Why you need more than one blog

Having a single blog is not enough, particularly for those running a business online. Here’s why. The vast majority of blogs get very little traffic; only a handful of people read a typical blog. Indeed, one study suggests that 40% of all blogs receive less than 10 readers per week. … Read more

Reuters proves value of blogging

Reuters, the world’s leading financial information and news organisation, has just invested $7m in blogging. They have announced that they are to use the services of Pluck, providing the outputs of blogs as part of their news service. The fact that such a respected news information organisation like Reuters is … Read more

Politicians need to start blogging

The UK newspaper, The Guardian, suggests today that politicians need to harness the power of blogging. Indeed, the article says “The political party that can harness blogs to its cause is the one that will win the Internet campaigning war.” But it’s more important than that. Politics is losing more … Read more

Companies must write a blogging policy

Few companies have written policies on blogs. People have been fired from their firms for blogging “from the inside”. There are anonymous blogs apparently spilling the beans about particular companies. Plus, people who work for companies comment on blogs around the world. All of this activity has a significant impact … Read more

Blogging and 9/11

On September 11th 2001 I was on holiday with my wife Cathy and my son Elliot, who was nearly two years old at the time. We had been out to lunch and got back at just after 2pm. Elliot wanted to watch a video, so we switched on the TV … Read more