Follow Bloggers Blog on Social Media

On July 12, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Follow Bloggers Blog on Social Media

You can get the latest blogging news from Bloggers Blog by following us on Facebook and Twitter. Our Facebook page is located here and our Twitter page is @bloggersblog.
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Readings – The News Reader that Also Lets You Follow Your Favorite Authors

On July 10, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Readings – The News Reader that Also Lets You Follow Your Favorite Authors

The buzz has been spreading pretty quickly about Readings, an online “community” for those who want to keep up with the latest news on various topics like Business, Entertainment, Photography, Technology, and Social Media. What’s so unique about Readings is that it also lets you follow your favorite authors. It kind of puts me in the mind of Readability, with a news reading service built around it. After a full review of the service, I started to realize what all the fuss is about and I must say that I really like the service. Let’s take a look. Subscribe to Your Favorite Publishers The first thing you’ll need to do is find some publishers to subscribe to. This is done by going through each category and then picking your favorite publications. You can also use the search feature to find publishers more quickly. Honestly, I found myself interested in just …

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Will Google Delete Ford and Mashable’s Google+ Profiles?

On July 8, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Will Google Delete Ford and Mashable’s Google+ Profiles?

Google+ Product Manager Christian Oestlien says Google+ is currently being optimized for consumers. They are working on Google+ profiles for businesses.
They are asking businesses to hold off on creating Google+ profiles until the business profiles ar…

Business Owners Face Google+ Dilemma: Google+ Team to Shut Down Business Profiles Until Roll Out Later This Year [Updated]

On July 7, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Business Owners Face Google+ Dilemma: Google+ Team to Shut Down Business Profiles Until Roll Out Later This Year [Updated]

Online business owners are to face a dilemma. In an announcement on Google+ team member Christian Oestlien announced that they will actively shut down business profiles. Business profiles have been becoming more and more present on Google+, but were outlawed from Day 1 according to the ToS: Your profile and name must represent one person. […]

Keep Up with Your Closest Friends using the Geeje Social Dashboard

On July 1, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Keep Up with Your Closest Friends using the Geeje Social Dashboard

If you’re like me, you probably have a small group of online friends that you connect with on every social network and you’ve become somewhat like an online family. If that indeed applies to you, then Geeje is the perfect tool to help you keep up with your closest online friends. The concept is pretty simple. First you create a profile of your friend and then you add feeds that apply to them. Don’t think of the word “feeds” as just blog feeds though, it also applies to social networking profiles. Best of all, you don’t need an actual RSS feed to follow them. You can simply enter the URL of the blog or social networking profile that you want to keep up with and Geeje will do the rest. Geeje keeps you in the know; it’s a noticeboard of your close friends and the people you follow; it’s to …

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Thematic.me – A Customizable Page for Your Twitter Images

On June 25, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Thematic.me – A Customizable Page for Your Twitter Images

Thematic.me has one goal in mind: displaying your Twitter images on a customizable, branded page. In a nutshell, Thematic.me is “photo sharing for brands,” though you really don’t need to your own “brand” to post images. Then again, when you … read more

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Gravee – A Social Search Engine with Personal Recommendations and Toolbar

On June 17, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Gravee – A Social Search Engine with Personal Recommendations and Toolbar

Gravee seems to be a lot like Bing with a few additional features. “Gravee evaluates the best search results from across the Web’s major search engines, and then personalizes their best results based on your interests and preferences, as well … read more

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Easily Search Through the Tweets of Those You’re Following with PostPost

On June 3, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Easily Search Through the Tweets of Those You’re Following with PostPost

Finding a tweet containing an image, photo or video that someone you’re following has tweeted in the past can be a pain, but PostPost now makes it easier than ever. “PostPost search results are filled with super-relevant information from the … read more

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Blogging Pitfalls: The 5 Pages Every Blog Needs

On June 1, 2011, Posted by , In BLOGGING,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Blogging Pitfalls: The 5 Pages Every Blog Needs

As we talked about a few weeks ago, every time a visitor comes to your blog, they have expectations of your site that, if you fail to meet, could cause them to go away and forget about you almost instantly. All of the SEO and content generation efforts mean nothing if you can’t retain a […]

Social Media Valuations Could Be Sign Of Another Tech Bubble Burst [Infographic]

On May 29, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Social Media Valuations Could Be Sign Of Another Tech Bubble Burst [Infographic]

Facebook currently rakes in $2 billion per year which has created a secondary market valuation of $75 billion for the social network or the equivalent of 37.5 years worth of revenue. Facebook however has an advantage over other social media company’s, they are everywhere from major websites to local stores where you can buy Facebook […]

Alternion – The Ultimate Social Media, Email, and Contacts Manager

On May 28, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Alternion – The Ultimate Social Media, Email, and Contacts Manager

In the past I’ve written about social media aggregators like Meevr, Vinehub, Yiid, and Streamy – just to name a few. Now we have Alternion to add to the mix and it’s definitely not your average aggregation tool. It’s a … read more

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3 iPad Apps to Help You Keep up with Social Media

On May 27, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on 3 iPad Apps to Help You Keep up with Social Media

Having one good social media app is great for boosting productivity while allowing you to quickly keep up with your social media news and contacts. Why should you have to use a different app for each site when you could … read more

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Social marketing on the rise, but traditional values still hold

On May 22, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Social marketing on the rise, but traditional values still hold

Like anything else that’s new, social media marketing is taking awhile to catch on and gain the trust of some of the professionals in the industry. A new report is saying that while social marketing is on the rise, traditional … read more

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Sawing the Web: How the “New Media Revolution” Can Be Derailed the Old-Fashioned Way

On May 6, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Sawing the Web: How the “New Media Revolution” Can Be Derailed the Old-Fashioned Way

Some weeks back, the BBC reported that a 75-year-old woman from Georgia managed to disrupt Internet service in the entire country.  She didn’t do so with a DDoS or an LOIC or any other sophisticated hacking tool, but with a plain old saw.  To supplement her pension, the woman scavenges for copper.  The cable didn’t […]

Create A Stylish Virtual Business Card with IdentyMe

On April 29, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Create A Stylish Virtual Business Card with IdentyMe

If you’re a fan of virtual business cards, you’ll love IdentyMe. It’s a place where you can create an online business card showcasing your portfolio, resume, social networks and contact information. They offer a wide variety of stylish themes that … read more

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Summify – Bringing You a Summary of the Top Stories from Your Social Networks

On April 22, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Summify – Bringing You a Summary of the Top Stories from Your Social Networks

If you’re one of the many people suffering from social media overload, Summify may be the “cure” you’re looking for. “Summify is a service that creates a periodic summary of the most relevant news stories, from all of your social … read more

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Google Offers Launches, Promises 50% And More In Savings

On April 21, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,, , With Comments Off on Google Offers Launches, Promises 50% And More In Savings

  Google Offers, a direct competitor to social coupon website Groupon was officially launched in “beta” form on Thursday. The platform is currently in limited release, offering service in the following geographical areas: Portland, Oregon; Oakland/East Bay and San Francisco, California: and downtown, midtown and uptown New York City. While those areas are all listed, only […]

Marketers Preparing To Spend Up To 10% More On Social Media In 2011 [Study]

On April 19, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Marketers Preparing To Spend Up To 10% More On Social Media In 2011 [Study]

With successful social media campaigns from Kraft Mac & Cheese, Dell Computers, Pepsi and various other “big box” retailers, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that marketers in 2011 are looking to increase their social media spending, however what might surprise some users are the amounts being thrown around. In a recent poll given to […]

Filter and Hide Unwanted Tweets on Twitter.com with Slipstream

On April 16, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Filter and Hide Unwanted Tweets on Twitter.com with Slipstream

TweetI have been using Slipstream for a couple of weeks now and I honestly don’t know how I’ve lived without it. It’s an extension, currently only available for Chrome and Safari, which lets you filter tweets directly on Twitter.com. You … read more

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Retweet@ – A New Way to Share and Discuss on Twitter

On April 8, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Retweet@ – A New Way to Share and Discuss on Twitter

TweetRetweet@ is a useful tool that allows you to share the current page you’re on and have discussions all from within a sidebar on your browser. It’s all done by a simple bookmarklet that you add to your browser toolbar. … read more

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Aizon.me Lets You Keep Track of Your Productivity Using Twitter and Facebook

On April 2, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Aizon.me Lets You Keep Track of Your Productivity Using Twitter and Facebook

TweetAizon.me is tool that monitors your Twitter and Facebook updates in order to track your productivity. It “analyzes your status updates […] and draws a productivity chart and will help you focus on the important things in life.” You’ll need … read more

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Intern Meltdown At Marc Jacobs Leads To Twitter Chaos

On March 28, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Intern Meltdown At Marc Jacobs Leads To Twitter Chaos

An intern managing Marc Jacob’s Twitter account had a meltdown and Tweeted late Friday night about his very public resignation and some very select words aimed at Jacobs himself. An unnamed intern who was managing the Marc Jacob’s Twitter account until a replacement was found let out some revealing Tweets about Jacobs and the job. […]

Buffer – Automatic Tweet Posting and Scheduling

On March 26, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Buffer – Automatic Tweet Posting and Scheduling

TweetBuffer is one of those tools that can come in handy for any Twitter user, but it’s especially useful for busy people who don’t have the time to tweet as often as they’d like. One of the keys to building … read more

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