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EBay Taps The Power Of Celebrity To Raise Money For Charity EBay Taps The Power Of Celebrity To Raise Money For Charity
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eBay is teaming up with various celebrities to build a charity auction destination that harnesses the power of celeb culture and uses it for good. You can already see evidence of our fascination with celebrities by performing a quick eBay …

Nook Tablet Revealed As Barnes & Noble Responds to Kindle Fire, iPad Nook Tablet Revealed As Barnes & Noble Responds to Kindle Fire, iPad
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Barnes & Noble unveiled its new Nook Tablet today at an event in New York. This is the company‚Äôs answer to the iPad, and even more so, Amazons Kindle Fire. Barnes & Noble is one of the top booksellsers in …

Google Testing New, Lighter Colors In Search Results Google Testing New, Lighter Colors In Search Results

When it comes to colors, there’s a whole world of study which continues to look at the effects various colors have on our psychology. There are two schools of color when talking about psychology; warm and cool. Warm colors are …

iPad 3 Rumor: New LED Back-Light System for Retina Display? iPad 3 Rumor: New LED Back-Light System for Retina Display?

You know those awesome, super high-resolution retina displays that are said to be coming to the next-generation iPads? Apparently, Apple needs to modify their back-lighting in order to support the new technology. According to DigiTimes, LED Back-light unit vendors have …

Marie Curie Google Doodle Honors Legendary Scientist Marie Curie Google Doodle Honors Legendary Scientist
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Today, Google is honoring two-time Nobel Prize-winning scientist Marie Curie with an artistic Doodle that invokes her era. In the Doodle, Curie sits at a table amidst her beakers and other lab equipment, with the Google logo faintly visible in …

Design Is Still An Important Aspect of Blogging Design Is Still An Important Aspect of Blogging
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Yes, a blog is only successful as its content, but if your platform looks like a joke, it really won’t matter how good the content your presenting is. In other words, design is still, and will always be, an important …

Keep Search In Mind While Being Social Keep Search In Mind While Being Social
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As the good content theme continues unabated at BlogWorld, in one of today’s sessions, Duane Forrester, Senior Product Manager at Bing, urges the attendees to keep the search industry in mind when you’re out there promoting via Facebook and Twitter. …

Shifting From Social Media To Social Business Shifting From Social Media To Social Business

When someone uses social media platforms for personal use, the focus is simply about updating your followers about what is happening in your life or sharing cool content. For businesses, social media is a much trickier nut to crack. This …

Are You a Blogger Or a Content Creator? Are You a Blogger Or a Content Creator?
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Do you blog or do you create content? This was one of the main themes of today’s BlogWorld keynote speech, delivered by Mitch Joel, Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner, Lisa Stone of BlogHer.com, and Deanna Brown, the CEO of …

In Regards to Social Media… Don’t Believe Everything You Hear In Regards to Social Media… Don’t Believe Everything You Hear
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Bullshit… Definition … Declarations of fact without knowledge, experience or proof. This was a statement from Jason Falls, the CEO of Social Media Explorer, during his keynote session, This Is All Such BS: How to Tell and What to Do …

Legendary ’60 Minutes’ commentator Andy Rooney Dies, Twitter Reacts Legendary ’60 Minutes’ commentator Andy Rooney Dies, Twitter Reacts

Today we learned of the loss of a beloved newsman, Andy Rooney. Rooney was probably best known for his weekly broadcast “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney”, a part of the CBS News program 60 Minutes from 1978 to 2011. …

Ford Shows Off New Promotion Strategy With QR Codes, Escape Routes Ford Shows Off New Promotion Strategy With QR Codes, Escape Routes

To celebrate the launch of the 2012 Ford Escape, the company, who has a sizable presence at BlogWorld, Ford announced the Escape Routes that will show an entirely new method of vehicular promotion. While discussing the benefits of the new …

Tips on Promoting Videos Tips on Promoting Videos
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Previously, we discussed creating compelling iPhone videos, but what happens now? How do you get the word out about the cool content you single-handedly created? Thanks to some tips and ideas from Michael Terpin’s BlogWorld session, you should have, after …

Tips And Apps For Quality iPhone Video Content Tips And Apps For Quality iPhone Video Content
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Creating quality content when blogging is perhaps the key aspect being discussed at this year’s version of BlogWorld. Fully supporting the “content is king” edict, the majority of the speakers/sessions are concerned with helping others create the kind of content …

Brands Need To Embrace Social and Mobile Platforms to be Successful Brands Need To Embrace Social and Mobile Platforms to be Successful
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For brands, no matter what size, they need to embrace social and mobile platforms to be successful. This was the advice given by Matt Gentile, Dir. of Public Relations & Social Media of Century 21 at the Blogworld Expo in …

SEO Experts React To Google Algorithm Update SEO Experts React To Google Algorithm Update
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I’m not sure what other writers are calling Google’s algorithm update, as we’ve only had it for a day. I’m staying with the KISS (keep it simple stupid) method, and calling it “Google Fresh“. No doubt, SEO experts, webmasters, and …

Buy Modern Warfare 3, Get a Free Smartphone Buy Modern Warfare 3, Get a Free Smartphone

In an effort to promote their mobile offerings, Best Buy is launching a deal surrounding the imminent release of the highly-anticipated Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Best Buy will be giving away an HTC smartphone to anyone who purchases …

Bloggers Taking To Google+, Still Promoting Mostly With Twitter Bloggers Taking To Google+, Still Promoting Mostly With Twitter
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Technorati CEO Shani Higgins took to the BlogWorld stage to unveil the findings of the annual “State of the Blogosphere” survey. Technorati has been doing the report for six years, and this year’s survey is a product of over 4,000 …

The Relationship Between Bloggers and Brands The Relationship Between Bloggers and Brands

During the State of the Blogosphere presentation at the 2011 BlogWorld Expo, Technorati CEO Shani Higgins discussed the sometimes tenuous relationship between professional bloggers and the brands they sometimes write about. While a great deal of bloggers do write about …

Someone Spent $1725 at eBay for an Illegal Copy of Modern Warfare 3
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Yes, this is one of the posts where the title says it all, because yes, some amazingly intelligent life form spent almost $2000 for an illegal copy of Modern Warfare 3, which was acquired from eBay. There are a number …

Can the Republicans Match the Democrats’ Social Media Prowess in 2012? Can the Republicans Match the Democrats’ Social Media Prowess in 2012?

The 2012 Presidential election is fast approaching. It’ll be interesting to see how much more of a role social media will play in the election, compared to that of 2008. While at the Blogworld Expo in L.A. WebProNews caught up …

Blogging From The Heart Is Telling Personal, Inspiring Stories To Your Readers Blogging From The Heart Is Telling Personal, Inspiring Stories To Your Readers
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Running a successful blog, especially if you want that blog to be a business, requires a combination of strategies. It’s not just about marketing, branding, and SEO – but also about blogging from the heart. That’s the advice from ProBlogger …

Do You Know The Difference Between a Tribe and a Business? Do You Know The Difference Between a Tribe and a Business?

“Blogs and other social media are a brilliant way to build a ‘tribe’ around your point of view, but at what point does that become a business?” This was the question raised by Sonia Simone, CMO of Copyblogger, and Chris …

Every Breath You Take, Every Tweet You Make, The CIA’s Watching You Every Breath You Take, Every Tweet You Make, The CIA’s Watching You

As you read this, a team of highly trained covert operatives are performing high tech espionage – from behind computer screens somewhere in Virginia. The folks at the CIA’s Open Source Center are busy gathering social media data from all …