Hard to believe but I started this blog one year ago almost to the day. It may pale in comparison to other veteran bloggers but I’m happy I’ve been able to keep it going (albeit somewhat inconsistent).
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Even though I’ve written before about social media narcissism and the echo chamber and how they lead to blogger burnout, I still found myself wanting to take a break from blogging (on a regular basis). But the blogging itch never went away; I just got really busy and never really found the time to get back into it. Now I’ve decided to ramp it up again; here are some ideas that helped me and may help you too.
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There are some great blogs out there with killer content and a vast audience. Unfortunately, the design of some of these blogs aren’t of the same caliber as their content.
I had TechCrunch and Scobleizer on the list but their recent redesigns look great!
Hopefully, without sounding like another design snob, I’d like to list some popular blogs that I hope get a redesign in 2009.
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In accordance with Blog Day 2008, here are 5 blogs I’m reading that I recommend you read as well:
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When going through the process of adding / friending / following in social media, we often look for a common characteristic in our ‘friends’. These characteristics can be anything, from the love of tech, design, political affiliation or religion or any other type of culture. Why do we do this? It’s an attempt in the perpetual battle of finding the the signal amongst the noise, but on that journey, are we falling prey to too much narcissism?
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ShareThis is a widget for posting and sharing websites to several popular social networks, social sites and email contacts. In addition to Facebook, MySpace, Digg, Delicious, Reddit, StumbleUpon and many others, users can now easily submit sites to FriendFeed and Sphinn.
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After reading a recent post by Steven Hodson it made me think some more about the dreaded ‘echo chamber’ and its effects. In my opinion, the echo chamber is what you make it. Chances are you’ve isolated yourself on Twitter, or FriendFeed, or dare I say, even Facebook. This is understandably so, we have only so much time to
waste spend online and it becomes increasingly difficult to keep up as technologies advance and networks grow.
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