65% of internet users have paid for online content

If you're a blogger looking to generate revenue, here's something that might interest you... "Nearly two-thirds of internet users – 65% – have paid to download or access some kind of online content from the internet, ranging from music to games to news articles to adult material. Music, software, and apps are the most popular … Continue reading 65% of internet users have paid for online content

The importance of curation

From a 30,000 foot view, there are two types of bloggers; creators and curators. Let's talk about curation as an 'art' form..."Content aggregation (the automated gathering of links) can be seen on sites like Google News. Overall, this type of aggregation has been seen as a positive thing for content creators and publishers, and up … Continue reading The importance of curation

Creators and Curators

Image by Oversocialized via FlickrFrom my perspective, there are two main types of blog content; creation and curation..."The idea behind curators and content curation is that there is such a flood of new content pouring through the Internet pipes these days that being aware of all of it and sorting it out in meaningful ways … Continue reading Creators and Curators

There is no ‘easy button’…

Image by spackletoe via Flickr...for social media, but there are some good, fast, and cheap tools that are simple to use and support the social media lifestyle. Unfortunately, most companies are taking a different approach. My good friend Dana VanDen Heuvel scratches his head here..."I was in a meeting recently where I witnessed a demonstration … Continue reading There is no ‘easy button’…