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Bloggers Unite Today Around Food

Ari Herzog

Blog Action Day in 2011 is a collaboration among 2,250 bloggers in 100 countries who come together to write about one topic on each of their blogs today — October 16, 2011 — and this year’s topic, in conjunction with World Food Day , is the f-letter word. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit Bloggers Unite Today Around Food in your browser.

15 Bloggers to Watch in 2013


Welcome to the 2013 edition of Bloggers To Watch. My work has changed a lot over the past year – I’ve been focused a lot on the Australian blogger community, and on curators – so this post is very centered on those communities. believe her archives have a lot to offer beginner bloggers. Us bloggers have a lot more power then we give ourselves credit for.

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How to Reach Out to Bloggers

Home About Speaking Newsletters Contact Best Of Work With Me How to Reach Out to Bloggers January 7, 2010 View Comments New here? Are you hoping to connect with bloggers and get the word out about your product or service? Do Your Homework All bloggers aren’t the same. Bloggers can be fickle and often work to the beat of their own drum. I get dozens of pitches a day.

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


While the answer will vary from blogger to blogger, in general, modern bloggers will benefit from trademark registration. These bloggers applied for, or own, federal trademark rights. Bloggers thinking about registering their own trademarks will do well to learn from those who have come before them. In this case, we see a blogger who stood up for her rights.

The Team Behind My Blogs: From Solo Blogger to Business


The goal of being a full time blogger grew. December 2004 : We made a decision that things were at a level I could go full-time as a blogger. September 2005: I published a post here on ProBlogger talking about how I’d reached the “six-figure&# level of income from blogging. The Team Behind My Blogs: From Solo Blogger to Business. Blogging: from hobby to job.

How to Blog In the Moment (or What Acting School Taught Me About Being a Better Blogger)


In the Summer of 2005 I graduated from The New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts with a certificate in Film Acting. Of course, as a blogger, and more specifically a blogger who talks about marketing, it can not be stated enough how relevant the “If we catch you acting, you suck.” Bloggers like Jon Morrow and Derek Halpern understand this so well that it doesn’t matter if the article is 100 or 3,000 words, you’ll miss appointments to see how it ends. How to Blog In the Moment (or What Acting School Taught Me About Being a Better Blogger). Vulnerable. Again.”.

Calling all bloggers! « The Cube

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Calling all bloggers! If you’re happy for me to show it in the presentation it, of course, means you might get some lovely exposure for your business in front of a great UK architecture/construction audience (which includes key journo’s and bloggers). For those that follow my colleague, and now friend, @subutcher , you’ll have seen a Twitter survey from her in a similar vein to this. But if you’d rather remain anonymous, I will keep your comments to myself. Cheers Su.

The 23 Blogger Breeds—Which Are You?


This guest post was written by Stephen Guise of Deep Existence. A new blogger is born today! This baby blogger does not know the perils of comment moderation, stalkers, low traffic, and spam that await her. wonder what type of blogger she’ll be. With millions of bloggers out there, there are a certain number of very identifiable qualities that are seen. This blogger aims to cover as many of those qualities, or “breeds,&# as possible. Blogger machines know how to pump out content … like a machine. The Copy Blogger. Enjoy! 1.

It’s 2015 and #PRDiversity Is Still An Issue

Waxing UnLyrical

That percentage has doubled since 2005. As Author information Mayra Ruiz Mayra Ruiz-McPherson is a brand journalist, senior digital strategist, visual storyteller, social media coach, web show host, speaker, blogger and upcoming author. Ed: Did you do a double take? Yes, you get TWO guest posts this week. I’ll be back in the blogging saddle next week. Enjoy! Covey. Scary. And

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Six Sources for Nonprofit News


These news roundups usually include a brief summary of each selected article, and sometimes the blogger’s reasons for including an article. love stumbling upon a curated content post and discovering bloggers I haven’t heard of, ideas I didn’t know about, and posts I missed. The selected posts are published on the host blogger’s site as a themed blog post roundup. must-read.

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The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

These women are executives, thought leaders, bloggers, authors and role models for younger women with an interest in technology. Next year, Cheryl and I tentatively plan to honor #Nifty50 Women and Men Writers, including bloggers, journalists, authors, and PR professionals.  As with this year, we will be asking our community to nominate their favorite leaders in this field. sacevero.

3 Day Social Media Intensive – Hands on! Sydney 2014

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Press Releases & Media Rooms for Bloggers and Twitterers, Social Media Campaign vs Strategy vs Tactics: Facebook Pages and Google Plus for Business and Twitter Tools including Measurement and Monitoring. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989. Laurel’s blog has been named by AdAge in the Power150 media blogs worldwide and she is in the top 10 bloggers for Australia. See Day by Day Schedule below to learn more. More About Laurel.

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

Not that there’s anything wrong with that, of course, but… Recently I had (non-online) conversations with two seminal, veteran bloggers, Doc Searls and Anil Dash. Suddenly it got a lot easier for the bloggers to be lazy. Literally, as in, bloggers-for-hire getting paid $10/ post. feel like a veteran blogger sometimes and I’ve only been doing it since 2007.

Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth

Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989. Laurel’s blog has been named by AdAge in the Power150 media blogs worldwide and she is in the top 10 bloggers for Australia. Looking for a very indepth Facebook class? Course Agenda. Session Details. Please pass on!

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The Top 3 Social Media iPhone Apps


found the following statistics from Buffer blogger Sabel Harris that on Instagram there are over 150 million users, 16 billion photos have been shared, and 1 billion likes occur every day. YouTube was founded in February of 2005 and currently over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month on the site. With it’s growing number of over 1.1

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Nothing can replace actual human interaction, whether it be a meetup in a city, taking a fellow blogger out for drinks, whatever. have added you to my favorites and will read the rest of the articles later. I’m a new blogger from [link] and I’m on my way to build my authority as a successful blogger and a networker. Mark - you have to get an account and log in, and then there’s a whole section in Blogger Central that involves “manage my blogs.&# think blogger Chris Brogan just filled up my ticker file! December 2005. August 2005.

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Press Releases & Media Rooms for Bloggers and Twitterers, Social Media Campaign vs Strategy vs Tactics: Facebook Pages and Google Plus for Business and Twitter Tools including Measurement and Monitoring. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989. Let us know.

What Is Productivity?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

October 19th, 2005 by Steve Pavlina Email this article to a friend. For example, let’s consider the productivity of a blogger. The impact of a blogger’s value would be related to the blog’s traffic levels and overall influence among its readers. How many people are reading the blog, and how much do they value what the blogger writes? To improve impact a blogger could increase traffic to the blog or improve his/her writing skills in order to have a deeper effect on the readers. What is the nature of the blogger’s value delivery?

Social Media Intensive Course – August 2016 – Sydney Training

Laurel Papworth

Beyond the basics of Facebook and Twitter, this social media course takes you through writing a social media strategy, developing online community campaigns, running Facebook competitions, key influencer strategies for Bloggers and Twitterati, setting up social media monitoring dashboards, understanding the various algorithms on Facebook and LinkedIn and so on. See you there! Let us know.

Apologies and #Socialmedia in Crisis Comms PR

Laurel Papworth

“I had done and said some stupid things, including threatening to kidnap and kill, but in 2005 I was acquitted of those terrorism charges. Bloggers will challenge some points but not others. Shares Badly Handled Crisis Comms in Social Media by @ABCAustralia – Don’t Apologise! You can ignore, educate, lawyer up, fight back, confess, own etc. domestic abuse? Never.

50 Habits of a Highly Effective Blogger "

Buzz Marketing for Technology

50 Habits of a Highly Effective Blogger. BlogWorld Las Vegas last week was awesome. I met a few celebrity bloggers like Mark Cuban, John Chow and Matt Mullenweg (founding developer of Wordpress) and attended many great sessions about blogging, podcasting, videocasting, SEO and social networking, etc. Their presentation made be stop and think and start evaluating myself as to if I am really doing everything I am supposed to as a good blogger. Here you goâ?¦ a highly effective blogger would â?¦. Network with other bloggers. Home. --> Home. About Edith. Speaking.

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Gmail Superstars

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Top commentators for a Blogger blog. October 2005. November 2005. December 2005. An unofficial blog that watches Googles latest attempts to move your operating system online. Google Operating System. Unofficial news and tips about Google. Sunday, July 13, 2008. Gmail Superstars. One of the 13 features added to Gmail Labs in May is Superstars, an extension of Gmails starring system. Instead of using a single star to flag all the messages, you can choose between 12 icons. To star messages faster, enable keyboard shortcuts in the settings. Labels: Gmail. 15 comments.

Social Media Course – $176 – 13 June 2012 Sydney with @InforumGroup

Laurel Papworth

Did you know you can measure the influence of a blogger or Twitter? Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney, Australian Film and TV School, Metro Film School, and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989. AdAge named in the Top 150 Media Bloggers, and she is on Google Plus’ Recommended List. BOOK NOW. Learn here!

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


31 Days to Build a Better Blog Has Helped Tens Thousands of Bloggers. 31DBBB started its life back in 2005 as a series of blog posts here on ProBlogger. That first year several thousand bloggers took the challenge. repeated the series in 2007 with another 5000 bloggers joining in and in 2009 we hit 13,000 participants. Can you believe 2016 is only 24 sleeps away?

Good Writing Remains a Core PR Skill

Proactive Report

The purpose of a press release has changed; that I am the first  to acknowledge.  I started telling PR people that back in 2005.  We know that very few journalists or bloggers get their news from the news wire anymore.  So we have to expand our media relations activity – agreed.   I read a post in today about 5 trends for 2012 that will  affect your PR resume. Yahoo!

IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. These guidelines aimed to provide helpful, practical advice—and also to protect both IBM bloggers and IBM itself, as the company sought to embrace the blogosphere. In 2005, the company made a strategic decision to embrace the blogosphere and to encourage IBMers to participate. Some bloggers work anonymously, using pseudonyms or false screen names. Skip to main content. Country/region [ select ]. IBM Social Computing Guidelines. Introduction. Be who you are.

No More Gurus! 10 Great Online Keynotes

Geoff Livingston

He is also an active blogger as well as a field correspondent to the vlog Rocketboom. Jay Rosen has been on the journalism faculty at New York University since 1986; from 1999 to 2005 he served as chair of the Department. In June 2005, PressThink won the Reporters Without Borders 2005 Freedom Blog award for outstanding defense of free expression. Twice. Sonal R.

Paid Bloggers Still Get Google Downgrades

Bare Feet Studios

Bloggers who had earned a decent or better Page Rank saw their status tank to zero once Google realized they were being being paid for certain posts by advertisers. Bloggers who are compensated  can use the “nofollow&# tag within their outbound links to keep those links from being tagged by Google as paid content. wonder how many bloggers and paying advertisers address this detail specified in their contracts? Readers can vet the bloggers to find out if they are paid or not for their reviews – though it should be much easier IMO. Hawai?i

The 9 Habits of Blogging to Increase Your Chances of Success


There is one thing that all successful bloggers have in common with one another: Habits. In fact, from my own experience and observations on other bloggers, having the right habit is the most important element in successful blogging. When Ariana Huffington started the Huffington Post in 2005, people made fun of her. Burnout can be a serious problem with bloggers.

How Young is Too Young?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Today, there are young bloggers who have their own websites and blogs. contacted a handful of young bloggers, all under the age of 17, to get an idea of whether they see their age as a hurdle and what advice they would give to new bloggers. resident of Western New York, he’s not just a blogger but a podcaster. What Advice Can You Give to New Bloggers? Tamar.

7 PR Lessons Komen for the Cure Didn’t Know It Was Giving You

Waxing UnLyrical

Many of the Komen and Planned Parenthood partnerships that began in 2005 provide women in remote areas with access to breast health services. Perhaps as a tiny blogger I didn’t warrant attention from the media department. Kind of like watching a train wreck, isn’t it? That’s what it feels like to me, at least. Transparency is everything. Note, I said “might.”

Getting Social From the Inside Out

Proactive Report

Dell is a great example: In 2005 they were hit with the Dell Hell debacle when journalist and blogger Jeff Jarvis complained about his laptop.  Like true beauty, online social conversations cannot just be bolted on from the outside.  Facelifts and make-up might fool some of the people some of the time, but it’s the internal beauty that wins every time. Cluetrain Manisfesto.

It's Official: Bloggers Are Recognized by the FTC

Bare Feet Studios

Insert smiley face here.) In case you want to catch up on the back story: Paid Bloggers Get Google Downgrades Mahalo Mr. Solis (for talking about blogger payola) Social Media Ethics: A Glossary From the FTC Filing : The Federal Trade Commission today announced that it has approved final revisions to the guidance it gives to advertisers on how to keep their endorsement and testimonial ads in line with the FTC Act. It will no doubt be a challenge to enforce this but the FTC recognizes what many of my blogger associates resist: that receiving compensation does affect coverage.

Bloggers Flash Back to 2006 and Flash Forward to 2009

Diva Marketing Blog

As December 2005 drew to a close, I asked a few bloggers what their wish list was for the new year. Twitter found its way into the 2009 blogger wishes as did more ways to collaborate. What makes this list interesting is that all of the bloggers have been around in the social media space from at least 2005 which provides some additional perspective. More humor.

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Sun Guidelines on Public Discourse  [link] (original from 2005 elsewhere) Also  [link]  . Hill and Knowlton’s Public Relations Pledge for Bloggers  [link]  . Managing staff who participate in social networks. once had to step in to calm down a forum that was off the charts with negativity and general unpleasant comments. No-one got reinstated until we had “the talk&#.

Define Successful Blogging for You


Many bloggers that I meet start out with a goal of having a successful blog, but have little idea what that actually means. The goal was to be working full-time as a blogger within six months (note that I’d already been blogging for some time— the full story is here ). wanted to be a full-time blogger. ” That page then contained my goals for 2005. 1-month plan: The next pages broke down my 2005 plan into monthly action items—things I’d need to do to achieve my one-year plan. His message was simple: define what success means to you.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

As a result, publishers and bloggers of all sizes are constantly bleeding site content to social channels in order to encourage crucial engagement and interaction outside of their homepages. Meanwhile, bloggers and small content producers are adopting new technologies at lightning speed. Founded in 2005, Mashable is headquartered in New York City with an office in San Francisco.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

Make sure you’re giving back by reading others and commenting on their posts. A re-tweet is one of the easiest ways to help build relationships with fellow bloggers and curators. Blogger Lists. Blogger. Founded in 2005, Mashable is headquartered in New York City with an office in San Francisco. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. Trending Stories. Share.

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

After the fact, I came to appreciate the community of bloggers that I was part of just by blogging. Jane Genova -   Law and More   Over 50  Began blogging 2005 (USA). Marianne Richmond - Resonance Parntership   @Marianne  Began blogging 2005 (USA). Rajesh Lalwani - BlogWorks @RajeshLawlani   Began blogging 2005 (India). We came, we saw, we kicked its ass.

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

Buzz Marketing for Technology

NEW BLOGGER PAGE. Blogger? Blogger (55). December 2005. November 2005. October 2005. July 2005. June 2005. December 10, 2007. Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network. ME Liz Strauss wrote this at 11:30 am. It’s NOT Who You Know. My recent trip to the UK has me thinking about networking. I’ve never really liked the term, it makes pictures of strangers and stress in my head. So I think in terms of meeting people instead. We live and interact with people. People help, support, and reach out. When Fewer Is More. Karin!