Category Archives: Blogging

The Dangers Of Net Journalism

Presidential candidate John Edwards announced today that he continuing his campaign despite the reappearance of cancer in his wife Elizabeth. However hours before Edwards made his announcement, blogger Ben Smith posted a entry on his blog saying that Edwards was throwing in the towel. Although Smith apologized for his error — I am not so…

Jason Calacanis Quits AOL

Jason Calacanis, the now former CEO of Weblogs, Inc has announced that he is quitting AOL. I hope he wasn’t forced out. I hope he decided to take the money he made from the sale of his company to AOL and live the good life. God knows I would have left a long time ago,…

8 Steps To Attracting Readers

Here is a good blog entry on attracting regular readers. Commenting on other people’s blogs… linking… and WRITING regularly are the most important. Many bloggers STILL don’t get that you need to build a list of readers. A newsletter or ezine pulls readers back.

Marketing Morons: What Is A Link Worth?

It appears that the same guys who lead all the lemmings to the dot com bust are still out there… How much is your website worth? That’s not an easy question to answer, but one way to measure the value is to look at the metrics of sites that have already been sold. What a…

Sports Blogs Earn Bucks And Are A Natural Fit

Sports blogs and Sports Blog Inc. have taken off. Markos Moulitsas Zuniga, the founder of the left-leaning political blog Daily Kos realized in 2005 that capitalism wasn’t as evil as he originally thought and created Sports Blog Inc. (Isn’t it amazing how liberals switch sides when they realize that ‘greed is good’ and that the…

Making Money Quick And Easy In Your Vicky Secret!

Lynn Terry shares an avatar creator with her readers, and included an avatar of herself… I found an easy avatar creator today, and created the avatar that you see to the right. Yes, that’s my imaginary version of myself Suprisingly, I have always imagined her with less clothes on, like the avatar below.

Building A Network Of Blogs

Want a simple formula for millions? Just pay attention to what Paul Short is doing over at BlogLogic.net. Jason Calacanis (Weblogs Inc.) and Nick Denton (Gawker Media) did the same thing. Jason just sold his network to AOL for a reported $25 million. Nick Denton is holding on to his network (which is what I…

Lynn Wastes No Time!

Lynn Terry is wasting no time breaking in her new WordPress blog. She has just completed a redesign and it looks pretty snazzy. Now that she is using purple I will have to change. Because I feel… I feel… well…. GAY.

SEO for Blogs

Here is a great site that covers SEO for WordPress. And my favorite piece of advice is… Writing appealing content will always draw more visitors than having content which is bland and/or generic. There are many sites which use a cut-and-paste method for compiling tons and tons of content, but the search engines see this…

Seduce Readers To Your Blog

A great blog entry on how important a great title is… The purpose of a post title is to give you some idea of what the post content is…before you go to the trouble of click/selecting it. Blog readers are busy. In a hurry. Don’t write dumb, vague post titles. Avoid writing post titles that…