Category Archives: blogs

Top Ten Whines About Blogs

Here’s a humorous yet practical blog whines list from Kevin Drum of Mother Jones, although I disagree about putting your email address on your blog. I prefer a contact form which offers privacy and is trackable. Read the list.

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Another perspective on the importance of blogs and social media

New York Times personal technology critic David Pogue on the importance of blogs and social media, both in general terms and how their use has helped the NYT website:

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Solestruck and Katie Funk – AKA Gwenelle

Back in February, I posted an article expressing my disappointment about Zappos ending free shipping and returns. Today, I received a comment for that post: You know, another good site I’ve found (actually I prefer it to either Zappos or … Continue reading

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12/28/2007 C.O.T.W.: Bloglines top 1,000 blogs

These days, there‚Äôs probably no better way to stay informed on topics of interest to you than by keeping up with the top blogs. Blogs cover just about any topic you can think of and the best are written by … Continue reading

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Sony Flog Shut Down

As a follow-up to my previous post, Sony has closed their fake PSP blog. Click here to read the details.

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Just in time for Christmas – Flogging, part II

It was one thing when brand-clueless Wal-Mart got caught with fake blogs. Now, Sony – still generally regarded as a hip brand name – has made the same misstep! Click here to get details on Sony’s “flog” debacle.

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Wal-Mart Fake Blog Creator Could Lose WOMMA Membership

The fallout from the Wal-Mart “flogs” (fake blogs) continues. The responsible PR agency, Edelman, has been placed on a 90-day probation by the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) while they implement requested changes to the make the authorship of … Continue reading

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Two More Fake Wal-Mart Blogs Revealed

It’s unfortunate that you can’t make this stuff up. Wal-Mart PR firm Ededman has admitted to running two more fake pro Wal-Mart blogs. As I have said before, you can’t fake a blog – you will be found out! Click … Continue reading

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