The future of blogs

Some of the common questions I encounter when I talk to friends and colleagues about blogging are … – Do you think there will be a consolidation of the blogosphere? – Aren’t there too many blogs out there on similar topics? – With more social media sites and micro blogging tools, doesn’t it make blogging redundant and pointless? – As young Bloggers grow older will they abandon their blogs as

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Social Media – Improving Parent child relationship's?

A month back I had the privilege to put in some voluntary community hours training some technical education students. This was a part of my organizations community building program on the occasion of our 40th anniversary of inception and the topic of course was my personal favorite – ‘Social Media and its impact on Marketing’. There is something really magical about teaching young adults and I personally thoroughly enjoyed the

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Do you judge a blog by the comments and number of conversations happening there?

I was having a corridor conversation with a colleague and the discussion centered around blogging. During the conversation he made a comment that struck a sensitive chord in me. He said “Nowadays everyone thinks or pretends to be a good blogger but if you go to their blogs, you will see zero comments on most of their posts”. Well that’s exactly the way my blog is, I thought to myself.

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Is Privacy a thing of the past?

With the proliferation and success of web 2.0 the question that comes to everyone’s mind is, does anyone enjoy the privilege of privacy anymore? With over 50 million bloggers and more than double that number of people on some form of social networking group, can anyone prevent the publishing of information about themselves with or without their prior knowledge? It’s no longer a factor of how much information you want

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