March 21, 2008
Liz published this at 3:29 pm
Welcome to the SOB Cafe
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
Problogger explains five ways to get your conference return on investment.
Conferences can be a prime space for bloggers to recruit new readers. Last week at SXSWi it was fascinating to watch hundreds of bloggers attempt to standout from the crowd, network and develop fruitful relationships with others there.
Copyblogger explains how to keep your blog ideas red hot.
Specifically, your content has become flat and routine. YouÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve found a modest audience that likes you, but your ideas and your writing arenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t sharp enough to pull in, energize and keep new readers.
bub.blicio.us explins how a new product might change our view of the Internet and the people we relate to.
It not only allows you to bookmark and save notes in an easy to retrieve place, it adds a new dimension to the Web itself by revealing, at the page level, the community of people who have also interacted with the content.
Virtual Impax explains how knowing your customers makes a difference in your business.
I am his IDEAL client. His themes are incredibly well coded and I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t EVER have to contact him about Ã¢â‚¬Å“supportÃ¢â‚¬Â.
Blog about Your Blog explains what we might have gotten wrong.
Recently I tried my own linkbait, 8 reasons to link to our blog today. I wouldnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t say it failed because we did get some links (which I definitely appreciate). However it wasnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t as many as I had hoped.
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eMom explains how she chooses her conferences and which she recommends.
Many of you know that I spoke at / went to a lot of conferences in 2007. Each was great in its own way, and IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m trying to get back to every single one of them again this year, plus hoping to add a few if I can.
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