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Blogosphere Trends + Using Infographics

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Here are a few: Visual.ly is like a search engine for infographics, so if you’re looking to use a graphic created by someone else (with permission or by Creative Commons and with attribution, of course), you may well find what you need here among the thousands of beautiful options that have already been created. Check for Creative Commons License information (see the CC logo at the bottom of this infographic on the 2012 GOP candidates ) or other licensing information and if an embed code featuring a link back to the source is provided, as it is here, be sure to use it.

How to Write a Great Business Blog Post

SocialFish

Because sometimes you ARE wrong, and pretty much every time there is someone who disagrees with you, and in the blogosphere, that is all welcomed and expected. Search Flickr for photos with a Creative Commons license. Here are just a few tips that might just help your blog writing stand out from the crowd. 1. Have an opinion.  This is not the news. Don’t. photo credit ).

iPhone 4 First Impressions

Justin Levy

wanted to share some of my 1st impressions after having the iPhone 4 for the past 24 hours.  My overall reaction: it’s an amazing device and I’m not experiencing (knock on wood) the issues that are being reported across the blogosphere.  I shot a quick video highlighting some of the new features and my initial feelings of it. What has been your initial experience been with it?

35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

Breakdown of the Blogosphere 31. The kudos should go to the talented, creative people who created them in the first place — I'm just the aggregator. Are these under creative commons? All content on pamorama is licensed under Creative Commons As you probably know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge. Anyone?

Looking Good: Simple Ways to Create Sensational Blog Images

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This guest post is by Jo Gifford of Cherry Sorbet Creative. In 2011 visual social media platforms like Pinterest and insta.gram  exploded in use, signalling a trend towards lifecasting in a more visual way,  which applies to the blogosphere too; readers want your pages to look interesting. love to use Picnik , an online image editor which is currently free in premium form until April when it is fully taken over by Google Creative kit. Creative Commons search. Creative commons images are images licensed by the creators to be used with a attribution link.

What’s the law around aggregating news online

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for copyright infringement, trademark infringement, false advertising, trademark dilution, unfair competition, and breach of contract (for failure to comply with the provisions of the Creative Commons license under which the Wicked Local content was distributed). both independently created by the author and minimally creative). Its the foundation of blogging and social media.

How Jon Morrow Crafted the Most Popular Post on Problogger

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He made use of it to create the most popular post in the blogosphere. Image courtesy guigo.eu, licensed under Creative Commons. This guest contribution from Ahmed Safwan. Writing viral posts. That’s what we all dream of. We hope that we can write the next popular post on our blog. Darren was astonished. That’s why he called Jon the best writer on the web.

Blogging in Brief: Goal-Setting … and Reaching!

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And the blogosphere is a great place to get inspiration for setting and meeting those goals… Image courtesy Moyan_Brenn, licensed under Creative Commons. It’s that time of year: we’re all setting goals and making plans for the next twelve months (if we haven’t already!). Read this post for a chuckle! How did you make sure it stood out from the crowd?

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Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Data Shows English Blogosphere Has Peaked » Sunday, February 25, 2007. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « NBA Launches Social Network | Main. Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center. I was lucky enough to get in on the Gmail beta when it launched and I havent looked back since. Even though Ive had an account for almost three years and I get over 100 emails a day, I have chewed up only 18% of the generous 2.8

Ten Reasons PR Pros Should Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Chris Lott via Flickr , Creative Commons One of the questions that Joe asked us was what our blogging experience has been like. It makes the blogosphere less frightening. Image: Quinn Dombrowski via Flickr , Creative Commons I’ve already said that blogging is a strange beast. And, quite frankly, the blogosphere can be daunting. Boy, was it fun!

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The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This tends to create a higher profile for men in the blogosphere because theyre quite literally creating an "old boys network"--right in front of our eyes! Create common meta language to provide semantic meaning to various forms of learning. Strength of network comes not from common identity but from diversity. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In one of those serendipitous moments that occurs so often in the blogosphere, a few days later I saw that Christy Tucker bookmarked one of Kohns articles, so I clicked through to check it out. So when you grade peoples work and learning (whether by actually issuing grades or through badly thought-out performance evaluations and poor management skills), they will be less interested in learning, less interested in performing challenging tasks and less able to think creatively--the exact opposite of what we need at work. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

Using the 'Steal-O-Meter' to Gauge if Stories Steal or Promote

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Bottom Line: This common journalistic practice of repeating a story told elsewhere -- but with credit -- still doesnt fly for doing anything original. Example: You can find it all over the blogosphere. Fair enough, though the image was reused under a Creative Commons remix license. Fair enough, though the image was reused under a Creative Commons remix license.

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Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources

www.interactiveinsightsgroup.com

State of the Blogosphere 2008 From Technorati: Comprehensive research study on blogs and blogging. State of the Twittersphere – Q4 2008 Report From Hubspot: Akin to Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere report report is based on real data pulled from hundreds of thousands of Twitter profiles accessed through the reports generated by Twitter Grader. Engage or Die! Awesome!

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They should be passionate, strategic, creative, personable, intelligent, aggressive, diligent, determined, adaptable, motivated and have a sense of humor. Characteristics: unselfish, interested in people, open-minded, un-controlling and creative. Creativity, a multi-tasking mindset, and the ability to think outside the box were also heavily agreed upon. Others aren’t.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

And… Brian Solis is the most eloquent writer I have ever seen in the blogosphere. 10 Creative Contests Powered by Social Media (Mashable): You can use social media to do many things: build community, make business decisions, and more. This article presents fourteen tips for achieving this goal, most of which are common sense but which may inspire you to get more active.

Ford Sets Record for Biggest Tweetup Ever

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link] Ford Fiesta Movement in the Blogosphere this Week | Beechmont Ford [.] All content on pamorama is licensed under Creative Commons pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Ford Sets Record for Biggest Tweetup Ever by Pam Dyer on December 3, 2009 Share Setting a Guinness World Record is a classic way to drum up publicity. Never before has a group of car owners created such a sustained buzz for a new car. We’re thrilled to celebrate their collective accomplishment. So far, Fiesta agents have traveled more than 1.4 Pls let me know.

6 Powerful Guest Post Tactics that No One’s Talking About

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Image courtesy guigo.eu, licensed under Creative Commons. If you care to read any of the numerous guest posting guides available across the blogosphere, you will typically read about advice relating to the same two topics: how to find guest posting opportunities. When targeting blogs for which you can write a guest post that converts, you need to find common ground. If the two blogs share a common topic, the byline should write itself to a extent. This guest post is by Tom Ewer of Leaving Work Behind. Guest posting is a hot topic amongst startup bloggers.

40 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Reading

Pamorama

′s mission then and now is to help brands understand how to use social media tools (social networks, the blogosphere, social software, etc.) The Future Buzz : The Future Buzz is a blog about Web marketing/PR strategies, spreading buzz in the blogosphere, and building long-term visibility for your brand, business, and art on the Web. All content on pamorama is licensed under Creative Commons But given how quickly the landscape is changing, keeping up to date with the latest trends can be a challenge. Blonde 2.0′s and social media news. With more than 12.5

Take a Peek at Who I Read

Justin Levy

Since the blogosphere is so large and continues to grow larger and larger every day, Alltop can’t categorize every single blog out there.  To be listed in Alltop, you have to submit a request to their team.  JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 What does this mean? What is AllTop? Not listed yet? 

26 Free Tools for Monitoring Your Brand's Reputation

Pamorama

Blogpulse : A service of Nielsen BuzzMetrics, it analyzes and reports on daily trends in the blogosphere. All content on pamorama is licensed under Creative Commons pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 26 Free Tools for Monitoring Your Brand’s Reputation by Pam Dyer on December 6, 2009 Share Are you listening? Do you know what people are saying about your brand? Isn’t it in your company’s best interests to be engaged and  take part in the conversation so you know what’s being said and can respond appropriately? Yahoo!

The Yellow Pages Equal Spam

Justin Levy

really appreciate you taking the time to stop by and leave such a detailed response. I'm glad to see that you and your team are actively listening to the conversations taking place around the blogosphere. JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here!

The Bamboo Project Blog: For Blogging Beginners: Evolution of a Blog Post

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This is one of the reasons I love the blogosphere! Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 The Bamboo Project Blog. « Should You Only Blog if You Have Something "Original" to Say? Main. | Get Camtasia Studio for Free and Create Great Screencasts! » For Blogging Beginners: Evolution of a Blog Post. Perla Ni at Tactical Philanthropy). TrackBack.

Guide To Online Content Syndication

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Today, it is common to find large companies and well-known brands, particularly from news organizations, syndicating their content. In fact, blog syndication is gaining significant popularity as the number of blogs continues to grow (there are over 130 million blogs according to Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere 2008 report and millions more in countries not tracked by Technorati ).

The Bamboo Project Blog: De-Grading the Workplace

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In one of those serendipitous moments that occurs so often in the blogosphere, a few days later I saw that Christy Tucker bookmarked one of Kohns articles, so I clicked through to check it out. So when you grade peoples work and learning (whether by actually issuing grades or through badly thought-out performance evaluations and poor management skills), they will be less interested in learning, less interested in performing challenging tasks and less able to think creatively--the exact opposite of what we need at work. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

Should PR and Marketing pay bloggers to post?

The Way of the Web

And as someone who works in marketing (including seeding content and campaigns), as well as running three websites, I’d be interested in views on my personal opinion… Why you should pay bloggers to post: Image by DavidDMuir used under Creative Commons As blogging has evolved, many people are now building up a profitable sideline, or in some cases, their main income through blogging.

Monthly Trends + 10 Tips for a Flawless Linking Strategy

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The top ten stories of the last month, according to Regator.com ’s blogosphere trends were: 1. One of the most common reasons to include outbound links in your posts is to provide references for facts, or as a hat-tip to a source that brought a particular fact or story to your attention. Try allowing guest posters to include a very brief bio with links at the bottom of their guest posts and look for Creative Commons images that are free to use with attribution. This guest post is written by Kimberly Turner, cofounder of Regator. Thanksgiving , 2. TSA , 4. Korea , 6.

Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

The majority of the blogs I subscribe to fall into this category. I don't know if this is due to personal taste/need or a trend in the blogosphere. JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Both are great.  Where it belongs.

wordpress Resources at siteground

Social Media Strategery

Fri, Sep 5, 2008 Miscellaneous Photo courtesy of Flickr user Le Syndicaliste under Creative Commons license That’s actually a great question, and one that I struggled with for a long time before I actually bit the bullet and created this site. However, this has led to an almost stale conversation in the social media blogosphere where we’re preaching to the choir. Government 2.0

The Bamboo Project Blog: 21st Century Workplace Literacy: What Does that Mean and How Do We Engage More People in the Discussion?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

However, I think the people in the blogosphere now honestly want to learn about the future. Like you said, they may not using the most effective approach right now (just talking to each other), but people who are actively participating in the blogosphere now have a big head-start in any case. We can better worry about all the people NOT in the blogosphere. The Common Craft clips -- less than three minutes -- are a refreshingly focused, bullet-point-free way to deal with one thing at a time. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

Customer Anthropology: The Art of Observation

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. Creative Works. · Memoirs/Dispatches. · Short Stories. · Poetry. · Satire/Fables. · Art/Photography. Creative Works. Common Dreams. Im listening to: WHAT THE BLOGOSPHERE WANTS MORE OF. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. June 2006. Sat. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. May Jul. MADE IN CANADA. comment []. mail Me.

How to Save the World

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. What this chart says is that: Our social value to others is a function of (a) the extent of our knowledge, our thinking competency (critical, creative and imaginative), and our communication skills (conversation, presentation and demonstration), and (b) our ability to integrate these three things. Imagining Other Possibilities: Creative Works. · Memoirs & Dispatches. · Short Stories. · Poetry. · Satire & Fables. · Art & Photography. Common Dreams. comment [].

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

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This article has been compiled after tracking recent conversations in the blogosphere and following social bookmarks. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons licence. eLearning & Deliberative Moments. Transforming from elearning practitioner to academic researcher and deliberationist. It was originally part of a class wiki. and an expanded view of ePortfolios. services.

Jumping Over a Mountain | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the most encouraging realizations, that is happening throughout the social media, including significant numbers of people in the blogosphere and the twitterverse, is that this leap, this nonlinear emergence, this social returning from the fringe to the center, is all about people. Creative Nomads roaming (or jetpacking) from collaborative campfire to collaborative campfire.

Confessions of a CKO: What I Should Have Done

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Creative Works. Creative Works. Common Dreams. WHAT THE BLOGOSPHERE WANTS MORE OF. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Dave Pollards papers on business innovation & knowledge management. May 2004. Sat. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Apr Jun. MADE IN CANADA. trust your instincts. < £ Salon Bloggers & > May 31, 2004. -->. CONFESSIONS OF A CKO: WHAT I SHOULD HAVE DONE. I. just got back from a two-day conference in Ottawa on Knowledge Management, sponsored by the Conference Board of Canada. level. to a couple of words? Orkut.

Personal Knowledge Management - Pollard

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. Common Dreams. WHAT THE BLOGOSPHERE WANTS MORE OF. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. November 2005. Sat. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Oct Dec. MADE IN CANADA. trust your instincts. < £ Salon Bloggers & > November 23, 2005. -->. Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) -- an Update. A t last weeks conference, one of my presentations was on PKM. We did about 100 interviews, and tried to get at the root causes of the problems and concerns they cited.

How to Save the World - PKM An Update

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. Common Dreams. WHAT THE BLOGOSPHERE WANTS MORE OF. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. November 2005. Sat. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Oct Dec. MADE IN CANADA. trust your instincts. < £ Salon Bloggers & > November 23, 2005. -->. Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) -- an Update. A t last weeks conference, one of my presentations was on PKM. We did about 100 interviews, and tried to get at the root causes of the problems and concerns they cited.