tina Koyama, a staff product designer at the company,… Read More

K-pop group BTS just broke the world record for most Twitter engagements

BTS has gone and done it again. K-pop group BTS has broken the world record for most Twitter engagements, according to a report by HuffPost. SEE ALSO: All anyone cared about at the AMAs was South Korean boy band BTS The seven-piece boy...Show More Summary

Is Guest Blogging Dead?

Way back in 2014, when Matt Cutts was still the head of Google’s web spam team, he practically said that guest blogging was dead. This got a lot of people awfully worried about the future of search engine optimization, concerned that their sites would plummet down the search rankings into the unknown bowels of the dungeon below. And yet, guest […]

Best gifts: Tech treats for Thanksgiving

Do you want something special to spoil yourself over the holidays? Check out one of these gadgets.

DJI Mavic Pro Platinum Initial Impressions and First Flight

On this episode of the Dot Com Life Vlog, I take the new DJI Mavic Pro Platinum on its first flight so you can see the multimillion dollar houses in my neighborhood. I also made money while flying the drone, because you can do that when you live the Dot Com Lifestyle. Click Here To Download John Chow’s New eBook, […]

Want More Traffic and Leads? Follow These WordPress Tips – Part 4

Welcome to Part 4 of my WordPress Traffic and Leads series. We’ve covered enormous ground and it’s important to visit Part 1, 2, and 3 before proceeding to this section. Why? Simple. I’ve outlined everything step-by-step in the right order so for you to build an optimal traffic and lead machine within WordPress, it’s important to follow through from the […]

Mashable Flamed Out: Here's Why

Summary: Success in digital media requires doing a million things right and Mashable seems to have fumbled a number of them. Former employees cite a loss of editorial focus and unique identity, lack of financial controls, and an ill-executed shift to video content.

Facebook’s ad system shown failing to enforce its own anti-discriminatory policy

Results from a new ProPublica investigation suggest the tech giant is failing at even simple self-policing. Read More

Set Up a Website Quickly with StudioPress Sites

I shot a quick video showing just how easy it is to build a WordPress website fast using StudioPress Sites. I’ve been promoting and marketing their products for years because I think they’re great. Let me show you why. Set up a Website Quickly with StudioPress Sites Watch this video. Show More Summary

Will Blockchain Change Real Estate? EA Listens to the Community – The Brief for 11.21.17

Here are the notes from the Chris Brogan Media broadcast for 11/21/17. (You can watch this on my Facebook account). The goal of these posts is that there are trends and ideas here that might impact your business now or soon. Think on the stories here and look for ways to adjust your business accordingly. Show More Summary

Smart Cities. Companies Using Your Face. A Primer on AI – The Brief for 11.22.17

Here are the notes from the Chris Brogan Media broadcast for 11/22/17. (You can watch this on my Facebook account). The goal of these posts is that there are trends and ideas here that might impact your business now or soon. Think on the stories here and look for ways to adjust your business accordingly. Show More Summary

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