Why Twitter Is Taking Over My Blog (And Why I Don’t Like It).

Is this analogy true or false? Blogs are to bloggers as Twitter is to bloggers. I would say no – this is false. This isn’t true. If you’re a Twitter user, this does not automatically make you a blogger. I have been guilty of making it seem like it is, but that’s probably because I’ve… Continue reading Why Twitter Is Taking Over My Blog (And Why I Don’t Like It).

Putting The Cards On The Table With The FTC Full Disclosure.

I would be remiss if I didn’t cover the latest guidelines released by the Federal Trade Commission as it relates to the liability and responsibilities of the blogging community so let’s take a look at the repercussions of this new policy, okay? In January 2007, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) decided to nudge their way… Continue reading Putting The Cards On The Table With The FTC Full Disclosure.

Is It Better To Be Retweeted or Have Comments?

I’ve written over 400 blog posts since I’ve started this project and I’ve noticed a couple of things: Depending on the topic and headline, my blog posts are sometimes retweeted on Twitter. I have received a decent amount of comments on this blog – not to the standards of Mashable or TechCrunch, but a few.… Continue reading Is It Better To Be Retweeted or Have Comments?

Bloggers may be influencers but don’t decide things for you

I write this blog post as a reaction to the Social Media Club Question of the Week in which they ask a simple question that requires something more than a blog post: Are bloggers responsible for getting the facts right? This isn’t necessarily a straightforward “yes” or “no” question because bloggers are supposed to be… Continue reading Bloggers may be influencers but don’t decide things for you