Lake Erie Moose Society

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November 2009 Blog Posts (5)

Live Twitter Chat Wednesday at 1 - Blogging as the backbone of a social media strategy

On Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. I'll be guest moderating the real-time Twitter chat, #smchat on the topic of "Blogging as the backbone of a social media strategy." To participate, go to the smchat room on Tweetchat and sign in with your Twitter ID. There you will see everyone's Tweets posted in real time and you can reply directly from the page. Tweetchat automatically adds the #smchat hashtag after your post so you'll be included in…


Added by Heidi Cool on November 17, 2009 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Allowing comments in your Blogger blog

Once you've created your blog and begun posting regularly, it's nice to allow visitors to leave comments on your posts. Mutual commenting provides writers with valuable feedback and helps build community.

If you're using Blogger, take a tour of your settings. It's a tab in your Dashboard next to the one you use to create new posts. The subsection for managing comments is shown in the screenshot below (click to see a larger version):…


Added by Jeff Hershberger on November 14, 2009 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

How to add a "Cleveland Bloggers Blogroll" and other features to a Blogger blog

I use Blogger, Google's simple free blogging service. Even with the limited flexibility of this service, I've been able to add some important features to help us keep track of each other. Over at my blog, I've written a post describing how I added three of those things:

1. A list of the Cleveland blogs I read

2. A list of blog posts--not necessarily from Clevelanders--that I found… Continue

Added by Jeff Hershberger on November 8, 2009 at 11:11am — No Comments

Sunday Night Blog Chats via Twitter

The moose meet once a month in person. And you are free to post your thoughts and questions here at any time in between meetings. But if you're interested in more frequent blog discussions you might like #blogchat, a Twitter-based real-time discussion group that meets every Sunday at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Each week this chat, moderated by Mack Collier, covers a different blog related theme ranging from…


Added by Heidi Cool on November 8, 2009 at 2:00am — No Comments

The State of the Blogosphere

From TechCrunch:

"Technorati CEO Richard Jalichandra, fresh off a new funding and site relaunch, is showing some of the highlights from their annual State of the Blogosphere report today at BlogWorld in Las Vegas...

Key points Jalichandra brought up – What’s the no. 1 success metric for a professional blogger? What do successful bloggers have in common? The data was taken from a survey of 2,900 bloggers, conducted by Penn, Schoen & Berland.

72% of bloggers… Continue

Added by Tony Ramos on November 4, 2009 at 6:40am — 1 Comment

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