Muschamp Rd

Archive for the "Pinterest" tag

#Winning on Pinterest

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

My overview of Pinterest Analytics was just a prelude to this my attempt to drive more traffic from Pinterest to my website…

Read on McDuff »

Pinteresting Analytics

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

I’ve been using Pinterest for quite a while, not as long as my sister or my cousins, but quite a long time. I’m not your typical Pinterest user, I’m not female, I’m not American, I’m not even trying to sell anything. However I have a website and Pinterest considers me a business…

Read on McDuff »

Was my Pinterest account hacked?

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

This morning while I lay sleeping, someone got the bright idea to post something as me on Twitter. If this wasn’t bad enough it turns out they posted as me on Pinterest and on Facebook too. They were selling something called “garcinia cambogia”. Apparently Pinterest is seeing a rise in hacked accounts, they of course blame me and my password. Clearly the spammers and scammers have Pinterest in their sights…

Read on McDuff »

Curation & Aggregation

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Curation is the next big thing on the Internet with Pinterest being the latest media darling. Unfortunately for the talking heads in mainstream media, curation has been a feature of the world wide web since the beginning. A home page, something I’ve maintained online since 1995, is by very definition a curated collection of personal interests. What is news however, is how far technology has advanced, removing barriers that prevented people from easily achieving the collection of personal interests that they always wanted but didn’t have the time, energy, or desire to learn necessary to actually build…

Read on McDuff »

Niche Social Networks

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Recently Gowalla was bought by Facebook. I immediately said the user accounts would be merged, users would be forced to transfer to Facebook and Gowalla would be shut down. Turns out I was partially correct. Some people on Twitter were happy for the founders of Gowalla as they made some money selling out to Facebook but their users weren’t happy…

Read on McDuff »

Hot Link Bait

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

Well my anti-hotlinking solution seems to be working. The biggest offenders from this month shouldn’t be stealing any more of my bandwidth. The photos I posted to various miniature painting forums seem to all still be working…

Read on McDuff »

Posts on Muskblog © Andrew "Muskie" McKay comments not necessarily so...
CFA Institute does not endorse, promote or warrant the accuracy or quality of Muskblog. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.