Archive | July, 2011

Trust Dynamics of Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and Triberr Revealed

They may use different logos, color scheme, and have a different feature set, but all of that is superficial. Google Plus, Facebook, Twitter and Triberr are fundamentally different in the level of trust needed to connect with another person via these social systems. In this video, I talk about the underlying trust dynamics of these [...]

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Game Mechanics for Bloggers: Video Interview with Gamification Wizard Keith Smith, the CEO of @bigdoor

Keith and I sit down to chat about game mechanics and specifically, how they apply to blogging. Keith has many years of experience in applying game mechanics to online properties and is the CEO of Big Door, a Seattle-based startup dedicated to making the online world more rewarding by providing gamification technology to non-gaming websites. [...]

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Bloggers Showing a Different Side on #NicheAmnesty Day

Stacey Herbert, the Editor at large, started a Niche Amnesty challenge right here on DIYBlogger last week and asked bloggers to shut the hell up about the usual crap we tend to talk about and show a different side of us. So I decided to upload a little video showing you a very important part [...]

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Do Online Friends Matter as Much as Real Ones?

We’ve heard your elevator pitch, seen your affiliate link and received your sequence of auto responder emails. Great. We know what you’re selling, where to find you and you’ve done a good job of proving how valuable you are. But excuse me while I ask… WHO THE HELL ARE YOU ? Recently on My Lifestyle Max, [...]

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Google+ Will Put Facebook and LinkedIn Out of Business and Here is How

Everyone’s been talking about Google+. The service is only few weeks old and I’m already tired of it. Now I know how some people must feel about Triberr. Lot’s has been said about Google+ already, but one thing that I haven’t seen mentioned anywhere is Google’s embodiment of their “Don’t’ be Evil” philosophy with Google+ [...]

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Chris Brogan’s Blog Topics Suck! You’re Welcome, Chris.

Few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of guesting on Kitchen Table Talks, hosted by Joe Sorge and Chris Brogan. One of the questions raised by Joe was regarding the criticism I’ve received over Triberr. Chris also chimed in regarding the criticism he received for selling blog topics. Chris mentioned that whenever he gets a [...]

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