Social Media


  • BuddyPress: Build an Online Community

    BuddyPress: Build an Online Community

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    9 minutes

    BuddyPress stands out as a my a great solution for creating social networks within a WordPress site. It has piqued my interest since for several years. I ended up building a site for my own community, but Discord disrupted that project. I’m still eager to build using this unique plugin. I’m sure I’ll find a…

  • The Psychology of Engagement: Crafting Viral Social Media Posts for Creatives

    The Psychology of Engagement: Crafting Viral Social Media Posts for Creatives

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    4 minutes

    Promoting yourself online is, by now, a decades old pursuit. AI tools have provided an easy way to generate content and many uses can be unethical. An important part of the whole exercise is to first provide a thoughtful prompt to the systems you are using but to also read the content, evaluate the veracity…

  • Leveraging LinkedIn for Freelance Web Development

    Leveraging LinkedIn for Freelance Web Development

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    4 minutes

    LinkedIn isn’t a new tool for web development success. It has definitely grown to become a huge marketplace for job seekers and content creators. In the past there were classified ads and places like Craigslist. Digging through gig work boards was a daily task when I started. I like to focus on my experience as…

  • From GeoCities to TikTok: The Evolution of Online Self-Publishing and Social Media

    From GeoCities to TikTok: The Evolution of Online Self-Publishing and Social Media

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    5 minutes

    I have lived through several big moments in internet history. With many of them fresh in my mind, I want to briefly cover where some of this technology came from, and where the companies behind the technology went wrong. Obviously, many of the biggest moments are tied together with the innovations and creations of social…