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

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…

BlogWorld & New Media Expo Buys Travel Blog Exchange

BlogWorld & New Media Expo announced that it purchased another blogging event series: TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange), which BlogWorld says is the world’s largest travel blogger event. BlogWorld will take over production and operations of the event, though TBEX’s founder…

Design Is Still An Important Aspect of Blogging

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…

The FTC Endorsement Guidelines a Year Later

As you may recall, about a year ago, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) set some guidelines into motion, concerning endorsements and testimonials. The main point of these guidelines was to ensure full disclosure when people lending endorsements and testimonials receive any kind of compensation from the marketer or advertiser. 

The Need for a Flexible Employee Social Media Policy
More WebProNews Videos How strict are you when it comes to employee social media use? Have you taken the time to develop a social media policy? Guidelines for staff to follow?  Deb Schultz, a partner with the Altimeter Group shared…
Know HOW You Want to Monetize Your Blog
More WebProNews Videos Blogging may seem like it's designed for making easy money, but the truth is, it's not that easy at all. It requires time and focus, and it takes the right combination and approach to successfully bring in…
How Bloggers Can Find Journalistic Credibility
More WebProNews Videos What is the difference between a blogger and a journalist? Is the guy labeled a journalist automatically more credible because of that label? How can a blogger attain that kind of credibility?  WebProNews recently sat down with…
Stop Thinking About Social Media as a Separate Marketing Channel
More WebProNews Videos For those who are finding the greatest success in social media marketing, social media is just instinctually part of the mix. It's not an afterthought, and it's not a completely separate undertaking. It's just part of how…
Ads Aren’t the Only Way to Make Money Blogging
More WebProNews Videos "'Free is not a business model'. That was one of the seven "harsh realities" discussed in a recent keynote from CopyBlogger's Brian Clark, ProBlogger's Darren Rowse and Remarkable Communication's Sonia Simone. This was an hour-long discussion about…
Recipe for a Blog That Doesn’t Suck
More WebProNews Videos There are plenty of opinions out there about what makes a blog good and what it takes to have a successful one. At the recent BlogWorld & New Media Expo, that was obviously a consistent theme. WebProNews…