One, that each voice counts. And, two, that just as we benefit from the gifts of society, we are similarly beholden to give back in some way, no matter how small, no matter how immediate. Today is the first-ever Blog Action Day, where thousands of bloggers will unite to speak on the same topic–the environment–to their individual communities and, in doing so, unite all into a single worldwide community that numbers in the millions. I must confess that, while I care deeply about our environment, until I saw Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, I never really understood the urgency to take charge. But, with a 6-year old daughter who’s future I care dearly about, Gore’s message really hit home. Within a week, I switched our home utilities over to green-power (wind & water), installed compact flourescent lightbulbs (CFLs) and purchased carbon credits to offset my family’s personal carbon footprint.
Thanks, as always for your wonderful energy! Steve Pavlina’s Personal Development Blog. Wake Up Tiger.
On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero. Top 50 Social Media Blogs of 2011. Social media is not just about setting up a page for your company on Facebook, or creating a personal profile on LinkedIn.
Social media is reshaping business as usual, and determining new ways of reaching out to consumers that were never possible before. The marketing and advertising industry has already been turned on its head by social media. If you want your company to ride this wave into the future, you need to get into the surf now! Check out these Top 50 Social Media Blogs of 2011 and learn from the best in the field the tips and tricks you need to make sure your company is making its presence known. You can see last year’s list here. Zee Kane, The Next Web 1) The Next Web In January 2008, The Next Web blog launched as a spin-off to the Next Web Conference in 2008. 2) ReadWriteWeb - ReadWriteWeb is one of the most popular technology blogs in the world, known for offering insightful analysis about each day’s Internet industry news. 3) Web Strategy 4) Enbeeone3 5) The Sociable 9) Brian Solis. 10 Social Media Blogs you Should be Following.
As a follow up to 10 Young Entrepreneur Blogs you Should be Following I decided to write a similar post focusing instead on social media blogs.
Be on the lookout for: Mashable Mashable is the social media blog behemoth, one of the top 10 blogs on the web with over 2.4 million followers. It is what it says: “an online guide to social media.” Social Media Examiner “Your guide to the social media jungle” provides some of the best content out there on social media. Chris Brogan One of the most famous social networking experts, Chris Brogan, explores the use of social media and social networking tools, as well as helping individuals work more effeciently.
Twitip Although this blog doesn’t focus on social media as a whole, it’s the best source for Twitter tips. Seth's Blog.