Archive for December, 2013

2013 saw the term ‘content marketing’ move quickly up America’s lexicon ladder. But even if most people still don’t know exactly what it means, they’re increasingly being exposed to it. After much consideration and consultation with the ghost of Dick Clark (RIP), we’ve come up with our list of the 5 best examples of content Read More…

It might sound like pure fiction, but trust us: Yahoo still exists. The once-mighty search engine and news site long ago lost pace with a scrappy little underdog called Google, and has not regained its footing since. Using Yahoo for anything these days, whether it be for searching or e-mail, is enough to make one Read More…

Want to learn how to maximize your Google+ efforts and generate a larger following? Seek out the most popular Google+ users and follow their lead. We’ve simplified the seeking process with this list of 8 of the top Google+ authors we could think of. Circled by anywhere from 1 to 8 million users, these authors know a Read More…

So, you’re looking for an article writer, but aren’t sure how to select the best candidate. Maybe this is your first time hiring a writer, or perhaps you’ve been burned by a past writer you hired. No matter the reason for your hesitancy, check out these tried and true ways of finding quality writers and Read More…

Ron Burgundy’s kind of a big deal; if you don’t believe us, just turn on your TV. San Diego’s greatest treasure is all over the place lately, making damn sure you know about his grand cinematic return, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. We’re not kidding around when we say Ron Burgundy’s all over the place. Read More…

Studies have shown that it takes about 10,000 hours to be an expert in something. Our studies show it only takes 10 minutes to read one of our expert interviews, where you learn from the experts! Today we’re chatting with Tom Schulte of Linked 2 Leadership – a group of global professionals dedicated to leadership Read More…

Have 10 minutes? Sure you do. Because it takes only 10 minutes to read one of our expert interviews, but 10,000 hours to become an expert. So you get to have the latter by doing only the former. Sounds like a good deal! Three big letters: SEO. That’s our main topic for today. We thought Read More…

Unless you’re Walmart.com or Santa.com, the holiday season is one of the most difficult periods of the year to attract and retain website traffic. Not only are there over 1.3 billion websites out there (we counted them all), but many people just don’t care about the Internet this time of year. They’d rather be spending Read More…

To be an expert at something, you need to have done it for 10,000 hours. But here at Media Shower, it can only take 10 minutes… by reading one of our expert interviews! Today we’re focusing on B2B content. Writing effective B2B content that’s engaging, interesting, and hits the right mark, and doesn’t just sound like Read More…

Thanksgiving has passed, and you’ve long finished eating (hopefully.) The madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday has faded, and your Christmas shopping is starting to shape up. Make way now for Giving Tuesday! Don’t worry, Confused Stock Photo Man, we’re here to educate! Giving Tuesday is a brand new holiday tradition, the roots of which Read More…