October 17, 2008

SOB Business Cafe 10-17-08

published this at 10:58 am

SB Cafe

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

The news from Seth’s Blog is about love or money.
Doing what you love is as important as ever, but if you’re going to make a living at it, it helps to find a niche where money flows as a regular consequence of the success of your idea.

Maybe you can’t make money doing what you love


The news from Global Neighbourhoods is a powerful echo.
If you Tweet something of interest and you have an audience of 10, or 100 or 1000 and no one retweets it, that is far as your message goes. But if you have 10 followers, and one of them has 100 and he or she retweets you, your message reaches that many more people. If of you of this wider ring… and so on.

The Power of ReTweeting


The news from idea blob is help him help us safe before we need to be.
I have a team already working on the first phase of a project which would aggregate both major media sources (tv, radio, etc) as well as citizen journalists (via blogs, twitter, etc) and republish the information about disasters and emergencies into SMS, email, web, and other mediums.

Disaster/Emergency Info Now!


The new from Escape from Cubicle Nation is about what we’re focusing on.
Just about every single client I have ever worked with has started their career quest by wondering what job would be of interest. The problem is, when you focus first on the perfect job, you automatically narrow your opportunities to jobs you are familiar with.

Stop searching for the perfect job and start finding your life’s work


The news from Bringing Brands to Life! is that video can be habit forming.
Budgets are approved. Management is on board. They bought your vision. Whoa! Not so fast.
You and your team may think your ducks are all lined up. But are they really?

7 Habits of Highly Effective Corporate Video Clients


Related ala carte selections include

Web Urbanist has dessert.

Sweet Slices of Pi: 20 More Awesome Geek Cakes

AriWriter has an encore from BlogActionDay

Poverty Pixelated


Thanks to everyone who bought my eBook to learn the art of online conversation!

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

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3 Comments to “SOB Business Cafe 10-17-08”

  1. October 17th, 2008 at 4:54 pm
    MLRebecca said

    Thanks for posting the links! This will give me some good reading material to last me through the weekend! Congratulations on your eBook! Have a great weekend!

  2. October 17th, 2008 at 6:31 pm
    ME Liz Strauss said

    Hi Rebecca!
    Thanks for the comment. It’s good to have visit from a new friend. :)

  3. October 19th, 2008 at 11:08 pm
    Pamela Slim said

    Thanks for linking to me Liz! I sure wanted to write a response to Seth’s great post about making (or not making!) money doing what you love, but alas I am too busy finishing the book.

    Hope you are well — maybe I’ll finally get to meet you in person at SXSW!

    -Pam

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