Blogging

Covers Blogs, Blogging Tips, Online Monetization etc.

Amit Varma, Journalist and Blogger at India Uncut

Amit Varma, a journalist and blogger at India Uncut, has won the prestigious Bastiat Prize for Journalism. The Prize recognizes journalists whose writings wittily and eloquently explain, promote and defend the principles of the free society, including property rights, free markets and the rule of law.

Blogs – A Takeover Target for Mainstream Media

Blogs – especially the big-name brands such as TechCrunch, Gawker, GigaOm, Boing Boing, and the Huffington Post – appear to have attractive business models. They reach large, loyal audiences, they’re fairly cheap to run, and they can be lucrative.

Google Warnings For Adult Blogs Hosted on Blogger

Blogger Content Warning – Some readers of this blog have contacted Google because they believe this blog’s content is objectionable. In general, Google does not review nor do we endorse the content of this or any blog.

Can You Cite an Off The Record Conversation

Nelson Minar who works with the Google Web API team raises a good point – “Anyone talking to media knows that telling a journalist something “off the record” means you’re telling them so they know it.

Turning Blogs into Printed Books

Indian Bloggers are turning their popular blogs into printed books. You can either approach a book publisher or visit a print on demand service like LULU to self publish books from PDF or Word Documents.

A Lesson from Valleywag – Good Linking Etiquettes

When you click the name of some company on TechCrunch blog, you are very likely* to be transported to some internal web page that it not the official website but aggregates all the posts ever published on TechCrunch about that start-up.

Surfing the Internet in China

For China’s 162 million Web users, surfing the Internet can be like running an obstacle course with blocked Web sites, partial search results, and posts disappearing at every turn.

The Blogging Code of Conduct

HP blogs are written by a variety of employees at different levels and positions in the company, so you can expect many viewpoints.

Bloggers Must Not Shy Away from Self-Promotion

Ahmed – Self-Promotion is something most of us are uncomfortable with – and it’s not just the prospect of ‘selling’ that turns us off, in reality its insecurity (cleverly dressed as modesty) that holds us back.