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Carnival of the Capitalists at Blog Business World

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Carnival of the Capitalists…..It’s Carnival time again!..Grab your popcorn and cotton candy and sit back and enjoy…

Blogger Gifts for One and All

Bloggers are very generous people. Bloggers help other bloggers, business people, and website owners (often the same people wear all three hats) all of the time. Offering advice, services, and tons of links, bloggers are simply very giving people.

Blog business cards: Networking your blog

They are almost universally found at marketing and networking events. Business people hand out dozens of their business cards every day.

Pushing the Boundaries on Blogs: Do Fake Blogs Work?

Blogging continues to move out of the realm of personal diarists and into the hands of business professionals and marketers. The transition isn’t always smooth, especially as creative marketers use blogs in new ways to promote products, businesses and business strategies.

Blog Channel to Multiple RSS Feeds

John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing is a highly innovative blogger and business person.
Fresh marketing concepts are part of his stock in trade.

Guest blogging: Higher profile

Guest blogging.
It’s definitely something you should consider doing as a blogger.
If you have a blog, having occasional guest bloggers appear on your own blog, is often a good idea as well.

DMOZ Integrity Questioned By Editor

The Open Directory Project better known as DMOZ has long been a mainstay of the internet directory world.

Blog directories:Two more available

Blog directories are a great way to add incoming links to your blog.

Google PageRank Outage on Google Toolbar

The Google PageRank indicator isn’t displaying anything resembling green, on the ubiquitous Google toolbar.

Podcasts: How Professional Should They Sound?

Podcasts are a growing internet phenomenon. I have discussed podcasts before along with some of their possibilities and potential uses.

Affiliate Programs: Promote Your Links

Affiliate links. Many bloggers have a few of them. Some bloggers have many affiliate programs available through their blogs.

E-commerce Shopping Carts: Stop Abandonment

Internet retailers work hard to get prospective buyers to visit their e-commerce website.

Blogs Are Great For Google SEO

The most recent Google results, whether involving incoming links, Google PageRank levels, or positions in the search engine results pages (SERPs), there is one common denominator.

Canadian Journalists Learn About Blogs

The Canadian Association of Journalists held its CAJ Conference 2005 this weekend in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Content Blog or Syndicate blog: Which Is Yours?
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Blog content is written in various ways. Content blogs, and reblogging or syndicate blogs, are receiving a fair bit of discussion among various business blog commentators.

Carnival of the Vanities at Cynical Nation

The 138th edition of the longest running internet blog carnival, the well known Carnival of the Vanities, is up at Barry N. Johnson’s political blog called Cynical Nation.

A Penny For… Carnival of the Capitalists

This week sees an inquisitive approach for the travelling business show, recognized by one and all as Carnival of the Capitalists makes a visit to Todd’s great business blog known as A Penny For….

Blogging: When It’s Not a Good Idea

Blogging can be a bad idea. Business blogs are not the answer to everything. I’ll bet you never thought you would read those sentiments on this blog.

Cooperation Or Competition: Choosing The Right Option

Fierce competition. Never give an inch. Is that really the best way to operate your small business in the Twenty-First Century? I am not convinced that taking no prisoners, as Mary Schmidt of Mary’s Blog puts it, is the best approach to business.

Blogs and Agriculture: Farming the Blogosphere

Agriculture and blogging are really made for one another. Perhaps, I should say they can grow together and produce a bumper crop.

Blog Post Ideas: Follow Up Previous Ideas

Followup blog posts. Writing a blog post that continues a previous, but often unfinished idea, provides a number of real and very tangible benefits.

Keyword Density: SEO considerations
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Most website owners talk about their most important keywords, but very few really do anything about them.

Business Blogs Are Catching On

Business blogs are catching on with more and more businesses. Traditional websites are beginning to add a blog component to their content.

Visitor Traffic: Ideas For Gaining More Blog Readers
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There are few things that create more initial excitement, than the launch of your brand new blog. You have built the best blog you possibly can, and you’re waiting for the visitor traffic to start pouring right in.