Facebook Custom Tabs: Embedding Non-HTTPS Pages

Tips and Tricks

I recently ran into a problem when updating my new Wired For PR Facebook page. You see, I wanted to create  landing page in one of my tabs. The only problem is that GetResponse, along with many similar services, can only create one landing page tab per Facebook Page. And I had created two! đŸ˜¦ But I found a workaround that allowed me to still load the second landing page.  Here’s the second landing page with the workaround in place.  Interested in learning how I did it? I explain it all in the post on my other blog: here.


ID your blog voice with an online app

I stumbled on this in a writing forum (I’m pretty sure that’s where.) It works so well as an addendum to my previous topic that I had to share it right away!

Typealyzer is a unique online application that analyzes the personality profile of your blog.  It’s pretty neat, especially if you compare it to your regular “real life” personality. Could this help us in analyzing our “voice” perhaps? Maybe, or it might just be some fun entertainment. đŸ™‚

My blog type was ISTP – The Mechanics. Here’s the description:

” The independent and problem-solving type. They are especially attuned to the demands of the moment are masters of responding to challenges that arise spontaneously. They generally prefer to think things out for themselves and often avoid inter-personal conflicts.

The Mechanics enjoy working together with other independent and highly skilled people and often like seek fun and action both in their work and personal life. They enjoy adventure and risk such as in driving race cars or working as policemen and firefighters.”
Doesn’t that describe my blog really well? Interestingly, it’s not my actual personality type, which is INFJ (at least it is today according to one online test, lol.)

So… What is your blog’s personality type? If you take the test, please leave the results in a comment below! đŸ™‚

Follow me on Twitter!

Hey folks! I’ll be posting a real blog soon (maybe even tomorrow.) Until then, I wanted to let you know that I’m increasing my use of Twitter. I’ll be posting links to fun articles I find but would be too short to post here, among other things. So if you haven’t already, please follow me!

You can find me here.

PS: For those who use Twitter, don’t forget that DM messages (ya, I know that’s redundant) are NOT private. (See the article on Mashable here…) D’s are, but still, it’s best to leave private messages for e-mail and Twitter for things you don’t mind the entire world seeing. (Although, when dealing with e-mail, it’s probably best to do the same thing there, too!)

Be careful what you write…

This weekend, Brian Cuban sent me a full e-mail exchange between his brother, Mark Cuban, and an attorney with the SEC. The e-mail exchange is now public and has been all over national news for the last few days.

I won’t be commenting on the situation itself or the case on here. However, the link illustrates a great example of why attorneys (and anyone else in business, for that matter) should be VERY careful what they put in writing.

Personal messages really shouldn’t be part of a person’s business e-mail account. Here, a government attorney used a government account, during business hours, to share personal issues he had. Now, these same e-mails could affect the very core of the SEC case.

The point is… Don’t use your business e-mail account to share negative personal opinions. It’s not a smart idea. In today’s Internet savvy age, all of us should remember that whatever we write could very well end up plastered all over the Internet.

Society is getting increasingly serious about this. For example, anyone applying to be part of Obama’s team has to fill out a grueling application that includes identifying indiscretions that range all the way to text messages or personal diary entries that could be embarrassing if made public. One question on the application reads: “Please list all aliases or handles you have used to communicate on the Internet.”

It’s understandable that such an in-depth background check would be necessary. And it’s another reason why we should all use wisdom before putting anything in writing. Even for those who think their Internet aliases are private… That’s not always the case. Have you shared your alias with anyone, ever? Then there’s a chance that what you wrote under the alias could be public someday.

The moral of the story? Think twice before hitting “send.” Better yet, be the type of person who wouldn’t write embarrassing or damaging things in the first place. Then you won’t have to worry at all.