JD Rucker

  JD Rucker is Editor at Soshable, a Social Media Marketing Blog. He is a Christian, a husband, a father, and founder of both Judeo Christian Church and Dealer Authority. He drinks a lot of coffee, usually in the form of a 5-shot espresso over ice. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

   

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WhatsApp has surpassed 700 million monthly active users

Almost one year after Facebook acquired the company for a whopping $16 billion, WhatsApp has surpassed more than 700 million monthly active users, a...
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Why digital marketing and advertising are finally coming together in 2014

To paraphrase the immortal movie icon, Ferris Bueller, “The Internet moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while,...
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Your business social interactions DO mean an endorsement

I was going through the profiles of some businesses that I follow on social media when I noticed something that was highly discouraging. Some...
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4 reasons why required fields are no longer required on contact forms

What? WHAT!?!? There have to be required fields on contact forms, right? There have been required fields on contact forms for two decades. Nothing...
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Samsung reportedly developing 8 and 10-inch AMOLED screens for future tablets

In the early days of the Galaxy Tab line, Samsung released a couple of Android tablets with AMOLED screens, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 and 8.9, but since...
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Who will be the next Sarah Connor in T5?

Sarah Connor is more than the mother of the fictional Terminator resistance leader. She’s more than the topic of a good but failed television...
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PCs are dying but Chromebooks are growing

It’s not a coincidence that this piece is being published from a Chromebook that I purchased just yesterday. The cheap little machines are the...
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#Infographic: Tips for better social media updates

For the most part, people don’t need help with their own social media. They are on it enough and see what others are posting....
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Chinese government becomes a candidate for the worst Photoshopping team in the world

Iran has come out with some monsters in the bad Photoshopping world. North Korea has staked their own claim for the top spot. Now,...
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Why the NSA tapping of Google and Yahoo clouds is more dangerous than PRISM

Could we be getting “NSA fatigue”? No, I’m not talking about the obvious weariness that we have about the National Security Agency’s actions. I’m...
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Pinterest is Due for a Manly Invasion

Don’t worry. Women will still rule on Pinterest for the foreseeable future. That part’s not going to change. What will change is that Pinterest...
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Kentucky got the Obamacare website right. Why can’t the feds?

There have been some great things to come out of Kentucky. A working healthcare website is just the latest in this long line. Kentucky...
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Facebook is not failing marketers. Marketers are failing to understand Facebook.

A recent survey performed by Forrester and a scathing open letter from Nate Elliott to points to one major and undisputed fact: marketers and...
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Phablet adoption and the Galaxy Note 3

To those who think they’re too large, phablets are an abomination. To those who like the larger screens, they’re a lifesaver. Where do you...
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The continued rise of bad search marketing practices

If there’s one thing that bugs me more than anything professionally, it’s when bad marketing people give good marketing people a bad name by...
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100-115 characters: the sweet spot for getting retweets

When you want to get some pretty good data on using social media for marketing, one of the best people to turn to is...
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Is the NSA situation actually part of bigger plan?

It’s a rant Thursday, I suppose. What has happened in the world that demands that Americans must consider their own government to be an...
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Bad ending spells doom for Dark Matter on Steam

Steam and other gaming services offered Dark Matter for about a week. They all pulled it down because users were angry over the abrupt...
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