10 Things I Learned From Twitter

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It’s no secret I harbor a Twitter addiction. Though I’m not yet at the intervention stage, my love for microblogging has stolen away hours of my time. Lest you think this is just a frivolous type of addiction, let me assure you it’s far from being harmful. In fact, Twitter is a learning experience. Don’t … [Read more]

The Importance of Following Directions When Applying for a Blogging Job

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Last weekend I posted an ad for a blogger. The requirements were simple and I didn’t ask applicants to bend over backwards or turn over their first borns. This isn’t the first time I hired a blogger and knew the more rules and regs posted in my ad, the less likely I was to receive … [Read more]

Twitter Turning to Television: Reality TweeVee?

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I’m going to be straight up front and honest with this little gem of news:  I’m a bit terrified.  Rumors are surfacing that Twitter is in talks to develop a television series.  Yes, you heard me right, Twitter wants to be on TV.  In a word, wow. If all goes according to their perceived plan, … [Read more]

Ashton Kutcher Threatens to Stop Tweeting – Do We Care?

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Dear Ashton Kutcher, I have news for you. There was a Twittersphere long before you went on national television begging for followers, and there will be a Twitter long after. Your threatening to stop Tweeting if Twitter turns into a reality television show is akin to the many Twitterers who threatened to stop Tweeting if … [Read more]

BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2009 Registration Is Now Open

That’s right BlogWorld & New Media Expo registration is finally open and we need a few guinea pigs to test it out and make sure everything is working right.  If you are reading this post you probably just saw our tweet.  So here is how it works. Here is a link to the 2009 BlogWorld … [Read more]

BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2009 Registration Is Now Open

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That’s right BlogWorld & New Media Expo registration is finally open and we need a few guinea pigs to test it out and make sure everything is working right.  If you are reading this post you probably just saw our tweet.  So here is how it works. Here is a link to the 2009 BlogWorld … [Read more]

Are Businesses Confused by Social Media?

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Many businesses are jumping on the social media bandwagon, but do they know what it is or why it’s necessary? I see advertisements every day for community managers and social media specialists but the description for each ad varies remarkably. No two jobs are similar. When it comes to business, there’s no mistaking where you … [Read more]

Facebook Fielding $200 Million Bid For 2% Stake

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Looks like Facebook is still bringing in some substantial appraisals for just how much it’s worth.  While we’re still a bit unsure if it’s actually Worth the money they are claiming it is worth, a Russian company just offered Facebook and its head honchos $200 million for only 2% of the company.  That means, for … [Read more]

Bloggers Have Mad Skills – Pay them Accordingly!

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I have a bone to pick. Something’s sticking in my craw and I need to get it out. Lately I’m coming across ad after ad for bloggers – yet no one is willing to pay for the work. Instead they’re offering “exposure” and “internships.” Hello? I’m exposed every time I walk out my front door, … [Read more]

Facebook as Terrorist Recruiting Tool?

Could this be a big ‘uh oh’ for Facebook?  For now it doesn’t look like it, but this recent bout of news does raise some questions as to exactly how Facebook is going to begin addressing some of the more questionable uses of their social networking site. We all know they were quick to address … [Read more]