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Category Archives: Blogs

New Look for MET

For a long time, I’ve been thinking about creating a “personal portal” that would tie together all of my digital activity – blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Friendfeed, LinkedIn, as well as my business, ME Consulting. There never seemed to be enough … Continue reading

Spam Getting More Sophisticated

Say what you want about spammers but they definitely creative. Take, for example, what they’re doing with comments on blogs. At first blush, the comments look legit. But if you look at the e-mail and Web site address, you realize … Continue reading

11 Reasons Why Blogs Still Matter

Steve Rubel’s decision to pull back from blogging to focus on “lifestreaming”, Friendfeed and Twitter has captured a lot of attention given Rubel was one of the early enthusiasts about blogging – a move that helped thrust him into the … Continue reading

Blogging Still Rules the Social Media Roost

Steve Rubel caused quite the stir last week when he proclaimed he was leaving blogging for lifestreaming and a focus on social networks – a stance he appears to have retreated on already. Not surprisingly, it led to some people … Continue reading

Battling the Blogging Blues

Here are some truths about blogging: it’s easy and, at the same time, it can be challenging. It’s easy to set up a blog, many within minutes by using Blogger.com or WordPress.com. This explains why thousands of blogs are created … Continue reading

Is RSS Really Dying?

Are you still reading blogs? Do you still use an RSS readers such as Bloglines or Google Reader? Or do you get most of your blog fix from Twitter? Many of us who have embraced Twitter have discovered that we … Continue reading