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
skelliewag reveals the power of breaking the rules.
It was a little painful to read Darren RowseÃ¢â¬â¢s series of posts on letting your blog go. It hit a nerve with me for reasons that are probably self-evident: in the last four months there have only been eight new posts at Skelliewag.
Writing on the Web reports and reminds us that we work to get paid.
Because that’s how blogging works. You write relevant content to make your readers’ lives better and one day, they respond to your offer of a service or product. There’s more to it than that, of course.
Pajama Professional reports and details two ways to right a wrong.
I wanted to build a list to occassionally share information outside the blog and maybe promote a few products. I wanted it to be an avenue for useful information, but I felt like Ã¢â¬ÅsavingÃ¢â¬Â stuff for my list might lower the quality of the information on the blog.
Read, Write, Web reports and reveals the benefits of a feedreader at work.
We recognize that the single biggest barrier to feeling justified in reading blogs on the clock may be that most people simply don’t know how to find the best blogs that are relevant to their work. For that we refer you to our recent post Comparing Six Ways to Find the Best Blogs on Any Topic and we discuss specific tactics you can use below.
Marketing Diva reports, relates, and tosses out a few pink boas.
Networking on iPhones and Blackberries. Networking in-person. Tweets on screens. Tweets on cells. Parties and People. An industry finding its way. New companies. New technology. New bloggers. Conference Word: Vulnerability
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Six Revisions goes gorgeous.
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–ME “Liz” Strauss