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What HP Has Learned From Blogging
Blogging has gone mainstream. It has reached a critical mass. Companies are starting to wake up to the mighty power of blogs and the heightened voice of the customer fueled by blogs. What HP has learned from blogging clearly validates this fact.
The Pitfalls Of Business Blogging
Whether you are aware of it or not, your customers, potential clients, business associates, competitors and employees are already engaged in business blogging. They are conversing in real time about your products or services, news and developments in your niche. They are discussing about your new product release. Sad to say, if they have not spread it already, they are definitely gossiping about the customer service blunder you hoped you could keep hush-hush. Word travels fast in the ...
The Future Value Of Your Blog
All the hype about the sale of Weblogs Inc. to America Online (AOL) has given rise to the now famous question – How much is your blog worth? In acquiring Weblogs Inc., AOL has provided some concrete metrics to future valuation of blogs. How much will traditional media be willing to pay for a blog? Conversely, how much would you sell your blog for?
Pitching Bloggers: 15 Rules To Obey
Creating BR (blogger relations) instead of PR is practically a new profession, as more publicity buzz gets started by prominent bloggers. Publicists trying to get media attention for a new product, book or service are now pitching bloggers in addition to journalists and the press.
B-Blogs: A Business Prerequisite
“How does business change when everyone is a potential publisher? A vast new stretch of the information world opens up.” – Stephen Baker and Heather Green
B-Blogs And Customer Connectivity
Do you have a business blog? Do you have a goal in mind for what you’d like to accomplish with your blog? Do you have topics you won’t discuss in your blog?
3 Must-Read Books For Bloggers
A lot of bloggers read blogs, but there are also some very valuable books out there on blogging. The three books that I recommend for bloggers are "Blog!" by David Kline and Dan Burstein, "The Corporate Blogging Book" by Debbie Weil, and "Naked Conversations" by Shel Israel and Robert Scoble.
What You Need To Know About WordPress Podcasts
WordPress is a blogging platform that has podcasting support. A podcast is a pre-recorded audio program, very much like a radio program that is listened to on the computer. Podcasting is distributing audio or video content via RSS 2.0 or atom as WordPress creates all the necessary links for the site.
Yahoo! Beta Testing Blog Search Application Sites
In the recent past, a news story came out that Yahoo! has begun testing a blog search application in its Korean blog site. Yahoo!, a leading global Internet company offers a range of features making it a one-stop shop for all the popular activities of the Internet. These features include Yahoo! Mail (a web-based e-mail service), Yahoo! Messenger (instant messaging client), online gaming, chat, news and information portals, online shopping and online auction facilities. Add to this array of ...
Blog And SEO Fusion
Blogs have been around on the net since the internet began. This thing that was used to log peoples thoughts, ideas, and daily actions, was transformed into a tool for advertising. Blogs are one of the most powerful tools for generating traffic for a website. Many companies have used blogs to add quick, easy, and search engine friendly content to there client and there clients-to-be.
Some Of The Best Ever Blog Specific Tools
Blogging is one of the most popular activities people do on the Internet today. According to Technorati, there currently are seventy-five thousand (75,000) new blogs everyday and about 1.2 million new blog updates everyday. As the activity of blogging gets more popular, there will be more and more tools that will be created to specifically address the needs of the blogging population of the Internet users. This article will attempt to catalog some of the best ever blogging tools created for ...
Sphere – About The New Blog Search Engine
Searchers would never say no to something that would make their work a lot easier. With the coming of Sphere – the latest blog search engine, it promises to help users discover high-quality, relevant and timely blog posts with the use of its advanced search algorithm. It aims to deliver results far better than other existing blog search services.
Pro Blogging Anyone?
The task of marketing a website can sometimes be a very boring task. Yes, marketing is important and vital to the success of a business but it cannot be denied that the tedium could get to the most persistent internet marketer or business owner.
10 Suggestions For Blog Usability
Ignoring key usability issues on blogs may make it difficult for readers to understand a site. Writer confidence can also be hard to attain as well. This would certainly not work well for the site since all sites strive to reach the widest audience possible. Here are some suggestions to ensure your blog usability:
Ad Serving Companies For Blogs
Ad serving displays web ads on other websites. These ads are no longer simple banner ads, but can be very appealing and interactive with video, games and audio. Online ad serving catches the valuable attention of customers while enabling advertisers to instantly track the effectiveness of the ads. No wonder then that ad serving and blogs have found a way to work together.
6 Out-of-Box Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Blog
If it comes to creating your new blog, I think what I am talking about will help you make your blog famous to a large extent as it is direct from my experience getting my blog ranked no.1 in a famous blog hosting website in Thailand. Currently I got 8,000-18,000 hits a day with 1,500-3,000 unique visitors.
The Dangers in Blogging
I have heard many a blogger say that blogging fills a need. While blogging provides a humanizing effect on news and journaling, it also opens a window into personal lives. The details shared in blogs were once only available to a select group of friends, and while blogging has become common place, it has risks that should not be ignored.
How to Advertise Your Blog
Everyday you update your blog. You write about your life and post it on your site. But no one reads them. Then you try writiting about latest technology and gadgets hoping that you will get some comments from readers on the next day but still, not many people comes to your site. But you still continue posting and updating your site everyday, every night. After some period, you realized that you need to promote and advertise your site but you don’t know how. Here I will share with ...
Blogging: A Start-Up Guide
Blogging is so easy that you probably do not need a start up guide, but for those who have blogaphobia, I am doing this.
SEO Best Practices: How blogs can break or make your Search Engine Optimization
I work in the field of Search Engine Optimization. It has a wide range of options, from the technical to the more strategic. Tons of discussions are found on off-page and on-page factors, latent semantic analysis, content scope, quality, HTML/CSS development, site navigational structure, spamdexing, 301 redirects, plagiarism, link strategies, directories, blogs, search engine news, email marketing tips & online (internet) marketing. Most all of the top 10 SEO firms out there agree that blogs ...
Video Blogging: How To Share Your Videos
Want the world to know that you are the top grosser in stock trading at the end of the day? Or you want to announce that your Dalmatian has now eleven cute puppies? Or you just want the world to witness your memorable marriage proposal to your boyfriend or girlfriend? If you want, then video blogging is what you need.
5 Secrets of the Most Successful Blogs
Blogs are becoming more and more popular. If you don’t already have a weblog of your own, you’ve at least posted a comment to one, read one, or heard the term used in everyday conversation.
Technorati And Associated Press Merger - How This Affects The Blogsphere
In the morning of May 23, 2006, Technorati and Associated Press (AP) initiated a new service that was guaranteed to make news in the blogosphere and give more PR for blogs. The service includes having Technorati search for blogs that link to AP articles. Those blogs will then appear on websites that use the AP Hosted Custom News and who opt for the new feature. The new feature includes having a Blog Roundup section that consists of the links to blogs containing the ...
7 Reasons to Start Blogging
Perhaps you've heard of blogs, maybe even read a few, but haven't started blogging yourself. A weblog, which is usually shortened to blog, is a type of website where entries are made (such as in a journal or diary), displayed in a reverse chronological order.
What In The World Do I Blog About?
If you're like most people who start a blog, you initially have a bit of writer's block. Good news- it will likely go away, and you'll find yourself thinking of new things to blog about frequently. In fact blogging becomes quite addictive.
Bloggers’ Tips On Keeping Your Readers Happy
Many bloggers find themselves wondering why their blogs do not generate enough traffic or why readers don’t seem to come back to visit. The answer is simple. The blog just isn’t interesting enough for most people to bother with. To make a blog interesting, you need to exert some effort to improve not only the look of the blog but the quality of writing as well. Readers after all have millions of blogs out there to choose to read from. So if you want to have readers and keep them, you have ...
Wordpress And Content Management System: How To Make It Work
Since the release of WordPress, web users have customized this blogging software to suit their own needs. On of the most established needs in today’s computing world is the need for content management, particularly, a Content Management System (CMS). With its rich set of features and flexibility, WordPress can be customized into a major CMS.