Building Online Communities: Are We Preaching to the Choir?

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A couple of weeks ago, I had a wonderful phone conversation with Mark Stelzner. Most of our discussion centered around the building and cultivating online communities. During our conversation, I suggested Mark, and anyone else who is building an online community, stop preaching to the choir. You see, your community is already sold. They joined … [Read more]

TechZulu Talks BlogWorld & New Media Expo

Just wanted t get this interview on the blog as Amanda Coolong does a great job talking with Rick Calvert about the experience at BlogWorld & New Media Expo. Watch Rick Calvert – BlogWorld Expo 09 in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com I am hoping to get some of these interviews … [Read more]

TechZulu Talks BlogWorld & New Media Expo

Just wanted t get this interview on the blog as Amanda Coolong does a great job talking with Rick Calvert about the experience at BlogWorld & New Media Expo. Watch Rick Calvert – BlogWorld Expo 09 in Tech & Gaming  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com I am hoping to get some of these interviews … [Read more]

Another Twitter During Conference Opinion

As I continue to hear about problems with Twitter and conferences I think I will make this something I will be asking all of our speakers about for 2010. I am thinking that Twitter will not be anywhere near our stages unless of course the speaker wants this to be a part of their presentation. … [Read more]

WordPress Updates With Carmen

The latest version of WordPress has been released per the WordPress blog and Matt Mullenweg. I am most interested in some of the features they have updated or upgraded with reference to video and other media that is added to posts. The sooner they make it easier to put up a blog post the better. … [Read more]

Congratulations To Blog World Keynote Speaker Laura Fitton on Funding of oneforty.

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It was announced today that Laura Fitton, or as we all know her more appropriately as @pistachio, and her company oneforty.com received funding in the amount of $1.6M.  Those of you that attended BlogWorld & New Media Expo this year know that Laura was our opening keynote address for the Social Media Business Summit which … [Read more]

Facebook and Everyone Else

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I have been trying to figure out how to keep up with the social networks I have for BlogWorld & New Media Expo and my own personal networks.  I have always touted that I can drink from the social media firehose as well as anyone but I have been noticing recently that I am having … [Read more]

Echo – Changing The Way Bloggers Communicate Through Comments

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I was given the opportunity today to sit in a press conference briefing with the folks over at JS-Kit.com, or should I say Echo?  They have changed the name of the company from JS-Kit, one that I couldn’t seem to wrap my head around, to now just being Echo.  I myself like the change and … [Read more]

Women in the Blogosphere: More Than Mommy Bloggers

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Back in my blogging heyday, various traffic seeking bloggers inevitably rolled out lists of the “Top Bloggers” for each particular year. Thrown in at the very bottom of these lists, almost as if added in as an afterthought, was the name of a woman or two. Comments and blog posts ensued. “Where are the women?” … [Read more]

Blog World Expo Radio – The Voice of Blog World Expo!

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At the event this year in Las Vegas we transferred over from Blog Talk Radio to WS Radio for our regularly scheduled radio show Blog World Expo Radio.  This was not because we wanted to leave Blog Talk Radio, we love the folks at Blog Talk Radio and they have been a participant at our … [Read more]