There are about a dozen sites that I read every day. They’re not my 5-day per week reads. I check them out 365-days a year. Techcrunch is one of those sites. The latest redesign is visually appropriate to the times. It’s the way that blogs declare that they’ve “grown up”, showing highlights in a prominent… Continue reading The @TechCrunch redesign looks great while selling out
There are so many ways to publish content on the internet. Images, videos, podcasts, and articles each have tons of choices through which anyone with a computer and WiFi can say whatever it is they want to say to the world. In the world of article and blog posting alone, the venues are extremely plentiful.… Continue reading Why Medium is my new favorite content posting platform… for now
As a blogger you strive to get your written words distributed on as many blog sites as you can, especially if you are looking to have your name publicized and associated with certain niches, communities and subjects. You already know that remaining “stale” or “stagnant” is not an option as a writer; in fact they… Continue reading Are you supporting your blogging community? You should
There are a lot of us out there who love to write and enjoy sharing our written work with the world. On the internet, we are referred to as bloggers for many of us create posts we place on blogs we own. We love spreading the news about editorials or breaking stories we have written… Continue reading How to Build an Engaged Audience for Your Blog
A blog is a place where you express your thoughts, opinions or provide tips, suggestions or editorials much like this article. Allowing readers (a.k.a your community) an opportunity to respond is vital since their voice should matter to you as the writer. Although it is necessary for you to enable the ability for your blog… Continue reading Should you moderate comments on your blog?
You have the world at your fingertips. Social media is our most recent progression in the history of our communication and yet, some people are still unaware of what social media entails. Many people get hung up on social networks that they think that is all there is to social media and nothing more… they… Continue reading Why are you not blogging?
Note: This post was transcribed using an Android voice recorder sent via email. Total edit time: 3 minutes. I was speaking to a friend today who had a very interesting concept that I thought he should share. I asked him if he had a blog and he told me that he did not. When I… Continue reading Can voice recognition technology turn more people into bloggers?
For years, the Gawker network, which includes Gizmodo, io9, and Kotaku, has fought a battle against commenters, particularly trolls. The huge blog network is driven in many ways by the comments on the site and founder Nick Denton doesn’t like it. He went so far as to call comments on his sites “a joke” at… Continue reading Can Gawker reinvent blog commenting?
Blogging can be rough (from a #firstworldproblems perspective, at least). You’re constantly being attacked for your opinions, bashed for your mistakes, and ridiculed for your presence as one of the biggest failures on the internet. I deal with it every day. Sometimes, it’s hard to muster the gumption to put words on the screen. As… Continue reading My faith in the US education system has been restored
Posterous, the creator of a simple blogging service via email, has dramatically shifted its focus. The company now revolves around a new product called Posterous Spaces, which allows users to privately share photos and videos with friends or family. With Spaces, Posterous will compete less with other blogging platforms, such as Tumblr. This could be… Continue reading Posterous gives up the fight against Tumblr with ‘Spaces’