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The Golden Age of Tech Blogging is Over. Not a Chance!

Apparently, the “golden age” of tech blogging is over. Yup, that’s it. Just six years after blogging caught fire, Jeremiah Owyang has declared tech blogging has arrived at a sad juncture. It has something to do with a few large … Continue reading

Is “Just” Blogging Going to be Enough?

As someone who spent nearly 15 years as an ink-stained newspaper reporter, my passion is writing, which explains why I produce lots of content for this blog, the Sysomos blog and my Globe & Mail “Start” column. I pound out … Continue reading

Why Blogging Never Loses its Mojo

In the scheme of things, blogging is a labour of love. It takes a lot of time and effort to consistently generate posts that provide value. So it was interesting to read Mitch Joel’s blog post about what blogging has … Continue reading

Why Blogging is Social Media’s VIP

As an enthusiastic blogger, it is somewhat discouraging to see blogs lose some of their lustre amid the fascination (obsession?) with Facebook and Twitter. As someone who has been consistently blogging here and other places for the past seven years, … Continue reading

Looking for Blog Post Inspiration?

In writing two blogs and an online column, I create more than 40 items a month. It may not be the volume generated by writers working for big-time blogs such as TechCrunch or GigaOm but it’s, nevertheless, a lot of … Continue reading

How to Compete With Big-Time Tech Blogs

In a word: don’t. Going head to head with major tech blogs such as Mashable, TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb and GigaOm is a fools’ game. They have too many people at their beck and call, they pump out way to much content, … Continue reading