Call Me A Geek, I Want RSSCloud

by on 09/08/2009 • 13 Comments | Blogging

So I’m going to go ahead and say it. I don’t care how bad Michael and Andy want me to feel for being excited about RSSCloud, I like it. I’m stoked about real-time blog updates and the effect it may have on bloggers, their communities and the overall conversation. And they’re not going to shame …Read More

Blogging Truth: No One Likes Your CEO

by on 07/08/2009 • 25 Comments | Blogging

Hey there. I want to talk about your company blog. Okay, more accurately, I want to talk about your company blog and why you’re letting your CEO ruin it. Make sure the boss is out of the room and then grab a pencil. Hide their keyboard while you’re at it. Corporate blogging has been all …Read More

Would I Recognize Your Blog In A Dark Alley?

by on 07/01/2009 • 11 Comments | Blogging

[Caution: This post comes with a slight aftertaste of unicorns and rainbows. And babies.] Matt McGee had a post that really hit home with me earlier this week. The post was on his HyperlocalBlogger blog which deals with blogging and real town communities. He asked his audience if their blogs accurately represented the towns that …Read More

Why I Hate Bloggers

by on 06/08/2009 • 83 Comments | Blogging

Here’s something you may not know about me: I hate bloggers and I hate blogging. And if you want to know why, the New York Times did a pretty good job illustrating the point yesterday. The medium is thankless and the people who do it…oh my goodness are they some of the most whiny, annoying …Read More

Defining the Role of a Blogger

by on 04/20/2009 • 21 Comments | Blogging

Okay, let’s all take a breath. It’s a new week and I have something I want you to read. It’s a tweet I Favorited last month from Michael Gray. Michael’s really good at tweeting sound bytes that stop you in your tracks. And that was one of them for me. Because that’s how I view …Read More