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July 23, 2015
There's a saying on the internet, "If you're not paying, you're the product." The sentiment behind the quote is that the free social networks are getting everything from you, and you're getting nothing in return. You the user create posts, upload pictures, and basically make their content for free while whichever social network you use throws ads at you and monetizes everything about you.
June 22, 2014
There has been a lot of buzz around Microsoft’s blogger outreach fail and let’s face it, it could have happened to a number of different brands. Microsoft is just unfortunate in the fact that they are a big name and their fail got heavily promoted.
December 14, 2007
For 4 months I've been thinking about a new business model dealing with personal branding. I had an awakening a few weeks ago. I've noticed that there are many people who try to make a quick buck by doing mediocre work . People put advertisements on their blogs, accumulating between $10 and $100 a...
December 06, 2007
blognation USA » Blog Archive » An Open Letter to Sam Sethi An Open Letter to Sam Sethi, founder of Blognation from one of the Blognation authors saying the authors have not been paid!
December 05, 2007
Blognation seemed to be a great idea when it launched. Get great bloggers from all over the world, under one banner, pay them well and the advertising money will follow the quality content. Unfortunately, the money part seems to have proven a little problematic. One of Blognation's authors, Oliver...
December 01, 2007
Surfing around as I do laundry, make cornbread and generally have that rare thing called a quiet Saturday morning and came across a post by Shana Albert entitled Social Media and Gender issues come back to haunt me . Shauna does a nice job explaining how she's fought age and discrimination in the...