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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 …

Google Algorithm Update Focuses On Freshness and Recency Google Algorithm Update Focuses On Freshness and Recency
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At the rate information is transferring, it seems like a losing game to try and stay current on everything that is occurring. However, it’s exactly what Google is planning with their latest algorithm update. Simply put, they’re trying to make …

Nook Tablet Leaked, Release Date November 16th Nook Tablet Leaked, Release Date November 16th
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It looks like Barnes & Noble is about to launch its answer to the new Amazon Kindle Fire with the first true tablet to grace their line of Nook e-readers – the Nook Tablet. Engadget has unearthed some documents that …

Video Games Are Making Your Kids More Creative
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Quit telling your kids to go outside and play. Climbing a tree is boring. While this writer is fully aware that the countless hours spent traversing the vast landscapes of Hyrule, or patrolling the wasteland of Fallout has made him …

Google Offers App For Android Brings Deals On The Go Google Offers App For Android Brings Deals On The Go

Google has just unveiled their new Google Offers mobile app for Android devices, making their burgeoning daily deals service accessible on the go. The new Offers app has a few key features, most importantly the ability to view the daily …

Groupon IPO Raises $700 Million, Priced At $20 A Share Groupon IPO Raises $700 Million, Priced At $20 A Share
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Daily deals powerhouse Groupon has priced its Initial Public Offering at $20 a share, a move that will raise $700 million for the barely 3-year-old startup. This IPO values the company at around $12.8 billion. The oversubscribed company added five …

Viral Content Can Be Tricky, But Awfully Rewarding Viral Content Can Be Tricky, But Awfully Rewarding
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Most, if not all content creators want their work to get noticed. Whether it’s on a viral basis or something more — full blown popularity — when it comes to the web content, having other people see and respond to …

Writing Funny Content To Help Your Blog Get More Shares Writing Funny Content To Help Your Blog Get More Shares
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It’s good to include humorous content once in awhile. This was the advice given by Jordan Cooper, who was speaking during the Blogging with Humor Workshop at the Blogworld Expo. WebProNews’ Chris Crum sat in on the session and was …

Brand Your Business And Establish Your Voice With These Blogging Tips Brand Your Business And Establish Your Voice With These Blogging Tips

The main idea being issued at the 2011 BlogWorld expo is the focus and creation of good content, because on the web, content is king. Great content normally gets great links, which is the equivalent of being noticed, and because …

Non-Marketing Marketing Strategies That Can Rapidly Grow Your Business Non-Marketing Marketing Strategies That Can Rapidly Grow Your Business
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Marketing is a tricky beast, especially when it comes to Internet business. Overdo it and your potential customers will see right through it, but, if you ignore it, who’s going to know about the products you’re offering? Balance is the …

National Sandwich Day, The Dalai Lama, and Spare Ribs National Sandwich Day, The Dalai Lama, and Spare Ribs

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

HTC Rezound Unveiled, Release Date November 14th HTC Rezound Unveiled, Release Date November 14th

HTC has just unveiled its long-awaited Rezound, and it’s the first smartphone in the U.S. to come stocked with Beats Audio. That means that the device will come with a high-definition audio experience unlike any other device on the market …

Businesses Should Use Social Media For Relevance, Connection With Customers Businesses Should Use Social Media For Relevance, Connection With Customers

It’s undeniable that we are in the era of social media. It’s no longer a bonus for companies to have an active presence on Twitter and Facebook – it’s become a necessity. If you can’t interact with your followers in …

Do a Barrel Roll! In Google’s Search, and Enjoy Do a Barrel Roll! In Google’s Search, and Enjoy
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As a mid-late 20′s something, I’m blessed with remembering the glory days of video games with both the SNES and Nintendo 64. One of the games which everyone had to play at the time was Star Fox, and the sequel …

Act of Valor, A New Film Starring Real-Life Navy SEALs, Gets A BlogWorld Preview Act of Valor, A New Film Starring Real-Life Navy SEALs, Gets A BlogWorld Preview

At the 2011 BlogWorld Expo, attendees are being treated to a first look at the upcoming 2012 action thriller Act of Valor. The film, set to release in 2012, stars real-life active-duty Navy SEALs. Here’s what they have to say …

Google+ “It’s already good for rankings” Google+ “It’s already good for rankings”
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Google+ hasn’t even been around 6 months yet, and it’s considered a major player in the social media realm. It regularly draws comparisons to both Facebook and Twitter. But, Google+ does have one thing going for it that currently Facebook …

Does Google+ Threaten Twitter More Than Facebook? Does Google+ Threaten Twitter More Than Facebook?
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Since Google+ appeared on the social media stage, it has suffered comparisons to the already-well-established giants of the game: Twitter and Facebook. And in a way, these comparisons are justified. Google+ definitely takes elements of both Facebook and Twitter, but …

Google Chrome Now Allows Browser Syncing for Multiple Accounts Google Chrome Now Allows Browser Syncing for Multiple Accounts
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A new Beta release for Google Chrome has been released which allows multiple sync accounts. Essentially this means that more than one person can sign into Chrome on a shared computer and have access to all their bookmarks, apps, and …

Apple Is the Most Influential Entity in Regards to Video Games? What?
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Perhaps an “LOL Whut” would be a better reaction here, but according to respondents to a survey done at something called the London Games Conference, Apple has been the most influential company in regards to shaping the video game industry. …

Gamestop Now Offering Android Tablets With Game Bonuses Gamestop Now Offering Android Tablets With Game Bonuses

The video game retailer, Gamestop, has officially jumped on the app gaming scene. In an interesting announcement, the retailer has decided to start selling Android tablets both online and at their stores. Unlike other places, purchasing a tablet at Gamestop …

Nickelback to Play Lions/Packers Halftime Show? Not If These Petitioners Have a Say Nickelback to Play Lions/Packers Halftime Show? Not If These Petitioners Have a Say
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There are few things more American than Thanksgiving Day football, and there are apparently few bands easier to hate than Nickelback. So when those two forces collided, it didn’t take long for there to be some pretty harsh blowback. Earlier …

Amazon Gets Into the E-Book Lending Business Amazon Gets Into the E-Book Lending Business
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In regards to electronic media, do you consider yourself an owner or a borrower? If you had the option of renting a file and owning a file, which option would you take? What about if the format being discussed is …

Twitter Tests New Search Features Twitter Tests New Search Features
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Some users are seeing something new when they search for a person or topic within Twitter – highlighted search results appearing at the top. These new results, “Top News” and “Top People,” look like they are there to point Twitter …