The State of the Blogosphere 2010

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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.

Blogosphere Trends + Using Infographics

ProBlogger

Now let’s take a look at some striking examples of how infographics were used to illustrate and enhance posts about last month’s most-blogged-about stories (according to Regator.com, these were: Hurricane Irene , Steve Jobs , London Riots , Libya, Labor Day , the GOP candidates , earthquake , September 11 , Federal Reserve , and Motorola Mobility ) and get ten quick tips on choosing or creating infographics for your blog… Do your research.

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Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action

ProBlogger

Example: The Consumerist ’s “ Make Your Voice Heard On The AT&T/T-Mobile Deal ”. 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

I’ve used blog posts about the last month’s most frequently blogged about stories, according to Regator (they are, in order: Egypt , Super Bowl XLV , Academy Awards / Oscars , Libya , national budget , Charlie Sheen , New Zealand earthquake , Mobile World Conference , CPAC / Conservative Political Action Conference , and Radiohead ) to illustrate live-blogging techniques and practices that you can start using on your own blog: 1. Blogosphere Trends + The Art of Live Blogging.

Instagram and Pinterest for Storytelling: Grey Goose’s Social-Mobile Campaign

Mindjumpers

As we have discussed repeatedly here on the blog, mobile and social are increasingly becoming inseparable. Ambassador programs are most commonly seen in the blogosphere, so this Instagram ambassador campaign positions Grey Goose as a pioneer.

The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week | Main | Fans With Benefits: Add Value On Your Facebook Page » March 09, 2010 The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind “Yeah, Now I’m in the Blogosphere.

Google Reader Alternatives: 3 Web Based RSS Readers to Manage Your Subscriptions

Kikolani

I migrate from laptop to desktop to mobile, so I am only choosing web-based RSS readers that also play well on my iPhone. Feedly works with Chrome, Firefox, and mobile devices and syncs with Google Reader to manage your RSS feeds. They also have a clean interface for mobile browsing.

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Four Handy Windows Phone Apps

Idaconcpts

They have had to get used to playing second and even third fiddle in this thing called the Mobile Operating System competition. Blueprints is the perfect way to stay in touch with your favorite blogs over at Tumblr while on the fly with your Windows Phone Mobile device.

3 Key Features to Blog from a Smart Phone

Idaconcpts

Since the beginning of idaconcpts.com, I was really excited about sharing my insights on marketing and web analytics with the blogosphere. Mobile Hotspot Capability. When idaconcpts.com started back in 2008 (side note: we’re past the 2nd year mark!

PIN’s: The Future of Private Link Building

Viper Chill

This isn’t some “SEO is Dead” article you see go viral in the SEO blogosphere every six months, but a genuine prediction based on how Google search results have evolved over the last few years.

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Weekly Reads: Facebook, Marketing Trends and Social Media’s Effect on Stereotypes

Dave Fleet

Alongside my ongoing book reading challenge , I start off every day by reading the latest goings-on in the public relations, social media and tech blogosphere. Mobile commerce will bloom.

35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

Breakdown of the Blogosphere 31. Ingénieur développement informatique mobile [.] : 35 Great Social Media Infographics | pamorama.

Get and Keep Readers

Geoff Livingston

The blogosphere is dominated by an established leadership of individuals and media companies that own a majority of the market. Whether its Pinterest or Triberr or Buffer or mobile friendly site design or whatever is coming down the pike next, you have to be ready to adapt.

Anyone with a New Idea is a Crank Until the Idea Succeeds

Webbiquity SMM

A content marketing strategy can leverage all story channels (print, online, in-person, mobile, social, etc.).” I was reminded of that famous quote from Mark Twain recently in a Twitter exchange about the web presence optimization framework.

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Google Me – quick thoughts for and against…

The Way of the Web

And whenever there are big rumours, the blogosphere rushes to comment. 5 million activations a month, a focus on mobile first (as said by Eric Schmidt), and working across mobiles and the merging tablet market (in terms of tablets now getting mainstream coverage and adoption post iPad).

Social Results Will Stay Small

Geoff Livingston

Customers don’t care about social, in-store, mobile, content marketing, white glove treatment for influencers, or any of the other strands of spaghetti you see strewn across the marketing blogosphere wall. Consider this real and fractured path: Mobile web browsing —>.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

By Sarah Perez It looks like Google+ is adding a feature that will allow users to “check-in” via the Google+ mobile application in order to receive a time-sensitive deal or discount. Below are 5 social media must-reads that we wouldn’t want you to miss.

Friday Fun: Bathroom BlogFest 2011 Climbing Up!

Diva Marketing Blog

most about the blogosphere? With your mobile device in hand your personal library can be anywhere in the world. Friday Fun is Diva Marketing's virtual happy hour from cosmos to Jack to lemonade. A waiting for the weekend 'playground' time to be sophisticated-silly.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I selected influencers in all different “walks of life&# and areas of influence, from the blogosphere to the power users of Digg to founders of successful startups and authors of bestselling books. Peter is also the founder of Gizmodo, Joystiq, hackaday, and Engadget Mobile.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Mobile internet activity is different, however, with the dominant share of time (42%) spent on email, and just 11% on social media. 80% of Twitter use is on mobile devices. The State of the Blogosphere 2010 by Brian Solis. blogs and mobile marketing—52%) and SEO (51%).

HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

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Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

At the time we stepped into what was fondly called, The Blogosphere , it was an unproven direction to take business communications. They also said that people wouldn''t purchase products over the web and that mobile phones wouldn''t be a big deal. We came, we saw, we kicked its ass.

Two New Google Developments

Small Business Mavericks

They’ve recently made two new developments that have already gotten the blogosphere talking. Google’s Nexus 7 is stacked with the most popular mobile operating system, Android. Google, as always, is branching out. The first one may not seem much, but it could be over the long term. They’ve add an Events tab to the social network Google+.

Blog World LA 2011 Recap – Session Notes and Experiences from #BWELA

Kikolani

Next, I went to my first session – the Technorati State of the Blogosphere keynote. How will you monetize your website for mobile?

Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Data Shows English Blogosphere Has Peaked » Sunday, February 25, 2007. With its gobs of storage, speed and tremendous search/tagging capabilities , you can transform it into a personal nerve center thats available from any computer or mobile device. While previously I was using Yojimbo to manage all of this information, I found the solution wanting since I travel a lot and need to access my bits from a mobile device. Mobile. Micro Persuasion.

3 Ways to Make More Affiliate Income as Bloggers

ProBlogger

eBooks, mobile applications, movies), online training courses, professional services (i.e. The Blogosphere is a crowded space these days. In this example, traffic organic search and Facebook mobile are converting exceptionally well – logic sense tells us that we should work harder and invest more in these sources.” This is a post by ProBlogger expert Jerry Low. Promoting affiliate products is still one of the most effective ways to make money from your blog.

If You See a Problem, Fix It

Geoff Livingston

Square was started in 2009 to make mobile payments much easier. It’s one of my primary beefs with the current negative groupthink about the social media marketing blogosphere. Image by Minnie Photography.

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The Case For and Against Popup Opt-In Forms

Kikolani

What long-term effects would there be on the blogosphere? Test on all browsers – As mentioned by some of the site owners above, be sure to test these popups on any and all browsing platforms, including and especially mobile phones.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. A prediction about the future of blogging; a platform actively used by over 181 million people (Nielsen data for October 2011).

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

This list includes female bloggers that cover a huge variety of topics in the blogosphere. Her blog, She Geeks , covers education, mobile, social media, web, and technology. Her blog, A Digital Girl , covers social strategy, Twitter, technology, mobile, and more.

The State of MLK’s Dream Online

Geoff Livingston

Mobile and social media have done a lot, with minorities adapting Twitter more than the whites. Mobile and social media have done a lot to provide equal access in the past few years, but there’s still a gap. Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.

How to Start a Blog in 5 Steps

ProBlogger

First impressions count for a lot so you’ll want one that says something about the type of brand you’re trying to create and that helps you stand out in the crowded blogosphere.

How to Silence Readers From Commenting on Your Blog

ProBlogger

You wake up one day and check your mobile phone for any new email notifications. You may have published a number of articles and achieved traffic of some kind, but unless you relentlessly promote your blog you will simply be a little spark in the blogosphere.

Ford Sets Record for Biggest Tweetup Ever

Pamorama

link] Ford Fiesta Movement in the Blogosphere this Week | Beechmont Ford [.] 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.

What’s the law around aggregating news online

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ABOUT ARCHIVES CONTACT SUBSCRIBE TWITTER What’s the law around aggregating news online? A Harvard Law report on the risks and the best practices By Kimberley Isbell / Sept. 8 / 10:30 a.m. [So

From The Information Age To The Connected Age " GigaOM

Buzz Marketing for Technology

All Stories Web Broadband Infrastructure Mobile Voice FoundRead Briefings Archives. Symbian, iPhone & the New Mobile Reality. Symbian, iPhone & the New Mobile Reality. GigaOM. GigaOM. WebWorkerDaily. NewTeeVee. Earth2Tech. OStatic. Events. About. Advertise. Contact.

10 Fresh Tips for Finding Time to Blog

ProBlogger

Start photo blogging from your mobile device. Mobile content is becoming a lot more acceptable in today’s blogosphere, whether it’s an inspirational image or an event photo that’s related to your site, snap it, and post it in less than a minute. You can use the WordPress app , which allows you to post images, text and even HTML straight from your mobile device. This guest post is by Brian Milne of The Corporate Mentality. School. Friends. Family … and kids.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Also interesting is the “digital nomad&# trend – increasingly mobile computing, from laptops to cell phones and beyond.

Looking Good: Simple Ways to Create Sensational Blog Images

ProBlogger

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. is a fantastic way to create eyecatching imagery for use on a blog, all from your mobile. This guest post is by Jo Gifford of Cherry Sorbet Creative. Blogs that look great attract the attention of the reader, it’s as easy as that.

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! Then move to mobile application, etc. The Bamboo Project Blog. The Power of Blogging ISNT Just in Reading Them.