Thursday, August 31, 2006

IBM: Blogging Means Business

IBM execs Harriet Pearson and Willy Chiu discss the power of building communities in the marketplace via blogging.

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Blogging for big bucks

Read the article on how to make bucks in blogging in Business 2.0.

Blog sites stemming from this article to check out:
2.Federated Media

Sunday, August 06, 2006

Why do economists spend valuable time blogging?

“CLEARLY there is here a problem of the division of knowledge, which is quite analogous to, and at least as important as, the problem of the division of labour,” Friedrich Hayek told the London Economic Club in 1936. What Mr Hayek could not have known about knowledge was that 70 years later weblogs, or blogs, would be pooling it into a vast, virtual conversation. Blog is a social bookmarking service that allows users to tag, save, manage and share Web pages from a centralized source. With emphasis on the power of the community, greatly improves how people discover, remember and share on the Internet. Check out their blog site.

7 Tips for Successful Blogging

So, you have a blog! Do you have traffic? Do you know how to build traffic to your weblog? There are seven proven methods for building readership of your blog. They start with defining the purpose, or life, of your blog. Then, after you have a blog worth promoting, driving traffic is crucial to your ongoing success at blogging. Read more about Michele Schermerhorn's blogging tip.

Barging Into the Bloggers' Circle

When Nokia Corp released its camera smartphone last fall, the marketing campaign cut back on news releases and flashy ads. Instead, the company sent sample products to 50 tech-savvy amateur bloggers with a passion for mobile phones.

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Blogger jailed after defying court orders

A freelance journalist and blogger was jailed after refusing to turn over video he took at an anticapitalist protest last summer in San Francisco, and after refusing to testify before a grand jury looking into accusations that crimes were committed at the protest.

Time article about Josh Wolf.