Money Saving Tips from Game of Thrones Characters

Game of Thrones is a great show eh?  They film much of it in Northern Ireland at Titanic Studios, which is a large green screen facility about 1/4 mile away from where the Titanic was built, hence the name Titanic Studios.  The Belfast docklands have … [Continue reading]

Tweets With Pictures are 94% More Likely To Be Re-Tweeted

A picture might be worth a thousand words, but according to Hubspot's Social Media Scientist Dan Zarella (@danzarrella),  recent research reveals that tweets which have an accompanying picture jump a whopping 94% in likelihood the tweet will be … [Continue reading]

Livescribe 3 Unlocks Productivity For Content Creators

I'll admit it, until recent years I was terrible at taking down good notes. I was often so tuned in to what the person I was meeting with had to say I forget to write things down.  It was made worse if they were speaking very quietly in a loud room … [Continue reading]

Finding Great Content for Your Marketing on Tivo

The other day I was off work, sick, flipping around the Tivo looking for things to watch. During the Summer, it gets tough to find interesting viewing since mostly everybody is outside enjoying the sunshine. In my case, I was in bed nursing a nasty … [Continue reading]

Arianna Huffington at INBOUND13

Some very wise words from Arianna Huffington. Boy did her keynote speech at INBOUND13 inspire. Post by HubSpot. … [Continue reading]

Twitter Auto-response Annoys Me

I never use Twitter Autoresponders and here is why. Let's say you follow someone, your follow generates an auto-response DM message. You read it, like what it says and want to reply to it, but because this person is not following you, you wast 10 … [Continue reading]

How Marketers Are Using Social Media (Infographic)

  In May 2013 Michael A. Stelzner of the Social Media Examiner looked at how companies use social media in his "2013 Social Media Marketing Industry Report." He polled about 3000 marketers in both the B2C and B2B industries to get their … [Continue reading]

How To Request a Facebook Graph Search Invite

Here's a quick tip compliments of Social Media Examiner. If you still have the old Facebook search tool, and would like to be considered for the souped up Graph Search tool which is slowly rolling out now. Simply type a # hash key into search and … [Continue reading]

Celebrating National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week is a national recognition event to honor the United States' top entrepreneurs each year. It's been fifty years since President Kennedy signed the first "National Small Business Week" proclamation into law, and this year … [Continue reading]

Mocking NSA PRISM Slide Deck Creates Professional Branding Opportunity

At Content Gardener we love watching savvy marketers do some effective newsjacking to build business opportunities for themselves. This week we saw a spectacular example out of Paris, France appearing on Slideshare. What is … [Continue reading]