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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587 Stories by JD Rucker

Netflix to eclipse HBO in subscribers

Just because they have two completely different business models doesn’t mean that comparisons between Netflix and HBO are irrelevant. They’re going for the same...
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Promote your videos by hand

After watching an amazing video that a client had prepared for their business, I asked how she was going to promote it. She said...
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How the next round of CISPA will come at us

With the government shutdown over and the NSA chief on his way out, the time is ripe for Washington to reintroduce the next leg...
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Search and social will not be separate marketing endeavors in 2014

If you do a search on Google for “search marketing” and compare it to a search for “social marketing”, you’ll see that there are...
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Now, anyone can spam your Twitter direct message box if you let them

There was a time when the friendship had to be mutual in order to send and receive a direct message on Twitter. Those days...
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Facebook to open office in Israel

For a company that is so embedded in the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world, it’s hard to imagine that...
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#Infographic: The History of the Hashtag

The hashtag symbol was rarely used in any application other than on a touch tone phone up until it was popularized through social media...
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WhatsApp messages may be hackable

Accusations are flying that the popular instant messaging service WhatsApp may have very basic vulnerabilities when sent via WiFi. A security researcher said he...
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The truth about ads on Xbox One

It has been a minor but much-discussed topic surrounding the upcoming Xbox One. Advertising is going to be there and some users find this...
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Why Facebook’s free Wifi play will actually work

It’s a nut that they’ve never been able to crack. Facebook has long wanted to be the hub for everything local and that includes...
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Facebook marketing without ads is like racecar driving without wheels

There was a time not too long ago when Facebook was a viable marketing tool for businesses who did not invest into Facebook ads....
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Why Medium is my new favorite content posting platform… for now

There are so many ways to publish content on the internet. Images, videos, podcasts, and articles each have tons of choices through which anyone...
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The NSA reform bill will make matters worse

The majority of American’s do not want to be spied upon by the US (or any other) government. That much is clear. What the...
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Patrick Leahy versus the NSA

The man who tried to stand up to the Joker in The Dark Knight is now standing up to another bully. The difference is...
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2 million ‘people’ that follow Michelle Obama on Twitter aren’t people at all

It’s not uncommon. Newt Gingrich had them. Justin Bieber has them. Now the First Lady is the latest to have her Twitter account followed...
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Links used in Supreme Court opinions nearly half rotted away

There’s a “disease” on the internet that plagues any entity that relies on other sources and exists for long enough. It’s called link rot,...
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Rumors swirl about today’s Microsoft event

Surface phone? A couple of new Surface Pros? Something with Nokia? Microsoft is having an event today and it has similar buzz to the...
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Bill giving kids a ‘clean slate’ option on the internet will do more harm than good

The internet is a dangerous place. It’s a jungle full of miscreants, thieves, and scoundrels. It’s natural to want to protect kids from the...
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