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6 Bloggers I Hope Write A Book and Why

Despite some really good digital marketing/social media books out recently from the likes of Mitch Joel, Chris Brogan/Julien Smith, Tamar Weinberg, (soon to be) Greg Verdino, etc., There are still a bunch of bloggers I’d like to see put something into print. Here’s my short list. Feel free to add yours in the comments. David

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Thoughts On: Blogging/This Blog

I think Twitter has really changed blogging. I know it’s still a young medium itself, but I feel like I’ve seen a ton of “I’m not blogging as much because of Twitter” posts lately. The short-form stuff that we used to blog about now goes straight to Twitter. I’m not sure if it’s a bad

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Are You Really More Important?

I was reading Noah Brier’s blog on his site the other day (usually read it through RSS) and I realized something different/very cool about his theme. While almost every other blog in the world (including mine) has the author’s post first followed by the comments underneath, Noah has them side by side. It’s a really

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Some Blogging Tips

So I’ve been blogging for a little bit now. Here’s some of my favorite tips, in the order that I thought of them: If you don’t love it. Don’t do it. Or quit now and save yourself the trouble. Go outside your comfort zone once in a while. Put up some visuals or a video

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Two Types Of People (And The Middle)

When it comes to people who care about Social Media (everything from blogs to Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, etc.) there are generally two types. People that know the basics, and people who are still learning them. And, in general, people who know the basics are looking for more advanced stuff, and people still learning will soak

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Common Mistakes In Starting A Blog

So you’ve decided to start a blog? Awesome. You deserve a hug, pat on the back, or at least one of those 80′s freeze-frame jumping high fives. But wait. It might not be all sunshine and roses right away. There’s a few simple mistakes that a lot of us make in the very beginning that

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Something To Think About

Recently, Technorati has started releasing parts of their State of the Blogosphere 2008. They make a point to show that a big chunk of bloggers are “the kids” as in “Oh, it’s just what the kids are doing nowadays!”. But as Geoff Livingston points out, more than 50% of US bloggers are 35+. That’s a

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Stuck On Repeat

Does anyone else feel like the same things are said over and over again in the blogosphere? I understand that a key part of blogging is self-expression and that everyone is entitled to their opinion and view on a topic, but sometimes it just feels like the same old, same old. I think if you

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