Trust Your Instincts!

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What an honor to share the ”Mind of Ramon” with you tonight BlogWorld! My goal was to inspire you. If you live in Chicago I also want to get you addicted to the Domino’s Pizza experience. Sometimes we need to see something done before we act upon it. This is why you always hear people … [Read more]

Is it Ethical to Edit Your Blog Posts?

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Yesterday, I wrote about the suspect “baiting” practices of a Gizmodo writer who offended nerds everywhere with her tell-all tales of online dating. One of the comments I found interesting was from a reader named Kelly, who wrote: I don’t know if they are doing this on purpose or not, but if you have been … [Read more]

Subjot Combines Your Social Graph with Your Interest Graph

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When I first joined Twitter, it was so exciting to see what so and so was having for lunch (really! it was) or have a 140 character conversation with someone about a new blog that just launched. These days, there is so much noise. So much noise. A brand new New York based start up … [Read more]

Google+ Business Profiles in Testing (Maybe) & How to Find Them

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Google+ has said they have every intention of welcoming brands to create a profile on the social networking site, but when they’re ready. As of now, brands can not create a page, but that should change by the end of the year. Their latest feature addition included the verification badges where celebrities, public figures and … [Read more]

Gmail Offline Available Today, Calendar & Docs Coming Soon

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Google made the announcement via their blog that Gmail offline is available starting today. I’m sure you’ve been in a situation, like on an airplane for instance, when you would like to check your email but you can’t due to the lack of an internet connection. Google announced Chromebooks at Google I/O 2011 and they … [Read more]

Podcast Myth Busting

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Podcasting as a medium has been around for a long time. Podcasting, the term, was coined in 2004. Like any cool thing that’s been acknowledged by more than two people, certain myths and misunderstandings have cropped up around podcasting over the years. I’m here to dispel a few of them. Here are eight podcast myths … [Read more]

Revenge of the Nerds: Why Baiting Your Readers is a Bad Idea

Not Alyssa Bereznak. Obviously.

I’m not ashamed to say that I’m a bit of a nerd, and right now the nerds online are all flustered over a recent Gizmodo post where blogger Alyssa Bereznak wrote some pretty offensive things about a recent online dating experience. The basis of the story is this: she went out with a guy who … [Read more]

Food Blogger Finds Support from Her Online Friends

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The online world is weird if you really stop to think about it. You can become very close to someone without ever having met them in person. There are certain blogging communities that are very close and one in particular is rallying around one of their own. I’m talking about the food bloggers, the foodies, … [Read more]

5 Tips For Using Your Blog as Branding Tool

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When people ask me how much money I make with my blogs, it’s a hard question for me to answer. For me, the payout doesn’t just come from selling ad space or creating ebooks or any of the other typical ways bloggers make money. I also use my blog as a personal branding tool, which … [Read more]

#BlogChat Comes to BlogWorld

Mack Collier

A few weeks ago we hinted some awesome new content was coming to BlogWorld LA and now it’s finally time to spill the beans on one of those secret projects we’ve been working on… Mack Collier is bringing the popular #BlogChat to BlogWorld (but instead of online, it’s going to be LIVE) and you’ve got … [Read more]