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What We're Watching: Upcoming Trends at SXSW 2011

Bonin Bough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bonin Bough

I'll be looking out for great things from influencers, brands and startups alike at SXSW this year. Having the opportunity to get in on the ground floor with these technologies, and to listen and learn, is invaluable.

WordPress Hit With Massive Online Attack

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Blog host WordPress has been hit with the largest attack they've ever seen. According to a statement by founder Matt Mullenweg to CNET, WordPress...

We Don't Need No Education: Meet The Millionaire Dropouts

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.11.2011 | Small Business

As a biology major at the University of Texas, Michael Dell began upgrading computers in a dorm, in a bid to make some money. In 1984, he registered h...

Microsoft Dumps Windows Live Spaces For WordPress.com

AP | JESSICA MINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp. is giving up on its own blog network and, in a new partnership, will start sending new Windows Live users to a competi...

My Favorite Things, Oprah Style

Michael Tasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Tasner

Here are seven things that you should be using regardless of your business size. (And these really are my favorite things; I was not paid to mention these products.)

Five Ways Corporate Bloggers Can Use Twitter Blackbird Pie

Tom Johansmeyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Johansmeyer

Twitter's new Blackbird Pie feature allows you to embed tweets in blog posts with a similar look to Twitter. Let's take a look at a few ways it can be used in a social media marketing setting.

73,000 Blogs Mysteriously Shut Down

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: In a press release, BurstNet has provided new information that sheds light on why the company shut down over 70,000 blogs hosted by Blogetery,...

What To Do with My Social Media Accounts in the Event of my Untimely Death

Samara O'Shea | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samara O'Shea

There are plenty of people I'm friends with only through social networking. They need to know that I've died, too. I'd hate to have them think I defriended them.

A Tale of (Mis)Communication in the Corporate Workplace

Leonard Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leonard Jacobs

This is a tale about poor communication in the American workplace. And why, when companies are struggling and unemployment remains high, we sometimes have no one to blame for our problems but ourselves.

WORDPRESS DOWN: Wordpress Outage Confirmed By Site

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: WordPress is reportedly back up and running after being down earlier this evening. --- Experiencing WordPress problems? Tweets from Twit...

Video, People, Language Capture The Energy of Gov 2.0 LA

Alan W. Silberberg and Ralph J. Shapira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg and Ralph J. Shapira

One of the key themes in this past weekend's event was "Video is the New Text." Another is that the jargon and language used in Government 2.0 is holding us back.

The Secret History of Kubrick, the Blog Theme That Changed the Internet

Tina Daunt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tina Daunt

Kubrick, the template that launched millions of beautiful blogs and helped transform the Internet, will be retired mid-year as the default theme for the popular WordPress blogging platform.

How to Create a Global Phenomenon With Less Than $10,000

Tim Ferriss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Ferriss

Here is my most recent keynote from the 2,000-person+ Le Web in Paris, which focused on how to catalyze a global phenomenon on a very limited budget. ...

Time For The Big Guns

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gerald Sindell

There's a revolution happening for artful bloggers: the magazine. Magazine-style templates for your blog have the potential to transform your website from flat and old to active, complex, rich, and dazzling.

But Does Twittering Really Sell Books?

Debbie Stier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Debbie Stier

Gary Vaynerchuk built his brand using these free tools (Facebook, Twitter, Ustream, Tumblr, etc.) and he used the tools that he wrote about in the book to succeed with the book itself.

How Huff Post Readers Can Help Cuban Bloggers

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Suggestions for how you can help the alternative blogosphere in Cuba and organize without intermediaries.

Is Patriarchy The Root of All Evil?

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose I moved my blog to WordPress recently and, in the process of building a list of sources and links, found I Blame The Patriarchy w...

Social Media Must-Haves for the Recently Laid Off

Susan Mernit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susan Mernit

I'd like to share some tips for surviving and going on to your next thing, assuming you're someone who gets the ax.