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Business

Blogging, trust, and pseudonyms

Think carefully before attempting to create, and maintain, a fake identity online. The technology is making it much harder to do this.

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TalkTyme

I was going to write about that but….

You ever have an idea for an article or even a set of articles and decide not to write about it? Or perhaps you wrote the article and decided not to publish it? This happens to me a lot, more often than I’d like to admit. An example, in my last article I said: “If […]

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Business

Extending your blog

It is easy to accumulate “friends” or followers online. How many of those people are truly reading what you write or watching your videos?

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Gaming

What is your site about?

It is common for site owners to change the topic they write about over the years. If done, they should make it easier for readers to zero in on the content they are interested in reading.

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Business

The Point In Showing You Have No Readers? None.

Everyone starts of with zero readers so we have all been there. The point remains that sometimes showing those stats can cripple you instead of help you.

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Technology

Stay on topic and that influential bloggers list is bunk

I read NxE’s list [link no longer online] of the 50 most influential bloggers. By the time I got to #1 I was laughing at the ridiculousness of it. If you read the trackbacks and comments it is pretty obvious the list is whacked. And let me disclaim – no, I don’t think I should […]

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Business

Let’s revisit editing comments

Since it has been stated that bloggers are legally liable if they edit someone’s comments, it is odd that a blogger would knowingly take that risk.

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Technology

The A-List shuffle is finally happening

2007 predictions. The next week or so there will be many entries about it. When I read those, I think: who cares? Really, what shall be shall be. Occasionally I come across one that intrigues me. Mapping the Web has an interesting one: Bridging the gap: Up until recently, the gap between A-list bloggers and […]