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Short-form blogging thoughts

Great thoughts on blogging in 2014 from Gina Trapani… This is still a work-in-progress, notes-to-self kind of thing, but it’s been sitting in Draft for months now, so it’s time to get it out. With the obvious caveat that rules are made to be broken (with reason), my new rules for blogging are… via Scribbling.net …

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Why Blogs?

Yep… Blogs are — or at least were — different. They are an individual’s place for speaking out loud, but the relationships that form around them were based on links among posts, not social networks that link among people. I’m all for social networks, but we also need networks of ideas. via Joho the Blog …

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Blogging Isn’t Dead

I’d have to disagree with this… Blogging is Dead – But Long Live the Blogosphere – exploreB2B: “While the thought process remains the same today (‘Here is what I think, read my blog’) – the effect is minimal, if anything at all. A viewer may read an article on your blog, maybe even find it …

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83 Lines

Trevor Turk put together a WordPress theme using only 83 lines of PHP and 75 lines of CSS. That’s pretty amazing. And pretty. I’m using it here as my theme for a very long time to come. Yes, I love it.

Here We Go Again (Moving to Tumblr)

After Posterous’ non-cool move with affiliate links, I’ve decided to move my blog over here to Tumblr. I’ve had this blog on WordPress.com then a self-hosted WordPress plan for a long while then over to Posterous, a few static page iterations and now here on Tumblr. I’m tired of moving it, so let’s hope this …

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Great Review of @Posterous

Years of building and maintaining my WordPress blog have resulted in my learning a lot about WordPress and getting a lot of grease under my fingernails. Weeks of using Posterous has resulted in a media-rich blog with several posts per week. Tell me which service is more powerful. via suntimes.com I started using Posterous primarily …

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1,000th Post

“Now, with the blogs, you can share your thoughts with up to 10 people.” This is my 1,000th (published…a few dozen never saw the light of day, thankfully) post on CostPerNews. CPN went live on Nov 1, 2006 and I had no idea where it was going (and still don’t). 19 months later (at an …

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Disqus Trackbacks

Yay! Our long international blogging conundrum is over. Disqus FTW! Disqus Blog » New: Enable Support for Trackbacks in Disqus: “Go to the Configure tab and scroll down to General Settings. Check the box and let it do its thing. This is our support for standard Trackbacks. More fun Linkback implementations still to come.” However, …

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What Happened to Affiliate Bloggers?

Last Spring, it seemed as if the world of affiliate marketing would be saturated with bloggers. BUMPzee was riding high and everyone was trading links, trackbacks, comments and bumps. It was the short lived golden age of affiliate blogging. Don’t get me wrong, there are still some great places to read about affiliate marketing such …

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Magnify Publisher Simplifies Blogging

Magnify.net is releasing a very exciting new WordPress and MovableType plugin aimed at making it easier for bloggers to find and include images and videos into posts. Basically, the plugin integrates easily and nicely into either a WordPress or MoveableType install and allows for a blogger to include a keyword relevant image or video to …

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Disqus Now Has Seesmic Integration

Disqus continues to make blogging more enjoyable. Now, you can enable video comments through Seesmic integration with Disqus. To turn this on, just head to the Configuration tab on the Disqus dashboard: Give it a go in the comments if you’d like to test it out (you’ll see a “Record Video Comment” option). I’m still …

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Todd Crawford’s New Blog

Affiliate Marketing Legend award winner and all around good guy Todd Crawford has a new blog… ToddTalks.com Todd always has a unique perspective on things going back to his days with CJ, so definitely tune in and subscribe.

Angel is the New ReveNews Editor

Congrats to Angel Djambazov for being named the new Editor in Chief at ReveNews. I can’t think of anyone I’d rather have take over the site after my year long tenure. New Revenews.com Editor-in-Chief | ReveNews: “I have some great news to announce! Angel Djambazov (one of our resident Revenews bloggers) has been appointed as …

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Are All the New Folks Gone Yet?

OK, good. Let’s get back to business. But seriously, I have had offers to buy CPN, offers to blog under my name, offers to roll CPN up into other marketing blogs… but I just can’t pull the trigger. I’ve been blogging here since October ’06 (around the time I started on Twitter coincidentally). That’s not …

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