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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

The Invisible Pedestal: Social Dangers of the Blogging Revolution

  • January 10th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Late in the night, we sit alone behind the glow of a computer screen, typing at a speed which meets our capacity for thought. We pour ourselves into the keyboard. We put forth our opinions, our stories, our frustrations, our joys, our angers; more simply, we put forth ourselves. And when our thinking is complete, when we are ready to… 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

Domain Name Hosting With Tumblr – Only For Serious Bloggers

  • April 26th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Blogging is a nice and informal method to notify interested readers about the developments going on in your company or in your life. According to Sysomos, the blog bloom started about seven years ago and currently, there are above 120 million blog posts on information technology. With such vast numbers going on about blogging, a well tended company blog can… 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

Social Media – The Secret to Finding a Job

  • February 17th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
The US was quite badly hit by the recent economic crisis. Countless businesses had to shut down and millions of people lost their jobs during the past three years. Take the opportunity and use social media to connect with potential employers. Although the Internet has been around for a long while now, but nothing has ever been able to attract… Read more

Top 6 Blogs to Hate and Why

  • February 17th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
Not everyone should start a blog. If you don’t have anything new, insightful, or witty to say, you should probably just keep your thoughts to yourself and not share them for the whole world. We’ve all come across these blogs before- the ones whose writers are badly misinformed or deeply in self-denial about their level of education or sense of… 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

Social Media and Blogging: Four Ways to Mix the Ultimate Promotional Cocktail

  • May 12th, 2010 by SEM Contributor
The social media world has reinforced one truth surrounding blogging: it is horribly ineffective when used in isolation. News bloggers, political pundits, and editorial content mills have all shown us that blogging, as a communications method, is simply too long-form to survive when placed beside short-form social media services such as Facebook and Twitter. As length increases, interest fades, and… Read more