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BlogWorld & New Media Expo Gets A New (Yet Familiar) Name

BlogWorld & New Media Expo Gets A New (Yet Familiar) Name

By Chris Crum June 7, 2012

BlogWorld & New Media Expo co-founders Rick Calvert and Dave Cynkin announced that they’re renaming the popular conference series to just New Media Expo, or NMX. Calvert said, “When we started BlogWorld in 2006 the new media industry hadn’t really …

Online Video Is More Than The “Big DVR In The Sky” Online Video Is More Than The “Big DVR In The Sky”

The future of online video is bright. A bit of an obvious statement there, but it’s the truth. But, for most it’s not being utilized to it’s full potential. For most, online video is just the “big DVR in the …

Ford Announces Free Upgrade to MyFord Touch Interface Ford Announces Free Upgrade to MyFord Touch Interface
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This morning, Ford announced some upgrades and new features for its MyFord Touch system, beginning with model year 2013. The upgrade will also be available to existing MyFord Touch owners, via a USB flash drive for free. “Operating just like …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …