Would you be more likely to safeguard yourself from a computer virus or a human virus like H1N1? If you said computer virus, you are among the 49% of Americans who are more likely to protect yourself from attacks by malware such as spyware, Trojan horses, and phishing than bacteria that can cause viruses like […]
Archives for July 2010
A few things have happened lately that have me wondering about blog revenue models and opportunities for association-related businesses. First thing that happened was that I decided to stop running BlogHer ads on this blog because I was making a whopping $3 a month and having to dedicate a huge portion of my right sidebar […]
I don’t usually do product reviews, but when I saw ProFlowers no-nonsense blogger outreach, I decided to give it a try. No PR pitches, no crazy stipulations–just pick a product and we’ll send it to you and you tell your readers what you think. Fair enough. I picked the Spa Getaway Basket. It arrived promptly […]
This week’s #assnchat (which, sadly, I missed) was about lurkers–are they valuable, how do you engage them, do you track them, etc. Even though I missed it, I apparently have lurkers on the brain, because when I read this post from Suzemuse, lurkers were the first thing I thought of. Watch this video, from Suze’s […]
If you read this blog regularly you know I’m a big fan of “What if?” questions or dilemmas. I haven’t had a good one for a while. So here’s one I’d be interested to hear some association peeps’ takes on. Everyone’s a blogger these days–including your members. Some write about their personal lives, some write […]
Ah, the glory of being able to roll out of bed and talk to yourself, record it, upload it to YouTube then turn it into a blog post….