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NYC Local Bloggers: 3 Sites to Find All of Them

  • May 14th, 2012 by Ann Smarty
powerhouse. Famous for the contributions those in the city have made to music, theater, film and art, it is no wonder that people around the world think of the Big Apple perhaps before any other city in the United States. Unsurprisingly, bloggers are popping up all over the city. From Manhattan to Brooklyn, one of the largest concentration of locally… Read more

5 Useful Tips For Creating Video Blogs That Will Keep You On The Top

  • October 3rd, 2011 by SEM Contributor
When a collection of videos is posted on the web, it is referred to as a video blog. You can very easily create a video and show off your work. However, if you want to make a success of it, you will need to have clear cut ideas of how to go about it.  You will need a camcorder, editing… Read more

5 Ways Watching Commercials Can Help Your Blogging

  • March 10th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Have you ever heard someone say that they watch the Super Bowl just for the commercials?  These ads are notorious for being some of the best commercials of the year.  But think about the power of a statement like that.  People are saying that they WANT to watch a shameless promotion of a product or service. This debunks the myth… Read more

Blogging a Dead Horse?

  • March 2nd, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Earlier last week, the New York Times published an article arguing that blogging is an act which is becoming a dying art form on the Internet, with users preferring to use social networking websites like Facebook and micro-blogging website Twitter as an alternative.
This news immediately struck me as odd as every Tom, Dick and Harry (and Mary, Jane and… Read more

I Miss My Blog.

  • January 14th, 2011 by Adam Schechter
I’ve had my blog for about six months now. In that time, I’ve written about sixty posts on topics ranging from recent political discourse, to ethics in medicine, to movies, to sports, to things that annoy me. I call the blog “Thoughts and Ramblings” precisely because I think too much, I ramble too much, and this allows me to have… Read more

FTC to Make Social Media More ‘Honest’

  • December 9th, 2009 by Tisha Tolar
Effective December 1, 2009 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requires bloggers who post product or services reviews to disclose the connection they may have with the manufacturer of the product or the service provider.   Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, blog sites, YouTube, review sites such as Epinions, and others would be affected by these new rules.… Read more