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Paul Walker Accident Very Similar to Corey Rudl Crash: 2005 Porsche Carrera GT

Bill Hartzer

On Saturday, November 30, 2013, Paul Walker , along with his friend Roger Rodas were tragically killed in a car crash in which they riding in a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT. This is very eerily similar to the 2005 car accident in which Corey Rudl, an internet marketing pioneer, was tragically killed. In both accidents, they were driving a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT., personal blog

Blog Post Idea: Answer a Beginner Question


Stuck for content ideas for your blog? Here is a type of blog post that might spark an idea or two for you – it could even spark ideas for a whole series. It is something that should be relevant to most niches and topics of blog so pick one, write it up, and when you’re done I’d love to see it in comments below. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Examples.

“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging&# : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. Keeping up a decent blog that people actually want to take the time to read, that’s much harder. Much faster than on my blog.

Marketing Beyond The Blog Buzz

Diva Marketing Blog

Within the past week three people from three different industries (advertising, internal branding and higher education) asked me to contribute to posts they were writing about blogs. . However, what was especially interesting to me was every person was concerned (in varing degrees) about the viablity and longevity of blogs in a world of social network clutter. .

5 Social Media & Digital Marketing “Must Haves” for 2016


Young adults (ages 18 to 29) are the most likely to use social media – fully 90% do, compared to 12% in 2005. ( Pew Research ). At the same time, there has been a 69-point bump among those ages 30-49, from 8% in 2005 to 77% today. ( Pew Research ). Sign up HERE to get my blogs directly to your inbox! Five “Must Have” Tactics for 2016. Consumers Are Social. Source ).

8 Reasons Why Students Should Blog


This is a guest blog post by Michael White of Musings of a PR Student. began blogging in 2005 (my promoted blog was founded in 2009) and have never looked back. As I reached maturity it became clear that blogging was no longer for the weird recluse yearning for a better life; instead, it’s a practical application for furthering a career. Yet, despite my personal successes, I am still finding it difficult to convince fellow students to blog. 1.Your blog is your portfolio. Blog to control your SEO. Blogging shows your determination.

Google+ Tactics of the Blogging Pros


Gary Vaynerchuck might have become famous for his books, but he’s been vlogging since 2005, so its no surprise that his Google+ page is dominated by video posts. similarly focused strategy might be suitable for you if you feel that some aspect of your blog offering is particularly appropriate for the Google+ audience, and you want to see how much traction you can get from the network for that particular offering. While Deb has her own blog , Sonia doesn’t, so this approach can either complement your other online offerings, or be used independently.

7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog


This week on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. We started by identifying 9 benefits and 3 costs of community on a blog and then looked at 5 stages of building community on a blog. Today I want to dig deeper into some specific things to DO to build community on your blog. 1. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

2 Different Tales of Blog Growth


“What was ‘the tipping point’ for your blog?” The assumption behind the question is that there is often some kind of event that pushes a blog into the limelight. Let me illustrate this by telling the stories of my two main blogs— ProBlogger and Digital Photography School. Here on ProBlogger, the only real tipping point-type event that I can identify is when I mentioned in an interview I did on another blog that I was earning six figures a year from my blogging. The idea of blogging for money was sown in the minds of many.

Blogging with Intention: Creating an Income from a Successful Blog with Crystal Paine of Money Saving Mom


Born of a blog series that turned into an ebook, which then evolved into an e-course, Crystal realised her readers were hungry for a real-life guide to living frugally, but well; be it slashing their grocery bill, using coupons, or finding ways to run their home on less. The Beginning: Blogging Goals and Direction. That’s a LOT of blogging. The Elusive Blog/Life Balance.

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PB150: How I Make Money Blogging – My Profit Streams Revealed


Profit Streams Revealed: How I Make Money Blogging. Today, I’m going to go through exactly how I make money blogging. I’m going to talk you through the income streams that I use to monetize my blogs and build an income for my family. Today’s podcast is based off of this article on ProBlogger, “ My Blogging Income Breakdown for the First Half of 2016 ”. Sponsorships  .

Bloggers Unite Today Around Food

Ari Herzog

I blogged in 2008 about poverty. blogged in 2009 about climate change. blogged in 2010 about water. This year this blog is about food. You can see from the below images that the 1992 pyramid was too busy with food everywhere and the 2005 pyramid was too vague with stripes instead of boxes. Media blogging cultureGoodbye pyramids and hello plates. The U.S.

2014 Reboot: Find Motivation and Inspiration to Blog Better This Year


We are mining ProBlogger content this week for super-useful information to kick-start your blogging year with gusto. Today we go all the way back to the early days of, where Darren encouraged us to put our best effort into our blogs, showing us how to find motivation and interest in the most inspiring of places. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

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PB130: What Time of Day is Best to Publish to Your Blog


When Should You Publish Your Blog Posts. Today I am talking about when you should publish your blog post. It matters when you publish social media, but I’m not sure if it matters with blog posts that much anymore. Readers will read blog posts in the morning, but comment later in the day after business hours. When do you publish your blog posts? For what timezone?

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Blog Marketing Tactics - 10 Tested, Proven Ideas

With that said, today I’m going to get a little meta on you – but with a purpose.  I want to share a list of tactics and approaches I’ve used/experimented with at this blog to attract from 40,000-250,000 organic visitors monthly and more than 8,500 RSS/email readers.  This is in the hopes of inspiring some new ideas to help your blog or your client’s blog. 1. 

Build a Better Blog for 2016: Grab 50% Off Our Best Selling eBook This Week Only


To assist in that journey I decided yesterday to do something that will hopefully help you get your blog in top shape for the new year. As of today and for the next week only our best selling eBook – 31 Days to Build a Better Blog – is available for 50% off when you use the coupon code GOODBYE2015. 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Has Helped Tens Thousands of Bloggers.

The PR Nightmare for Walmart

Spin Sucks

I would be remiss if I didn’t blog about the PR nightmare Walmart has caused itself by allegedly covering up the bribes they paid Mexican officials in exchange for getting building permits faster and other favors to help it aggressively expand in the region. The attorney dispatched a committee to Mexico City and found, yes indeed, there was suspicion both Mexican and U.S.

Blog Smarter: Don’t Just End Up Trading Hours for Dollars


Blogging is no different for most bloggers. Many bloggers who enter the blogosphere with the intention of making money online and someday freeing themselves up from time commitments such as a 9 to 5 job often end up getting tied up to their blogs and don’t realize it until often it’s too late. That is quite alright if your intention is simply to work online from home, but if your intention is to free yourself up so that you have more time, you must approach blogging from the lens of building a business that generates passive income for you. Money is secondary. Enough times.

11 Ways I Diversified Traffic Sources for My Blogs to Become Less Reliant Upon Google [With a Surprising Twist]


Every day I networked with other bloggers, submitted content to other blogs, engaged in forums on my topics, commented on other blogs, learned about SEO and much more. That traffic disappearing was a wake up call that I needed. I’m actually grateful for it because it started a sequence of events that led to much faster growth of my blogs. Pitching Other Blogs.

Finding the Rhythm of Blogging


play the African drum: an instrument called the djembe. I’ve been playing it since 2005. have intellectually known that I have not been applying this to my blogging. read blogs. I do research. From drumming to blogging. Have you found your blogging rhythm? Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Finding the Rhythm of Blogging. Let yourself go.

Why Bloggers Need to Do More Than Just Trademark Their Blog Name


Should you trademark your blog name? At the start, blogs were something of a personal communication medium. Her blog, Against All Grain, barely 18 months old, had acquired an intensely loyal readership. Walker must now identify her blog and products as “ Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain.” Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Could Ms.

The Team Behind My Blogs: From Solo Blogger to Business


One of the requests that I’ve received a fair bit lately from readers here at ProBlogger is for me to write a little more on the team I’ve put together to help me run and grow my blogs. Blogging: from hobby to job. November 2002 : I started my first personal blog almost nine years ago, without even the faintest suspicion that it’d be anything more than a hobby.

Blog Design for ROI Rule 2: Highlight Your Key Content


Previously in the Blog Design for ROI series , I discussed the importance of prioritizing your email optin form within your page layout. This is one reason why many blogs struggle to build a loyal following—they leave it to more-or-less random chance whether someone sees their best posts. This highlighting is also an easy, practical way to give visitors an idea of what you blog about.

Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. You're only a stranger once.

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Filed under Inside-Out Thinking , Successful Blog |. -->. Why all the Fuss about Blogs in Marketing Strategies? Words of a Broken Mirror said. […] blogs make networking a true pleasure. in 50 Words - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network… […] Courtesy of Liz Strauss at Successful Blog […]… December 15th, 2007 at 8:35 pm. Success Can Come Right Out of Nowhere - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. Blog Archive.

5 Simple Font Changes to Boost Readers, Comments, and Shares on Your Blog


You may not realize it, but the font settings on your blog can have a huge effect on how many people read your content. Back in 2005, Jakob Nielsen reported that in a survey of web design problems, bad fonts got nearly twice as many votes as the next contender—with two-thirds of voters complaining about small font sizes. random sampling of new blog designs at SiteInspire (a web design gallery showcasing the best of the best designs) shows that the average font size for body copy is 12 pixels. Here’s another little-known rule that a lot of blogs break. Blog Design

Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old

Ari Herzog

This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. 2005: Flickr. Blogs — “web logs” as they were first called, began to appear. story I posted on Digg in 2005 crashed the “interesting” get-paid-for content site I was briefly testing. When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. This is his story. Ask Chiaki Williams. Foursquare?

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9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog


Do you ever feel – as you blog – like you’re talking to an empty room? ” Over the next week I’d like to suggest some ways to increase reader engagement and would love to hear how you do it on your blog too in comments below. But first – today I’d like to talk about WHY community and interaction on a blog is so important. General

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The Power Of Dealstorming

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In 2005, he founded Deeper Media , which provides consulting and training services for leading companies, trade associations and government agencies. blogging. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Episode #511 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Tim Sanders spends his career on the cutting edge. He was an early stage member of Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner 's , which had the largest opening day IPO in history. audio. brand. google.

BREAKING: Google is shutting down Google Reader on July 1


From the Official Google Blog : We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. And I’m not the only one. Any advice from you, dear readers, is welcome. photo credit ).

How Small Blogs Became 6-figure Income Generators (and How You Can Do the Same)


From its early beginnings in 1993 to its inevitable rise in the last few years, blogging has become part of our daily lives. Almost everyone has a favorite blog, a blog that they read first thing in the morning while taking the coffee, or a blog they wonder off to after reading the front page of the New York Times. I’m sure you’re familiar with the names Mashable , The Huffington Post , TechCrunch , LifeHacker , and the like. These are just a few of today’s biggest blogs. Pete Cashmore never went to college; instead, he founded Mashable in 2005.

YouTube Has Turned 6!


Tweet 6 years ago, back in May 2005, YouTube was launched and since then it has been revolutionizing the way in which marketing can work virally. Well thats really big considering the views increased by 50% since last year, as reported by official YouTube blog. YouTube’s first video was uploaded on April 23, 2005. The site was initially opened to beta testers in May 2005 and in October 2006 it was acquired by Google for $1.65bn. “Broadcast yourself&# it said and really it did broadcast everything imaginable under the sun. longer upload times.

The Way People Read Google Results Has Changed, but Does it Matter?


Until this most recent study came out, internet search behavior beliefs relied on data collected in 2005. A lot has changed in a decade, but a lot has stayed the same. A few takeaways from the new report include: Faster scanning time. In 2005, search engine result readers scanned the first page of results in 14 or 15 seconds; today that happens in 8 or 9 seconds. If your business is specific to an area, be sure you list that area right in the copy of your website/blog/social media pages and several times. Open social media accounts, and launch supporting blogs.

The Facts, The Stats And The Story About Youtube


The founders, who all met while working at Paypal, created Youtube because they wanted to share videos from a dinner party with friends and their email programs couldn’t handle the large size video files. The first video featured on Youtube was uploaded by Jawed – a small clip showing him at the Zoo I found this infographic compiled by Website Monitoring.

2nd Edition of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog – Coming Next Week


Tens of thousands of ProBlogger readers have completed the popular 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge and next week we’re taking it to a new level with the release of the 2nd edition eBook. Back on 30 July 2005 I had a crazy idea – what if I ran a series of posts over the month of August that year that would give ProBlogger readers a little bit of teaching each day and a homework activity to go away and do – each one focused on helping them build a better blog. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 31DBBB – the Story So Far.

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Keynote: The Social Web Is More Than Tweets the Eye | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

at the Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset May 28-30: Social Media Skills for Musicians: Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, & Podcasting at the N? H?k? You can follow and connect with Shane on Twitter , LinkedIn , Flickr , The Reef , Viddler , Facebook , Upcoming , and at his neglected blog. You were awesome Tara and Rob – I loved having you there with me.) Mahalo Yasmin Dar. Or Hubspot.

Justin Timberlake Loves Social Media and You Should Too

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Justin Timberlake Loves Social Media and You Should Too by cinta5 on September 1, 2009 Musicians have historically been good at embracing the web. Just look at what the internet did for the Arctic Monkeys back in 2005. About the author Jacinta wrote 70 articles on this blog.

PR generalists vs social media specialist?

Sherrilynne Starkie

“The reason the PR profession has dragged its heels in terms of adopting and making the most of social media is its structure as a generalist industry where account teams are responsible for the full range of communication tasks (albeit with varying degrees of emphasis depending on seniority),” Simon wrote on his blog a few days ago. Digital is part of everything we do.

Q & A With Michael Stelzner on the “Launch” of Social Media Examiner

Debbie Weil

In December 2005 I published the annual Best Free Downloads issue of my e-newsletter, WordBiz Report. The site, started in October 2009, publishes fresh content (in the form of blog posts) about social media six days a week: irresistible case studies, how-to’s, interviews with experts, reviews and news stories. spoke at SME’s Blogging Success Summit 2011.

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Q & A With Michael Stelzner on the “Launch” of Social Media Examiner

Debbie Weil

In December 2005 I published the annual Best Free Downloads issue of my e-newsletter, WordBiz Report. The site, started in October 2009, publishes fresh content (in the form of blog posts) about social media six days a week: irresistible case studies, how-to’s, interviews with experts, reviews and news stories. spoke at SME’s Blogging Success Summit 2011.

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Yikes! 10 Years on Facebook…!

Ari Herzog

The date was Saturday, April 30, 2005 at 1:16 a.m. EDT. Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. I created my Facebook account as a graduate student when the site was only available to people email addresses. will take a sabbatical for an indeterminate period of time. will only post milestones on my wall. What’s certain is there will be an observable change.