Blogosphere Trends + Encouraging Comments

ProBlogger

This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). It doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy the content, just that I didn’t feel the need—or have the time—to join the conversation. After all, interacting with readers and creating a conversation are the aspects of blogging that many people enjoy most. This is a great example of a blogger spurring conversation and debate by sharing a strong opinion.

Weekly Trends + Using Polls

ProBlogger

This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Every week, we look at the ten most blogged-about stories of the previous seven days (trends provided, as always, by Regator ) and today, in addition to those, we’ll see how some bloggers made use of polls in their posts…. When you’re selecting the options for your poll, think beyond a simple “yes” and “no” system.

Blogosphere Trends + Humour

ProBlogger

This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). 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 ). Tip: A conversational, informal tone that connects with readers directly is almost always funnier than formal language. You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The scope of marketing needs to be broadened in view of the new dynamics that have employees, customers and prospects engaged in conversations – horizontally, peer to peer, in some cases even in co-opetition situations.