One of the first and most popular group blogs, Squawk Radio, is closing its doors. It’s all speculative about why right now. It’s hard to blog every day and think of new topics. It’s a little surprising since they recently moved to this website and since they seem to have ... more >
There is a bill being proffered in both branches of Congress which would provide shields for bloggers who have anonymous sources. “The intent is that bloggers who are regularly involved in newsgathering and reporting, within the scope of that definition, would be entitled to the privilege,” Rep. Rick Boucher, one ... more >
Authors have been able to blog on Amazon and the results were then fed to your personalized blog which Amazon called a Plog. The problem is, apparently, that few posts ever made it to the reader’s Plog. Amazon has now eliminated the blog and implemented Amazon Daily. Amazon Daily is ... more >
I was inspired by May's Romancing the Blog article on Saturday about group blogs. Many an author participates in group blogs and many participate in more than one group blog. But you know what many authors do not do? They do not participate in reader blogs. I find that many ... more >
Seems pretty miniscule but Yahoo only accounts for 3% of the referrals. The Market Sentinel points to the increasing voice of the consumer via the consumer’s ability to rebrand products. Via Market Sentinel.
First off, here’s my ebook tip of the day: Penguin hates ebook readers. Still no sign of Nora Roberts’ Valley of Silence. Last Monday, I blogged about a seemingly innocuous topic: websites and my opinion that all authors should have a professional looking one. Some authors believe that websites are ... more >