If you’re near Philadelphia, join me for the Main Line School Night blogging class in February. Learn how to create, launch and update a free blog. We’ll cover the pros and cons of free hosting sites and provide step-by-step directions for setting-up, posting and promoting your blog. Blogging is an interactive and creative way to connect with friends and family online. Providing human faces for businesses, blogs are also a proven way to increase sales and brand image. See you there! To register, click here: http://bit.ly/zTc9ZK.
The free Apple app Instagram has announced that it has 15 million users. What’s the big deal? For starters, it’s really a social network. You can “follow” other Instagram users after you register, and can leave comments on your favorite photos, just like with Facebook. What’s neat about the app is that you can apply filters to your photos right on your iPhone before you share them, to make you look like a quasi amateur photographer. Read more from Ragan, including brand-building tips: click here.