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We offer the best in thinking–articles on the business of blogging written by the Successful and Outstanding Bloggers of Successful Blog. Click on the titles to enjoy each selection.
The Specials this Week are
45 Things is reporting on a trend we might not have spotted.
She was at the top of her game. She was a lawyer who traveled all over the country, handling big shopping mall real estate deals. She had four young children, a terrific nanny, an easy-going husband, and a family proud of her achievements.
But what no one knew was that she was an addict.
Lorelle on WordPress is reporting a global decision in response to an individual infraction.
The details of the blogger and content in question is a bit vague, but this is not the first time, nor the last, that international courts have made a sweeping judgment against WordPress.com due to the actions of an individual blogger.
Copyblogger is reporting the facts in simple sentences.
I wanted to be an editor or a journalistâ€¦ but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going. ~Richard Branson
Sparkplug CEO is showing off it’s new brand and reporting in with content spectacular.
What you make per hour, per ad, or per project is directly proportional to how much you value your own time, expertise, and contribution to your clients.
Chris Brogan is reporting on the qualifications of a social media expert.
There are lots of people throwing â€œsocial media expertâ€ out there. Hell, I had it as part of my â€œaboutâ€ on my blog, but Iâ€™ve chosen to just say that I advise people. Itâ€™s more accurate, because expertise is fairly darned fleeting out there right now.
Christine Kane is reporting on irresistible reasoning.
And so little about the joy of writing. Writing to write. Not to sell, woo, seduce, hypnotize, or get more subscribers to your blog. Just pure writing.
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Lisa Sabin-Wilson is reporting great news and not so great news because of it!
I have, roughly, 2.5 months to get it done! Judging by my last â€˜go roundâ€™ with writing a book – Iâ€™m going to need all the spare time I can grab onto over here.. which means that SOBCon â€˜08 is, sadly, out the window.
Sit back. Enjoy your read. Nachos and drinks will be right over. Stay as long as you like. No tips required. Comments appreciated.
–ME “Liz” Strauss