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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An extremely long but exceptionally useful social media dimensions infographic

Some infographics are long for the sake of being long. They take up way too much space to make very few points or to...
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Understand the basics of #socialmedia posts on each network

In my recent exploration of various social media profiles being used by local businesses, I found a disturbing trend. While there are definitely those...
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Playing to tomorrow’s customers on social media helps decision makers today

A father and son walked onto a car lot and started looking around. As the salesperson approached, the son, 14- or 15-years old, was...
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Is NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden a patriot or a traitor?

Now that Edward Snowden has come forward as the source of the NSA leaks, much of the attention in Washington and the media will...
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How social media made a kinder, gentler automotive industry

People in the car business have been the focus of more jokes about dishonesty and greed than any other professionals outside of lawyers and...
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Is social media privacy breached if it’s software that’s listening in?

Facebook and other social networks are employing keyword-sniffing programs that monitor our private communications such as chats and direct messages. When a potential criminal...
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Avoid Star Trek spoilers at all costs

There hasn’t been a movie since The Sixth Sense that had more potential for disaster than Star Trek: Into Darkness. No, Spock doesn’t see...
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Content Flow from Creation to Tweet

If there’s one major flaw with the way that many businesses use automation tools, it’s that they’re not able to properly control the flow...
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Yahoo MUST buy Tumblr and then do nothing to it

There are two stages to this gambit by Yahoo that must be accomplished. They have to beat out Facebook, Microsoft, and anybody else interested...
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Modern search marketing is more art, less science with Penguin 2.0

There are two frames of mind amongst search marketing professionals when it comes to major updates such as the Google Penguin update last year...
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The Google+ redesign is Pinterestesque (with a little Facebook sprinkled on top)

Google’s first big change from the Google I/O conference The new responsive design of Google+ has been rolled out to a limited set of...
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Apply local flair to your Facebook promotional posts

Facebook has been a challenging venue for marketers and advertisers ever since it started really getting popular in 2009. At that time, it was...
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Behind Israel’s Iron Dome technology

As tensions continue to rise in the Middle East and particularly at the Syrian/Israeli border, the Iron Dome is back in the news. Israel...
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Businesses need seven social accounts, not dozens, hundreds, or thousands

In the early days of search engine optimization, the pitch that many companies used was very appealing. “We’ll get you listed on thousands of...
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CISPA is dead but cybersecurity legislation will rear its ugly head again

There’s a rush going on in Washington DC right now. It has been going on for over 2 years now and will continue until...
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Why your posts are seen (or go unseen) on Facebook news feeds

EdgeRank. It’s a mythical beast in many ways, not because it isn’t real but because it is very misunderstood by many. It’s one of...
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The slippery slope of Rand Paul’s opinion on the use of drone technology

Military technology has advanced in recent years to the point that many domestic law enforcement agencies and politicians are promoting the concept of using...
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If you’re not afraid of #CISPA, you’re not really paying attention

SOPA was a black eye for the US government. Nothing in the last few decades can compare to the complete turnaround Washington DC had...
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