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State of the Blogosphere Address – Keynote with Shani Higgins

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Most of you are probably already aware of Technorati’s annual State of the Blogosphere Address. This year Sani Higgins, the CEO of Technorati, presented the new information that provides some excellent insight into the blogging community. This year Technorati introduced a new category of blogger,… Read More »

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Nov 7, 2011
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When Social Media Statistics Lie and What to Do About It

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There is a lot of advice out there about how to use social media. Everybody is a consultant these days and they all have their own set of data and research to support their methods. In this session Jason Falls goes through several examples of… Read More »

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Nov 7, 2011
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Fake is the New Authentic

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Jay Dolan make some good points in his presentation on authenticity. He started by acknowledging that being afraid to put yourself out there is normal. For anyone who has ever had a blog they know that it can be extremely nerve wrecking the first time… Read More »

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Nov 7, 2011
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Life Lessons in Social Media – Keynote Speech with Peter Shankman

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Although it is important to know the ins and outs of social media sometimes you need to take a step back and remind yourself of why you do what you do. This keynote speech by Peter should have been titled “life lessons”. After some brief… Read More »

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Nov 7, 2011
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Blogging from the Heart (but Smart)

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Darren Rowse made an interesting point in his presentation. Bloggers typically fall into two categories. The first group tends to really pour themselves into their blogs. They only have one or two to which they are completely dedicated. The other group, however, usually has many… Read More »

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Nov 7, 2011
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How to Learn What Your Readers Want with Pete Davies

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Although Evan Soloman was originally supposed to do this session, he couldn’t make it so his colleague Pete Davies took over. He started off by making the point that many times there is a huge disconnect between the developers and end users. As developers and… Read More »

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Nov 5, 2011
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Why Every Blog Needs A Backstory with Michael Margolis

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As you guys know that we are at BlogWorld Expo. Here is our short coverage of the session by Michael Margolis on Why Every Blog Needs a Backstory. We live in a very exciting time. As a result of technology each one of us have… Read More »

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Nov 5, 2011
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Mitch Canter – The Ultimate WordPress Experience

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That’s right, Mitch is wearing the official WPBeginner shirt! He started with a brief introduction and then got into the WordPress history. It is important to know where you came from to know where you are going. He explained the idea of plugins and how… Read More »

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Nov 4, 2011
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Promoting Your Blog in the Age of Social Media (BlogWorld LA 2011)

Promoting Your Blog in this Age of Social Media

Great panel with Brett Green, Jeannine Crooks, Doylee Albee and Joshua Dorkin. This panel was moderated by Dave Taylor. The panel started with the talk of strategy. As I always stress out, you need to have: Goals Goals Goals. While you are not writing a… Read More »

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Nov 3, 2011
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Google Plus for Business with Chris Brogan and Guy Kawasaki

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This was the first session at BlogWorld LA 2011. So we all know Google+ is out with a buzz. Btw: Follow me on Google+. It was a full house just because of the celebrity status of these two speakers. So you are probably wondering how… Read More »

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