Why You Shouldn’t Blog About “Some People”

"Some people" shouldn't have to remain in the shadows in your blog posts.

When writing opinion pieces, it is often impossible to completely express your ideas without talking about what other people have said on the subject. Personally, I love that aspect of blogging – debating issues where people have strong opinions.Unfortunately, whenever you’re covering an issue that elicits emotions in others, a debate can turn into an … [Read more]

Blog What You Know – And What You Don’t Know


I came to blogging from a writing background, and one of the tips that has been drilled into my head as a writer since I was very young is “write what you know.” In other words, even if you’re writing fiction, use your real-life interests and experiences in your writing to create stories that are … [Read more]

Bye, Bye “Google Friends”, It’s Time to Get Your Google News Elsewhere

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If you were one of the few remaining subscribers to Google Friends, today is a sad, sad day for you. Google Friends, the 13-year old newsletter is retiring. Because of lack of numbers and all of the many other places to get your Google news (Twitter, the Google Blog), it was time to hang its … [Read more]

President Barack Obama and Staff Use Twitter for #Compromise Campaign

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The negotiations over raising the U.S. debt ceiling continue, as I am sure you are all well aware of. President Barack Obama and his staff are utilizing the power of Twitter to get a clear message out – we need #Compromise. Earlier in the day, the President tweeted on his official Twitter page “The time … [Read more]

Google Wants You to Give Your Friends an “Email Intervention”

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If you use Google‘s email system Gmail, I am sure you have seen the “Email Intervention” video at the bottom of the screen as you logged on yesterday. I did, but I didn’t have time to check it out. Come to find out, it’s a new campaign by Google designed to “Save your friends from … [Read more]

Groupon & Foursquare Partner Up for Real-Time Deals


The rumors are true. Groupon and Foursquare have been in talks to form a partnership, Mashable has learned. Both U.S. and Canada can expect to start seeing daily deals in the explore tab of the Foursquare application. Chicago is the first city to see the Groupon real-time deals and location-based Groupon Now. All U.S. and … [Read more]

How Travel Bloggers Can Best Use Facebook & Twitter


… by Jessica Spiegel Once upon a time, posting high-quality writing or photos or videos on your travel blog was pretty much the first and only step to blogging. Now, unless it’s just your Aunt Jane who’s reading about your trip, there’s all sorts of social media marketing to think about. Whether Google+ (or any … [Read more]

Doodle with Doodle.ly and Share It with the World


We take pictures and share them on Twitter and Facebook. We update our statuses or timelines to let every one know what we’re up to. We all love to express ourselves. But what if we want to just doodle and share it with the world? Now you can. Doodle.ly is a new website that lets … [Read more]

Twitter Has Begun Rolling Out Promoted Tweets

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Remember when I asked you if you were ready for “Promoted Tweets” to start appearing in your Twitter timeline? Well, it’s happening. Twitter made the announcement today. They start off the  blog post by saying the reason we follow a brand, business or organization on Twitter, is so we can be in the know and … [Read more]

26 Brilliant Bloggers Talk About Twitter Chats

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Brilliant Bloggers is a weekly series here at BlogWorld where we look at the best posts from around the web all surrounding a specific topic. Every week, we’ll feature three of the most brilliant bloggers out there, along with a huge list of more resources where you can learn about the topic. You can see … [Read more]