Blogs to Fit Every Need

Blog Design, Blog Development, Tools

Did you know that there were several types of blogs to create? Maybe one of them can fit into your plans. Podcasting – This type of blog provides a web feed of audio files (although, increasingly, people apply this term to any video and other media available for anyone to download). “Blogcasting” “rsscasting,” “webcasting,” and … Read More

12 Days of Christmas Blogging


ContentRobot wants to wish everyone who celebrates Christmas a very merry one … On that note, here’s what we are wishing for under our tree. Enjoy! On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: Twelve bookmarks Eleven podcasts streaming Ten new blog subscribers Nine ecto blog posts Eight blog site … Read More

Creating Corporate Blogging Policies

Business Blogging

Do you have a corporate blogging policy? Before embarking on your blogging journey, you should consider the “dos” and “don’ts” of blogging from both a company and a blogosphere point of view. Here are some ideas for you: Employees/bloggers must abide by non-disclosure agreements or confidentiality policies. Employees/bloggers must be aware of company policies governing … Read More

Great Design Helps Readers to Navigate Blogs

Blog Design

Most of the basic or free blogging clients (Blogger, for example) provide typical blog navigation by using blog post archives and/or clickable calendars. But is it the best way of guiding your visitor around your professional blog? Traditional web sites create main navigation / subnavigation schemes and site maps to help their readers find exactly … Read More

Measuring the Impact of Blogs on Brands

Business Blogging

Market Sentinel, Onalytica and Immediate Future of PR have co-written a white paper called Measuring the Impact of Blogs on Brands. They took a scientific approach to objectively demonstrate which bloggers both have the authority and ability to affect corporate reputation. By using the science of “citation indexing” via Google page listings and a Dell … Read More

Personal Reflection: John Lennon


Today is the 25th anniversary of John Lennon’s brutal murder in New York city. I join the collective mourners by thinking of him today. Why do I mention the former Beatle on a blog about blogging? Because I always thought that John would have embraced blogging and would have been a prolific blogger spreading his … Read More

What Makes a Good Blog Post

Blog Writing

There are several ways to approach writing your blog posts over the long haul. Here are some ideas to spur you on and add a little “extra” to your blogs. Instructional These posts teach people how to do something. For example, posts that feature tips are popular both in the short term (loyal readers love … Read More

Should Your Company Be Blogging

Business Blogging

Should your company be blogging, or not? Of course! Before you jump in, remember that using a blog as a medium of expression requires a certain level of commitment. Companies should take a good look at whether they can approach blogging seriously enough so that they can avoid disappointing their customers (new and old alike). … Read More