Archive for the category "blogs"

Opinions on Blog Optimization

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I first started blogging I think it was just something neat I wanted to try out. The first blog I ever read in a sense was Matthew Good‘s, from there I found more Vancouver blogs and eventually podcasts. Sometimes John and I get asked how to get into blogging, and I’m sure there are […]

Northern Voice Rejects

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A little while ago John and I expressed an interest in attending this year’s Northern Voice conference. Being bloggers and podcasters (in Vancouver and Iowa) for 3 years it seemed like a great opportunity to meet other locals with the same interest. We’ve met up with other bloggers before and attended a podcast meetup last […]

Bloggers are Lonely

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My co-worker just sent me a link to an article talking about a book by a U of C professor. Michael Keren, who has written “Blogosphere: The New Political Arena,” suggests individuals who bare their souls in blogs are isolated and lonely, living in a virtual reality instead of forming real relationships or helping to […]

Link Love for Vancouver Girl Bloggers

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. Seems like everyone kinda went in a blog slump during the holidays and we’re all emerging like the sun from the fog over the North Shore mountains. I know, how lovely and picturesque: Netchick takes a simple idea, turns it into a social bloggy game, […]

Why Do I

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I feel like I’m writing a theme composition in grade 3 about what I did over the weekend, but this is about blogging, why I’m here and why you’re here and the free stuff I want to win. Darren Barefoot put the call out yesterday: In February, I’m giving a talk called “Why We Blog” […]