Eric Enge on the value of outbound link in your web pages: "Publishers of authoritative sites almost always care about their users.
Covers Blogs, Blogging Tips, Online Monetization etc.
Results of a social media / blogging survey suggests that consumers in the U.S. and Western Europe are more likely to be passive participants, while those in emerging markets often create content.
If your company has deployed content filtering software from Computer Associates, you may not be able to access Digital Inspiration at office because they have put the site under "Personal Pages" and that category of websites is blocked in many workplaces.
You can make a comfortable living on the Internet working from home through blogs and Google AdSense. I just bought an Honda CRV car in India just through my technology blog.
Spotted this conversation between Nick Denton (Gawker) and Michael Arrington (TechCrunch) on Valleywag.
Google Pack pays AdSense publishers when a visitor downloads Google Pack through your website for the first time and installs at least one software via Google Pack.
If you are new to the world of blogs, wikis, tagging, RSS feeds and social media – this great diagram from Hutch Carpenter will come handy.
Answer a Yes/No for these three questions: Q 1: You have changed blogging platforms in the past – moved from Blogger to WordPress or from WordPress to Tumblr, etc?
Marc Brownstein – Our cell phones are on. Our wireless devices are on. Our laptops are on.
Eric Berlin prefers using Twitter over his RSS Reader. He writes – "I’ve been using my RSS reader more selectively of late, as a place to browse around when I have the time rather than looking at it as a mountain must be climbed everyday.
Twingly blog screensaver shows blog stories on a rotating 3D globe as they get published in different parts of the world in near real time.
According to SMH, 31 year old Marieke Hardy (or Ms Fits) is the top blogger in New Zealand / Australia.
Websites and Blogs are vulnerable to hack attacks if you are not using the latest security updates. Hackers can inject code into your WordPress files (especially themes) that will allow them to inflate the Google rankings of other spam websites though your blog.
The Best 25 Blogs in the Word according to TIME Magazine
Jennifer Slegg – If you are blogging about Chevy trucks, you should link to Chevrolet’s official site, which definitely falls under the category of an authority outgoing link.
Wondering what is the average income that bloggers are earnings from writings blogs ? Read this from NYT: The Internet has changed the nature of work, allowing people to set up virtual offices and work from anywhere at any time.
In the last three months, our income from AdSense Referrals has nearly tripled (see graph). Want to know the secret recipe ?
David Pogue of the New York Times feels that people do not behave the same way online as they behave in real life.
These blogging visuals divides the core into two regions – political blogs (in pink) and technology / gadget blogs.
Darren: Do you have any advice or tips for smaller to medium sized blogs that want to step up in terms of professionalism and growth?
Rory Cellan-Jones of BBC writes: I met a company which boasted of employing what they called a “digital marketing consultant” to hang out in the blogosphere spreading the word about their company.
David Pogue of New York Times lists the advantages of blogging and participating in social media like Facebook, YouTube, MySpace, etc.
Am not sure why Foruture executive editor Josh Quittner refers to Michael Arrington as Arlington but it’s a good read: "Sites that started out as tiny operations – titles like ReadWrite Web, Mashable, GigaOm, and Silicon Alley Insider – have staffed up and are turning into small businesses.