5 Ways To Handle Blogger Backlash

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You’re a blogger, perhaps you do it for your company or perhaps you do it for yourself.  Unlike most writing, blogging as a type of prose affords those of us with the opportunity to have an opinion.  Depending on the specific outlet, often the opinion is backed by nothing more than your feelings or experiences … [Read more]

27 Brilliant Bloggers Talk About Tumblr

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Brilliant Bloggers is a bi-weekly series here at NMX where we look at the best posts from around the web all surrounding a specific topic. Every other week, we’ll feature a brilliant blogger, along with a huge list of more resources where you can learn about the topic. You can see more Brilliant Blogger posts … [Read more]

Composing Your Video Shot: The Rule of Thirds

The artistic composition of your shots can instantly make a video look professional – or, unfortunately, like you don’t know what you’re doing. We’ve already gone over some composition tips for shooting emotional video in the past, but today, I wanted to highlight a really important design concept that all beginners can use: the rule … [Read more]

Why Good Writers Aren’t Always Good Bloggers

Why Good Writers Aren't Always Good Bloggers

If you’re a good writer, you can dominate the blogging world, right? Wrong. Good writers are often surprised to find they stink at blogging. With so much hype over the “Content is King” idea, it’s not surprising to find that many writers simply can’t understand why they are not rocking the blogosphere with their posts. … [Read more]

The Secret to Why People Listen: 6 Tips for Podcasters

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Why do people listen to your podcast? Take a moment and really think about your answer. What is the true reason a person listens to any podcast or radio show or audio of any kind? Does she listen to your show because you have the best content? Is he coming to your show because you … [Read more]

NMX Welcomes Megan Enloe as Podcasting Community Manager

NMX Welcomes Megan Enloe as Podcasting Community Manager

The NMX community team is growing by leaps and bounds. In addition to adding Jessica Spiegel as Community Manager for our travel blogger conference, TBEX, we’re also pleased to announce the addition of Megan Enloe as our new Podcasting Community Manager. We’ve been throwing around the idea of having different community managers for the specific … [Read more]

17 Free WordPress Plugins for Blog Monetization

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One of the reasons I like WordPress as a blogging platform is the vast library of plugins to add functionality to your blog. No matter what your niche, there are tons of awesome plugin options, many of which we’ve already talked about here on the NMX blog, along with other awesome tools for your blog. … [Read more]

Will Social Media Users Determine Who Wins the White House?

The United States presidential election is heating up, and both incumbent Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney are turning to the Internet to garner support for their campaigns. But are they using social media correctly? And will it matter? Check out this video from Voice of America: In the last presidential election, Obama had a … [Read more]

4 Ways to Write Engaging Updates on Facebook

“How can I get more people to engage with my fan page?” It’s the first thing people ask me when they find out I wrote Facebook All-In-One For Dummies. But that question about engagement is a pretty big one and has many facets. It would take a few posts (or, you know, a book) to … [Read more]

How To Build an Online Community the Harley-Davidson Way

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I love Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Except for the fact that they are too expensive and break-down too often. Other than that, they’re great. Ok, snark aside, Harley-Davidson (from now on abbreviated as H-D), the brand, the company–the culture?–has accomplished something incredible. While all other motorcycle manufacturers have taken a nose-dive with their profits, H-D remains incredibly … [Read more]