The Blogosphere is Thriving

Mindjumpers

People today speak of the blogosphere as a collective term of bloggers. The blogosphere, even though it is spread across the world, can be considered as social network in itself or a community where people are inspired by each other and share information and views.

The Blogosphere in 2010

Social Media Marketing

I just found the State of the Blogosphere in 2010 report over at BlogHerald. It's chock full of lots of data about blogs and the bloggers who blog them, taken from the BlogPulse survey that includes over 150,000,000 blogs.

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The State of the Blogosphere 2010

www.briansolis.com

After all, the blogosphere at one point seemed to succumb to the allure of the statusphere and the effortlessness and trendiness of rapid-fire, micro publishing. The State of the Blogosphere 2010 Since 2004, Technorati has published its annual State of the Blogosphere report.

7 Ways To Build Your Brand In The Blogosphere

ProBlogger

It’s a great way to connect with potential customers – the blogosphere gives you a ready-made audience who are already interested in your type of product or service. If you’re wondering how to turbocharge your brand in the blogosphere, here are seven ways to get you started.

Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action

ProBlogger

Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator , a site that curates the best of the blogosphere, as well as an award-winning print journalist. Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action. You might be saying, “I’m a blogger, not a sales person. I create content. Why would I need to worry about calls to action?” But if you are, I’d encourage you to adjust your thinking.

Blogosphere Trends + The Art of Live Blogging

ProBlogger

Blogosphere Trends + The Art of Live Blogging. Live-blogging—writing about an event as it happens rather than after the fact—can be a valuable resource for your readers, providing them with up-to-the-minute information about important events and making your blog the go-to destination for information on a developing story. It is also rife with perils: insufficient power supplies, spotty Internet connections, and errors made in haste, to name a few.

3 Tips For Effective Blogger Outreach

Mindjumpers

Social Media Social Media PR blog reach blogger outreach bloggers Blogging blogosphere Influencer online mention PR publicity social media pr strategy word-of-mouthTweet Bloggers are one of the key influencers in the online sphere.

Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I have collected a Super Link List from around the blogosphere for you to be all that you can be online! Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Super list of 50 social media links Have you ever wanted to know more about how to make a huge impact in social networking?

Why Great Writers Win Out in the Blogosphere—And How to Join Them

ProBlogger

Why Great Writers Win Out in the Blogosphere—And How to Join Them. This guest post is by Ali Luke of Writers’ Huddle. Is your writing holding you back? If new visitors never stick around, if you rarely get retweets, or if there’s tumbleweed blowing through your comments section, this might not be because you’re getting anything wrong in terms of promotion. There’s a chance that your writing isn’t quite up to the high standard required for blogging success.

An introduction to blogging: Making your mark on the blogosphere

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe An introduction to blogging: Making your mark on the blogosphere 09/02/2010 tags: architecture blogging , blog strategy , blogging , construction blogs , Content Marketing by Gemma Went I spoke at the Construction Marketing training event last week about blogging and how to introduce it into your business.

11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Taking this theme a little further, I decided to branch out into the blogosphere, but using the number seven this time around was a tad too limiting. There are so many blogs out there that regurgitate news, causing clutter in the blogosphere.

Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring

ProBlogger

Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator , a site that curates the best of the blogosphere, as well as an award-winning print journalist. Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring. Do you know your blog’s readability score? If not, there are several ways to find out. But before you go calculating, let’s talk about why you should even care. For starters, the average American adult reads at a level between eighth and ninth grade, according to the National Adult Literacy Survey.

Ten steps to building a community blog that rocks!

SocialFish

It was a simple case study, using associationTECH to look at why we created the blog, what considerations were involved in setting up moderation policies etc, how we connected it to the wider tech blogosphere, and how we measured success.

Non-Facebook Users: Please Comment Here

Ari Herzog

Across the blogosphere, Danny Brown wrote in September why he installed Lifefyre as a commenting system — and he wrote a month later why Disqus was installed to replace Livefyre. Anil Dash is insightful about the differences between the old web and the new web.

Blogosphere Trends + A Challenge

ProBlogger

Thanks for joining me for another edition of the weekly blogosphere trends, provided by Regator.com. Blogosphere Trends + A Challenge. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world's best blog posts) - Darren. Hi-dee-hoo, fellow bloggers! Click any trend to see posts about it.)

Blogosphere Trends + Storytelling

ProBlogger

Because today, we’re going to use the weekly blogosphere trends from Regator to talk about the importance of storytelling in blogging. Blogosphere Trends + Storytelling. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts) – Darren. I went tandem skydiving for my birthday in June. As the small plane packed with adrenaline junkies climbed, my blood pressure did the same. The air felt thin in my lungs.

Blogosphere Trends + Interview Tips

ProBlogger

As always, the weekly blogosphere trends have been provided by Regator.com. Blogosphere Trends + Interview Tips. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts) – Darren. Think interviews are best left to Barbara Walters, news reporters, or magazine journalists? Think again.

Blogosphere Trends + Humour

ProBlogger

Blogosphere Trends + Humour. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. Once again, we’re taking a look at the stories bloggers have been writing about the most during the last seven days (list provided by Regator ). This week, we’ll be using posts about those hot stories to look at one of the toughest forms of writing: humour. It’s difficult because senses of humour vary so much.

Blogosphere Trends + Being Opinionated

ProBlogger

Man alive, I hate bringing you a list of blogosphere trends that includes both Lindsay Lohan and Jersey Shore—not to mention Sarah Palin. Blogosphere Trends + Being Opinionated. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. But I report the list, I don’t decide what’s on it (neither does Regator —it just calculates what’s being blogged about most this week).

Blogosphere Trends + Encouraging Comments

ProBlogger

Blogosphere Trends + Encouraging Comments. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. You may have heard the stat that for every 100 people who read your post, only one, on average, will leave a comment. The fact is, most of us are lurkers by nature. I know I am; I read dozens of blogs every day but very rarely comment.

Blogosphere Trends + Guest Posting

ProBlogger

Blogosphere Trends + Guest Posting. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. While Darren and his family are on a well-deserved holiday, he has lined up enough pre-written content and guest posts to keep ProBlogger readers supplied with plenty of quality reading in his absence. So it makes sense that, this week, we’ll be focusing on the art of the guest post.

Blogosphere Trends + Digging Deeper

ProBlogger

Blogosphere Trends + Digging Deeper. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. Each week, we look at the ten most blogged-about stories of the last seven days, as provided by Regator (which is turning two years old on Saturday!). Today, we’ll see how several great blog posts looked beyond the basics of these popular stories to give their readers more value and provide unique content.

Blogosphere Trends + Unicorns

ProBlogger

Blogosphere Trends + Unicorns. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. Okay, okay, so we’re not actually talking about unicorns…but even though it’s a vital part of your blog’s tone and voice, I didn’t think you’d click on anything that sounded as deceptively unsexy and unexciting as what we’re actually discussing this week, which is grammatical person.

How CMOs Integrate Marketing Agencies and Consultants

Geoff Livingston

Contrary to today’s blogosphere conversation, CMOs, other C-level business executives, and their marketing lieutenants still drive marketing strategy in organizations. Image by cleonleclerc Consider how companies integrate agencies and consultants into the modern, multichannel marketing environment. Agencies and consultants vary in role from strategic partner to tactical provisioning. We live in an era of big [.].

65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

Breakdown of the Blogosphere. As you know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge. They present complex concepts quickly and clearly, and communicate ideas in an easily understandable fashion.

The Death of Blogging: Part 271

Ari Herzog

He does write, “There’s no doubt that the blogosphere remains strong, at least for now. It seems that every month there is a newspaper article about the death of blogging. Editors talk.

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To The Crowd #crushIQ

Unspoken

Lately, I have been reading in the blogosphere that "content is king." This is a guest post by Jeff Barrett. There is a fear, in Advertising, that crowdsourcing will eliminate or decrease the need for some services. Embrace it.

Blogging or bust!

SocialFish

The American Geophysical Union – AGU Blogosphere. I love this slide deck by Deirdre Reid , for a talk given to the AENC. We strongly believe that building a blog is the single most important and effective thing you can do to move your association into the social age.

Blogger Integrates With Google+

Small Business Mavericks

It’s a decent place for new small business bloggers to their start in the blogosphere. Google has said from the beginning that it plans to integrate all of its services with Google+. Well, that integration is happening right now for Blogger, the Google blogging platform. I’ve kept it no secret that I’m a fan of WordPress on your own domain name, but there are still people who would rather use Blogger as a free blogging platform.

Why are CEOs Afraid of Going Social?

SocialFish

The blogosphere is abuzz with the results of a new CEO.com survey which looked for social media accounts for all of the CEOs of the Fortune 500, and found that 70% of CEOs are not using social media.

Latest Social Media Tool Tips You Need To Know

SocialFish

There has been so much going on lately in the social media blogosphere that it seems the most efficient way to let you know the most important stuff is in a quick round-up post.

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5 Colleges Using Social Media to Boost Student-Alumni Relations

SocialFish

As the site boasts, “The blogosphere is filled with Princeton alumni, who share their thoughts on everything from planetary science to pop culture.” Guest post by Maria Peterson, an early education specialist who writes about advocating for head start schools.

How Netflix Could Solve its Price Increase Debacle

Waxing UnLyrical

Since the emails started rolling out, Netflix has been taking a beating of “ Dear Netflix – &# tweets, comments (38,007 as of this writing) on its Fan page, and overall really bad sentiment across the blogosphere and social media. Guest post by Joe Hackman.

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How Social We Are With Social Media

Ari Herzog

And the whole blogosphere enables me to converse with like-minded people. The following article is written by Brandon Yanofsky. My parents love poking fun at my generation of 20-somethings. They say we lack social skills.

iPhone 4 First Impressions

Justin Levy

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.

Blogosphere Trends + Your Blog’s Tone

ProBlogger

Blogosphere Trends + Your Blog’s Tone. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. After a brutal summer flu took me down and prevented me from writing last week’s weekly trends post, I’m especially happy to be back to bring you a fresh list of the most blogged-about stories of the last seven days. This week, along with the trends provided by Regator , we’ll be discussing your blog’s tone/voice.

Blogosphere Trends + Handling High Word Counts

ProBlogger

Blogosphere Trends + Handling High Word Counts. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. I’m often asked about the “ideal length” for a blog post. I’ve heard answers ranging from 200 to 800 words, but my answer is always the same: Enough to tell the story and not one word more. Writing short is actually considerably more difficult than writing long because every word has to truly pull its weight.