Archive | August, 2012

Top 5 Most Awesomest Personalized News Apps

You may be missing out on a whole lot of crucial business information and not knowing it. That is, if you’re consuming news the same way you did in 2010. Personalized news is transforming delivery of information. And you get to decide who wins the war for your attention. Whether you’re a small business owner [...]

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10 Ways to Make Your Next Infographic Totally Awesome [Infographic]

There’s been a war going on between Visualization Geeks and Link Baiters. For the uninitiated. Visualization Geeks are the dudes who bring us amazingly awesome, really powerful, fancy-looking infographics. Link Baiters are folks who do what they do to get YOU to link to them because Google said so. Ok, now that the stage is set, [...]

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How To Move the Blogging Industry Forward

I spend countless hours thinking about how to make Bloggers more successful. But first, let me define what a “blogger” is in my mind. Anyone who creates content online, minus Twitter and Facebook status updates. That’s it…pretty simple, right? From a Blogger hobbyist, to a Blogger Journalist, across Writers, podcasters, and vloggers. All are Bloggers in [...]

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Klout Just Became OverBlog. Should @OverBlog Be Concerned?

I’m no fan of aggregators, but Fred Montagnon -the Founder of OverBlog- and I shared some good times when he visited the States recently, and so by default, I like his company as well. For those who don’t know, OverBlog aggregates your social media activity in one spot, timeline style. This means that it will display all [...]

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You Don’t Get Paid to Speak. You Get Paid to Promote.

I spend 7 years of my life essentially making my living by speaking. That is pretty much ALL I did from 1999 until 2006. But that was in a different industry than I’m in now. And lemme tell ya’. Things are different here. I’ve spent more than 10 years as a Network Engineer (a geek’s [...]

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I Sit Down With @gazalla to Answer Tough Questions About Blogging & Triberr

Gazalla Gaya (from Web Content Blog) and I sit down to talk blogging, social media, big sites, small bloggers, and  Triberr. The interview is only about 25 minutes, but in that time we manage to cover a lot of ground: How to pronounce “Triberr”, the classy way How the idea for Triberr was born How we [...]

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A Gathering of 100 Bloggers on the Day of Equinox #TribeUpNYC

Since the ancient times, tribes have gathered on the day of Autumn Equinox to share knowledge and celebrate season’s new cycle. This year, the Autumn Equinox falls on September 22nd, and Internet Media Labs and Triberr are organizing a 100 Bloggers Event to commemorate this momentous occasion. 100 Bloggers from around New York area will gather to receive knowledge, [...]

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The Effectiveness of Infographics as a Marketing Tool [Infographic]

Google is going to start differentiating between “good” infographics and “bad” infographics. So what? People LOVE infographics. And I wonder how Google will “know” which Infographics are good/bad when some of the worst Infographics are found on some of the most popular sites. Check out a turd of an Infographic on Mashable. It looks like [...]

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