Instagrate pulls in Instagram photos from your personal collection, your feed, or from a variety of filters, then puts them on your WordPress site—anywhere you’d like. That’s it! Now go buy it and use it. What? You want more? You always want more. Here are the details. The Features One of my biggest problems with third party services like Instagram is that if they ever go down you can lose everything, and then you’re stuck. With Instagrate you can import photos right into WordPress and Media Library on your own server. That way you never have to lose them. And […]
It has become quite apparently lately to me which is truly a winner in this battle and all of us already know this, but I want to share with you my personal testimony as to why it is and always will be true. Influence is most definitely what matters most. There seems to be this premature obsession with gaining popularity or numbers to reach what you “think” are your goals, but with time I like to believe that all of us realize what a true and admirable goal can really be. Let me first tell you my story of victory of influence […]
I’ve been working on an iOS application for the last 6 months, working nights, weekends, and with any spare free time that I had to create a solution that I’ve been wanting ever since I left Instagram. A few weeks ago I realized that the project had gotten to a point where I had to make a critical decision – continue in earnest at my current pace or speed things up a bit. I decided that the latter option was much more attractive. As a result I submitted a Kickstarter Campaign earlier this week and it was accepted yesterday! I couldn’t […]
We know how adding great images can make a positive impact on every type of blog post. Images – especially the perfect one – add context, break up blocks of text, and supplement the main point or occasionally add humor. Seeing the impact of images is the easy part – but what do you do when you want to find that perfect image for your latest blog post or article? Search Google Images, and then wade through the results hoping to find the perfect one, while ignoring the fact that you might be using other people’s work without permission?
Here’s an incredibly handy infographic about Creative Commons that’s well worth a review if you use any photos or media for your blog posts, which is an incredibly strong strategy for building great content. Make sure that your blog posts have some media and make sure that you cite it well and right! Click for a much larger view: