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 Social Media responsibility of PR?

I was reading this post on SocialMediaToday called ‘Social Media Is the Responsibility of Public Relations’. The post talks about PR taking ownership of Social media within an organization to which I don’t entirely agree with. I feel the responsibility of Social media falls under the overall marketing division of which PR is just a one important functional area. Social media in its true sense which is based on user

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Playing it Safe?

A question that was asked today in my LinkedIn network – Do we really need to play safe in organisations? So i decided to post my response back here as well.My immediate response to a question like this is, take the risk if your inherent personality is that of a risk taker. If you curtail that natural instinct then it will bring in frustration eventually. Some people call it a

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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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