Just Because You Can Tweet Something Doesn’t Mean You Should

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While I love Facebook, LinkedIn, social bookmarking sites, and all others forms of new media, my personal poison of choice is Twitter. I use my Twitter account for both business and personal tweeting, which I actually prefer in most cases, though I know some people have multiple accounts to separate their professional life from their … [Read more]

How to Start Making Money from Ads on your Blog

… by Scott Fox, ClickMillionaires.com How to Start Making Money from Ads on your Blog By Scott Fox, ClickMillionaires.com Don’t make the mistake of starting a new website expecting the “big boys” of Fortune 500 company advertisers to show up and advertise. As discussed in my previous post, “Why Big Advertisers Avoid Your Blog… (The … [Read more]

3 Keys For An Effective Online Video Strategy

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… by Chantelle Flannery The way video is being consumed online is increasing, approximately 70% of global online consumers watch video online (nielsen). There are three key factors that you need to take into account if you want your organization to succeed in online video: Quality Content Consistent Programming Ability to Adapt Looking at these … [Read more]

Make Your Next Trip to BlogWorld a Healthy One!

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Raise your hand if you had one too many desserts, alcoholic slushies, or fried food meals while at BlogWorld 2010. Yep, that’s what I thought. I think we all did. In the days leading up to the event, I posted The Coaching Doctor’s Advice for BlogWorld, an interview I did with Dr. Aamer Iqbal about … [Read more]

Five Tired Tactics for Blogger Outreach

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If you’ve seen Christmas Vacation, you know the scene. Clark Griswald has been anxiously awaiting his bonus. Then it arrives, but instead of cash he gets enrolled in the Jelly of the Month Club. So yeah. He loses it. It is just as appealing for bloggers to get paid with stuff. Yet many companies and … [Read more]

Digital Broadcasting – Creating Dynamic Content

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At BlogWorld Expo I gave a session titled Content You Care About. This session was all about the many ways that you can create digital content, host it and post it to your blog. I also gave out some of my tips for driving traffic to your blog. I’m writing a few posts over the … [Read more]

Overheard on #Blogchat: Mentors (@bobbyrettew)

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Do you participate in #blogchat? Every week, this weekly discussion on Twitter focuses on a specific topic and bloggers everywhere are invited to join in. Because I often have more to say than what will fit in 140 characters, every Sunday night (or Monday morning), I post about some of the most interesting #blogchat tweets. … [Read more]

Overheard on #Blogchat: Being Unique (@YesVictory)

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Do you participate in #blogchat? Every week, this weekly discussion on Twitter focuses on a specific topic and bloggers everywhere are invited to join in. Because I often have more to say than what will fit in 140 characters, every Sunday night (or Monday morning), I post about some of the most interesting #blogchat tweets. … [Read more]

Do Statistics Really Matter?

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Wake up. Check my Feedburner numbers. Check my traffic stats for the day so far. Check my traffic stats with a second tracking service for comparison. Check my Klout score. Check my Twitter follower numbers. Check my Aweber subscription numbers. Check ebook sales. Check. Check. Check… I’m not kidding. Every morning I wake up and … [Read more]

Step Away And Step Up: Putting Social Media In Context

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Guest post contributed by Cathy Brooks It’s that time of year. A crisp chill in the air, the rich scent of fireplaces beginning to crackle and, of course, the ever-present commercialism of the holidays. The truth, though, is that this time of year brings an opportunity for something more important – the opportunity to take … [Read more]