looking to improve your SMO?

as in Social Media Optimization? Then check out Paul Dunay’s latest post at Buzz Marketing for Technology. Aptly named 5 Rules of Social Media Optimization (SMO). Here is a brief excerpt: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for websites has been honed into a fine art and while I believe in the power of SEO, there is … [Read more]

Senate Press Gallery Refuses to Renew Blogger Credentials

From consumeraffairs.com: May 9, 2007 The U.S. Senate Press Gallery has ejected ConsumerAffairs.Com reporter Joe Enoch after his credentials expired and Gallery officials refused to renew them. As a result of the ejection, Enoch is no longer able to cover Congressional action on consumer issues like food safety, consumer protection for airline passengers and the … [Read more]

Do you blog for your home business?

Then consider submitting a post to the Working at Home on the Internet Blogging Project Competition. The competition asks you to write a post on: …help people with a Home Business determine the Advantages or Disadvantages of using a Blog to enhance their business through Blogging on the Internet. It can be about direct income … [Read more]

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

but it might just make it to print: While most newspapers are trying to stake bigger claims online, one new publication is pulling material off the Internet to be printed in ink. John Wilpers, editor in chief of BostonNow, a free weekday daily introduced last month, said he wanted to fill the paper with items … [Read more]

You Call Yourself a New Media Professor?

/HT Jane Hamsher at Firedoglake for this latest bit of nonsense. First of all Chicago Sun Times reporter Jennifer Hunter just realized last week at the California State Democratic Convention in San Diego that this blogging thing is big: When I walked into the California State Democratic Convention last Saturday in San Diego and saw … [Read more]

President Bush opens 2007 Milblog Conference

This morning conference organizer and military spouse Andi of Andi’s World announced that she had a special guest who wanted to offer some opening remarks and address the 2007 Milblog Conference . The room erupted in surprise and cheers as she announced President George W. Bush who then addressed the room via a video feed. … [Read more]

PC Magazine Editor Quits Over Killed Story

Kim Zetter of Wired has the story. Long story short a new CEO comes in and doesn’t appreciate the Editor-In-Cheif writing stories that are critical of advertisers. The blogosphere has been talking about transparency and not selling out to advertisers and maintaining integrity, etc for a very long time. As I have said many times … [Read more]

Diggers Riot?

in their virtual way yes.

Army ban on Milblogs follow up

First off thank you to my buddy and Milblogger Sgt. Tim Boggs. Be sure to stop by his site and thank him for his service. Tim has done two tours in Iraq and has several must read posts including What Makes Tim Tick (that is actually his dad’s post), and parts 1 and 2 of … [Read more]

Pentagon Bans Army Milblogs!

See the story here: Tim here filling in for Rick who is on the road. To introduce myself I am a milblogger and am somewhat shocked at the what the Pentagon has just done. I say somewhat because there is a part of me that is never surprised by anything the military does. What shocks … [Read more]