Archive for the 'Blogs' Category

Figuring Out The Blogosphere

Sree Sreenivasan, the dean of students at Columbia Journalism School, gave a talk with the abovementioned title focusing on the current state of the blogosphere over the weekend. His talk was attended by local journalists, freelance writers, editors, and members of public relations agencies. What did he have to say? He basically highlighted the ease […]

Bloggers As Philosophers?

Browsing blogs bring about as much learning as any other intellectual activity, so some people say. Though this may be a debatable point, it is a fact that one does indeed come across a wide variety of information in the blogosphere. Take this one girl�s blog for example. At ProgressiveU (a blog that �provides a […]

Arab World Becomes More Aware of Blogging

Though blogging has been at the height of popularity in many western countries, it has not experienced such controversy in the Middle East, that is, until now. In fact, many Arab countries are now focusing on bloggers who seem to pose a threat to their governments. In the Arab world, there is even less control […]

Blogging Moms

Though corporate and political blogging seem to have the highest profile these days in the blogosphere, there is another sector which cannot be overlooked. Studies show that moms are one of the most active when it comes to blogging. Similar studies give marketers and manufacturers high hopes � with blogging moms spending about 2 trillion […]

Japanese Read Blogs Most

A study conducted by Edelman, Japan?s leading international PR consultancy firm, showed that Japanese are the leaders when it comes to reading blogs. This is compared to people from other countries such as the US, South Korea, the UK, and France. The study took into consideration 1,000 Japanese hand in hand with studies in the […]

Death of the Diary Due To Blogging

Some of the greatest works of literature today are the diaries of real people who lived real lives. Who has not read about the experiences of Anne Frank, Samuel Pepys, and Captain Scott? Their writings have all been a source of insight and inspiration to countless people across generations. Yet as technology encompasses more and […]

Giving Blogs A Bad Name

There have been many controversial issues surrounding blogs. Despite the popularity of blogging across various sectors, there are always little � or not so little � things that have brought about negative publicity for the blogosphere. Late last year, Sony was busted with its fake PSP blog. You would think that other people have learned […]

The ROI of Corporate Blogging

As corporate blogging has become more and more of an accepted practice in the business world, it is ROI is slowly becoming clearer as well. In fact, in the past year, though blogging was already emerging as a powerful tool for many companies, it was the question of the ROI that was holding some entities […]

Blogsense over Adsense

The problem with people when it comes to taking up blogging these days is the fact that they are after the figures and not the sense and the juice that is usually awaited by most people. While it is true that there are affordable search engine optimization practices by organizations such as the Los Angeles […]

Blog for Attention Over Money

Everyone in the world can create a blog but it takes the experts to know what to blog. Making good and optimizing blogs through affordable search engine optimzation are main attractions that bring in the people so that they can read any blog site and mark it as one of their main source for various […]