According to SMH, 31 year old Marieke Hardy (or Ms Fits) is the top blogger in New Zealand / Australia.
Covers Blogs, Blogging Tips, Online Monetization etc.
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.
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.
In a strange move, the US Air Force has cut off access to all external websites that contain the term "blog" in the URL. The official argument is that blogs aren't legitimate media outlets and therefore, shouldn't be read at work.
Ed Bott of ZDNet comes down heavily on Techmeme which he calls the "Short Attention Span Theater" of the blogosphere.
Scoble has a good suggestion for companies who want bloggers to talk about their products – Send bloggers interesting stories — especially about other people.
Dan Farber says – “It’s pleasing to have Mike and others targeting CNET. It must mean that we are at the top of the heap.
The New York Times offers some blogging etiquettes and other words of wisdom for bloggers: 1.That’s what all the name-brand bloggers do.
Sraman Mitra – “Michael Arrington, to make his dream come true, needs to look at personalities that have less overbearing ego issues.
Buzz is a nice blog aggregator that collects the most popular stories from blogs across different categories such as Technology, Sports, Gossip, etc.