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Famous Blogs: How to Work for Yourself With One

January 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

famous blogsIf you ever wanted to know why it is more important than ever to work for yourself — online or in a similar capacity — just take a look at this recent piece of business news:
Lowe’s Cos., the No. 2 home improvement retail chain, is cutting 1,700 managerial jobs while adding up to 10,000 part-time workers in order to better staff its stores for weekend shoppers.
Sadly, I completely understand why Lowe’s is taking this action — essentially, the company is saving on the costs… Continue reading

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Tech Blogs, Societal Impact, and Politics

January 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

tech blogsWhen I was a senior in high school — back in the old days of 1997, when the Internet was still new — my A.P. Political Science teacher was talking to the class about a new tool she had found online.

I do not remember if she had been referring to AOL’s home page or that of a major newspaper, but she had discovered a way to tailor the news that she would receive or read each day. If, for example, she had wanted to read only… Continue reading

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Today’s SEO and Online-Marketing News

December 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Social-Media Use Trends

The rate of participation of senior citizens on social-networking websites has been increasing. In addition, teenagers have been blogging less often in recent years. Of course, as all marketers know, younger people tend to be early adopters while older demographics are late ones. But now that the latter is increasing their use of sites like Facebook, it is important for social-media marketers now to explore how they can reach that target audience. I wonder: Will social-media users increasingly see advertisements for prescription drugs and biotech devices like those that flood nightly-news broadcasts?… Continue reading

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New Blogs: What Content Strategy Should You Use?

December 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

new blogs“I go on the Internet sometimes, but everyone’s spelling is really bad. It’s depressing.”

— Tara on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Pardon the plug for my favorite television-show, but I thought of the humorous quote when I read a recent post by Rob Starr at Blogging Tips on what tone bloggers should use when writing:
First of all you need to take into account studies have shown our collective attention span has become shorter over the years so that means that people… Continue reading

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