Brilliant Bloggers Talk About Taxes

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Today, I have something a little different for you for our Brilliant Blogger series. Usually, I post a little about the topic myself, link to three of the best posts I can find, and then give you a list of links to other posts about the topic. This week is a little different – the … [Read more]

Keeping Track of What Others Say About Your Family Online

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We’ve discussed where to draw the line when choosing topics to write about your family, but what about information that others may post about you, your family or even your blog. How can you keep track of that information? First, I need to point out that there is no system that is going to catch … [Read more]

Businesses Play the Ultimate April Fools Jokes!

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April Fools Day is tomorrow, so get ready to be pranked by friends and brands alike! The Internet has made it all to easy to pull the ultimate April Fools Joke, and businesses have been jumping on the bandwagon each year. Here are some of the biggest April Fools Jokes played by companies: Google in … [Read more]

The Bronx Zoo’s Cobra on Twitter: Marketing Gold in the Making

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As you’ve probably heard, one of the snakes at the Bronx Zoo disappeared earlier this week. It didn’t take long for the snake to start tweeting. The spoof account, which you can find at @BronxZoosCobra has over 184,000 followers as I’m writing this, with more followers jumping on board every minute. While I’ll admit that … [Read more]

Ask the Notables: Where Do You Blog From?

It’s our last in this series of Ask the Notable questions! Where do you blog from? Don’t forget – we consider YOUR answers to be notable too – so jump on in and answer the question with a comment below! Amy Lupold Bair @resourcefulmom Resourceful Mommy Media We moved to a larger home last fall, … [Read more]

Self-Pub Author Tells Readers To “F*** Off!” (or, How NOT to Respond to Reviews)

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With the ease and relatively low cost of today’s self-publishing tools, many authors are going this route rather than going through the much longer process of finding an agent and traditional publisher. It can be extremely lucrative, and even if you don’t make tons of sales, at least you gave it a shot, right? While … [Read more]

Get Backing & Launch Creative Projects Through Kickstarter

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Do you have an idea for a new mobile app, website, or anything else technology driven? You may be able to gather funds at Kickstarter! Kickstarter is a website focused on bringing together creative projects and sponsors. While it seems to be heavy on the art side (artists, filmmakers, musicians, and authors all have posted … [Read more]

Radian6 Purchased by salesforce.com

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Just announced today – BlogWorld sponsor Radian6 has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by salesforce.com. The transaction is expected to be completed by July 31, 2011. Salesforce.com is an enterprise cloud computing company, while Radian6 is the leader in Social Media monitoring and engagement. Together they believe social media will play a … [Read more]

We’re Looking For You! Guest Contributors & Featured Small Biz

BlogWorld & New Media Expo wouldn’t exist without all of you – the readers, the attendees, the speakers, the exhibitors and sponsors. With that in mind, we’re always interested in having new talent on the blog! If you’d like to participate, we have a variety of ways and features we’re launching. Feel free to email … [Read more]

Ten Tactics to Drive B2B Sales with Social Media

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Hello BlogWorld readers, and welcome to my new blog post series on how social media can drive your B2B sales. I’m pleased to be invited to contribute and look forward to interacting with all of you here. I work with small and midsize B2B companies learning how to grow their business by making bigger sales … [Read more]