Goodbye

It is with sadness that I have to announce I am leaving Bacon’s.  I have very much enjoyed the exchanges I have had with all of you in this space, and I will miss it.  However, I am sure that we will connect again sometime, somewhere in the blogosphere… With my departure this Bacon’s blog … Continue reading Goodbye

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New feeds

If it seems like forever since I've posted anything here it's because...well...it's been forever since I posted anything here.  The actual job has been keeping me pretty busy but that should downshift in the near future. Before I get back to the exciting content you are waiting for, though, here are some new blogs I'm … Continue reading New feeds

Couldn’t agree more…

...with Shel Holtz when he says that large companies have every right to participate in the blogosphere discussion going on about them.  Anyone who feels they shouldn't be there is, in my opinion, trying to squash that voice for a reason of their own.  Participation by companies, PR agencies and other share holders in the … Continue reading Couldn’t agree more…

Let blogs speak for themselves

Link: PR blogs need to dig deeper than mainstream headlines - PRWeek US. Keith O'Brien hits another home-run as he points out that blogging isn't about shouting from the rooftops every time you put a new post up.  It's about doing good work, in an authentic voice, that adds something to the conversation.  Check out … Continue reading Let blogs speak for themselves

All blogging is local

Link: PressThink: Seeders of Clouds: Latest on Newspaper Blogging. Great (as always) thoughts by Jay Rosen on blogs and the newspapers that they can support.  I've long held the belief that the future of blogging lies in bringing passionate writers and experts under the umbrellas established news organizations can provide. That way the publications tap … Continue reading All blogging is local

Let blogs speak for themselves

Keith O'Brien hits another home-run as he points out that blogging isn't about shouting from the rooftops every time you put a new post up.  It's about doing good work, in an authentic voice, that adds something to the conversation.  Check out this quote: But there is one problem PR leaders have: they can never … Continue reading Let blogs speak for themselves

Quick Takes: 3/6/06

Too much good stuff and not enough time. Shel Holtz points to a Washington Post article that emphasizes the pratical benefits to blog monitoring. Corante has a nice series of links in case you need to play catch-up on the NewCommForum that recently wrapped-up.  This is what the blogosphere was talking about while traditional media … Continue reading Quick Takes: 3/6/06

I’m feeling better…

It must be March because yet another wave of "the press release is dead" posts are making their way around the blogosphere.  Some are coming out syaing yes, it's dead.  Others are coming to the defense of the lowly press release. There's a bit toward the end of the U2 concert film Rattle & Hum … Continue reading I’m feeling better…

Words of wisdom

Tom gets to the heart of the issue of A-listers, link trading, time-management, blogrolls and favorites in a manner that should be quite disheartening for those who have gotten too big for their britches.  On the other hand, if you've ever reconsidered your decision to blog based on getting enough traffic this might perk you … Continue reading Words of wisdom

Cell blogging

The news that Google has entered into an agreement with Sony Ericsson to allow users of Sony's mobile phones to post to their Blogger blogs from their cell phones.  As a Blogger user I'm a little honked off by the exclusivitity of this deal.  You'd think Google, which sells itself as trying to open up … Continue reading Cell blogging