Browser Usage Becoming More Evenly Split Among Top Three Browsers

On June 23, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Browser Usage Becoming More Evenly Split Among Top Three Browsers

Browser usage continues to become more evenly split among the top three: Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. Pingdom reported these percentages for top browser usage in June, from June 1 through June 16.

IE – 43.72%
Firefox – 28.57%
Chrome – 20.26%…

MTV Launches a Tumblr

On June 13, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on MTV Launches a Tumblr

MTV recently launched an official Tumblr. You can find it at: mtv.tumblr.com. MTV is using the Tumblr to post lots of animated GIFs, which are frequently seen on Tumblr blogs. The animated GIFs, such as this one of Emma Watson doing a clap dance, shoul…

Twinthesis Project Turns Tweets Into Music

On May 17, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twinthesis Project Turns Tweets Into Music

Music has been created from tweets for the first time. You can hear the first piece of Twitter music in the video above. The music is the result of the Twinthesis project, which uses computer software to turn tweets into sound. Developer Sam Harman s…

Announcement of Bin Laden’s Death Generates Highest Sustained Tweet Rate

On May 2, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Announcement of Bin Laden’s Death Generates Highest Sustained Tweet Rate

Twitter says last night’s White House announcement by President Obama that Osama Bin Laden had been killed generated the highest sustained tweet rate ever on Twitter. Twitter averaged 3440 tweets per second from 10:45 to 12:30pm ET last night. TechCr…

Yahoo to Discontinue Yahoo Buzz

On April 18, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Yahoo to Discontinue Yahoo Buzz

Yahoo has posted a message on the Yahoo Buzz website that says the service will end on April 21. At one point in time Yahoo Buzz was a popular place to share stories, but it has been overtaken by tools from Twitter and Facebook, which now dominate stor…

Grammar for Bloggers: 5 Big Errors to Avoid

On April 4, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Grammar for Bloggers: 5 Big Errors to Avoid

Almost every company supports a blog these days as do literally millions of unaffiliated individuals. Blogs are a relatively informal medium by nature, so lots of bloggers take considerable liberties in terms of tone, diction, etc. Many choose to employ a conversational style even in a corporate setting. Breaking the rules a bit breathes life […]

18 Million WordPress Blogs Are Now iPad Friendly

On March 24, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS,WORDPRESS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on 18 Million WordPress Blogs Are Now iPad Friendly

WordPress, one of the largest Blogging platforms on the web, has announced that 18 million of its self-hosted Blogs will be iPad friendly. Frankly, iPad users everywhere should be excited. Automattic which owns WordPress.com, flipped the switch on its iPad optimized interface allowing Bloggers to create a custom mobile experience that doesn’t sacrifice content and […]

MySpace Cuts Workforce in Half

On January 11, 2011, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on MySpace Cuts Workforce in Half

MySpace was unable to keep up with the torrid growth of rivals, Facebook.com and Twitter. Today, MySpace is cutting nearly half of its workforce. 500 jobs, 47% of the workforce, will be let go according to a post on paidContent.co.uk. The job cuts leav…

Rookie Mistakes That Could Be Turning Readers Away From Your Blog

On December 3, 2010, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Rookie Mistakes That Could Be Turning Readers Away From Your Blog

Your blog is up and running, and you have written several posts that touch on what you feel are meaningful topics. So why is your traffic counter stagnating and why do none of your posts have any comments from visitors? If you are experiencing these issues, you could be committing some rookie mistakes that could […]

Does Your Blog Need a Homepage?

On November 16, 2010, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Does Your Blog Need a Homepage?

Years ago, when I worked for a major retailer, one of the perks was getting free magazines. Once a periodical was considered outdated, an associate would be tasked with ripping off the covers and adding the “naked” magazines to a pile. Staff members were allowed to rummage through this stack. I took my fair share […]

Sprred Makes Publishing Web Content Quick and Easy

On September 11, 2010, Posted by , In blog,BLOGGING,Community Posts, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Sprred Makes Publishing Web Content Quick and Easy

Sprred is an quick and easy way of publishing content across the web. You can add text and links as well as upload photos and videos. You’ll then get your own Sprred page that you can name yourself. On your page you’ll have separate tabs for each type of content and a homepage that shows […]

Sprred Makes Publishing Web Content Quick and Easy

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Sunglass Hut Seeks Fabulous Fashion Blogger

On September 11, 2010, Posted by , In blog,Community Posts,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Sunglass Hut Seeks Fabulous Fashion Blogger

Sunglass Hut is seeking a fashion blogger and offering a six figure salary. Sunglass Hut says they want a full time fabulous fashion blogger to “live, breathe and report from the cutting edge of cool in New York City and beyond.”

They are offering

Philadelphia Imposes Crazy $300 Blogging Fee

On August 24, 2010, Posted by , In blog,Community Posts,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Philadelphia Imposes Crazy $300 Blogging Fee

Philadelphia is not going down as a great city to blog. The city is requesting $300 from bloggers. The city calls it a “business privilege license.” The City Paper has more details on the blogging fee here. NBC points out that the fee could make some p…

Multitasking: The Death of Blogging?

On August 13, 2010, Posted by , In blog,BLOGGING,Community Posts, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Multitasking: The Death of Blogging?

Suddenly, we all can juggle. But if you took the time to sit down a clown (highly recommended!) and ask him how he does it, you will likely get a story that involves hundreds of hours of practice. And some of us, no matter how hard we try, will never be able to toss – […]

Stare-Off: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg vs Magibon

On August 1, 2010, Posted by , In blog,Community Posts,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Stare-Off: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg vs Magibon

There is nothing but silence in this stare-off between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg vs Magibon. It’s an odd video. What does it mean? Take a look:

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Digg to Layoff About 10% of Employees

On May 7, 2010, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Digg to Layoff About 10% of Employees

TechCrunch is reporting that Digg cut 10% of its staff today. They posted this memo from Digg CEO Kevin Rose about the layoffs.

Hey everyone,

This morning we faced the difficult task of reducing our team by about 10%. This was an emotional and rough …

Library of Congress to Archive All Tweets

On April 16, 2010, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Library of Congress to Archive All Tweets

The Library of Congress (LOC) will be archiving all of your tweets. The Library of Congress has acquired Twitter’s archives and every public tweet since Twitter’s inception in March 2006, will be archived digitally at the Library of Congress. The LOC w…

Sleeping Time Tells You When Twitterers Sleep

On March 25, 2010, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Sleeping Time Tells You When Twitterers Sleep

Sleeping Time is a Twitter tool that determines a Twitter user’s sleeping schedule based on when they tweet. In the example above, Sleeping Time determined that Martha Stewart sleeps about six hours a night and that she is an early riser. That sounds…

Facebook added ReTweet feature

“Facebook added Re-Tweet feature” Facebook and Twitter are most user friendly popular sites which was being main social network site to do internet marketing. It is amazing. Twitter is known as micro blogging service where people can write short message … Continue reading

Dood Will Scream Your Tweets From Rocky Cliff

On October 4, 2009, Posted by , In blog,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Dood Will Scream Your Tweets From Rocky Cliff

A dood named Sam Wilson at illScreamYourTweets.com will scream your tweets for you. He won’t just retweet them using all caps but he will literally yell your tweets from a rocky cliff overlooking the ocean. You can send him your tweets at @ScreamUrTwee…