RT @WSJ: Breaking: An 8.0 magnitude quake struck off Santa Cruz Islands, triggering a tsunami warning for islands in the Paci… http://wsj.com
Quora Launches Blogging Platform With Mobile Text Editor To Give Every Author A Built-In Audience
Josh Constine, techcrunch.com
The Internet is full of experts with no one reading their insights. It takes a lot of work to build a following. So today Quora launches a blogging platform that automatically distributes posts to its Q&A site users who follow relat…
This is very interesting.
RT @hightalk: If I go to a #socialmedia blog and I’m greeted with a pop-up ad to subscribe I immediately leave. #socialhucksters
The NRA Shows What Not To Do In a PR Crisis
Though the powerful lobby still has a lot to say about gun control in this country, I wanted to take a look specifically at their response one week after the tragedy at Sandy Hook. My post argues that they made a mistake in the way they responded.
The Yin and Yang of Privacy and Transparency
It is interesting to me how this is playing out in our day and age. Privacy has never been so threatened as it is today; transparency has never been so hopeful. Is this a good thing? How do you feel about it?
Hilarious! It looks like some people are not amused…
Harnessing Social Data? -
I’m actually making a argument to throw out the data you harness, because you are sounding mechanical, like someone who, obviously, gathers data. Talk to your customers and potential customers. Advertising has to constantly fight to be effective, but conversations have been effective for millenniums.
A Twitter-Free Twitter?? -
It seems almost inconceivable, but could Twitter have actually jumped the shark? The social service that has captured the attention of both the very private and the very public has apparently cut ties with third-party developers. A dangerous move. But not totally unexpected, as Twitter has a history of angering the community it helps connect, like it did when it acquired Tweetdeck and seemed to make it “official”, to the chagrin of similar services like Hootsuite. What do you think? Has Twitter finally made a move that will ultimately doom it?
Where to Go to Register a Domain
It’s hard to compare domain registrars because, apart from a bunch of add-ons (which I almost never find useful) they all pretty much do the same. But I stand by my choice of registering through Namecheap. Here’s why.
Have you ever tried to ___________? If so, you’ll know that it’s difficult because ___________________________. So what do you do? Many people have found success by using ___________________. But there are a few things you should know before you buy and implement a ___________ to ensure ____________. This post will tell you what you need to know to make sure you select a ____________________ that will let you successfully ________________. —
- Hubspot blog http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33295/The-Foolproof-Formula-for-Writing-a-Solid-Blog-Post-Template.aspx#ixzz1yNSOc0ty
I usually think a template is a bad idea because the results always seem so… templated… However, I acknowledge that writing every day is a LOT of work, something I can’t seem to do either. Is there a happy medium?