The New York Times’ innovative and yet functional visualization of twitter activity in this week’s US elections. Simply brilliant.
Getting sponsors is core to many bloggers’ monetization strategies once they step beyond AdSense. Great story and compelling insight from David Siteman Garland on a strategy that takes your first sponsor to add many more. If you sell your own ads or sponsorships on your site, this is a must-read.
LeeOdden summmarizes what Jason Falls just described as “the only relevant thing Technorati still does.” Indeed. But some interesting data nonetheless, nicely presented in bite-sized formats by Lee. If you’re a stats geek, check it out here.
Praise from the Twitterverse about the first article in our new weekly series:
“This was a phenomenal kick-off to #LBB. I read it this morning! Great tips–looking forward to the others.” – @BrotherJesse
“Kudos to @phollows this is one amazing in-depth dive into why email marketing dominates all other forms to this day” – @autoburst
“Do you have an email subscribe option on your business blog? No? Read this article” – @DeniseWakeman