Blog Marketing

Is It Really A Niche When Everyone’s There?

Does it strike you as curious that some of the most vocal about establishing a niche are all blogging about increasing your social media prominence? Or, more accurately today, podcasting, webcasting, video conferencing and writing via internet tools to sell a “unique” product or service that will show how “you too can get the secrets…

What Would You Change About Your Blog?

That’s the question my blogging coach Bea Fields who conducts the “Become a Blogging Maniac” course asked several of us on our weekly call where we offer each other advice, the names of new WordPress plug-ins, articles to read, etc.  We’re graduates of her course and have formed a nice circle of bloggers who care about…

What Actors Can Teach Us About Tweet-Ups

I think many of us have heard about Tweet-Ups that are forming from relationships developed on Twitter. I keep missing the Pittsburgh Tweet-ups (I never seem to be in town when one is going on), I missed a couple of LA Tweet-up’s over the past year, but I was able to finally attend a recent…

In Building a Social Community are We Becoming Snobs?

To continue our discussions about building a social community, are we in danger of becoming social media snobs? I recently bought an IPhone because too many people were teasing me about using an old-fashioned date book.  True, I find it useful to be connected to email when I’m away from my office for an extended…